Raßnitzer See

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Recommended by 158 out of 164 cyclists

Tips

  • Huntsman 🌲🌴🌵🏄

    Fantastic rest area with possibility for swimming

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    • August 26, 2017

  • Johanna

    The Raßnitzer lake originated from a residual hole of the open pit mine. Where once brown coal was mined, today is a beautiful lake, on the banks of which nature is spreading more and more. Since this year, swimming at the lake is now also allowed. Buoys and signage will probably be installed in winter for the 2019 swimming season.

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    • June 1, 2018

  • Tourguide

    The Raßnitzer See is east of the Wallendorfer See, both lakes are between Merseburg and Leipzig. On the northern side you can reach it via Luppedamm and Elsterradweg. From there you can reach the lookout tower, where you have a view of large parts of the lake. At Raßnitz there is a natural beach where locals go swimming in summer.
    On the southern side there are small romantic bays where swimming is also possible. If you are cycling around the Raßnitzer See, it is best to circle the Wallendorfer See. On the southern side of Lake Wallendorfer you have access to the village of Wallendorf, where you can enjoy delicious food and drinks at the wine cellar or cyclist meeting.

    weinkeller-wallendorf.de
    opening hours
    Monday - Friday
    11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    Saturday, Sunday, public holidays
    11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

    From there you can go back parallel to the main road on the bike path to Merseburg, or east to Zweimen and Leipzig.

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    • April 22, 2017

  • Sachsen Onkel

    The lake was created from an open pit, which was set in 1991. A very beautiful nature experience, which can best be experienced by a 15 m high observation tower. The circumnavigation is easily possible for me with the bicycle.

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    • April 7, 2017

  • Tourguide

    From the lookout tower you have a great view of Lake Raßnitzer. If you take the path from there in a westerly direction, you can circle the lake or you can access the Wallendorfer See.

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    • April 23, 2017

  • Klaus Hoffmann

    The area (open pit renaturation) is getting more and more beautiful with the years! The trees are growing. Most are not many people on the road.

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    • July 12, 2017

  • Steffen

    Here you can relax

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    • March 26, 2019

  • JanaSchlegel

    Raßnitzer lake is easily accessible for the Naherhplung. From Leipzig directly over the Elsterradweg you are there relatively quickly. A lot has happened on the lake in recent years. Infrastructure came to it and you can climb the observation tower.

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    • May 2, 2017

  • Sachsen Onkel

    Always worth it to come here, just gorgeous, pure nature.

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    • August 31, 2017

  • Dropsi 🚴

    Cozy shady spot under the bench.

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    • June 5, 2019

  • René

    Nice view of the lake. Unfortunately only limited shade. If you want to cool your feet a little, the rest area is very well suited.

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    • June 29, 2019

  • ICHE

    PURE NATURE

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    • August 8, 2019

  • Christian H.

    For a short picnic, a rest stop is always good.

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    • September 17, 2019

  • Steffen

    Wonderful nature

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    • March 26, 2019

  • Dropsi 🚴

    Thus, finally, the coal digging but what "good".

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    • June 5, 2019

  • Dropsi 🚴

    Lauschiges Cookie in the shade on the bench.

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    • June 5, 2019

  • Christian H.

    Rassnitzer See is one of my favorite destinations around Halle.

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    • September 17, 2019

  • Phil

    Nice path along the lake, but beware , this is more a ride through land than on a path !

    • July 15, 2018

  • MaPi

    Beautiful swimming area with fine gravel and beautiful views.

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    • August 11, 2019

  • Christian H.

    Always summer always good for a cool down!

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    • September 17, 2019

  • Christian H.

    Wallendorfer & Rassnitzer See always worth a tour.

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    • September 17, 2019

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Location: Schkopau, Saalekreis, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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