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Lake Chiemsee, Bavaria

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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. Use our Ubersee travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Lake Chiemsee and other attractions in Ubersee.
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  • Even on a cold day or rainy, there is the guarantee of a terrific show; the landscape is indeed breathtaking even saw the car while you along the Lake. Locals are also very welcoming and gracious with tourists so in case you get lost and not find a hotel for the night as it happened to us, they will help you with the heart (they failed even for August during a music festival).
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  • 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...  more »
  • Fantastic landscapes! Toller Lake and also good restaurants on the beach! Especially in the evening to the Sundowner almost Ibiza flair! Very cool location!
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