Walchensee from Munich – Best Spots & How to get there

Walchensee lake best spots

Bavaria is peppered with stunning lakes and beautiful towns and if we have to make a list of some of the prettiest lakes in Germany, Walchensee would definitely find a spot on the list. The lake is quite an underrated destination among international tourists but is quite popular among locals in the Bavaria region.  It is one of the deepest alpine lakes in Germany.  This post tells you how to travel from Walchensee to Munich. 

Walchensee — The Most Beautiful Alpine lake in Germany.

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Best Spots & Mini Bays around Walchensee 

  • Mini Bay near St. Margareth Church
  • Near Walchensee Camping Ground
  • If you come from Bad Tölz, Exit “Jachenau” which will lead you straight to Walchensee.
    There is a toll for using this road – Latitude & Longitude (47.58558, 11.3934 )
  • Take a cable car up to the Herzogstand mountain
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Things To Do in Walchensee

  • Take a cable car up to the Herzogstand mountain for amazing views of the lake and the villages surrounding the lake.
  • Picnicking
  • Camping
  • Biking
  • Lazing
  • Boating
  • Water Sports Activities like Swimming, Kite Surfing, Rafting
  • Nearby lakes – Gerold See, Kochel See 

Camping in Walchensee

If you love camping, Walchensee will not fail to impress you. The camping site is right beside the crystal blue lake.

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Walchensee: Is Bayern Ticket valid? 

Bayern Ticket works. You can board the train to Kochel or Garmisch from Munich and take the bus 9608 that takes you to the beautiful lake without paying a penny.

Hotels in Walchensee 

There are numerous hotels and B & B around the lake. You can check Booking.com.


Walchensee from Munich – How to get there?

Walchensee from Munich – By Public Transportation:

There are trains from Munich to Kochel on a regional DB train that takes approximately an hour. Bus No. 9608 connects Kochel am see ( Train Station) and Walchensee (various stops along the lake). On Sundays, the frequency is less compared to other days. Make sure you keep a track of bus timings.

Alternatively, there are also trains from Munich to Garmish Partenkirchen. From here you can board the bus ( No. 9608) that also takes you to Walchensee via Gerold See. The frequency of trains from Munich to Garmish is better as compared to Kochel. 

Walchensee from Munich – By Car:

A95 towards Kochel via Schlehdorf from Munich.

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