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For decades it was possible to rent bikes at the train station, but no more. Today, rentals are available at Unger's Fahrradverleih, Inselgraben 14 (tel. 08382/943688; www.fahrrad-unger.de), close to the train station. The price ranges from 6€ to 18€ per day. The outfitter is open Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm and 3 to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 1pm. Lindenhofpark is the most scenic area (it's also ideal for a picnic).

The town has three lakeside beaches, all open in summer Monday to Friday 10:30am to 7:30pm and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 8pm. The biggest beach is Eichwald, about a half-hour walk away along Uferweg (to the right if you're facing the harbor); or take bus no. 1 or 2 to Anheggerstrasse, then bus no. 3 to Karmelbuckel. Admission is 3€ for adults, 2€ for children. To reach Lindenhofbad (tel. 08382/6637; www.seebad-lindenhof.de), take bus no. 1 or 2 to Anheggerstrasse, then bus no. 4 to Alwind. Admission is 3€ for adults and 2€ for children. If you're driving, follow the signs to B31; stay on B31 until you see the exit marked Schachen.

 

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.