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leisure activities

The Ammersee offers you many sport and recreation options.

One very nice option for exploring the Ammersee is a bicycle tour around the lake. The ca. 46 km long route often stretches directly along the lake’s shoreline, mostly via bike paths, forest paths and low-traffic roads.

There are four nature preserve areas near the lake, for instance the Vogelfreistätte Ammersee-Südufer (Ammersee south shore bird sanctuary). For this reason, not all shore areas are accessible for walking and swimming. You’ll find areas for swimming, sunbathing and public bathing on the east and west shores.

Kloster Andechs – Andechs Abbey

For those who enjoy hiking we recommend the beautiful, relaxed 40-minutes hike through the forest to the Andechs Abbey.

You can visit the monastery and thereafter strengthen yourself with a fresh beer brewed at the monastery for the way back to Herrsching.

Kloster Andechs

For sport enthusiasts

Our beautiful surroundings offer many opportunities for sport enthusiasts.

Take your bike and enjoy a biking excursion through the 5-Lakes Area!

For walking enthusiasts there are 24 walking and hiking routes with a total length of over 280 kilometres. The routes number 10 to 15 all start at Herrsching. Herrsching also has Germany’s longest lakeside promenade, stretching eight kilometres.

Boat rentals

In Herrsching there is a boat rental service at the southern end of the sea promenade which rents out rowing boats, pedalos as well electro-powered boats. Further information at www.elgoro.de (Bootsverleih Stumbaum).

Bootsverleih Stumbaum in Herrsching am Ammersee
Peter Neuner
Summerstraße 22
82211 Herrsching am Ammersee


Directly at the main pier of Herrsching nostalgic steam boats depart on various tours of the lake.

Further information at www.seenschifffahrt.de

Swimming beaches

Around the Ammersee there are public swimming beaches with large lawns for sunbathing, as well as untouched and long deserted pebble beaches. The following beaches can be reached in 10-15 minutes by foot from the The Post:

  • Strandbad Seewinkel
    Family friendly, sunbathing lawn, beach volleyball, jetty with diving boards, kiosk.
  • Swimming beaches in the northern Herrschinger Bay
    Long-stretched pebble beach with sunbathing lawns and several small swimming areas.
  • Bathing beach along the Herrsching lakeside promenade
  • Froschgartl
    For families, sunbathing lawns, kiosk, 2km south of Herrsching.

Sailing Club Rhein-Main-Donau

The Sailing Club Rhein-Main-Donau organises one-week sailing courses in which you can acquire the basic skills of sailing.

The sailing school with its beautiful club grounds can be reached by foot within 10 minutes from The Post.