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Chiemsee Schifffahrt

Seestrasse 108, 83209 Prien am Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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220 reviews 220 reviews
103 attraction reviews
251 helpful votes 251 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
50 helpful votes 50 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I read all the recommendations before going to Germany and got the idea that this is a must. To my disappointment I found out that the palace is not that impressive and the tour is too fast and too expensive! The fraueninsel is very tiny and boring and it took forever for the boat to come to take us back... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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210 reviews 210 reviews
90 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We spent three days on these boats visiting the various islands and villages. The boats are all one class and can get rather overcrowded. Most people however seem to disembark at Herreninsel to visit the palace or Fraueninsel, when the seasting is far more comfortable. You can buy a Large Chiemsee Tour for 11.70 Euros that is a tour of... More

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Volketswil, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

ok, we stayed here in highseason, we did not take care about any timetables - and there was no reason to do so. directions clearly signed, frequent pace

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Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
65 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My wife & I visited Herrenchiemsee Castle by taking the train from Munich Airport on our way to Berchtesgaden/Salzburg. The train stops in Prien, we put our luggage in a locker across from platform #1. You can walk from the train station to the Prien-Stock Boat Dock. Or you can take the steam choo-choo train to the boat dock. The... More

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

If you are in the area don't mis a visit to the lovely town of Prien and to the pleasant lakeside walk with lots of attractions for children , a pictoresque old fashioned red steam train included. Moreover with7 euros you can enjoy a 20 minutes trip to Herrenchiemsee island looking at the several sailing boats on the lake, fashinanting... More

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