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Address: Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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A short stroll from the town centre. Very relaxing with some lovely views however no lake in the winter, but still worth the trip.

Reviewed 1 March 2016
HungryLilHippo
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

A short stroll from the town centre. Very relaxing with some lovely views however no lake in the winter, but still worth the trip.

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Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

If you enjoy mountain biking or walking you have got to go this lake. It is so beautiful you can hardly believe your eyes. As well as the incredible reflections of the blue mountains on the lake there are cows with dinging bells and pretty horses and wild deer. It is only 15 minutes walk from Schwangau. We didn't allow... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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1,187 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 620 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The Forggensee is quite a nice place for a stroll. especially close to sundown. The way I like it! However the Forggensee offers many other opportunities, such as sailing, boating, water-skiing. I am more interested in taking pictures from close up as well as far away. Going up the Mount Tegelberg, offered me the opportunity to see this lake in... More 

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Thank Robby G C
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56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We spent a whole morning first to the west shore and then the east. It was so so beautiful and relaxing. We are photo lovers and we took so many pictures there. It is good for sports, family with kids, couples, and of course lovers.

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Thank Leung P
Bengaluru, India
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Unexpectedly beautiful spot, worthing stopping for more then a few days to really enjoy. Take time to really explore the lake. The cable car to the top of the mountain is a great way to get a great perspective.

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Thank Michelle G
Wymondham, Norfolk
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144 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We had 3 days excellent cycling in this area. The trip around the lake is awesome - we did it twice, both ways.

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Thank Norfolkseagull
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Stunning alpine lake that is massive. Take the ferry and get great views of the alpes and castle Lovely way to get around the lake

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Rushton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The lake was frozen over, the views & walks around the lake are great & a cuppa coffee along the route near Schwangau

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Thank SAMPLUM
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Reviewed 14 February 2015

Beautiful lake with the amazing backdrop of the alps! Well worth a visit and a walk around! Empty of water iin winter which is interesting!

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Thank RestaurantsMed
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46 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

I stay at the LandHotel Guglhupf, I found that there is a even a bigger lake right behind the hotel area. It looks nice and quiet. And there are not many people walking around. That's where i could feel peace of mind. Suggest it.

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