Talsperre Spremberg

Brandenburg  >  Germany

A reservoir on the river Spree which gives home to plenty of waterfowl and in the surrounding woods passerines can be found.

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Most recent update 29 December 2021
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In winter, the reservoir of Talsperre Spremberg is home to Whooper Swan, Common Goldeneye and different geese. In summer, waders and warblers breed there and in the surrounding woods different tits and Goldcrest can be found.



By public transport: The train from Cottbus to Zittau stops in Bagenz (per request) and Spremberg. Follow the sign; the hiking paths are well-marked. By bike: The cycle-paths on both sides of the reservoir are well-marked. By car: There are tourist areas on both sides of the reservoir near the dam. Follow the signs from Spremberg or Cottbus.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Wetland , Lake , Reedbeds , River


Flat , Sandy , Hilly

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Winter , Spring migration , Autumn migration


Paved road , Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot , Bicycle , Boat , Car , Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

The camping area on the north-eastern side provides good access to the water, but there is a nudist area (FKK).

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