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

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, public life is currently facing severe restrictions. Shops, restaurants, cultural institutions, hotels and events are closed or have been cancelled. Please refer directly to their individual websites for up-to-date information.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 will also remain closed until furter notice. But you can still reach us via phone +49 721 602997580 or by mail

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!

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