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One of the most beautiful places ever!

Lake Walchensee is lesser known than its other lake counterparts (such as Lake Kochel) but the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Hidden Gem near Munich

Approximately an hour train ride from Munich and you are in Kochel. Take the bus leaving from the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Stuttgart, Germany
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82432 Walchensee, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lake Walchensee is lesser known than its other lake counterparts (such as Lake Kochel) but the beauty of it is that it is not overcrowded. We headed there on a summer's day afternoon and had plenty of space to ourselves. The waters were clear and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best area with the best view. We took our baby when she was 6 months and we had a great time. Thanks

Thank Libi_1980
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Approximately an hour train ride from Munich and you are in Kochel. Take the bus leaving from the quaint station in Kochel to the Walchensee cable car stop and take the cable car to the top. A small hike to the top and you have...More

Thank RoySoham
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The Bavarian alps is so mesmerizing and alluring , its beauty knows no bounds. Summer or winter they just amaze you. And Walchensee with its Turquoise waters is no exception. The Alpine lake is breathtaking and beautiful

Thank varun s
Reviewed 16 June 2018

It was gorgeous! A mirror-like alpine lake, ice blue, surrounded by mountains, a village with a dear little church on the shore – all charming. There were even people swimming and sunbathing even though it was decidedly cool!! We decided to have lunch at one...More

1  Thank OzziePG
Reviewed 12 May 2018

My husband and I came across this lake on a 50K XC mountain bike ride will on holiday to Garmish-Partenkirschen. We thought as we rode up it would be like any other lake (i.e. Lake Windermere) but then it was like an AAAHHHH...... moment. We...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Its amising place with mountins and lake. A little city or maybe its village where is around nature. Walchensee stay about 200 km from Muhchen. I and my friend stayed in a Hotel near the Lake. And from our windows was view on a lake...More

2  Thank Мария В
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We did the cable car up Mt Hetzogstand which is at 1731 metre outlooking Lake Walchensee at the south. The ride up/down is every 15 minutes and is truly impressive on the way up as the view begins to expand with height and gets more...More

Thank sew hok L
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This gorgeous alpine lake, surrounded by forests and mountains, is wonderful for a short walk or a longer stay. We stopped at one of the roadside parking lots and enjoyed a leisurely stroll along the lake.

Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a stunning part of the world, the lake is clear blue and on a sunny day with the surrounding mountains, makes for wonderful panoramic views. If you're of good fitness then hiking the Herzogstand mountain is a must, it's strenuous and tiring but...More

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Vimmy A
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Response from Arkady G | Reviewed this property |
Walchensee is not far away from Garmish. I used a car. But you can check buses availability locally or through internet. Bus network is good in Germany.