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Jewel on the lake

The only way to reach the church is by boat. It is not cheap: 15 euro per person return way and... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Piergiorgio P
Bergamo, Italia

The lake itself is really the star on a pretty summer day. The church itself is interesting, but it... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Houston, Texas
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“boat trip”(16 reviews)
“nice church”(6 reviews)
“electric boat”(5 reviews)
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St. Bartholomae 1 | Schönau am Königssee, 83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8652 964937
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All reviews boat trip nice church electric boat only accessible by boat smoked fish lake obersee beautiful lake pilgrimage church sunny day boats shore mountains prayer restaurant scenery architecture nature
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We were on a boat ride on the lake, so it was worth the time to get off for a stop and check out the church. It was a very small Catholic Church, without any explanations. I think we got right back on the next...More

Thank 869diannea
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The only way to reach the church is by boat. It is not cheap: 15 euro per person return way and during week end the boats tend to be full, so it is better to be earlier. The 40 minutes trip along the lake is...More

Thank Piergiorgio P
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The lake itself is really the star on a pretty summer day. The church itself is interesting, but it is the trip in the electric boats that makes it all worthwhile. Start early in the day and make the hike up to the Obersee if...More

Thank bergenbound
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

It's so small and yet powerful. The history and charm of it is undeniable not to mention the surroundings it is located within. Water. Mountains. Greenery. Restaurants. Just beautiful. Enjoy it! :-)

Thank JenniferSAustralia
Reviewed 14 August 2018

when we take a boat tour on the lake, we cannot even imagine what we will see, and how nice and beautiful experience it will be.. Besides wild but nice nature, little bit scary lake, approaching to the church by boat is really something special...More

Thank Ivan S
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Although in my opinion not as good as lake Obersee, the church and the grounds that surround it are also very beautiful. Plenty of spots for swimming and sitting by the lake. There is a restaurant here (though we did not eat there). This is...More

Thank lald6103
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Photographs don't lie. This is a charming church of unusual shape located beside the magnificent Konigsee. The l8th century interior is not outstanding but is worth looking into. Nearby is a chalet and a typical barn of the region, as well as places for lunch...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The island is on the boat cruise and a great stop. Picturesque and surrounded by the Alps, nature has done it's job for that. The church is charming and quaint and has a great history. There are also some vendors on the island and washrooms...More

Thank td397
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This church was at the first stop of the boat tour in Königssee. Its a pretty little church which is located in the middle of the lake. Stop into it if you take the tour.

Thank CanonEOSGuy
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

It's a lovely quaint church on the lake very serene...a great photo op with lovely greens and the church

Thank AlokMulye
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prashant g
18 July 2018|
Response from karthik0410 | Reviewed this property |
There are only 2 stops. The boat will stop for a minute, only for getting in and getting out. You can roam around and come back for the next boat. There is a boat every 25-30mins