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Fraueninsel im Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

I went to a wedding on Fraueninsel and it was so beautiful. The lake and the alps were the perfect setting for such a beautiful occasion and the island itself is very cute and cozy. Absolutely worth a visit!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sunny H
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The main draw is perhaps the beautiful, old abbey, but be warned, it is very touristy. Good restaurants, and weather permitting a great place to have lunch in the beer garden under chestnut trees. Well worth a visit, either to or from visiting the castle...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing Sunday at the island! It is such a relaxing place with beautiful views. The restaurants are great and are specialized on Fish, and of course German Beer.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

The island is only a few minutes boat ride away and if you stroll around, only about an hour although you could eek it out to 90 minutes but the church is exquisite as are the restaurants with fabulous fish dishes of course. The views...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank deek470
Reviewed 5 January 2018

To visit Herrenchiemsee Palace you must take the Ferry Schfffhart... But then you should continue after visiting the palace to the next island: Fraueninsel. This island is beautiful: a Monastery you can see clearly far from the island, a few restaurants worth meal or at...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dan M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Die Fraueninsel is a small island and it only takes approximately 20 minutes to circumnavigate with no stops. In contrast to the other islands in the Chiemsee, this island is densely populated with more than 50 houses and their inhabitants. The most unique feature on...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Translated as the "Women's Island", this one exudes an ambiance which is very relaxing if I may say so myself. The town is small but is full of historical structures and the centerpiece a Benedictine Monastery which is still being used by Benedictine nuns. There...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank gurufvg
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I like Fraueninsel largely as a place to walk by the water and take in the view. It can get busy on weekends and during the holidays, so early arrival is better. There are regular boats to Prien and Gstadt, as well as other points...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Came here after seeing Herrenchiemsee by boat and stopped to eat at Zur Linde restaurant. Great view of lake, great food and great people.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank thairpist
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Not to be missed by those visiting Chiemsee. Wonderful ambiance and three really fine fish restaurants with fresh fish (such as Zander, or arctic char) caught that morning in the crystal clear lake. More intimate but just as enjoyable as the "men's island" --Herrenchiemsee-- which...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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