Every day, there is something new to discover in the Chiemsee-Alpenland region. Numerous museums and exhibitions entice visitors, like the renowned engine sheds in Rosenheim, for example. Herrenchiemsee castle, enthroned on Herreninsel in the beautiful Chiemsee, is a real pearl among the cultural sites in the region – don’t miss out on this great attraction! You should also make a detour to the idyllic Fraueninsel and visit Frauenwörth abbey.
Nußdorf am Inn is an ideally located starting point for all of your sport and leisure activities around Schneiderwirt.
The Bavarian king Ludwig II had his new castle built as an effigy of Versailles and in honour of Ludwig XIV of France in the 2nd half of the 19th century. Today, Herrenchiemsee castle numbers among the greatest attractions in Germany. The beautiful staterooms can only be visited with a guide. There are regular German language guided tours for a maximum of 55 people (duration approx. 30 minutes). English language guided tours occur once an hour in the winter and twice an hour in the summer.
Herrenchiemsee castle opening hours
The opening times are based on the ferry crossing times and may differ from this information where necessary.
The idyllic Fraueninsel can be reached all year round on a Chiemsee-Schifffahrt liner and you can walk round it in approx. 20 minutes on a pleasant shore path. With approx. 250 permanent residents, the island is densely populated today.
Frauenwörth abbey, which numbers among the oldest cultural sites in Chiemgau, takes up one third of the total area of the island. The Benedictine abbey was founded in 782 by Duke Tassilo III of Bavaria and is a popular pilgrimage site for Saint Irmengard, the patron saint of Chiemgau. The free-standing bell tower of the abbey, a massive, octagonal tower with an onion dome, originates from the 12th century and is the landmark of Fraueninsel.
In just 20 minutes by car, you can get from Nußdorf to the small town of Bad Aibling at the foot of Wendelstein, where the family-friendly Bad Aibling hot spring invites you in for enjoyment with all your senses.
Across a total area of approx. 10,000 m² and a water area of 600 m², the Bad Aibling hot spring permits high quality rest and relaxation for young & old. The voyage of discovery through the hot spring and sauna landscape with its own Kneipp area and children’s area is accompanied by a multitude of colour, light, fragrance and sound experiences. A broad range of beauty and wellness treatments makes a visit to the Bad Aibling hot spring perfect in every way.