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Beautiful....Bring your swimming suits

After visiting the castles, we enjoyed the lake. The lake is walking distance from the Castle... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Valley Stream, New York
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The Clear Blue Green

Loved this lake with its townside beach - perfect for a refreshing swim after walking around the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perth, United Kingdom
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Alpseebad (Lake-swimming -area)is the best place in Hohenschwangau to relax and have fun with swimming in the crystal clear Alplake. You can stay to fill your gap before your castle entrance or stay just the whole day. Open from April every day...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Alpseestrasse 27 | 87645 Hohenschwangau, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 175 9703590
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the castles, we enjoyed the lake. The lake is walking distance from the Castle Museum. We rented paddle boats for 30 minutes for 5 Euros. Wenr swimming in the lake. If you travel with your dog, there were dogs there too. It was...More

Thank ecd15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this lake with its townside beach - perfect for a refreshing swim after walking around the lake (approx 2 hours). Very relaxing lying on one of the beaches or grass (or sitting in the cafe/restaurant) and feasting your eyes on the deep blue green...More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Hard to say what I enjoyed more - the Neuschwanstein Castle or swimming in the Alpsee. However the lake was not so overcrowded.

Thank BM_11
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Really beautiful lake with clear water. It was very hot July day when we visited, so we could not resist to take a bath. Water was pleasantly cool, but still warm enough for swimming. Be careful, if you are not a good swimmer, it becomes...More

Thank Nuclearbaby
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I did not swim but took the almost two hour walk around the lake. Stunning spot with clean clear water which I expect is very cold but refreshing.

Thank Susieb2201
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Wonderful Lake near the Neuschwanstein Castle. Great vistas, clean water and swans. Perfect spot for photo oportunities!

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Tourists do make a beeline for the castles. If you have time, walk towards the water where the Neuchwanstein shuttle bus drops you off. If you appreciate nature you won't be sorry.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The scenery is just magnificent. The alps surround this beautiful lake. You need to get at least your feet in the water. Probably just a good idea in the very hot summer.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Viewed from the Castle i persuaded my host to pass by this beautiful lake as we headed for home. We did and the scenery was captivating the view of the two castle from the lake side viewpoint was also amazing. We did not do anything...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Visited this area mainly to get the Neuschwanstein Castle - however this lake was a lovely surprise. Crystal clear water, swans, stunning views - an experience that shouldn't be missed if you're going to visit this area.

Thank Freya C
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