Bike Touring Highlight
There is a large and a small ice pond.
The small ice pond was created by Rudolf Zersch for cooling beer in the 19th century.The large ice pond was created in the 18th century by Count Heinrich 43rd Reuss-Köstritz. On the island there was originally a monument made of stacked rock with a sarcophagus designed by the Berlin architect Friedrich. It was called "Amalia Stone". The “Amalia Stone” was destroyed after 1945.
February 4, 2020
Here the ducks are brave....
The fishing waters are right on the bike path between Bad Köstritz and Gera. The ducks that live here have become so used to the cyclists that you can get quite close. At the pond there is also a plaque with the history of the water body
April 1, 2022
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