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Here are the 11 lakes we have listed within Germany - compared by Longest Shorelines.

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Lake Name Shoreline length in miles Lake Description
Lake Constance
(Vorarlberg, Austria / Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany / St. Gallen, Switzerland / Thurgau, Switzerland)
160 Lake Constance Pictures Lake Constance Message Forums Also known as: Lake of Constance, Lake Bodensee
Lake Constance is a 132,448-acre lake situated in the northern foothills of the Alps between Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The third-largest lake in central Europe in terms of total area, the scenery around Lake Constance is of striking beauty, with its sloping banks, green orchards and vineyards, ...
Edersee
(Hesse, Germany)
43 Edersee Pictures Edersee Message Forums Also known as: Ederstausee, Lake Edersee, Eder Reservoir
The jewel of the Hesse Region of Germany, the Edersee (see=lake) draws holiday visitors like a magnet. The large reservoir, created by damming the Eder River near Waldeck, is a watery paradise to the thousands of lakelubbers who arrive here each year. The 2,900+-acre lake offers all types of holiday ...
Lake Chiemsee
(Bavaria, Germany)
40 Lake Chiemsee Pictures Lake Chiemsee Message Forums Lake Chiemsee is the crown jewel of Bavaria's tourist region. Located about half-way between Munich and Salzburg, Austria, Lake Chiemsee has been a favored destination since the days of Roman occupation of the area. This large glacial lake contains almost 20,000 acres and is often called the Bavarian ...
Lake Starnberg
(Bavaria, Germany)
31 Lake Starnberg Pictures Lake Starnberg Message Forums Also known as: Wurmsee, Starnberger See
Lake Starnberg, located in the Five-Lakes Region of Bavaria, plays a major role in the recreational plans of Munich residents. Located only 12 miles from Munich, the historic lake is a major tourism destination and home to many of Germany's well-to-do citizens. The second largest lake in Bavaria, Lake ...
Ammersee
(Bavaria, Germany)
27 Ammersee Pictures Ammersee Message Forums Also known as: Ammer Lake
Tucked away in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps in the land of beer, gardens, and fairytale castles, Ammersee (see =lake) shines like a jewel. Covering about 11,600 acres, Ammer Lake is conveniently located just 20 miles southwest of Munich, making it an ideal weekend getaway for city dwellers and ...
Steinhuder Meer
(Lower Saxony, Germany)
13 Steinhuder Meer Pictures Steinhuder Meer Message Forums Also known as: Lake Steinhude
The largest lake in Lower Saxony, Lake Steinhude, or Steinhuder Meer as it is usually called, is a favored recreational spot just 25 miles from Hanover. The natural spring-fed lake is about 7,200 acres, yet averages only four feet in depth. Named for the formerly sleepy fishing village on its southeast ...
Konigssee
(Bavaria, Germany)
12 Konigssee Pictures Konigssee Message Forums Also known as: Konigssee Lake
For an authentic Bavarian Alps holiday, nothing quite compares to the Konigssee. Stretched below the east face of the famed Watzmann mountain range, narrow, deep and crystal-clear Konigssee offers spectacular views, exciting sports and luxury lodgings surrounded by history. The lake itself is a part ...
Schluchsee
(Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany)
11 Schluchsee Pictures Schluchsee Message Forums Also known as: Schluch Lake
Germany's southern Black Forest is a region with picturesque valleys, distinctive farmhouses and thick wooded mountains. Schluchsee (see=lake) stretches out over 1,270 acres in the middle of the Black Forest. With more than enough water for swimming, boating, and sailing, surrounded by all the attractions ...
Brombachsee
(Bavaria, Germany)
11 Brombachsee Pictures Brombachsee Message Forums Also known as: Lake Brombach, Brombach Lake, Brombachsee Lake, Brombachvorsperre
As the largest lake in the man-made Franconian Lake District, Brombachsee--also known as Lake Brombach or Brombachvorsperre--is an impressive and popular destination. This lake covers more than 3,100 acres with a maximum depth of 105 feet (32 meters). Brombachsee was created in 2000 to control area ...
Worthsee
(Bavaria, Germany)
6 Worthsee Message Forums Also known as: Worth Lake
"Gemuetlichkeit" is German for a certain kind of "Bavarian coziness," and it is an appropriate way to describe Worthsee (see=lake) or Worth Lake. Nestled in Upper Bavaria and set against the backdrop of the Alps, Worthsee is a 1,072-acre lake surrounded by quaint, picturesque villages. Easily accessible ...
Alpsee
(Bavaria, Germany)
3 Alpsee Pictures Alpsee Message Forums Also known as: Lake Alpsee
Beautiful Lake Alpsee in the Bavarian Alps is widely regarded as one of Germany's most picturesque vistas. The lake lies beneath Hohenschwangau Castle, the childhood home of King Ludwig II, among some of the most lovely peaks in southern Bavaria. The castle was built by King Maximilian II on the remains ...

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