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Discover Germany | Special Feature | Swimming lakes in Germany

place in the evening. What happens is just a change of atmosphere as people stop bathing in the sun and start bathing in the relaxed sounds of contemporary music. Needless to say this list could go on and on, which highlights again: there is every reason to visit one of Germany’s open air pools or swimming lakes. Main image: Opalbad in Wiesbaden. Copyright: Wiesbaden Marketing GmbH. Top: Badeschiff in the Arena Club. Copyright: Torsten Seidel / visitBerlin. Middle: Opalbad Wiesbaden. Copyright: Wiesbaden Marketing GmbH. Bottom: Bostalsee in Saarland. Copyright: Klaus-Peter Kappest.

results. Hence before dipping a toe into a water, visitors or inhabitants can check whether that water is actually suitable for swimming. Apart from the water quality there is a huge desire to provide pool and lake visitors with a complete holiday experience. The time of a simple 25-metre length pool has passed. Today one can expect to see the conjunction of beach-like qualities with slides and diving platforms out of a water park. Like the Opelbad in Wiesbaden, where one can see the city while swimming, sliding or relaxing in the Finnish sauna. Or the Wannsee near Berlin, which is large enough to enable surfing and sailing. The Bostalsee, located in the Saarland, even invites visitors to camp out for an actual holiday. A true innovation in terms of bathing entertainment is also the Badeschiff which is floating right in the Spree in the heart of Berlin. But it is not only the location visitors will celebrate. As the Badeschiff belongs to the Arena Club, there is no reason to leave the Issue 37 | April 2016 | 57

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Discover Germany, Issue 37, April 2016  

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