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5 Jan 2018
“You can't get in but it is nice strolling around”
18 Jul 2017
“Beautiful Church”
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Frauenchiemsee 50, Fraueninsel im Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

When visiting Chiemse you usually take the Ferry Schfffhart to visit Herrenchiemsee Palace Then you continue to the next island: Fraueninsel. During the trip on the ferry you can see from far away this beautiful Monastery. You can see it clearly already far from the...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

As well a small but lovely cemetery. I was a little surprised to see General Jodl of WW II fame buried here. The church's patron saint appears to be a nun who helps couples conceive or perhaps overcome difficulties in childbirth. Either way, there is...More

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Fraueninsel (Women's Island) is thus named because it has been the site of a female convent founded all the way back in 782 AD. While the neighboring island, Herreninsel (Men's Island) was the site of a male monastery which was founded even earlier, around 620...More

Thank SaschaRai
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

It is a well organized boat trip from either Gstad or Prien over to the Fraueninsel, where all visitors find their own program... Some go for picnic some for sunbathing some for swimming some for the interesting history some for eating - there is so...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2015

but it was lovely to walk around it and visit the little church nearly by and the gardens that iare lovely

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Reviewed 30 October 2015

This is a simply furnished clean and incredibly relaxing place to stay. Like slightly upmarket school rooms. You will sleep well, wake up to beautiful views and feel refreshed and relaxed. A really wonderful place for seminars large or small and depressingly priced

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Reviewed 12 October 2015

We spent a couple of days living in monastery quarters and attending a seminar, and I have to say it was the most beautiful and peaceful stay in my life.

Thank Ilya U
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Very much enjoyed our extended boat trip to the Fraueninsel. Surprised to see so many houses on the island and so many activities on offer. Beautiful views all round.

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Reviewed 7 August 2015

Where I was there, it was possible to visit just the church, small one but full of history. The cloister is open just for permit personal

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