Lakes and Damms

Porstendorf Lake

This lake is close to Jena, just a few km north of the city. So you can easily cycle there.

It belongs to the camping place and the entry to the lake is 3€.

There is a big beach where you can easily swim or take a dip as a non-swimmer.


  • Rent Pedal-boats and SUP

  • Play beach-volleyball

  • try nudism, it is allowed :D

How to get there by public transport:

  • The train is the best solution since there is a train stop called "Porstendorf"

  • The bus which is not that frequent.

More information:

Here are some suggested routes which passes through this point. You want to add your own route, contact us. It is very easy and we will register it with your own name.

Route 25: Cycling along Saale to Camburg

visiting Erlkönig, Kunitzer Hausbrücke, Porstendorf Lake, and Wild Garlics

Hiking length: 21.29 km

Route 47: From Jena to lake Porstendorf

visiting Porstendorf Lake

Hiking length: 11.62 km