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Address: Schwangau, Bavaria, Germany
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You can swim in it even in September

Although a reservoir, it has a character that makes it a worthwhile visit. Lots for walkers, runners, cyclists and fishing too.

Reviewed 5 October 2014
Paul L
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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351 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Although a reservoir, it has a character that makes it a worthwhile visit. Lots for walkers, runners, cyclists and fishing too.

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San Francisco, CA
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637 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

What a great way to spend a couple of hours, cruising on this reservoir that looks so natural and is quite a sight to see. The German Alps in the background add immeasurably to the beauty. The ship has good food, a nice bar, lots of desserts and tables galore. Nice staff, very helpful. Beautiful sights, and so peaceful on... More 

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Thank William M
Muscat, Oman
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We biked around the lake and it was really enjoyable. We liked the view of mountains and biking trails are very well defined

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Moscow, Russia
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77 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

If you like wind,splashes and speed-this lake for you.Clear water,stable wind-what you want else?Near the lake you can a lot of small but good hotels.

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istanbul
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196 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Superb feeling, superb views, you can reach to Nirvana just watch,nh the tranquility here. We rented a boat- 5 euros an hour- rowed around the lake, enjoyed very much.

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2013

The views and silence of the lake were tremendous. The surrounding town is delightful and hearing the children laughing and playing in the lake was heart warming.

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NC USA
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2013

A nice way to spend an hour or so is to take a cruise on this lake, and enjoy the mountains, the sights, and the beauty while sipping a bottle of your favorite beverage. Cheap family fun.

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Hyvinkaa, Finland
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

It was very relaxing to walk on Forggensee shores. Water was like from Bahamas because of minerals from The Alps. There were few ships flowing on the lake and the scenery was so photographically. You can see the centre of Füssen (surrounding by the Alps) from Forggensee. Waiting for next trip there =)

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London, United Kingdom
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523 reviews
352 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We walked to the lake from Fussen along the river. The boat trip was very inexpensive and the facilities were really good-toilets and a small bar. It was lovely to sit up top and enjoy a beer. We did the longer trip and opted to stay on board, although you could get off at each stop. As we did it... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 June 2013

We did the boat trip on the first day of the 2013 season. The weather was lovely and it was a very relaxing trip with the beautiful mountains in the background. We also did some cycling around the lake which was very easy and family friendly.

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