As one of the cleanest lakes in Bavaria and encircled by the Alps, Tegernsee is a popular vacation spot for many.

With a total area of around nine square kilometres, this lake is six kilometres long and about one and a half kilometres wide.

If you're into sports, Tegernsee offers possibilites both on land and water. The surrounding area, with its mountains and flowing meadows, is perfect for hiking, moutain biking, and scenic walks. For water sports, swimming, sailing and fishing are among the many choices.

Tegernsee lies about 50 km south of Munich and can be best reached via the A8 motorway from Munich to Salzburg (exit at Holzkirchen) and via the B 318.