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Closing scenario after visiting the castles

There a a restaurant just in front of the lake that is close to the Bavarian Kings museum. You can... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Guilherme F
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
It's where the Locals go

Alpsee is the name of the Lake in the Town of Hohenschwangau beneath the two Castles of... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Eichstätt, Bayern, Germany
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“clean water”(2 reviews)
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 10 October 2016

There is a good walking path along the lake. Good views along the way, with sights of the castles from a couple of different angles.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank steelers0355
Reviewed 23 September 2016

There a a restaurant just in front of the lake that is close to the Bavarian Kings museum. You can start with the castles and leave the museum and Alpseebad to the end to close with a meal, admiring the view

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Guilherme F
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Alpsee is the name of the Lake in the Town of Hohenschwangau beneath the two Castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein. Alpseebad indicates the Bathing Establishment along the Lake, which according to a signpost is a 12 minute walk from the Alpenrose Inn. The time estimate...More

Date of experience: August 2016
5  Thank SaschaRai
Reviewed 29 August 2016

20 minutes walk out of town, or much closer by bike, this is a lovely swimming area with a shady grassy slope leading down to the water. There is a platform which you can swim out to, and a pier (Steg) - the latter was...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 19bison
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stopped here before our tour up at Neuschwanstein castle for a picnic. Wow. Crystal clear waters, a stunning mountainous backdrop, ducks and swans and dragonflies going about their business... wish we could have stayed for longer. You can hire a pedalo or rowing boat,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Hannah O
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I went there to see the Neuschwanstein Castle, but this place is much more beautiful than the castle itself.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 2 August 2016

For some reason I didn't know that there was a lake here so it was a real treat to be able to stroll here before dinner. If we had been staying longer we would have visited the Bad and or rented a boat. The day...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank travellingbuzz
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Please, it's summer, so go swimming to this lovely lake! After a long day walking and visiting both castles, and a lovely weather of course, we went for a walk and swim in the lake! It is so beautiful that we didn't want to go...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank sandramY1156BN
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Make sure to visit this beautiful lake when you visit the Neuschwanstein Castle. The lake is absolutely beautiful. The water is clear and you can go swimming or rent a small boat. There is a path that goes around the lake but we walked only...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank lottamatilda
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This lake makes for a great short walk. Takes about 90 mins to 2 hours. We did ours anti clockwise and was a better choice as the first half hour is quite hilly, and if your coming the other way, you will get the hills...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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