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Maschsee, Hannover

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Maschsee, an artificial, 78 hectare (193 acre) lake, provides a picturesque setting for walking, bicycling, or skating on the 6 km (3.7 mi) of pathways around its banks. Look for some of the notable works of art on the northern side of the lake, such as the 6 m (19.7 ft)steel sculpture "Hellebardier" by Alexander Calder. You can also try your hand at several waters sports, such as sailing, rowing, windsurfing, and swimming. Stop for a German beer at one of the lakeside restaurants. Using our international travel planner, Hannover attractions like Maschsee can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This lake is in the heart of the city and popular with the locals who come to jog, dog walk and sail. Take the boat tour for 7 euros all the way around. There are small cafes and a restaurant if you c...  more »
  • This man made lake is a very nice place to chill and walk around. You can easily find a place to sit down and enjoy the nature... in the middle of the city! You can also rent a pedalo. However, I woul...  more »
  • Nice place to go for a walk, Jog , or just hang around. Go sailing , if you have a interest. Else just soak in the nice and calm panorama of the lake.  more »