Franconian lake district
For Holidays on a lake, holidays in a healthy environment, a culture trip, or an activity filled holiday. Best to have it all, best in Spalt. Spalt is one of the most liked holiday sites in the Franconian Lake district. Spalt is situated directly on the Big Brombach Lake, the Small Brombach Lake, and on the pleasant Igelsbach Lake.
The city of hops and beer offers various culture, sports, and recreational activities on the sunny side of the Brombach Lake. With more than 1000 visitor beds, we offer holidays for kids, families, hikers, cyclists, athletes, and nature lovers. Curious? Then let us surprise you!
Spalt on the Brombach Lake is the center of the Franconian Lake district. Three of the five lakes are situated directly in front of our doorstep. You can easily reach the Altmühl Lake and the Roth Lake by car or even by bycicle on cultivated bike pathes.
The Big Brombach Lake
The biggest lake of the district is the Bromback Lake. The Spalter lakevillages Enderndorf and Ottmansberg are situated directly on the big Brombach Lake. The Big Brombach Lake is a storage lake with about 12,7 square kilometers and about 17,5 kilometers shoreline bigger than the Tegern Lake. Its depth is about 32 meters. The Lux-ship crosses the waves in line operation daily since spring 2001. The coastline is unspoiled, there are bike paths and hiking trails around the the lake. Four recreational establishemnts and 1000 sailboat places are an ideal surf and sailing paradise. An ideal viewpoint is the Two-Lake-Place in Enderndorf am See.
The environmental quality of the Igelsbach Lake and its surrounding is easy to recognize because the Lake is virtually untouched. The tranquil Igelsbach lake is hidden within forests, and grassland, and cattail, and biotopes, and romantic trails border the shore. The only sandy beach in Enderndorf am See is exellently equipped with a sunbathing area and a playing ground. You can rent a paddelboat and indulge in the nature. Its water is of best quality and warms up quickly. Just to enjoy 6,5 km of shoreline.
The miles lake, which is 2,2 square km large, is divided into a economic part and a swimming area. Surfing and sailing is possible in most parts. In the north western corner there is a widespread nature reserve. The Roth Lake has three recreational areas.
Small Brombach Lake
The scenic Small Brombach Lake is inserted in the Brombach and Igelsbach valley. It’s been completed for 15 years. Full beaches and the activity on the water show a high attractivity of the recreational Small Brombach Lake. With its 2,5 square kilometers, the lake invites to people to go swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing, and boating.
The Altmühl Lake
The Altmühl Lake, situated in the broad valley of the Altmühl, is beded between single villages and meadows. It was created as the first lake in the lake district and has a lenghts of 4 km and an area of roughly 4,5 square km. The ship Gunzenhausen crosses the lake. The Altmühl lake has with his 3 recreational areas many free time activites to offer. In the upper third of the lake there was created a bird island with 1,2 sqaure kilometers as an biotope for endagered animal and plant species.
Translated by Tobias Peter
Special thanks to Kyle Hoffman