Vacations at the 5-Seen-Land
Lake Starnberger See
The Lake Starnberg has a surface area of approximately 56 square kilometres (22 sq mi) which makes it to the fourth largest lake in Germany and a great place for sightseeing. The lake Starnberger See is located in the southwest of Bavarians capital, the beautiful Munich. The lake Starnberger See has a maximum depth of 127 metres, a lenght of 20.2 kilometers and a maximum width of 4.7 kilometers. There is a 46 kilometer long hiking / biking trail around the lake. Like the lake lake Ammersee, the lake Starnberger See developed as a result of the ice age glaciers melting.
The lake Starnberg / Starnberger See has a single, small island, the Roseninsel (Rose Island) with a royal villa of the former Bavarian King Ludwig II. The single outlet, called the Würm river (because of this river the lake Starnberg was called the Würmsee until the 1960s). Its major inflow comes from several small lakes in the south, the Osterseen.
We are sorry for not having translated the extensive content of our BAYregio-Starnberger-See website. But we offer you this site in English and hope that by explaining the most important things you will not have any problems with the other sites in German language:
Accomodation / hotels / appartements
On the following three lists / websites, you could look for your accommodation. Most of the hosts do have at least a basic knowledge of the English language, so just ask them what you would like to know. There are two easy possibilites for you:
Just choose the accommodation you are interested in. On the following page, there is a form called ''Buchung anfragen''. Fill in a short text, your preferred dates and your e-mail-address and click on the green button below. An e-mail with your message will be sent to the host/accomodation.
The other possibility would be, that you choose several accomodations by checking the small checkboxes next to each list item. Below the list, there is a green button which brings you to a form, where you could enter some basic informations like your preferred dates and your e-mail-adress. Then click on the green button below the form.
On the following websites, we offer much more information and impressions with many pictures of the lake Starnberg.
Big map of lake Starnberg
Town around the lake
- Starnberg, Pechra, Söcking, Hanfeld, ... in the North
- Berg, Aufkirchen, Leoni, ... in the East
- Münsing, Ammerland, St. Heinrich, Holzhausen, ... in the East
- Seeshaupt in the South
- Bernried in the West
- Tutzing, Traubing, Unterzeismering, ... in the West
- Feldafing, Wieling, ... in the West
- Pöcking, Possenhofen ... in the West