Artificial lakes

Bathing fun for young and old 

The summer begins, the temperatures rise and the locals head to the artificial lake. Relaxation and that holiday atmosphere await you in Karlsruhe more or less as you step out your hotel door. There are numerous artificial lakes around Karlsruhe and each has its own flair. Whether you are on a trip with friends, cooling down with the family or enjoying water sports, everyone will find the best lake for them.

Important note: It is forbidden to bathe in artificial lakes and public waters in Karlsruhe!

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Badesee "Epple" (Neuburg am Rhein)

Karlsruhe

The lake Idyll " Epple " is located at the westernmost point of Neuburg in Rhineland-Palatinate. With a large lawn, a long sandy beach and free entrance it is worth to do a short sidetrip to the Epple when you're on holiday in Karlsruhe.

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Badesee Buchtzig (Ettlingen)

Karlsruhe

The Badesee Buchtzig offers a beautiful sandy beach and a big lawn for sunbathing. It's the perfect to spend a hot summer day there.

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Baggersee Fuchs & Gros Eggenstein

Karlsruhe

A big lake which is divided in different sunbathing lawns and bathing areas.

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Epplesee Forchheim

Karlsruhe

The lake Epplesee is a very popular and well-known lake in Rheinstetten. Because of the good wind conditions it's also a paradise for surfers!

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Johanniswiese Jockgrim

Karlsruhe

How about a trip to Palatinate? The "Baggersee Johanniswiese" in Jockgrim provides a flat, expansive beach with stunning water. A good infrastructure and gastronomy complete the natural supply. Please note that the lake is very busy during the holiday season in Rheinland-Pfalz.

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Plage des Mouettes Lauterbourg (Frankreich)

Karlsruhe

A gorgeous, long sandy beach and sky blue water - just about 20 km away from Karlsruhe basin of Mouettes in Lauterbourg (FR) offers fun and relaxiation in France

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Streitköpflesee ("Bali") Linkenheim

Karlsruhe

The Streitköpflesee, also called Baggersee Linkenheim ("BaLi"), is a popular place for swimmers and divers.

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Weingarten

Karlsruhe

The Baggersee Weingarten is located in the area Breitheide, where you also find a barbecue area. The distance from the city center of Karlsruhe is about 18 km.

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Corona Virus

Important Information

Due to the official measures implemented by the State of Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, Karlsruhe’s public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Cultural institutions, hotels and events are especially affected by this. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information.

The City’s shopping facilities are also very limited at the moment. Only essential businesses such as grocery stores, pharmacies or banks remain open to the public. Opening times may vary from those advertised on this site.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is closed for the public as well until further notice. You can still reach us either by phone +49 721/602 997 580 or by email touristinfo@karlsruhe-tourismus.de.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at www.corona.karlsruhe.de or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

On a lighter note: if you feel like clearing your mind, go ahead and continue exploring the beautiful aspects of Karlsruhe through our digital offers at www.karlsruhe-tourismus.de/smartathome (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!

Best wishes from all the staff at KTG Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and KME Karlsruhe Marketing and Event GmbH