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Maschsee, Hannover

Water Body · Nature / Park
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. PutMaschsee into our Hannover day trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I enjoyed very much my time spent at Maschsee although weather was not the best for outdoor activities. It is an artificial lake in a walking distance from the city center, suitable for all possible.....  more »
  • It’s close to a famous museum and a great monument in Hannover. Perfect for walking, jogging and riding bike.  more »
  • This is a great place for a nice walk in one of the beautiful area of Hannover ! There are plenty of things to do close by !  more »
  • Very beautiful place you could run around the lake or walk around . There are some restaurant and cafe around it . It’s a good place for children to play in the nature . There is bicycle way around the lake or you could go by skate .
  • Lovely place to enjoy for the calmness and peace the lake brings out within you.
  • Great place to hang out or date in open air
  • One of the very beautiful places in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) state. I would highly recommend visiting it. The lake is surrounded by biking lane and suitable for both walking and jogging. Good for family activities. The lake is very beautiful the surrounding area is very green. It is an excellent place for relaxing. The connections are available.
  • Beautiful sight in Hannover city center. Highly recommended

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