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It is allowed if there's no sign declaring it as Naturschutzgebiet/Naturschutzzone this is german for natural reserve if there's no such sign or you know for sure your not in such a reserve, it's safe to swim legally. However, best practice is to ask at the local tourist information center.
So I'm reading that you already understand the grades as weda has posted them. Now how would higher grades correspond to fitness and experience? Skills != grade != fitness. Grade is equal to difficulty and is subjective so this type of comparison never works. Some explanation on why this doesn't work in How does a route setter grade a climb? and ...
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