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Lake Chiemsee

#139 of 2,622 things to do in Bavaria
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Address: Bavaria, Germany
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US$648.41*
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Private Trip to Lake Chiemsee from Munich including Boat and Horse Carriage...
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Small-Group Guided Day Tour to Herrenchiemsee Palace and Park from Munich
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Royal Castle of Herrenchiemsee and Fraueninsel Day Tour from Munich

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Winter wonderland

It's a wonderful and amazing place to visit. The landscape is beautiful and there is much to see. Many swans and birds and a beautiful castle on an island, called Herrenchiemsee... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Manuela B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a wonderful and amazing place to visit. The landscape is beautiful and there is much to see. Many swans and birds and a beautiful castle on an island, called Herrenchiemsee. Very good restaurants and very nice hiking trails. Worth coming in any season!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place for picnic and walking and also swimming in winter. Nice view of the lake, trees and the mountains.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Chiemseelake is also called the Bavarian Sea and is the 3rd largest lake in Germany. It large, lovely, with interesting flora & fauna. There are three larger islands. On the Frauenchiemsee is a nunnery and the largest Herrenchiemsee is mostly visited because of the beautiful King Ludwig's Palace. The sightseeing is especially impressive when the weather is nice. Worth visiting... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A really nice and big lake with lots to see around. Also old castles, gardens and lots of good restaurants and cafes!

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely relaxing place to unwind for a few hours. Plenty to see on the lake and well kept surroundings, very clean and peaceful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This lake is the 3rd largest in Germany. The water is unbelievably clean. You can take a ferry to an island and see a beautiful castle. This is an all day place. Enjoy the beauty of Bavaria.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

They call it also Bavarian Sea - with so many things to discover I am not surprised. All day is essential especially when is beautiful day. Make sure you visit small islands and in the winter you one site if full of tourists where other is empty - good hotel deals available then.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We travelled to Chiemsee on a Thomson excursion from Ruhpolding. The ferry take you to the 2 islands. Herrenchiemsee has the palace and all the gardens and grounds which is nice for a walk on a sunny day. We didn't go in the palace as it was a lovely day and seemed a waste to be inside. The other smaller... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I was on a road trip in south Germany. The lake was amazing and it was totally worth camping close by. There are a lot of great activities. I suggest at least 2 days in the area to relax by the sea and to visit the Herreninsel (island) with a beautiful castle (takes a whole day). I will definitely go... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place , but you can not see the lake if you decide to go around, cause the private houses is all around... If it is a sunny day it will be better

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