Alpsee

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Alpsee
Alpsee.jpg
View from Neuschwanstein castle, with Schloss Hohenschwangau visible in the lower right
Location Ostallgäu, Bavaria
Coordinates 47°33′04″N 10°43′25″E / 47.55111°N 10.72361°E / 47.55111; 10.72361Coordinates: 47°33′04″N 10°43′25″E / 47.55111°N 10.72361°E / 47.55111; 10.72361
Basin countries Germany
Max. length 1.9 km
Surface area 88 ha
Max. depth 62 m
Shore length1 4.7 km
Surface elevation 813.94 m
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

The Alpsee is a lake in the Ostallgäu district of Bavaria, Germany, located about 4 kilometres southeast of Füssen. It is close to the Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles.

The lake has just under five kilometres of shoreline and a depth of up to 62 metres. It is a popular tourist attraction, given its proximity to the castles and the wild swans that inhabit the lake. Boats are available for rent and there is a wide variety of hiking trails in the vicinity. A circular path leads around the shore, and the "Fürstenstrasse" (Princes' Road) leads from Hohenschwangau over the Schwarzenberg ridge and down to Pinswang in the Lechtal.