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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 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......

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.

Thank Derek I
Reviewed 30 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

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

1  Thank mzzyap8
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.

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.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I didn't aware of Lake Alpsee when i planned for the trip. I rented a car and drove to visit Neuschwanstein. I found Parking P4 the nearest parking to the bus stop to the castle. Lake Alpsee is about 5 minutes walk from bus stop....More

Thank Soo K
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This beautiful lake on the shores of Hohenschwangau is a beautiful cold water leak at the base of two wonderful castles. Take a moment and follow the easy walking trail around the side of the lake for excellent views of both castles.

Thank joeBuffalo_Minnesota
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a gorgeous lake, which is located just next to Neuschwanstein castle‬. The views of the lake, as seen from the castle, are absolutely stunning, but don't miss a walk around the lake (apx. 5 km.), with it tranquil clear water, swans, and the...More

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The Alpsee is a VERY pleasant, picturesque lake just a few yards from the staging point for Neuschwanstein castle that somehow must of the tourists just pass by. It is definitely worth a stroll. Just go for a walk, enjoy the air, and take some...More

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