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Lake Chiemsee

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Address: Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 1968
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Private Trip to Lake Chiemsee from Munich including Boat and Horse Carriage...
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Herrenchiemsee Palace Rail Trip from Munich
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Royal Castle of Herrenchiemsee and Fraueninsel Day Tour from Munich

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Lovely Bavarian lake

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Zagreb
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 29 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 11 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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Hebburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The lake is very picturesque and has a beautiful panorama. There's quite a lot to see here, which is best seen from a boat.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went there with the expectation to swim in the lake. The main spot was crowded with tourists and as we walked along the shoreline there was basically no access to the water along the beach. There was a waterpark, but why on earth would I want to pay to swim next to the lake if I could swim in... More 

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