Konigssee, Schoenau am Koenigssee

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Experience the emerald-green waters and idyllic mountain scenery of Konigssee. Formed by glaciers during the last Ice Age, the natural lake is a popular site for boating and watersports. It is said to have the cleanest water in all of Germany. You can take a scenic boat ride across the lake for a laid-back afternoon. Or you can take a long hike around the lush, tree-lined perimeter of the lake and in the surrounding Berchtesgaden National Park. Don't miss the infamous pilgrimage site of St. Bartholomew's church on the lake's western shore at the foot of the Austrian Alps. Make your Schoenau am Koenigssee itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Lake Konigssee, which is a short drive from the town of Berchtesgaden. The narrow, long lake lies amidst magnificent mountains and is the deepest lake in Bavaria, which reaches a depth of 190 meters. ...  more »
  • Royal Lake Koenigssee is pure delight. We were lucky with the weather - the sun and the incoming leaks changed the color of the water from dark turquoise to lettuce. We arrived to the first boat, which however filled the whole. Tourists are mainly from China, Taiwan. The captain wonders where you're from, handing out pamphlets in different languages. The tour is only in German. They've probably written about the pipe. That's really cool! Walking to Salet Pier, you can walk 10-15 minutes to the magical Lake Obersee. You can grab bread to feed the ducks, but it is important to remember that bread should be distilled or thrown into water, not dry. On the way, make a stop at St. Bartholomew's Church, stop by Hofbroy's beer with local smoked trout, it is delicious. The trout is also sold in vacuum packaging, one costs 5-6 euros. On the ticket in nearby Maka a second bigmack as a gift.
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  • A natural beauty. Must visit place for nature lovers. Silent lake surrounded by beautiful mountains. Best to visit in summer and Autumn seasons. The boat ride around the lake is very pleasant. The echo point is the highlight. Relaxing place. Photo scenic and peaceful. Cable car ride no to the top is one another beauty. I like it very much.
  • The sightseeing is no doubt spectacular. Super clean and nice lake. Although horrible waiting queue for the boat, worth waiting.
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