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Lake Staffelsee

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8841 628833
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Hiking the Staffelsee (Lake near Murnau)

We hiked the west and south sides of the lake, from Uffing to Murnau. Biggest issue is that there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stannbess
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Bessemer, Michigan
Beautiful and yet rustic and calm

This lakeside has a few cafes and swimming areas but in the main it is a gently sloping and wooded... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Della C
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked the west and south sides of the lake, from Uffing to Murnau. Biggest issue is that there are several sections marked for hiking only, but hoards of bikers ride those sections. Unfortunatey, the area has not created a good solution. My advice is,...More

1  Thank Stannbess
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This lakeside has a few cafes and swimming areas but in the main it is a gently sloping and wooded area around a charming lake. No jetskis or motorboats apart from the official sightseeing boats every hour. The walk around the whole lake might take...More

2  Thank Della C
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

slow boat ride around the lake 80 mins and only 10 Euros, stop off for lunch or stay on board for coffee and light lunch

Thank rebell383
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The lake is 7.7 km² which inclides seven islands is one of the most beautiful and idyllic lakes in Bavaria. The lake is well-known for its moor-containing water is one of the warmest in the area. The maximum Water depth is 42 meters and the...More

1  Thank chickandbeast
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Stopped here on travel agency recommendation and we were glad we did. not someplace to spend too much time but a great relaxing spot.

1  Thank Hatso
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

There is a lovely hikd/walk you can take around the lake, start counter clock-wise. I found this place to be very peaceful and relaxing.

Thank Ann C
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

The mission for the day was to visit the Zugspitze (Top of Germany.) On the train up the mountain we struck up a conversation with another American living and working in Garmisch. He highly recommended a few hours at the lake toting the clear water...More

2  Thank NJ5O
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lived around the area for years, and on a nice sunny day you should visit, especially the Island with many sculptures, and a great restaurant. It is a pleasant 3 hour walk around the lake, with places to pause eat and drink. Yhr water is...More

1  Thank garylomas
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were staying in Murnau for a couple of nights and decided to walk around the edge of the lake, which is around 20km in total. The walk is relatively flat and mostly gravelled, so you don't need walking boots to enjoy it. There are...More

Thank Richard_BEE
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

peaceful place, the size of the lake is very large so if you have riding pout you will need strong legs, the view is amazing but the seating isn't easy as no place to set

Thank Azza G
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