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Typical lake relaxation....

Nice little lake in a beautiful area. Hiking, swimming, sunbathing, nice food.... all a stones... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Maastricht, The Netherlands

Beautiful destination to hike with a family and kids. Get your own snacks. Swimming and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Ile-de-France, France
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“tree roots”(2 reviews)
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88400 Gerardmer, France
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Nice little lake in a beautiful area. Hiking, swimming, sunbathing, nice food.... all a stones throw away...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Keytree1968
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Beautiful destination to hike with a family and kids. Get your own snacks. Swimming and plenty of activities.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Guide85231
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We spent a week here with good weather and plenty to do. Gerardmer is a lovely town with good facilities and plenty of places to eat and drink. The lake is clean with areas around to sit and picnic. There are plenty of activities to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MJGDerby
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped off at this beautiful lake for the day on the way down to Turckheim and what a place to stop!! We stopped in the main car park to have a look at the lake and noticed people were on the water and there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robsilver888
Reviewed 27 August 2018

the clouds come over the lake and give you a continuous change of lightning , you will appreciate that

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Guido R
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Buy place with lots going on. Can enjoy a swim in the lake, or enjoy a variety of water based activities/boat rentals. About 1.5 hours to walk around the lake - one side wild, the other along the footpath following the road.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank James B
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The Lac de Gérardmer is a beautiful lake and there are loads of things to do on it. Several companies rent out paddle boats, electric boats and do round trips. There's also a place for stand up paddling and several beach/grass areas from where you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank arjantupan
Reviewed 17 August 2018

You should spend one day to stay here, sail on the lake and have a good meal.You will find all kind of restaurants to have a good meal at noon or a dinner.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MurfreesboroTom37
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Spent a morning strolling around the lake which took a couple of leisurely hours with a picnic at the side of it. Great scenery. The footpath can be a bit bad with tree roots at one side so it is essential to wear good footwear....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We discovered this place by accident on a recent motorbike tour of the region. What a little hidden gem. Beautiful scenery, clear clean water, and great snack bars for a lunch by the lake. I would definitely return and spend more time here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rcdrich
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Blue b
29 May 2016|
Response from Leny S |
Hello, It would be a 2h journey, from Colmar take a train to Munster. From Munster there is a bus taking you to Gerardmer.