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!

Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

Karlsruhe continues to open! Shops, restaurants, culture & more - this applies currently!

Due to the current official measures implemented by Baden-Württemberg and the city of Karlsruhe to limit the spreading of COVID-19, public life is currently still facing severe restrictions. Please find out more directly from the shops, organizers or institutions. The information on this website may vary and further information in the link above are only available in German.

You would like to be tested? You can find an overview of all current test sites in the city and district here.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is open. There is no need for an appointment. The opening hours and more information you can find here.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at 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 (only available in German).

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!