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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
83471 Schoenau am Koenigssee, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8652 96360
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went by boat, perfect nature, really something. I mean this and the Eagles nest is the reason why one visits Berchtesgaden.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Breathtakingly beautiful an eight Klm lake sitting under the mountains that connect Germany with Austria. The lake name Königssee in English translates to Kings lake. Prestige codition even the ferry boats are electric to avoid oil and petrol spills. Fishing is prohibited therefore leaving the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Great Lake which can’t be described by words but only the eyes. Try to get there around 10 am it is less crowded and you got time to visit every corner and admire the turquoise water. Try to drink the water from the lake...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitelly a place worth a visit. Color of the lake is really interesting, whole place is very nice. There are many restaurants and souvenir shops near the parking area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank h0nziki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Konigsee as part of a part day trip out of Salzburg. The village is a picturesque place, under the watchful eyes of the Eagles' nest. The lake itself (Konig = king and see = lake, making it the King's Lake) is L-shaped,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

It is purely a heaven on earth. Boat ride on lake takes you to another world. Amazing view of alps mountains.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

This was a beautiful experience from start to finish.Our boat wad undercover and heated . The scenery was magnificent from start to finish and made all the more magical because everywhere was covered in snow.The views were reflected in the mirror like wafer.We saw reindeers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We were just visiting Salzburg and on the way back have made a 20minute detour from the highway, a beautiful place even in winter. Definitely will visit again with my family.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

This area is a must see if you travel to Bavaria. It has a beautiful lake of unique color, Alpine grasslands and amazing views of the Alps and all in one place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Artem R
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We took the boat ride on Königssee and got off on the St. Bartholomew church stop. The ride was amazing and the scenery was just gorgeous. This place is not to be missed when visiting Berchtesgaden. Make sure to go early before 10am to get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 14, 2019|
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Response from tk3232 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can rent a boat, kayak or canoe. Or take a. Cruise boat tour wich operates every half hour
September 12, 2018|
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Response from ritikaw2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes . You certainly don’t need to pre book any rides for the lake . You have two options - go until st bartholomew or go until the end of the lake and do a nice walk . The last ferry goes back at 6 pm I think
August 16, 2018|
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Response from Katoo | Reviewed this property |
Timetable of the boats can be found online:you can find all boat times on this timetable (untill okt. 14) on the website of Seenschifffahrt. If you take the boat to the furthest point, it takes about 1h15mins. If you don't... More