Around the wonderful city of Füssen in the Allgäu you can find many large and small alpine foothill lakes, which are a paradise for watersport enthusiasts. No matter if you're sailing, surfing, boating, canoeing or water skiing - if you like watersports you'll find many diverse activities and fantastic sporting conditions.
The first point of interest for watersports enthusiasts around Füssen is the 16 square kilometers large Forggensee. The fourth largest lake of Bavaria is surrounded by forrests and green areas and lays in the middle of the mountain region of the Allgäu. In the summer months until October the gorge integrates well into the surrounding nature and offers plenty of recreational oportunities. Alongside swimming, walking and cycling you can also practice a number of a watersports activites.
If you like it more relaxed you can also take a ride with a pedal boat and enjoy the marvelous views of the mountains and the castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau.
For sailing and surfing the lake also offers fantastic conditions. Around the lake you can find sailing clubs, sailing schools and surfing schools, from which you can rent the necessary equipment or even learn the sport from ground up.
For beginners there are also trial courses on offer.
The Forggensee lake is also often a venue where international sailing regattas take place. Canoeists, Windsurfers and Kitesurfers as well as Kayak enthusiasts will also enjoy plenty of space to conduct their activities.
Especially the canoe tours on offer are well received by everybody and can also be booked by absolute beginners, as competent personal is always available to train and assist.
A sunset tour with a canoe on the Forggensee lake is an unforgettable experience. Amazing views and experiences in nature are guaranteed.
The Hopfen lake and the Weißen lake are also popular with water sports enthusiasts, especially in the morning when the wind conditions are perfect for surfing.
The legendary Alat lake as well as the Bannwald lake or the Mitter lake and the Ober lake in the Faulenbacher Valley are recommended points of interests for tourists and offer a large array of watersports activities.
A special tip: Not far from Füssen is the Lech Valley, which is one of the most beautiful wildwater and nature landscapes in Europe. Here you can experience action packed rafting tours or enjoy canoeing. Plenty of companies on site are offering tours and equipment.
Around Füssen Watersport enthusiasts don't have to miss anything. The selection of wonderful lakes, which will amaze you with crystal clear water and an amazing natural landscape is large. If you like watersports then Füssen is an ideal holiday destination for you.