Germany's most beautiful beaches and lakes
A European ranking released in May 2015 showed that Germany had one of the highest numbers of 'excellent' lakes and rivers for swimming, so The Local picked out some of the best places to take a dip in Germany this summer.
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Rügen. Rügen is the largest German island by area, located in the Baltic Sea. It is known for its numerous beaches, lagoons and bays. Jasmund National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for its chalk cliffs.
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