Krumme Lanke In Berlin

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Krumme Lanke In Berlin

Krumme Lanke In Berlin

An Ideal Place For Hiking and Cycling

In the southwest area of Berlin is the Krumme Lanke (lake). It is a local area where you can enjoy some exercise and fun and it is surrounded by the Langes Luch Nature Reserve. Situated in the neighbourhood of Steglitz-Zehlendorf and close to the the Grunewaldsee and the Hundekehlesee, the lake is surrounded by a thick forest that is an excellent place for outdoor activities.

A Central Location For Visitors To Berlin

Visitors to Berlin as well as local people often visit Krumme Lanke. There are two areas where you can swim but be warned that one of these is allocated for naturists. The middle of the lake is 66 metres deep and it is recommended that visitors keep to the specific bathing areas as the water in the middle gets very cold.

Dogs can be exercised in an area on the North Bank. If you are looking for a lake for fishing in Berlin then this one will disappoint. Unlike the other local lakes it is only stocked with asp, a fish that is protected.

Riding, Cycling And Walking Around Krumme Lanke

The distance around the perimeter of the lake is 3.8 kilometres. You can walk, cycle or ride around the paths. On the Northern Bank there is a memorial dedicated to a German sergeant who was killed in 1928 when his horse took fright.

Krumme Lanke is an ideal spot for the family when you want to take some exercise and enjoy a picnic in the summer months. The lake itself has been on this site for over 400 years so its history goes back a long way.

Krumme Lanke In Winter

This is one lake that freezes over in the winter and when that happens it is visited by skaters who want to enjoy the winter sport. There are several restaurants and cafes around the lake and these are mainly located in the south area.

Situated just around one kilometre from the Krumme Lanke station of the U-Bahn (underground), the lake is easy to find and to get to so if you are in Berlin take a trip to this beautiful lake.

Accommodation Close To Krumme Lanke

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The location of the lake in Berlin means that there is wide choice of accommodation both nearby and further into the city.

Patrick Hellmann Schlosshotel

The Patrick Hellmann Schlosshotel carries a five star rating. It is situated in the leafy suburb of Grunewald and is housed in an historic villa with a garden as large as a park. Sit around in the beautiful conservatory and relax or choose a night in the Tire Bouchon Bar where there is a large choice of fine wines and beers.

The hotel has a large indoor pool and in the garden there are sun loungers. The splendid restaurant serves local and International dishes and every day you can choose dishes from the breakfast buffet. This hotel is ideal as a base when you want to see more of Berlin and is only a few kilometres from the Krumme Lanke.

Louisa’s Place

Louisa’s Place is a five star hotel that is 7.69 kilometres from the Krumme Lanke. It has elegant suites of rooms with satellite TV and a coffee machine. The modern fitness room is there if you want some exercise or you can choose to have a massage to get rid of your aches after a hard day’s enjoyment around the city.

The restaurant is the Balthazar and there you can indulge in European and International dishes as well as local specialities. Wonderful cocktails, fine wines and beers of all kinds are available in the Vesper Bar. Just 100 metres from the Adenauer Platz Underground Station, Louisa’s Place allows you easy connections to all parts of the city.

Berlin Ku’damm

The modern Berlin Ku’damm hotel is only 200 metres from the busy shopping area of Kurfürstendamm . Located some 6 kilometres from the Krumme Lanke, the hotel has airy rooms with modern furnishings and a flat screen TV. Free Wi-Fi, automatic temperature control and the access to a USB port means you will be able to keep up to date with friends using your laptop or smartphone.

The restaurant at the hotel serves breakfast every day and at night there is huge choice of foods with both Mediterranean and International dishes on offer. You are also within a five minute walk of many other restaurants and bars in the city.

Getting To Lake Krumme Lanke

By Air

You can fly to either Berlin Tegel (TXL) or Berlin Berlin Schönefeld (SXF). Both airports have good transport links to the city and the lake.

By Train

From Berlin Tegel you walk to the station and then take a bus to Berlin Brandenburger Tor. Alight and take a train S82499 to Berlin Mexikoplatz where the lake is situated.

By Road

Take the A111 and stay on until exit 2 for Hüttenweg. Move onto A100 then A115/E51. Leave and follow Onkel-Tom-Straße and Quermatenweg to your destination at the lake.

Things To Do Near To Krumme Lanke

Exploring And Water Activities

You can walk all around Krumme Lanke and enjoy the forest area. It is ideal for walkers and cyclists. Or, you can try your hand at water sports from canoeing and sailing centres which are at the lake.In the winter there is also ice skating when the lake is frozen.

Sightseeing Around The Wonderful City Of Berlin

Visiting Berlin is a magical experience and there are many guided tours around the city or you can just take off on foot and find you own way around. See the famous Wall and Brandenburg Gate or just do some shopping in the fabulous malls. Berlin is an exciting city to discover.

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