Loop around Lake Cospuden

At a glance

  • Start: Markkleeberg, Kees'scher Park
  • Destination: Markkleeberg, Kees'scher Park
  • Easy
  • 11,13 km
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • 6 m
  • 119 m
  • 110 m

Lake Cospuden in the south of Leipzig is an example of regional development changing from an open-cast mining area to a vibrant tourist region.

Water sports providers, restaurants, cafés, etc. have settled here. The Scandinavian-style harbor of Zöbigker radiates a very special flair. The dune-like sandy beach on the northern shore is also known as the longest sandy beach in Saxony. In the south, the Bistumshöhe observation tower offers a fascinating view over the Neue Harth forest area. Lake Cospuden can be circumnavigated via an asphalted lakeside path.

Tour dashboard


  • Tarmac (61%)
  • Gravel (11%)
  • Path (27%)


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