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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take a boot and go to the Herreninseln, there you can walk around, take a carriage or just sit down by a beer and enjoy the island.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cau11
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We visited Lake Chiemsee recently while in Munich. It is an easy drive from Munich or Salzburg. There is a ferry based at each town around the lake, and they offer easy hop-on and hop-off service to the two main tourist islands. Just remember your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tallahassee-Bob
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Came to Bavaria to do their annual cross lake swim at Chiemsee. Unfortunately after a searing hot summer, caught the weather cold, wet and windy, but Ben that could not hide the beauty of the mountains, the lakes, the towns, villages, houses, restaurants etc. Our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lancasterlad39
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Chiemsee is a remarkable place to visit. We just paid for the ferry where you are able to hop-on hop-off. We visited King Ludwigs Palace on Herreninsel and Fraueninsul which was possibly the prettiest place I've ever seen. Well worth a visit - even in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Linda N
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Recommended to see by TripAdvisor expert in a review. Thank you Sir. We bought our ticket at OBB Salzburg Station, they saved us a lot of money from full fare.I had to show my UK passport.Left next day, easy 1 hour ride to Prien am...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Barry-Jang
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Lake Chiemsee is really big. One round of it is approx. 60 kms with a good picturesque view from all the sides. I was here in April-2018 & it was worth spending the Sunday there. Traveled by car & there are a lot of options...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank NityAnkur
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We took a train to Prien am Chiemsee from where we were staying in Bavaria. So much to do here we will need to come back. There are a number of islands on the lake and you can take a boat to them. One of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
7  Thank suemissen
Reviewed 21 May 2018

beautifull lake with a lot of smal villages around it and 2 small island inside the lake.Every day a lot of tourists reach this lake and spent 1 or 2 days too reach all the villages there.great view..

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Erandoulis
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We have seen this lake from the Autobahn so many times, and finally decided to stay there for a couple of days. Wow! You’ll find all sorts of environment from tourist crowded to wide nature! Explore this by bike! Or public transport. Or do the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Knut J
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful clear lake. Take a boat trip to Fraueninsel and Herreninsel and enjoy the beautiful views. Have lunch, walk around the island and visit the convent on Frauen insel. Visit king Ludwig II Schloss Herrenchiemsee at Herreninsel. Easy walks so very suitable for kids.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Ella G
18 November 2017|
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Response from Bruce H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, My pamphlets show the Herrenchiemsee is open in winter but with shorter hours (9:40 am - 4:00 pm). This indicates to me that the ferry will be operational as well. But check with their website because conditions can... More
13 July 2017|
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Response from exploreandtravel76 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vidi_25, I am not sure about the trains. Best is to check on the internet or at the train station. I recommend to go by car. It's an easy drive and you can stop everywhere u like. There are many nice things to see a d... More
12 May 2017|
Response from MrsB20122015 | Reviewed this property |
bought it on the island 🌴