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Highlight of a lovely walk

It takes about 45 minutes to walk up to this lovely little lake from Garmisch along a footpath... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan B
Newport, United Kingdom
A small romantic lake

Not much to do around the lake, but the place is so relaxing. The food at the restaurant is... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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“Highlight of a lovely walk”
2 Sep 2017
“A small romantic lake”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes about 45 minutes to walk up to this lovely little lake from Garmisch along a footpath. After admiring the view and taking some refreshment you can continue the walk through the woods before crossing the Zugspitze railway and returning to Garmisch via Zugspitzstraße.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Not much to do around the lake, but the place is so relaxing. The food at the restaurant is delicious and the view is wonderful.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mZoomout
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Riessersee is a prettylittle lake in Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany, there is a cafe restauarant where you can sit and relax with great views. Picnic if you prefer.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a nice small lake with stunning scenery. It's very easily accessible from Garmisch and Grainau, so no logistical headache. Water in this lake is a bit muddy and not as clear as in Eibsee, but still probably the best option if you live...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mamed A
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Beautiful small lake with scenic view on the mountains very close to Garmisch Partenkirchen. There is an easy walk trail around the lake which doesn't take more than 30 minutes

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Discus69
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We took a picnic lunch here on a glorious autumn day and were not disappointed. Tbe lake, the mountains. It was so picturesque. And the faciliites were good - lots of park benches and bins. The stroll around the lake, surrounded by woods, was lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Kinmar2013
Reviewed 24 August 2015

As with previous reviews this is a mini resort in a stunning situation. If you are walking Garmisch - Grainau - Eibsee this would make a great place to detour to and have a break en route. Can't say anything about the food and drink...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is a small lake with cafe restaurant that has a great view of the Kreuzek mountain. On a bright day it is mirrored in the lake. There is a lovely walk through the woods to the cable car. There is a nice cafe near...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank tdsjjd
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Great food and fantastic view of the lake. Recommended if visiting Garmish. We enjoyed our stay not very far away from the center of Garmish. The view of the lake is terrific in the middle it has a respectable fountain.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Walked to the Riessersee from our hotel. Nice enjoyable walk. After walking around the lake stopped to have a snack and drinks at the Restaurant. Very nice and worth the walk.

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank gertiepegg
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