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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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  • The Maschsee is the gem of the city of Hanover. People of all nationalities cavort on the banks. There are street musicians. Many activities such as cycling, walking, jogging, walking, skating, water sports can be performed there. And not to forget, the annual Maschsee is absolutely TOP.
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  • You can take a nice leisurely 6k walk around the Maschsee any time of the year. You will be greeted by many others with the same idea. A popular place to stroll on a Sunday. 
  • All seasons a recommended nearby recreation destination for the whole family! Ideal for the around walking, jogging or on sailing or paddle boating. The annual Maschsee is a highlight of the summer in Hannover in the first three weeks of August
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