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Flaucher Beach

Flaucher Beach

Munich - Urban beach

Down by the Isar River, this stretch of beach draws big crowds in the summer months, who hang out all day and sometimes well into the night - grilling (bring your...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
Weissenhauser Strand

Weissenhauser Strand

Hamburg - Public beach

A resort on the Baltic Sea, Weissenhauser Stand is is about 75 miles (120 km) from Hamburg and site of the annual L-Beach Festival. It can be reached by road,...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
Central Park

Central Park

Hamburg - Urban beach

Nobody goes in the water at Central Park, a funky seasonal landlocked beach club where sun umbrellas are pitched on the sands of what used to be a parking lot....
  • Mostly hetero
  • Performing arts
  • Food & drink
Strand Pauli

Strand Pauli

Hamburg - Urban beach

Set against the backdrop of harbor dry docks, Strand Pauli on the banks of the Elbe River draws a highly diverse crowd with its straw-thatched umbrellas, deck...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Other
  • Food & drink
Freibad Plötzensee

Freibad Plötzensee

Berlin - Freshwater beach

One of Berlin's most popular lakes because of its convenient location, this is one of the more obvious places to lay one's towel. Sandy and family-friendly,...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Water fun
  • Food & drink
  • Playground
Strandbar Mitte

Strandbar Mitte

Berlin - Urban beach

Landlocked schmandlocked. This slim, artificially sanded stretch along the Spree near the Museuminsel is packed with loads of lounge chairs and even a volleyball...
  • Mostly hetero
Strandbad Wannsee

Strandbad Wannsee

Berlin - Freshwater beach

Long a beachgoing destination for Berliners, the Wannsee's beach is a hefty one, with a view across to the beautiful pine-forest surroundings and, still, that...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Excursions
  • Road trip
  • Water fun
Isarinsel Oberföhring

Isarinsel Oberföhring

Munich - Urban beach

Less crowded than Flaucher Beach, the tree-filled Isarinsel Oberföhring is another island in the Isar that makes for a nice day of riverside grilling and...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Wellness
  • Water fun
  • Outdoor Adventure
Beach 38°

Beach 38°

Munich - Urban beach

Beach 38° is a sleek indoor space in a made-over factory complex with an artificial beach, deck chairs for lounging, beach volleyball courts and a chic beachfront...
  • Mostly hetero
  • Sports
  • Food & drink

Germany

Germany travel guide

Against a solemn backdrop of austerity and industriousness, Germany can be surprising in its often radical politics of acceptance. For starters, there is Berlin: long Europe's pleasure-dome, it is...

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