Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Germany  /  Lower Saxony  /  Hannover  /  Maschsee

Maschsee, Hannover

#1 of 26 in Nature in Lower Saxony
Water Body · Nature / Park
Maschsee, an artificial, 78 hectare (193 acre) lake, provides a picturesque setting for walking, bicycling, or skating on the 6 km (3.7 mi) of pathways around its banks. Look for some of the notable works of art on the northern side of the lake, such as the 6 m (19.7 ft)steel sculpture "Hellebardier" by Alexander Calder. You can also try your hand at several waters sports, such as sailing, rowing, windsurfing, and swimming. Stop for a German beer at one of the lakeside restaurants. PutMaschsee into our Hannover day trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Create an itinerary including Maschsee
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Maschsee reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
829 reviews
  • I enjoyed very much my time spent at Maschsee although weather was not the best for outdoor activities. It is an artificial lake in a walking distance from the city center, suitable for all possible.....  more »
  • It’s close to a famous museum and a great monument in Hannover. Perfect for walking, jogging and riding bike.  more »
  • Very beautiful place you could run around the lake or walk around . There are some restaurant and cafe around it . It’s a good place for children to play in the nature . There is bicycle way around the lake or you could go by skate .
  • Lovely place to enjoy for the calmness and peace the lake brings out within you.

Plan your trip to Hannover

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.