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Inspiración # 5 : Alpsee

Jillian @ Passport Out

Jillian is the Editorial Director of Passport Out.

18 Comments
  1. Jakub M

    August 27, 2016 2:25 pm

    Main purpose of our trip was the visit of Neuschwanstein castle, but we saw the nice blue lake under the castle from the hillside view, so we have decided to go there. We loved it there, so we have decided to rent a pedalboat and go across the lake and take some pictures of both castles. It was very nice!

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 7:46 pm

      The same thing happened during our trip! Neuschwanstein was the main reason we were there as well, but saw the lake as we were going up the hill! How we wish you could comment photos here. Would love to see your photo of the two castles from the middle of the lake.

  2. Frances

    August 27, 2016 2:26 pm

    This is probably the clearest lake I have ever seen. It is truly breathtaking. There is a family of swans that lives here. Vry nice photo! Cheers!

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 7:48 pm

      Saw those swans, too, and yes, the water was amazing! We would have swam with the kids (in the photo) if we had swimwear with us.

  3. Derek88

    August 27, 2016 2:27 pm

    Fantastic clear lake with stunning reflections of the castle well worth a 2hr walk around the perimeter. A must see while in Fussen ! Nice to see this here ! Great one

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 7:50 pm

      Agree with you! I liked the Alpsee much more than I did the castles, though. The water had that calming effect, I guess.

  4. Bill Ng

    August 27, 2016 2:28 pm

    i went to the alpsee early in the morning. the atmosphere was superb with a wet day at 15 degree celcius. highly recomended.

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 7:52 pm

      Wow, that must have been the best early morning walk! Thanks for dropping by here, Bill!

  5. Morgan

    August 27, 2016 2:29 pm

    We had a peaceful walk along the Alpsee on a sunny afternoon. The scenic beauty is enchanting and you get a beautiful view of the Alps!! Hope you enjoyed your walk too!!

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 8:00 pm

      Yup, we totally did! We didn’t get the chance to try the hiking trails or the Fürstenstrasse, though. I heard the trails allow for better appreciation of the Alps. Would love to try those the next time we visit!

  6. Doug Ysellmann

    August 27, 2016 9:43 pm

    Honestly I ended up walking around the Alpsee by accident after taking a wrong turn, but I am so happy I did. It it absolutely stunning from start to finish, ethereally silent, breathtakingly beautiful, and with refreshing streams you can drink from on the way. Beautiful photo by the way!

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 8:05 pm

      Which trail were you on? That’s what I love about Bayern and Tyrol – unadulterated nature, unmatched scenic views, and the feeling that the world is embracing you with all that beauty. We’re glad you like the photo. Thanks for tuning in, Doug!

  7. Lisetteki

    August 27, 2016 9:44 pm

    The kids had to go in for a dip it is SO CLEAR. It is difficulty to put into words it’s crisp beautiful calm and simply stunning. Run off glacier waters with views of historic castles like out of a dairy tale. I can’t express the beauty. Hope u had a wonderful time in Alpsee!

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 8:09 pm

      We had a lovely time here, imagining princes and princesses wandering about! Totally agree with your description. Do you and your kids like the other towns along the Romantische Straße, as well?

  8. andre0liveira

    August 27, 2016 9:45 pm

    I have one word for this place : Underrated!

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 8:09 pm

      Maybe, it’s better left like that! Thanks for dropping by, Andre!

  9. Andriy Zhuravlev

    August 27, 2016 9:46 pm

    Beautiful lake between Neushweinstein castle and Linderhof castle in Germany. There are a lot of places to stop a car and do a beautiful photos, especially in the morning when fog is over the lake!
    From a captivated fan from Ukraine!

    • Jillian at Passport Out

      August 28, 2016 8:14 pm

      Agree with how photogenic Füssen and Allgäu are! I think you meant Hohenschwangau 😉 Thanks so much for tuning in, Andriy!

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