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A beautiful trip with the kids

To see the islands or just to take in the stunning scenery it is stunning. We love it always when... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Ulli B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
A "Must Do"

The ferry takes you to the Castle of King Ludwig, which is amazing. But you can also just get... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
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Seestr. 108, 83209 Prien am Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8051 6090
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Although the boats are full and you almost have to fight for a spot if you want to sit we had a nice trip over the Chiemsee which brought us to the "Herreninsel". As family we had to pay €22,40. Which is not cheap in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

To see the islands or just to take in the stunning scenery it is stunning. We love it always when we come down here.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The ferry takes you to the Castle of King Ludwig, which is amazing. But you can also just get around the whole lake with the ferry in about 2 1/2hrs. Absolutely beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We walked from the main station to the dock and used the steam train on the way back since we were so tired from walking around the island. Small strollers were allowed.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank queenieduong
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The only way to reach the Hereninsel and the Fraueninsel is by ferry In summer is recommended to stop at Prien's main station, take the steam train to the ferry embarkment Otherwise you can park (not free) close to the same ferry Close to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank odiseoalecto
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We took the Ferry to reach the Chiemse Palace and its adjoining Island Fraueninsel. The fare was around around 12 euros for over one hour trip. We could stop at the 1st island to visit the Palace as long as we wished and the stop...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Arriving in Prien am Chiemsee this Ascension Day, I wouldn't normally be one to pass up the chance of a walk, but, in deference to the weather conditions and my wife's aversion to a suntan, I chose to take the slower option of steam train...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank L6488FBmc
Reviewed 23 September 2017

get off the train in Prien a chiemsee, take the steam train right to the boat, get on the boat to herenhinsel,walk about 20 minutes or take the cool horse carriage to King Ludwigs last castle he built before he died. It is unfinished, but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank bighorn2014
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Munich, if you've been once or twice then Prien am Chiemsee is a great 1 day trip if you're looking for things to do outside of Munich. The train ride itself is fun and the boat trip over can be confusing as there are a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank AtlantaLuvTaTravel
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We drove to Prien port where we parked. There's a spa of some sort with a big parking lot and it costs about €6 for a day, so not bad. We then walked over to where the ferries depart and took the tour that allowed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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13 November 2015|
Response from Thunderbird12 | Reviewed this property |
What a good question. For regional and local trains there really isn't much difference but for the longer-distance trains (ICE, IC, EC, etc.) first class buys you a somewhat bigger seat, more legroom and a usually... More