Home Inspiration Take a trip to the water by rail – the 5 most beautiful lake cruises

The 5 most beautiful lake cruises in Bavaria


When the sun comes out at the weekend, Bavarians travel out from the city to the region's rivers and lakes. And spend much of their time in traffic on their way there. You're much better off travelling by rail. Here are 5 tips for boat outings in areas ranging from Franconia to Upper Bavaria.

Boat ride on Starnberger See lake

The majestic round trip takes you past the chic properties by the bank, Possenhofen Castle (also known as the “Sisi castle”) and more.
Discover destination

Boat ride on Staffelsee lake

Perhaps taking a trip on the lake on the MS Seehausen will make you want to take a dip?
Discover destination

On the bank of the river Regnitz in Bamberg

In Bamberg, city of emperors and bishops, the idyllic bank of the river Regnitz takes visitors on an architectural journey through time.
Discover destination

Round trips in the border triangle at Lake Constance

At Lake Constance in the border triangle, seafaring hearts beat faster: between Bregenz in Austria and Constance in Germany, the other shore cannot even be guessed at, even with the best distant views. Nothing but blue water and white sails as far as the eye can see.
Discover destination

Exploring the Franconian Lake District with the MS Brombachsee

Exploration tour with the Brombachsee. Set sail on the MS Brombachsee trimaran and get to know the south of central Franconia from the lake.
Discover destination
1 / 5
Starnberger See lake
Nearest station: Starnberg Landesteg Starnberg
82319 Starnberg
Alle Ziele

One of the most attractive major railway stations in Germany. A visit to the Hainbadestelle Lido in the Luisenhain Park in Bamberg has become a tradition. On hot... Far-reaching views of the wine country, a fortified church in every village and numerous wine... Bavaria's capital city offers a whole host of different cultural experiences, from theatre to suit... A place of endless fun: Water lovers have been splashing around here for two centuries. Just listen in - and discover the most beautiful sides of Bavaria. With our DB Regio Bayern Audio Guides, we take you to seven interactive excursion... Fancy relaxing in nature or enjoying a cappuccino with a fifty's flair? For the former, we... Andechs Monastery with its bell tower is situated on the east bank of the Ammersee lake. Beer has... Great cinema in Bavaria! In our short film "Massmenschen", two Martians land on Earth. On his train journey through Bavaria, our protagonist Haudi... Fancy dangling off a wall? With an area of 2,000 square metres, E4 in Nuremberg is one of the...