The Obersee is the little brother of the Königsee, separated by a moraine wall since a landslide in 1172.
If you want to hike here, first make a nice boat trip over the Königssee, past the fjord-like steeply rising rock walls on the lake shore. On one side of the Obersee, the Fischunkelalm invites you to rest, at the same time a popular starting point for mountain tours in the Steinerne Meer.
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April 15, 2016
Beautiful lake above the Königssee. Behind the Obersee lies Germany's highest waterfall.
In two main stages the Röthbachfall in the south of the upper lake overcomes the so-called Röthwand, which separates the cauldron of the Königssee and the Obersees from the Röth, the plateau between Steinernem sea and Hagengebirge. You can reach the Röthbachfall over the Fischunkelalm on the Obersee. Of course you have to go by boat over the Königssee to the Saletalm, and then make your way to the Obersee. This small, approximately 3-kilometer hike leads impressively along the banks of the Obersee along steep cliffs to the Fischunkelalm. Behind the alpine area there is a small wooded area, which still has to be crossed, then you can see the water of the Röthbach impressive fall into the valley.
February 21, 2017
If you are on a stressful hike, you have to go to Königssee. Completely designed for tourism is here to peace and mountain idyll not to think. Flocks of visitors from the Far East are piloted through the streets of the place, where souvenir stands at souvenir stand in the direction of the lake, and then get turned on a completely overpriced boat trip, which is neither beautiful nor relaxing. Who at 17.30 or 18.00 o'clock not caught the last boat for the way back must deduct 250 € to be fetched. Too bad that a really really gorgeous place is so raped. We were completely disappointed and will not be back.
May 14, 2019
The Obersee is definitely worth a visit. The perfectly smooth surface of the lake, the clear water - just an incredibly beautiful sight.
The way from Salet to the Obersee is very busy, as it is easy to handle even with less surefootedness and fitness. As a result, there is often a visitor jam at the front of the lake because everyone wants to take their photos there.
If you can and have enough time, you can walk right around the Obersee to the Fischunkelalm, and then on to Röthbachfall. Sturdy shoes and a certain basic stamina are necessary here. The path is hard to cope with prams, because the way is narrow and graded.
On the way further beautiful views open up to the upper lake, which justify the effort in any case.
As a reward, there are drinks and snacks at the Fischunkelalm.
August 25, 2019
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