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Chiemsee Schifffahrt

Seestrasse 108, 83209 Prien am Chiemsee, Bavaria, Germany
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Zurich, Switzerland
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301 reviews 301 reviews
61 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 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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66 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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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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111 attraction reviews
268 helpful votes 268 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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21 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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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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91 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 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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6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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