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Fraueninsel, Fraueninsel im Chiemsee

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The smallest municipality in all of Bavaria, Fraueninsel (also known as Frauenchiemsee)--a small, car-free island--spans only 12 hectares (30 acres) and has approximately 250 inhabitants and just over 50 houses. Take a ferry to the island, and then go on a leisurely, 20-minute walk along the quiet shoreline of Lake Chiemsee. A monastery founded in 782 CE+F46, open to visitors, covers nearly one-third of the island. Pick up some of the famous Kloster liquor, which is produced by the monastery's nuns. Put Fraueninsel at the forefront of your travel plans using our Fraueninsel im Chiemsee vacation generator.
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  • We love this little island and its flowers. And clear water of the lake. Actually we got our church wedding at the bell tower on this island. The monastery there was founded in 782 by a Bavarian duke....  more »
  • Due to business meetings, We stayed in the monastery for a whole week. The island itself is small and takes approximately 20 minutes to complete a full circle along the coastline. The restaurant over ...  more »
  • We visited this island after Herreninsel. It is a nice place for leisure walk around. Klosterwirt restaurant serves fantastic chocolate mousse.  more »

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