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A small lake near Neuschwanstein, the famous 19th-century castle located west of Munich.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Schwangau, Germany, 87645, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Very pretty lake right next to the two castles, easy to get to for a short walk or just to admire the scenery. We had our lunch here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank duomo2
Reviewed 12 October 2018

After a long day with walks up and down from and to Neuschwanstein this was a very relaxing stop to sit, rest and think about the beauty of nature. Cool and refreshing lake in Hohenschwangau.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pat P
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The Lake Alpsee is not impressive as much as other alpine lakes in Germany. But you will see this lake anyways if you are planning to visit King Ludwig' castles, it is located just below castle Hohenschwangau and you can't miss it. Options are -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tk3232
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

we rented a row boat for 5 euro and paddled around the lake. the water color is beautiful and the view of both castles is stunning!! Definitely a must do!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank account4fun
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great hike around a crystal clear beautiful lake. We hiked all the way around and loved the views. My favorite part of the day in town......

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank tuli763
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We missed the earlier (and faster) approach to the castle, but ended up delighted to view this lovely alpine lake. While we saw it with snow all around, I imagine it's also beautiful other times of the year, too.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dereki122
Reviewed 29 October 2017

You should walk up to the edge of the lake and along its shore if you have time, it was by far one of the most enjoyable parts of my mornings in the area. The crystal clear water begs to be swam in or taken...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Thank God our Son noticed this lake from afar! Most tourists like me are so intent on Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau Castles, we miss the Alpsee all together (which would have been a shame). If you have time, just walk over to the lake from where...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank mzzyap
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Beautiful crystal clear water , amazing views - excellent for family swimming, however is very cold even on the hottest day.. nice way to cool off. This is a must visit with the castle of neuschwanstien.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ice409
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Alpsee Bavaria Germany is a lake with an elevation of 814 metres abovd sea level in the Ostallgäu district of Bavaria, Germany, located about 4 kilometres southeast of Füssen. It is close to the Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles with lovely views.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank chickandbeast
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