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6 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Bremen


Bremen is Germany's smallest state. Two distinct enclaves form the state of Bremen. One is Bremen the state capital, and the other is Bremerhaven the city. Bremen is known for its rich cultural life with many theatres, libraries, archives, museums, and galleries.

Mahndorfer See
Mahndorfer SeeMahndorfer See, 28307 Bremen, Germany

The Mahndorfer See is a quarry pond in the south of Bremen with an area of ​​22.4 hectares and a maximum depth of 15 meters. The state border runs through the lake, the eastern bank belongs to the town of Achim in the district of Verden , Lower Saxony. The lake was created in 1961/62 during the construction of the A1 motorway. It got its current size by removing sand for the construction of the Mercedes plant in Bremen.

OchtumOchtum, Germany

The Ochtum, together with its longest source river, is about 59 kilometers long left tributary of the Weser. The Ochtum flows in Lower Saxony and Bremen on the southwestern edge of the Wesermarsch northwest parallel to the slope of the Syker Geest, from which it also flows most of its tributaries.

Silbersee Stuhr
Silbersee StuhrSilbersee Stuhr, 28816 Stuhr, Germany

The Silbersee is a quarry pond in the municipality of Stuhr in the district of Diepholz. The lake, which was created in the 1960s when the Federal Motorway 1 was built, is located south of Moordeich and west of Brinkum directly on the motorway. The lake, which is used as a bathing lake , is mostly surrounded by trees. There are campsites in the south and west. In the north of the lake, there are two beach areas with a slide and a bathing island with a diving board and diving tower.

StadtwaldseeUnisee, 28359 Bremen, Germany

The Stadtwaldsee is an excavation lake in Bremen, Germany. It is commonly known as the Unisee due to its proximity to Bremen University. At an elevation of 1 m, its surface area is 28.2 ha. The western end of the lake is currently used by windsurfers, anglers and divers. A water-skiing facility being planned in 2005 and 2007 caused a dispute. A citizens' initiative and a majority of the City Advisory Council on one side were in opposition to the Ministry for Interior and Sport on the other side.

Westliches Hollerland
Westliches HollerlandWilhelm-Herbst-Straße 5, 28359 Bremen, Germany

Hollerland originally referred to a cultural landscape in the north and east of Bremen, which was made arable by Dutch settlers in the 12th century. Due to the construction of extensive suburban settlements, especially since the 1960s, only remnants of the original cultural landscape reclaimed by the Dutch have been preserved. Today one only calls the one in the Horn-Lehe district and nature reserve designated part as Hollerland.

WieltseeWieltsee, 28844 Weyhe, Germany

The Wieltsee is a quarry pond in the village Weyhe in Diepholz. The lake, which was created in the 1960s as part of the construction of the Federal Motorway 1 , is east of the Dreye district of Weyh, directly south of the Weser in the outer dike area. The lake has been connected to the Weser by a breakthrough at Weser km 355 since the 1970s. Part of the lake is still used for dredging. The largest part is home to several water sports clubs, which have their boat berths here. In addition, the lak

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