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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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  • As a citizen of Hannover for the last 4.5 years I have been in Maschsee and the surrounding area more time that I can remember. It is nice to visit in a day without rain during the whole year (better ...  more »
  • Actually you should visit every day the Maschsee and Maschpark for a longer walk. But unfortunately, that isn't always works how you want.
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  • Am jogging one morning around the Maschsee, roads were clear and clear (so not a long search and orientation). Nice recreation area, should be crowded but pretty in summer.
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