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Königssee

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  • Anette

    The Königssee is a former basalt mine. Until 1942, the material was mined here and crushed to gravel. Then the mining stopped and the pit filled with groundwater. You can still see the quarries on the steep banks.

    A small path leads down to the idyllic lake. Here you will find a quiet place for your picnic or a short break. However, you have to refrain from bathing or fishing, because this has not been allowed for several years.

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    • October 22, 2021

  • Zoschy

    Great, small lake surrounded by forest.

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    • June 12, 2017

  • joetobn

    Somewhat hidden lake. You can only get close to the water through two entrances. But there is no really wide bank area.
    On one side there are two small footbridges, on the other side a small meadow approx. 5m above the water surface.

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    • May 12, 2018

  • Blair ON TOUR

    small lake, sloping u. interesting way around it, at the end of the big way explanation how it came to the lake in the first place ... very interesting !!!

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    • October 11, 2020

  • Ursula

    A wonderful excursion area. Unfortunately, you can only get there by a steep path or a forest path. People used to swim in it, but this is now forbidden. Above the lake there are information boards that explain the career. During our hike, the lake shone turquoise.

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    • April 22, 2021

  • GH

    The Eifel ladder leads around the Königssee. However, the lake is so idyllic that you should definitely visit it. The lake is accessible to hikers all year round (see eifel.info/a-koenigssee), but camping or swimming is prohibited.
    There is also a geological hiking route around the lake. The guilt of 'no entry' can therefore be ignored.

    For a description of the Königssees see aw-wiki.de/index.php/K%c3%b6nigssee

    With a bit of luck, you can spot sand lizards on the lakeshore!

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    • May 20, 2021

  • GH

    If you want to rest here, you will find a nice seat a little bit to the left of the path. There is also a jetty on the water, but swimming or fishing is prohibited.
    For the Königssee see osteifel-aktiv.de/41527/41928.html

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    • June 12, 2021

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