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Königssee - From Piers, Germany
Königssee - From Piers, Germany
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Königssee
📍 From Piers, Germany
Königssee, one of the deepest and clearest bodies of water in Germany, is a world-famous destination located in the picturesque region of Schönau am Königssee in the Bavarian Alps. It is a popular destination for tourists and nature-lovers alike and offers many spectacular views and activities for its visitors.

Known for its traditional boat tours, visitors can board a 'Stoppelberger' boat or even one of the electric-powered 'Kältehaners' and take a tour around the 8-kilometer long lake, passing by several famous sites and attractions. A must do while visiting Königssee is to visit the famous pilgrimage church of St. Bartholomä, which is situated on the lake's east end. There are also several beautiful hikes and walks in the region. Mount Watzmann, at 2713 meters high, is the highest mountain in the area and provides a magnificent view at a staggering height above the lake shore. A trip up to the peak of this mountain should not be missed! Apart from the breathtaking scenery, other activities in the region include fishing, sailing, cycling and skiing. Schönau am Königssee also hosts several festivals and events during the peak tourist season. So, if you’re looking for the perfect outdoor escape, Königssee is the ultimate destination for you.

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