Schwielowsee is an incredible charmer made three times as beautiful by the happy merging of three historic town — Caputh, Geltow, and Ferch.
Like I was saying, three times the fun and plenty to keep you engaged in your pursuit of happiness. What’s more, it’s just minutes away from Potsdam in case you feel like some big cityslicking for a change.
Lake Schwielowsee has got to be the biggest attraction for it’s just one picture perfect natural beauty. There it lies placid communing with an equally stunning sky — this is one vista that’s going to impress you no end. It’s but natural that visitors make a beeline for these shores to either just sit there and take it all in or enjoy a slow ride on the ferry.
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Of course, there’s more to see and do, so make time to take in the renowned Pleasure Palace in Caputh. Known as Schloss Caputh you’ll love its complicated history just as much as the painted ceilings and baroque gardens.
Schwielowsee’s next attraction has a touch of pathos to it. This is the Einstein House, also in Caputh. Built with love by the great man in a bid to entice his son to spend summer holidays with him he however didn’t get to spend much time there since the Nazis got busy with other plans.
Well, you can still stroll in and enjoy a concert most weekends from April to October. While in town, don’t miss the Evangelical Church dating back to 1850.
It’s now time to take the ferry to Geltow where you’ll find the old railway station and the village Church quite enchanting if you like gazing at historic architecture.
If, however, you’re the kind who’ll get seasick at the sight of a bucket brimming with water, you could consider a long, relaxing stroll on the sidewalk along the railway bridge. This in itself is quite a thrill for most people who visit Schwielowsee.
Schwielowsee offers the best of rural pursuits in its little fishermen’s neighborhood of Ferch. The local Church is a medieval beauty with a boat-like architecture that’s something you don’t come across very often. There is a quaint atmosphere here that takes you back in time while beguiling you with slow-paced enticements like painting, fishing, long walks, and a calming sense that all’s well with your world wherever you’ve come from…