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Absolutely stunning! Don't miss!!

During a recent trip to Europe with friends we drove between Garmisch Germany and Ulm Germany. The... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
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An absolutely stunning part of the world. I’m looking forward to coming back in the summer so I can... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

During a recent trip to Europe with friends we drove between Garmisch Germany and Ulm Germany. The route we took led us right by Lake Plansee and the Lake ended up being one of my favorite views of our entire trip. The lake sits at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

An absolutely stunning part of the world. I’m looking forward to coming back in the summer so I can swim in the lake.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Alpine lakes are always awesome. This one has a fjord like shape and the best way to enjoy the magnificent views is its cruise!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

It was really beautiful and peaceful. You can swim and chill and just admire that blue color... The mountains surrounding it made it even more beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Worth the time to have a beach like experience in the Austrian Alps On a hot summer day. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

An absolutely beautiful place! The surrounding mountains, road next to the lake and emerald colored water make this a must stop! There are many places along the road to pull over and enjoy the views. We will definitely be back!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

On our way to Linderhof from Austria we drove along the beautiful lake of Plansee. The bad surprise was just after when suddenly the road was blocked. It took us more than 1h30 min to reach Linderhof through another road ... what is really disappointing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Amazing views, wonderful landscapes, a place for picnic. It’s worth to prepare a lunch and brig it with you there. Everything tastes better on the blanket on lakesides

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Took a drive up to the Plansee after walking around Oberammergau. It was some of the most beautiful scenery...snow-capped mountains, a large lake the color of emeralds...it was stunning. I am so glad we went — it was a highlight of our trip.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This beautiful lake is frozen in winter but still offers stunning views of its icy water and the surrounding mountains. Be warned that if you plan to stop at the Hotel Forelle for refreshment it will be closed until 14 March. Be sure you have...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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July 31, 2018|
Response from 984patrykd | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there is no Uber. But for sure u can find a bike rental place, they are almost ever village or town
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Robina, Australia
Day trip from Garmisch to the Castles (2 Replies)
I will be in Garmisch-Partenkirchen for 3 days next month and have allocated one day to drive to Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. I am interested in opinions as to which to go to first, and is it worth doing a tour inside both or only one? I had planned to drive direct to Hohenschwangau to buy tickets, go inside Neuschwanstein, then go to Marienbrucke to see the view from there, then drive via Plansee to Linderhof and tour there also. I am also concerned about crowds as it will be a...More
May 17, 2010|
Response fromemilysmom2003|
What you might consider doing is ordering your tickets on-line for Neuschwanstein. That way you will not have to wait in a very long line to buy them, only in the shorter line for reserved tickets. You could try to get the earliest available tickets and then plan your day from there. You need to pick up your tickets from the ticket office at least an hour before your tour is scheduled to begin, since it will take a bit to climb the mountain (either by bus, foot or carriage). The line of...More
Penang Island, Malaysia
Travel Between Ehrwald and Grainau (2 Replies)
I plan to visit Lermoos, Berwang and Plansee on Austria side, and Eibsee, Grainau and may be Mittenwald on Germany side in April 2015. It will be very much appreciated if someone could help answer my following questions? 1) As I will be travelling between those places by trains/buses, is Ehrwald or Grainau a better place to base myself? 2) Is there any day ticket for trains/buses that I can purchase to travel unlimitedly between those places? 3) Is the train between Grainau and...More
October 22, 2014|
Response frommytrip2009|
Thanks Mikey for the reply and video.
Sandy, Utah
Hiking around Lake Plansee (2 Replies)
I will be in the area in a few weeks (hoping snow doesn't hit) and I want to hike around Lake Plansee and the surrounding mountains - can anyone please point me to a website (preferrably in English but anything will do) which has hiking trails in that are for me. Thanks!
October 10, 2012|
Response fromTigr_Ldy|
Thanks so much!