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  • Jenni

    "Wuahhh, it's cold!" - that was my reaction when I climbed into the crystal clear sea. No wonder, because the Hintersee is constantly fed by fresh mountain water. The temperatures therefore do not necessarily invite you to take a bath even in summer. Or are you one of the toughest guys?But hand on the heart: in this play of colors and the fabulous scenery, the pure sight is enough to feel comfortable here.

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    • August 8, 2017

  • limmis com

    The two stones in the water with their small trees provide a perfect foreground for a Hintersee panorama. Note the rule of thirds and takes a wide-angle lens as possible and you have it in the box;).

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    • April 20, 2017

  • Klaus Hoffmann

    Beautifully located mountain lake, which can be surrounded on beautiful paths.

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    • June 21, 2017

  • Nico

    Fantastically calm lake with a beautiful mountain scenery! Very nice circular walk and detour into the magic forest.

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    • February 15, 2018

  • Stefan Rudorfer

    Just lovely. Ideal for taking pictures. Is wonderful to circle around and on the other side are the hotels and then begins the magic forest. Just nice to enjoy and relax.

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    • February 24, 2017

  • Jürgen Hild

    In the high season unfortunately a bit crowded!

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    • January 4, 2018

  • Andreas

    Alpine panorama with mountain lake-a fairytale idyl.

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    • March 30, 2018

  • Maik ⛰ 🏃‍♂️

    A great destination in every season. A natural backdrop that looks as if it were painted.

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    • March 22, 2020

  • Marvin🙃

    Beautiful clear lake, with a tour around the lake or through the magic forest!

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    • July 9, 2018

  • Viktoria

    Very beautiful lake with fantastic views. It's worth it!

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    • April 20, 2019

  • Marvin🙃

    Cold, clear mountain water.
    The sight is just fantastic and the circuit offers a great fotolocation!
    The magic forest is also recommended.

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    • July 1, 2018

  • Alex FFB

    Beautiful and quiet. Just awesome!

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    • July 8, 2018

  • Norbert

    The whole way to and in the magic forest is a single highlight! Ideal with children. The path is a single adventure playground. Forest, rocks and water. The path is not suitable for stroller or wheelchair, because there are always steps and bottlenecks.

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    • August 2, 2018

  • Ulf

    The path around the lake is not particularly long and on the south bank there is a swimming area. In no case should you miss but the north shore and the adjacent magic forest. This riverside path is really romantic and it is not without reason that scenes for film and television are also filmed here, such as for "Lena Lorenz" in the late summer of 2018.

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    • February 23, 2019

  • Jürgen Hild

    Here are some information about the lake:
    berchtesgaden.de/hintersee

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    • January 4, 2018

  • Chelsea on Tour

    Beautiful lake🤗

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    • September 18, 2018

  • Verena

    A dreamlike spot here in Ramsau. The Hintersee and its magic forest enchant every visitor.

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    • October 15, 2019

  • Calvin

    Attention photographers: for the classic Instagram photo (2 rocks with trees) you need a wide-angle lens.

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    • March 7, 2020

  • wanderfalke manfred falke

    Unfortunately, this impressive backdrop cannot be captured and conveyed in a photo. The personal live recording is nowhere near that. This detour is a must when visiting the region

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    • June 9, 2021

  • Flo

    The trail around the Hintersee is very nice. The magic forest is also very recommendable and beautiful, you can reach the magic forest in a few minutes.

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    • December 9, 2016

  • Jürgen Hild

    The Hintersee at the foot of the Reiteralpe and the Hochkalters formed around 3,500 to 4,000 years ago, when a rock fall from the Blaueistal of the Hochkaltermassiv, covering an area of ​​75 hectares, dammed the Klausbach stream rising on the Hirschbichl and at the same time created the magic forest. In order to prevent further silting through the entrained bedload, around 1900 the Klausbach around the Hintersee was led around to its overflow, the Sillersbach, to finally open into the Ramsauer Ache. Nevertheless, the lake today has only one-third of its original area.
    Source: Wikipedia

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    • January 4, 2018

  • Jürgen Hild

    All important information about the lake can be found here:
    berchtesgaden.de/hintersee

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    • January 4, 2018

  • Mario

    You can circle Lake on a partly wild and romantic path!

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    • December 7, 2016

  • Nico

    Beautiful view of the lake, some ways a few steps down directly to the shore to go and stay there on benches.

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    • February 15, 2018


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Location: Ramsau b. Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgadener Land, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany

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