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Damian M wrote a review Dec 2019
8 contributions1 helpful vote
A lovely restaurant with stunning views of the lake .staff most friendly & helpful. Lovely local beer with fantastic waffles also reasonably priced..
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Date of experience: November 2019
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700Chris wrote a review Sep 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom32 contributions8 helpful votes
Went on a boat trip from here. Great scenery . Tranquil water. Lovely relaxing trip on the lake. Well worth doing
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Date of experience: September 2019
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karan06011955 wrote a review Sep 2019
Bengaluru, India185 contributions47 helpful votes
On a Sunny Day , we as a family wanted to get away to a nice place to relax, breathe some fresh air, enjoy the company of nature and its pristine beauty. My son with a subdued tone recommended to visit Rurberg and Rursee lake and we set out. From Aachen, we drove down and that itself set a tone and mood of things to come by as the road was winding through the hilly plains dotted on either side by greenery. My son added input stating that these greenery were man made though! As we were nearing Simmerath and Rurberg, we were climbing hills in a beautiful green natural valleys and my mind slowly tuned to being away from the dazzle and dazzle Of the Concrete city surroundings. As we climbed we could see the top view of the beautiful lake and hills all around. We reached down the valley to the Rursee lake. WOW, it was just pristine beauty and play of nature and my mind went back to my trips to Switzerland - Zurich- Interlakenhoheweg . There’s a ferry service in the 230 Mn Cubic Litres lake connecting the villages around the lake. The lake is prohibited for Powered - Motor - boats and is for boats with sails, canoes, pedal boats and the like. Public and the people from around the villages use them and were seen them having fun and great time. One can get down and walk up the National forest park Too. There are good many restaurants around where one can have a good quality food, ice cream , beverages et al. People say, that the lake is unsafe for swimming but do see many swimming away to joyful times. Rursee, IMO, is a place worth visiting and it’s as good as a lake in Switzerland ... Please visit, have a ferry ride... get down... go for a hike and have fun...
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Steve L wrote a review May 2019
Hucknall, United Kingdom474 contributions211 helpful votes
We asked for the one hour cruise but the man on the boat said we were on the two hour cruise and could not get off so we paid for the two hour cruise (to see a concrete damn). Of course we stopped and people got off and had only paid for the one hour cruise so basically we were ripped off by the company. Not a great way to treat tourists. Was planning to do more cruises but not likely now.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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KLD965 wrote a review Jul 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom44 contributions15 helpful votes
We were staying in Hasenfeld quite close to the Schwammenauel starting point for the boat. We chose to do a 45 minute single trip to Rurberg where we were then able to sit for a few hours by the Naturfreibad (free and lovely with plenty of shade) before going to the local ice cream cafe and then walking the 7 miles back through the woods. A perfect day. Don't expect the boat to leave on time - German punctuality seems to be a myth here - our boat was about 10 minutes late leaving and one that we watched the previous day was also running late!
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Date of experience: July 2018
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