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Recommended by 92 out of 97 mountain bikers


  • Carsten (📍FFB)

    From every side very nice. Well attended in the summer.The Walchensee is one of the deepest (maximum depth: 190 m) and at the same time with 16.40 km² also one of the largest alpine lakes in Germany. The lake is located at 800 m above sea level 75 km south of Munich in the middle of the Bavarian Prealps. It belongs with its entire area including the island Sassau to the municipality Kochel am See. In the east and south it borders with its shore on the community Jachenau. The landowners of the lake and island area are the Bavarian State Forests. Thus, unlike most of the larger lakes in Bavaria, the lake is not subject to the Bavarian administration of state castles, gardens and lakes. Since 1924, the natural lake has served as the reservoir of the Walchensee power plant, which is located 200 m lower on the Kochelsee.

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    • November 24, 2017

  • Robi

    The lake should be explored from the other side of the river - there is less traffic as it is a private road. There is also a hiking trail there - without any cars.

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    • March 11, 2017

  • SaRie

    The southern side of Lake Walchensee can only be reached via a private toll road. This is free for cyclists to use; by car or motorcycle fall 4.00 € toll.But it is worthwhile in any case! This side of the Walchsee is so terrific, the water was turquoise as on the Côte d'Azur and you will find along the toll road always a nice and lonely place to swim, switch off and just enjoy the scenery!

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    • June 24, 2019

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Location: Kochel a. See, Bad Tölz-Wolfratshausen, Tölzer Land, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation860 m

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