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Lake Chiemsee, Bavaria

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#12 of 95 in Nature in Bavaria
Formed about 10,000 years ago by a glacier, Lake Chiemsee features crystal-clear waters and many great spots for recreation along its shores. For something other than water sports or hiking, take the ferry to visit the islands--the biggest one features a castle modeled after the Palace of Versailles, along with beautiful gardens and fountains. Take a tour of the palace, and then catch a horse-drawn carriage back to the ferry terminal. The smaller island is home to a Benedictine nunnery that dates back to 782, where the nuns make marzipan and a special liquor. After a visit to the nunnery, stroll around the island and perhaps enjoy a traditional meal. Work out when and for how long to visit Lake Chiemsee and other Fraueninsel im Chiemsee attractions using our handy Fraueninsel im Chiemsee trip maker website .
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  • Beautiful day and the right way for us to enjoy Lake Chiemsee: on the boat. We have chosen the tour "Grand Tour" which allows both the two islands that a long tour (1.5 h) to the East side of the great Lake for a bargain price. A tip: you can skip the ticket office if you can pay cash right on the boat. If you make the Grand Tour, plan well the coincidence.
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  • We were driving from Salzburg to Munich, and stopping for a day trip to see Schloss Herrenchiemsee seemed like a good way to break the journey up. A lot of people visiting the lake come for day trips ...  more »
  • The chiem Lake is one of the hotspots during the visit of the Chiemgau! The promenades around the Lake you arrive when the weather in the Bavarian sky!
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