Berlin has many beautiful swimming lakes, which provide cooling on hot summer days. more
The Krumme Lanke is a bathing lake in Zehlendorf in the middle of the Grunewald, which is part of the Grunewald lake chain. Walkers, fishermen and bathers love the leisure area.
On Krumme Lanke, visitors can walk, jog, cycle or linger on one of the benches overlooking the water along a 3.8 kilometre long lakeside path. The public is mixed, nudism is also allowed everywhere. In winter, when the lake is frozen over, some guests dare to go skating on the ice rink. Anglers will find 18 different species of fish in Krumme Lanke.
Swimming in the Krumme Lanke
The Krumme Lanke offers ideal bathing possibilities. The water is easily accessible from the shore almost everywhere. At the southern end of the Fischerhüttenstraße there is a large bathing meadow. In the north of the lake there are two shallow bathing bays with a sandy beach where the water is not very deep at the beginning. They are well suited for families with children.
Interesting facts about the Krumme Lanke
The Krumme Lanke has a tube-like, curved shape. It is the third most southerly lake of the Grunewald lake chain, which was formed during the Vistula ice age. It has an area of 41.02 hectares and is up to 6.60 metres deep. It is connected to the Schlachtensee.
Krumme Lanke in Zehlendorf
Krumme Lanke14163 Berlin
Last edited: 8. July 2020