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Chiemsee Schifffahrt

Seestrasse 108, 83209 Prien am Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany
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Salzburg, Austria
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

One of the more comfortable boat trips I have made.Weather was cold and gray: a rainy day Sunday.The Port of Prien is a walking distance from the railway station.There is even narrow gauge train but only in high season I think.I just walked and bought a ticket for a mini cruise on Chiemsee (8.20).There are three stops on the way... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

So that is essential: Get to the Fraueninsel by boat. Please make sure you got the latest timetable (summer/winter) different. The recommendation is the great tour around the lake which takes some time (like 2 1/2 hours or so) but it is worth it! Get out at Chieming for a break of your journey and pick the next boat after... More 

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My friend and I had a lovely day here, we arrived by coach but there is a steam train that takes you from the station to the lake. We caught the Ferry to the male island first (the largest) and visited Kind Ludwig II palace. So grand and lots of gold. The guide was very informative and its really worth... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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386 reviews 386 reviews
108 attraction reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

When trainload of passengers would come to board the ferry, you would feel the pressure. So get there before or well after the train arrives from the main station. Tickets can be purchased on board for the tours. We did the islands tour. Hopped on and off. Comfortable, but be prepared to queue.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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178 reviews 178 reviews
67 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We arrived with the steam train, and immediately had a boat to the Herreninsel, everything is synchronized very efficiently and works very easily. Also the next boats between the islands and back are great and fast.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A beautiful town, with the toy train parked right beside the lake, the Alps at the background the deep blue lake is such a welcome sight. Hip-Hopping around teh many islands the cruise is definitely worth and the view is such a delight. We enjoyed it much.

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新加坡新加坡
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Really very convenience and nice train service. But u have to pay attention about the time schedule of the train whether it matches ur ferry and return schedule.

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England
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248 reviews 248 reviews
124 attraction reviews
277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The trip to and from the harbour to Herrenchiemsee went well, and the palace was worth the entrance fee. The whole package did suffer due to a lack of coordination when they switch to the summer season. Despite it being 28 degrees it was still regarded as "winter" so the train to the Barbour wasn't running, and the information office... More 

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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Take a trtip over the Chiemsee to visit the Xmas markets on weekends during december. Very nice Island, lot's of handicrafts and lovely diner (game) at the Nuns convent

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bournemouth
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My friend and I took the ferry boat over to Herrenchiemsee which was fairly empty going over. The autumn colours were wonderful for photos. We wandered around the outside of the buildings, saw the horses in the stable, had coffee overlooking the lake and generally enjoyed our time there. Then the weather changed and a storm came over which was... More 

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