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Lake Unterbach

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Lake Unterbach
  • (worth a detour)
  • Easy
  • Average
  • full day
  • 2 2

A gorgeous blue lake surrounded by lush greens; The ideal getaway from Düsseldorf's bustle and hustle

Lake Unterbach (Unterbacher See) is the ideal spot to get an insight of how “Düsseldorfers” escape the busy city for some recreational time during the summer months. Located inside the Eller Forts Nature Reserve, the lake offers anything you might need to enjoy a day out with your friends or family. With boats and canoes available for rent, barbecue area with benches, a beach (as well as a separate nudist option). There is also a volleyball and football area for those who enjoy being active,


Those who are keen on learning how to sail can take sailing lessons right here!