The Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria

At 84 square kilometers, Lake Chiemsee, also known as the "Bavarian Sea", is the largest lake in Bavaria. The Chiemsee is the third largest lake in Germany. 

The Chiemsee is known for its beautiful islands: the Island Fraueninsel and the Island Herreninsel.

Admire the Herreninsel with the magnificent Herrenchiemsee Castle. The romantic Fraueninsel invites you to visit the flower and herb gardens. On the island Frauenchiemsee is the old abbey Frauenwörth, a monastery of Benedictine nuns.

The Chiemsee was created from a glacier thousands of years ago after the last ice age. You will be amazed by the variety of plants and animals in the Chiemgau! The Chiemsee offers habitat for about 300 species of birds. Even flamingos were spotted several times at the Achendelta!

The Achendelta is a well-preserved and large inland delta, as it is rarely seen in Europe. At the Achendelta there is a bird watching tower and in the fish restaurant you can expect delicacies from the Chiemgau.

The Chiemsee is a popular destination for a beach holiday. In summer, the Chiemsee offers a true sea and beach feeling in the middle of Bavaria.

Numerous beach resorts on the Chiemsee, such as the beautiful beach Seebruck in the north of the lake or the beach Chieming, invite you to beach volleyball and windsurfing. You can paddle on the lake on the Stand Up Paddle and rent pedal boats.

The Chiemsee is also popular with sailors and surfers. Enjoy the lake and the Chiemgau Alps also wonderful from the ship.