Popular Accommodations in Cospudener See
Highlights in Cospudener See
- Canal connection for paddling; bus tour through the lake landscape; adventure day at the Belantis leisure park; quad tour to the viewpoints; dragon boat festival in August.
Most popular in Cospudener See
Apartments at Lake Cospuden
In the holiday region Cospudener See you will find some comfortable apartments in the surrounding cities Leipzig and Markkleeberg. From such a centrally located vacation rental you can reach the shops as well as the many restaurants and cafés within walking distance. If you want to enjoy a little more privacy, a vacation rental directly on the lake shore is the best choice. Such a holiday accommodation offers you dreamlike idyllic views of the lake as well as sometimes your own boat for free use.Find accommodation with special amenities
The holiday apartments around Lake Cospuden are often equipped with a terrace or a garden with barbecue. Especially advantageous for families are those offers with a fenced property on which your children can romp safely. Some cottages have their own pool and sauna inside, so you can relax completely at any time. In most cases, parking the vehicle in front of the apartment is not a problem at all.
Vacation at Lake Cospuden
Location and orientation
The artificial lake Cospudener See is located in Saxony south of Leipzig. Its origin goes back to an open pit residual hole, which was later flooded. The lake belongs to the municipal areas of Leipzig, Markkleeberg and Zwenkau. Lake Cospuden is also popularly called "Cossi".Good access to the lake
If you drive to Lake Cospuden by car, you can use the large visitor car park about one kilometre from the north beach and the two parking spaces on the east beach in Zöbigker to park your car. Public transport is available by bus from Markkleeberg railway station and from Leipzig Connewitz. There are particularly picturesque views during the journey by ship from Leipzig.
Travelers and Activities
Lake Cospuden is a beautiful local recreation area and offers you not only beaches for swimming but also some water sports. These include windsurfing, kitesurfing, sailing and diving. Along the shore there are also numerous asphalted paths for cycling and inline skating.Enjoy breathtaking views while hiking
At Lake Cospuden also hikers get their money's worth. The best place to do this is at the diocesan height on the southern shore, where you can observe forest bison and sika game grazing in an enclosure. A wonderful excursion destination, however, is the 35-metre-high observation tower, which offers you a magnificent view over the lake. In addition, there is an eleven-kilometre-long circular trail at Lake Cospuden with numerous connecting paths to Belantis, Grünau, Lake Kulkwitz, Lake Elsterstausee and the southern floodplain forest.
Top 5 travel tips
Since 2012, a canal connection for canoes has existed at Lake Cospuden. The route, which connects the centre of Leipzig, six kilometres away, with Lake Cospuden, has since been ideal for an excursion by paddle! A unique experience!2. experience the bus tour Neuseenland
Take a bus tour through the lake landscape and let yourself be fascinated not only by the unique nature. Learn also something about the history of the brown coal mining and the way to the water paradise. An exciting alternative and ideal opportunity to get to know the surroundings.3rd Action in the Adventure Kingdom of Belantis
The Belantis amusement park is an absolute highlight, especially for young visitors. This adventure park is located between Zwenkauer See and Cospudener See and therefore in the immediate vicinity.
On an area of 25 football pitches you will experience numerous roller coasters, rides and attractions for young and old.4. ride on a quad bike tour
Experience the surroundings of Lake Cospuden in a unique way! Rent a Quad and discover lonely bays and unique views over the landscape during a guided tour through the Neuseenland! Between April and November you can participate in one of these tours.5. experience the dragon boat festival
Every year in August the Dragon Boat Race takes place on Lake Cospuden and attracts many visitors! With 20 men the 12 meter long boats go to the start and try to win. Unusual boat jewellery and wild costumes are a must! A funny spectacle with a varied programme.
Things to know
During the summer months many cultural events take place at Lake Cospuden, which sweeten the evenings in a sophisticated way. Visit for example the concerts at the lake, the song evenings or readings, which tempt you to reflect. Numerous changing exhibitions are held at various venues, so that art lovers can also indulge their senses. Especially cosy are the open-air cinema offers on warm summer evenings, which ensure a varied entertainment programme.Adventurous discovery tours under water
Lake Cospuden is particularly popular among divers. Here you will find your own dive path on the eastern shore, which offers many artificial and natural underwater attractions. These include old ship and boat wrecks as well as an impressive underwater forest.