Length: 11.6 km
Maximum depth: 99 m
Widest position: 960 m
Size: 6.5 km2
Water volume: 202 million of m3
Sea level: 930 m
Water temperature: 24° C in summer time
Between December 15th and March 15th the ice sheet can be up to 50cm thick.
The water of Lake Weissensee is of drinkable quality. When the sun shines, one can see up to 15 deep into the crystal clear water.
In the 11th century, the north and the south bank were connected by a bridge made of wood, which was replaced by a reinforced concrete bridge in 1967.
There is no street that passes along the shores of Lake Weissensee; as a result the natural environment remains untouched to this day.
146 km of hiking trails offer you the opportunity to explore the landscape conservation area. For a break you can take a ride on one of the numerous ships. At 8 different quays the cruise can be interrupted and you can continue by foot if you like.
Cruises are offered by Weissensee-Schifffahrt between April 20th and October 20th but the exact dates may vary according to seasonal demand. A reservation is required in advance.
Liner traffic operates daily between May 13th and October 7th.
Ships can also be chartered for festivities or private excursions. The following ships are available:
Lake Weissensee is the highest bathing lake in the Alps. The unique landscape and the crystal clear water provide an adventure for the whole family. An excursion to this region is the perfect way to recharge your energy stores for you return to the normal course of life.
We hope to see you abord soon!