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Address: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8841 628833

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Just one visit of many over the years, clear water, visit the Island

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... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Portishead, United Kingdom
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Portishead, United Kingdom
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410 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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 very clear and swiming, sailing and fishing allowed

Thank garylomas
Dulverton, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
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 a couple of bars etc to stop and have a drink of the way round,... More 

Thank Richard_BEE
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109 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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
Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

While visiting Murnau, we decided to go on a boat trip round the lake. It was very relaxing and enjoyable. You can get on and off the boat. I think there are three stops and different villages. The cost of the trip is 9.5 euros each and well worth the money. Very enjoyable.

1 Thank LDunlop
New York City, New York
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187 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Popular, and with good reason. Warm water, nice lawns upon which to laze, with eating opportunities near to the water. Not especially scenic in a land of stunning scenery, but it is about the temperature of the water. Close enough to Munich for an afternoon visit.

Thank SampleASample
Ellicott City, Maryland
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238 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

During a day trip in Murnau (from Munich) in September 2015 we enjoyed a ride on the Seehausen tour boat. The boat was very clean, selling small snacks and beverages. It is a beautiful lake with great views of the Alps and the surrounding green space. With the sun it was warm enough to sit on the upper deck and... More 

Thank William J
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The boat ride offers a relaxing experience with nice views of countryside and the Alps. Afterwards, enjoy a nice meal at Restaurant Alpenblick at one of the stops. (this also offers ample parking)

2 Thank Wheretogonext2016
Stuttgart, Germany
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98 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The lake was really nice and quiet. Not too many tourists around. The views of the different island was interesting to see. Lots of different types of boats available to explore even more. Well kept walking path around the lake. The water was very clear all around. Recommended for some quiet, reflective time.

Thank weekinhaiti
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

We (friends and family with a baby) took the boat at 10:00 that costs 9eu and it takes a around the lake. It makes several stops and you can hop on and off where you prefer. We had cakes and coffees in the boat, very delicious and not expensive. Then we left and had a sausage, pretzels and some beer... More 

5 Thank martukix
Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We have visited the Staffelsee several times over the last decade. Due to the dark stones on the lake bottom, it warms up and is swimmable early in June. There are wonderful trails for walking and jogging around the lake, excellent food at the Alpenblick, and a nice market town in Murnau with a walking street and excellent shopping and... More 

2 Thank Nick L

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