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Schwansee

Hiking Highlight

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Recommended by 822 out of 858 hikers

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  • Andreas

    The Schwansee is small but nice and offers a beautiful view of the castles.

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    • October 6, 2018

  • Siggi

    From the south-west bank of the lake you have a great view of the royal castles.
    Dog owners should know that they will have to walk over some grating when circumnavigating the lake with their dog.

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    • June 19, 2020

  • Siggi

    The Schwansee and its mountain panorama with the castle is unique, but the lake also has its charms when going around it.

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    • August 27, 2020

  • Siggi

    The view at dusk over the Schwansee to Neuschwanstein is great.

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    • May 18, 2020

  • Siggi

    Neuschwanstein Castle, with its history, is actually a "must" for everyone who is here.

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    • September 22, 2020

  • Sandra

    Wonderful lake for swimming, relaxing, ... with a circular path. We also recommend the homemade cake in the Franz Wölfle Hut sehr

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    • September 21, 2020

  • Schlafwanderer

    Things are a bit less busy here than at the Alpsee

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    • May 24, 2020

  • Basti

    Nice way to cool off in warm temperatures during the hike.

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    • June 18, 2019

  • Tobias

    A beautiful view over the lake.

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    • August 16, 2019

  • jo

    Last year (2018) we refreshed ourselves here too - wonderful :-)

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    • June 19, 2019

  • rangerjacke

    Very nice in the fall in the morning or before dawn when the fog rises over the lake

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    • November 11, 2019

  • rangerjacke

    In the evening there is a special mystical atmosphere.

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    • March 1, 2020

  • HS-muc

    Beautiful lake, royal and with a few small swimming spots

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    • July 28, 2020

  • Peregrine

    beautifully located, with swimming areas and plenty of space for nature. Great view towards the royal castles.

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    • October 25, 2020

  • GEier

    Great view of Neu Schwanstein

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    • October 21, 2018

  • JR on Tour

    Quiet lake, around which one can stroll comfortably.

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    • March 27, 2019

  • rangerjacke

    mystical mood in the evening

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    • March 28, 2020

  • Peter.FiHa

    the schwansee is very beautiful in winter as in summer :-)

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    • July 8, 2021

  • Ilona

    If a concert is in the castles and the wind is cheap, you can listen to the sounds of the lake ... fantastically beautiful!

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    • December 10, 2018

  • Goedi1984

    Quiet and away from the crowds a nice round around the mystical Schwansee.

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    • December 17, 2018

  • Ralf B.

    Swan Lake

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    • October 4, 2020

  • Wally.Sabally

    Swimming is allowed and wonderful with a mountain panorama. Cold but beautiful.

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    • September 12, 2021

  • Marco SMG

    A wonderful piece of earth.

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    • September 15, 2021

  • Erik

    Small lake in front of Neuschwanstein Castle. Pleasant water and very clear.

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    • October 13, 2021


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Location: Hohenschwangau, Ostallgäu, Allgäu, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany

Information

  • Elevation790 m
  • Opening Hours

    always open

Contact

  • Address
    87629 Füssen, Koordinaten: 47° 33′ 27″ N, 10° 43′ 11″ O

Good to know

  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Wheelchair access
    Yes
  • Dog Friendly
    Yes

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