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Beat the Heat | Pools and Lakes in Düsseldorf

June 23, 2017

It’s officially summertime and the temperatures are rising! That means it’s time to find a cool spot to beat the heat. Take a gander through the list below of swimming pools and lakes around Düsseldorf that will definitely cool you down this summer!

Local Düsseldorfer, Sabrina Schmidt knows all the summer gems in the city and was kind enough to share with us a number of great places to embrace the weather this month!


Lakes in Düsseldorf

Unterbacher See:

This lake is the closest to Düsseldorf and can be reached by bus. There are two beaches available, the Nordstrand and the Südstrand, which is subdivided into a nude beach and a regular beach. Bus stop: Strandbad Nord for the northern beach or Strandbad Süd for the southern beach.

Kaarster See: 

A short drive away is the Kaarster See which can be reached with the S28. There are also two beaches available. S-Bahn stop: Kaarster See.

Waterski Lake Langenfeld: 

This lake is not only refreshing but also a fun way to spend the day waterskiing or wakeboarding. The lake can be reached with the S6. S-Bahn stop: Langenfeld-Berghausen.


Swimming Pools in Düsseldorf 

Rheinbad Hallenbad + Freibad: 

Close to Esprit Arena (U78 ESPRIT Arena/Messe Nord). Bus 896 Messe Nordeingang.


Strandbad Lörick:

Bus 833 Strandbad Lörick.


Hallenfreibad Benrath:

Tram U71, U74, U83 Benrath S-Bahnhof, Bus 730, 778, 779, 784, 788, 789 Benrath S-Bahnhof, S-Bahn S6, S68 Benrath S-Bahnhof, Train RE1, RE5 Benrath S-Bahnhof


Where do you go to cool down in this blistering heat? Let us know in the comment section below and we’ll be happy to add your special place to the list.

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