The Kulkwitzer lake

On the western outskirts of Leipzig lies one of the most popular bathing lakes in the region and one of the most important diving waters in Europe.

Worth knowing about the Kulkwitzer lake

before 1960Braunkohletagebau
1963-1973Flooding of the lake
Height above sea level114,5 m
Volume30 Mill. Cubic meters of water
depth32 m
Bathing water qualityVery well (EU Bathing Water Directive)

Around the Kulkwitzer lake

The "Kulki" as it is affectionately known in the colloquial language, was already flooded from 60 brown coal mines at the end of the 2 years and is thus one of the first open-pit mines of the Leipzig Neuseenland.

With 150 ha water surface, it is one of the smaller lakes, but apart from the excellent water quality, the lush greenery and the best connection to the center of Leipzig, it is characterized by tram, S-Bahn and bus.

There is a wide range of leisure activities at Kulkwitzer See

Three diving dives into the lake, some with underwater platforms and sunken diving objects, attract tens of thousands of divers from all over the world.

A water ski lift is the popular meeting place for all the wakeboarders of Leipzig and the region. Floating lido, boat rental and the new "Ministry of Adventure" round off the maritime leisure activities on Lake Kulkwitz.

The holiday resort

On a peninsula the lake lies that idyllic holiday resort with the most beautiful Campsite of the Leipziger Neuseenland as well as the cozy ones Swedish houses with holiday apartments for up to 5 people and a balcony facing the water.

But bungalows or small Finnish huts are also available for your holiday at Lake Kulkwitz.

Lake fans have voted

On the side, the largest portal on the subject of leisure and water, the most popular lakes in Germany are chosen every year.

Here the Kulkwitzer See occupied several times Place 1 of all Saxon lakes and in 2012 and 2014 even became the nationwide most popular lake in Germany chosen and honored.


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