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Lake Zwenkau

Enjoy wind and waves

Lake Zwenkau is the largest lake in the southern part of the Leipzig Leipzig New Lake District and a highlight for those seeking relaxation, as well as for water sports enthusiasts.

The exhibition pavilion, KAP is located above the harbour with the sandy beach, restaurants, tourist office and holiday accommodation. In here, the model of the spoil conveyor bridge, AFB 18, and an exhibition on the region's mining history can be visited. An unparalleled view over the lake is revealed from the roof terrace of the impressive building.

Directly on the southern lakeside, the Eichholz forest invites you for walks in its idyllic nature. Nature enthusiasts shall not be disappointed by the North shore of the lake either, since extensive hikes can be enjoyed along the hiking trails in the "Harth" and "Neue Harth".

Offers: passenger cruises, sports, holiday accommodation, "Neue Harth" hiking area, Elster cycle path, Eichholz forest area, tourist office, gastronomy

Location: north of the city of Zwenkau

Basic facts about the lake
Water surface area: 970 hectares
Shoreline: 22 km
Depth:up to 49 m

Parking: Harbour/KAP Zwenkau (Hafenstraße), Zitzschen Lookout Point (B186)

Public transport
To the KAP Zwenkau Beach for Bathing:

  • Bus: (100), (107) Zwenkau stop, North - approx. 400 m walking distance
  • Bus: (107) Zwenkau stop, Harbour / marina - approx. 200 m walking distance

Beach areas: Harbour /KAP Zwenkau

Marina / Mooring Areas /Harbour: KAP Zwenkau (Hafenstraße)

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location Lake Zwenkau
An der Mole 1
04442 Zwenkau
phone +49 (0)34203 43570
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contact person

Sächsisches Seebad Zwenkau GmbH & Co.KG


Bus: HP Zwenkau, Hafen oder Nord


Restaurant , Parking area , Playground , Boat rental , Ball games , Bathroom
© Stadtverwaltung Zwenkau
Parked bicycles and a mining monument on Lake Zwenkau, cycling, active
© Daniela Kuhnert
© Stadtverwaltung Zwenkau
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