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    Blick auf eine Liegewiese am Zehlendorfer Schlachtensee.

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    Badegäste am Schlachtensee

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    Blick auf den Schlachtensee und das Ausflugslokal Fischerhütte am 05. Mai 2016.

Schlachtensee in the Zehlendorf district is a popular bathing lake with boat rentals and a beer garden. It is the largest lake of the Grunewald lake chain.

Around Schlachtensee, which is located between Krumme Lanke and Wannsee, there is a seven-kilometre-long lakeside path surrounded by forest, which is popular with walkers and joggers. The Paul-Ernst-Park is located on the southern bank. From the S-Bahn line at the Schlachtensee station, sunbathing lawns stretch all the way to the lake. Visitors can also sunbathe and relax in the north-eastern part. A children's playground and a restaurant with beer garden are available. Anglers will find 18 species of fish in the tube-shaped waters.

Swimming in the Schlachtensee

The Schlachtensee is ideal for swimming due to its high water quality. The shore areas with their sunbathing lawns are the best place for swimmers to access the water. Due to the formation of whirlpools, however, swimming is not without danger in some areas of the lake.

Facts about the Schlachtensee

Schlachtensee is the southernmost and largest lake of the Grunewald lake chain. It was formed as a glacial channel during the Vistula ice age about 15,000 years ago. In 1750 a hut was built on its eastern shore, which today houses the restaurant "Alte Fischerhütte".


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Fischerhüttenstraße 136
14163 Berlin

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Last edited: 6 July 2022