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Munich is famous for beer, sausages and surfing. Yep, you read that right...
San-Aktiv Tours are the largest and best-organised of the canoe-hire companies in the park, with a network of vehicles to shuttle canoes, bicycles and people around the area...
Any time of year is a fine time to feel your daily cares slip away at Liquidrom , a stylishly minimalist day spa that's the perfect mood enhancer on a rainy day...
This historic swimming and spa complex looks just as gorgeous as it did when it opened in 1909. It has a year-round outdoor pool, a superb Jugendstil indoor pool, children’s pools and 10 dry and wet saunas...
The city-run Salinarium is a year-round complex of outdoor (April to September) and indoor swimming pools (only one of which is saltwater) that includes a 100m-long spiral water slide, whirlpools, a children’s pool a...
Bathing in the Isar River isn't advisable because of strong and unpredictable currents (especially in the English Garden), though many locals do...
Munich also has many swimming pools to cool your desires. Admire the spectacular art nouveau architecture while taking a dip at the Müller'sches Volksbad. Take tram 18 from Karlsplatz to the 'Am Gasteig' stop.
Kids get to splash around in a shallow pool or swoosh down slides while their parents relax on the ample lawn at this public pool in a little Scheunenviertel park.
Westerland's Surf Schule Westerland Sunset Beach offers lessons and also rent out equipment for windsurfing as well as kitesurfing, regular surfing and catamaran sailing.
This gorgeous bathing temple from 1914 wows swimmers with mosaics, frescoes, marble and brass. There are two pools (20m and 25m) and a Russian-Roman bath.
The futuristic-looking glass roof by the harbour in Prien-Stock shelters Prienavera, a popular pool complex with a wellness area, water slides and a restaurant.
If the sun’s out, take a 3km walk northwest of the Altstadt to this forest lido, a family magnet with its outdoor pools, slides and volleyball courts.
Situated four blocks south of Mathildenhöhe, this natural lake offers open-air swimming in the warm season. From the city centre, take bus L.
This lakefront beach, 4km northeast of the centre, has sunbathing lawns, a kiddie pool, playground, volleyball courts and even a naturist area.
One of Europe’s largest lakeside lidos with 1km of sandy beach and plenty of infrastructure. Often gets packed.
Sportiv Touren runs 2½-hour Kanutouren (canoe tours) from various points on the Danube and Iller Rivers.
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