Exploring swimming lakes in Germany
After spending most of the summer in southern Germany, I wanted to go for another trip to northern Germany to visit family and friends. Inspired by the beautiful lakes I visited in Switzerland and the hot temperatures in Germany, I decided to take a little detour to check out a few swimming lakes on my way to the North.
Going for swims in Bavaria I started my trip in the German Alps at Sylvensteinsee near Lenggries. The reservoir of the Isar river was really cold. Perfectly suited for the hot and sunny weather.
I followed road L307 which eventually ended in a private toll road which was really nice to drive. It followed the Isar river for several kilometers and lead to the beautiful Walchensee.
Walchensee has been one of my favorite lakes in southern Germany. The water was very clear, perfectly tempered for swimming and surrounded by a beautiful landscape that offered a lot of possibilities for hiking and mountain-biking.
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