We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
290
All photos (290)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
A small lake near Neuschwanstein, the famous 19th-century castle located west of Munich.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Schwangau, Germany, 87645, Bavaria, Germany
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Bavaria
from USD 63.30
More Info
from USD 28.80
More Info
from USD 79.40
More Info
from USD 115.10
More Info
Reviews (163)
Filter reviews
56 results
Traveller rating
44
12
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
44
12
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful lake neuschwanstein and hohenschwangau castles bus stop short walk amazing views nature germany boat crystal snow paddle mirror tourists lakes benches scenery shore
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 56 reviews
Reviewed 31 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 13 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 8 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
1  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 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

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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3,436 nearby hotels
Schlosshotel Lisl
139 reviews
.28 km away
Hotel Mueller
773 reviews
.39 km away
Hotel Alpenstuben
453 reviews
.51 km away
Hotel Garni Schlossblick
286 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 24,143 nearby restaurants
Hotel Muller Restaurant Acht-Eck
519 reviews
.33 km away
Alpenstuben
507 reviews
.49 km away
Schlossrestaurant Neuschwanstein
354 reviews
1.17 km away
Allgauer Stuberl
263 reviews
.56 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6,171 nearby attractions
Neuschwanstein Castle
16,172 reviews
1.22 km away
Alpseebad
135 reviews
1.05 km away
Schloss Hohenschwangau
3,172 reviews
.32 km away
Museum of the Bavarian Kings
479 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Alpsee staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines