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The emerald-green Königssee near Berchtesgaden is surrounded by steep walls of rock, with the 1800-metre east wall of the Watzmann towering above its west shore.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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83471 Schoenau am Koenigssee, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8652 96360
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice landscapes - lake, surrounding mountains, trails. Tips: come there before 10. After - you may spend more than hour in the queue for tickets. Go first to the end stop. There You can walk 10 minutes to the other lake hidden between trees...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 1msasha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Königsee is an ideal for one day excursion from Munich. The boat ride in the lake is spectacular. Also, there are several hikes around the lake. One such hike takes us to Obersee, which is about 1 kilometre from Salet, the last stop of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Aditya K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake is located about 3 hours from Munich by Regional trains. It is very scenic and good place for hiking. Boat ride is not at all worth taking but you do not have any other option if you plan to reach Barthloma and Salet...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tejas19_89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a sunny day and enjoyed this amazing boat trip, the hiking through the forest, swimming in the lake, smoked fish...everything was just perfect!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank antoniateo93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need to get here early or you won’t get to spend any time here. The car park is busy and you need coins. You can use your visitors card if you have one. As you walk towards the lake you will see the line...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lisa g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took day trip from Salzburg... left Salzburg by bus around 8:30 AM and arrived at the lake around 9:30. There were no lines at all for the boat. After reading other reviews, we decided to skip the stop at St. Barholoma and go directly...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Mepickles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful lake and amazing view. If you are close but it’s a wonderful place to visit.If you are in to hiking it’s one of the most perfect place to stay at there are millions of hiking and walking tracks around the area and each...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank IRTSIG
Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

We should have read the reviews before visiting Königssee. We arrived around noon and parking was already almost filled. We got lucky finding a space in the far back areas on the grass. The parking meters do not take credit cards or Euro notes, you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sfessler19
Reviewed August 14, 2019

Positive: I only can use two words to express the experience - "Breathtaking View" Negative: The tour on the boat is in German only! The Boat Guide was speaking in German during the boat ride regardless you can understand German or not. In this trip,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank onggy
Reviewed August 13, 2019

It's very beautiful, but for the second time in my life I felt this way - the first time was when I was bullied as a child. All the staff we came in contact with was very rude and unprofessional. The wait for the boat...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Roving07779301203
August 12, 2019|
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Response from spuetzli | Reviewed this property |
try to google " Schönau ". Its the city/village close to königssee. Good luck
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Huda Y
August 5, 2019|
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Response from WaterfordANDme | Reviewed this property |
There are campsites nearby I cant send you a link as Tripadvisor wont allow links (Google Camping Konigsee lake. ) the lake is protected tour boats are electric no petrol motors allowed on it but the surrounding area has... More
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Manfred M
July 9, 2019|
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Response from davidmS4743TF | Reviewed this property |
I stuck a banana up his flugal horn so he'll think twice next time. Well, in my dreams I did. In reality, I looked on aggrieved as my wife paid him 50c.
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