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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in the Franconian Lakes, Bavaria your home away from home

Holiday homes in the Franconian Lakes area of Germany are surrounded by stunning natural beauty with rural areas and small towns offering something for all ages and interests.

Things to Do in the Franconian Lakes, Bavaria

The Franconian Lakes area is ideal for those wanting to enjoy a holiday surrounded by beautiful scenery with plenty of outdoor activities. The area is popular for hiking, cycling and mountain biking. There is a network of cycle paths throughout the lakes, and there are country footpaths for walkers. Opportunities abound for boating, sailing, kayaking, swimming and windsurfing on the lakes. One of the most popular sandy beaches can be found at Ramsberg am Brombachsee on the southern shore of Grand Lake Brombach. From here, visitors can take a trip as a passenger on the trimaran MS Brombachsee. Golfers will find several excellent golf clubs in the area around their Franconian Lakes holiday home including one at Ellingen Zollmuhle near Pleinfeld.

Places to Visit Around the Franconian Lakes, Bavaria

Visitors can drive the scenic Romantic Road from their holiday apartment in the Franconian Lakes region. Weiskirche, the Church in the Meadow, is one of the highlights and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A short drive will bring you to Andechs, a famous Benedictine monastery on Holy Mountain. The monks are well known for their fine beer-making which can be sampled in the beer garden. Starnberg, on the shores of lovely Lake Starnberg is an upmarket resort and a great place to enjoy lunch overlooking the lake. The area has several excellent museums such as the Fronconian Open Air Museum at Bad Windheim and the German National Museum in Nuremberg. Families will enjoy a day at the Playmobil Fun Park in Zirndorf.

Weather in Franconian Lakes, Bavaria

Holiday rentals in the Franconian Lakes have a pleasant summer climate and cold winters. Temperatures reach an average 24°C (75°F) in the summer with cooler nights of around 12°C (54°F). Winters are cold with daytime highs of 2°C (36°F). The area has precipitation throughout the year which may fall as snow from December to March.

Travel to Franconian Lakes, Bavaria

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in the Franconian Lakes is Nuremberg (NUE) which is about 66km from the centre of the Lake District region. Reaching the area from the airport is very easy along the B466/A6 and takes about one hour. The airport is a hub for Air Berlin and is one of the busiest in Germany. It has regular connecting flights from all over Germany and further afield. The nearest train station is at Ramsberg am Brombachsee. A car is recommended for exploring the area.

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    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (12 reviews)
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    • 1 BA
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    Apartment #48467
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      • 1 BA
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      Apartment #2532154
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 1 BR
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        Apartment #2431524
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
          (15 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 9
          House #24456
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 5
            Apartment #2402459
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              Very Good! 4.1/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #501439
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
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                Apartment #2505920
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Apartment #2579218
                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #2497065
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                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 5
                      Apartment #543273
                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (6 reviews)
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                        • 1 BA
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                        Apartment #2057726
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 1 BA
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                          • Sleeps 6
                          House #2436907
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Apartment #519539
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                              • 5 BR
                              • 3 BA
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                              Apartment #2571063
                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Apartment #2527232
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                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Apartment #2399408
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Apartment #2571065
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      House #2508938
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Apartment #2597557
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #2598758
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                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                            (15 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #509357
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                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                              • 1 BA
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                                              Apartment #2402837
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Apartment #2595556
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Apartment #2479273
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Apartment #2597910
                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Apartment #2434898
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        Apartment #2479274
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                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                          Apartment #2571067
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                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                            Apartment #2590123
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #2527240
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Apartment #2527230
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Apartment #2527236
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                    Apartment #2527227
                                                                      • 1 BR
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                                                                      Apartment #2527229
                                                                        • 1 BR
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                                                                        Apartment #2506489
                                                                          • 1 BR
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                                                                          Apartment #2598494
                                                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                                            Chateau / Country House #2536211
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                                                                            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                              Multiple rentals House #2516483
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                                                                                House #2425663
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                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                  Multiple rentals Castle #40508
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                                                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                                    Apartment #2542940
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                                                      Apartment #2532011
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
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                                                                                        Multiple rentals Castle #40508
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                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                                          Multiple rentals House #40508
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                                                                                            Multiple rentals Tower #40508
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                                                                                              Apartment #2309584
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                                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                House #2563663
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                                                                  House #2430627
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                                                                                                    Apartment #2548068
                                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (15 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                                      • 3 BA
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                                                                                                      Apartment #757849
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very nice place to stay

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had to stay in the area for work, we could not have asked for a nicer please to stay beautiful village and fantastic house to stay in, hoping to be back in the near future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2016

                                                                                                      LOVELY APARTMENT,LOVELY AREA

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had a lovely week in this apartment,roswitha and josef were the perfect hosts.Roswitha was a mine of information,she knew the answer to every question and she spoke much more english than we had been led to believe.A beautiful sitting out area and a lovely garden to use.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2012
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2012