Konigssee, Berchtesgaden

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 Berchtesgaden itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • Very beautiful, picturesque. But unfortunately very crowded, especially on weekends, and at lunchtime. Nice tours start in the mountains
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  • A very scenic lake and surrounding but its also crowded. The boat cruise in the lake is a must. There are day trips available from Salzburg to this lake. Parking available close to the lake. The trail...  more »
  • Great destination in the Berchtesgadener land. Idyll pur, nature experience super, nice boat ride, great "echo" - just one day the one all round genius who don't want to ride the ship, must go necessarily the 20 minutes to the Malerwinkel.
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