Herrenchiemsee Castle
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Ruins and border ramparts, castle park and interior furnishings tell stories of a times long past. The venerable buildings in the Chiemgau-Area are now often open to the public as museums or are even available as an extraordinary venue for cultural events.

Castle Herrenchiemsee

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Herrenchiemsee Palace is the Chiemgau attraction. The "Bavarian Versailles" was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria on one of the islands in the…
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Heinz vom Stein - Erlebniswelt

Stein an der Traun

If you get closer to Stein an der Traun, it quickly becomes clear why this breathtaking ensemble of castle and palace complex attracts numerous…
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Burg Tittmoning


Tittmoning Castle, which towers high above the old town, can be seen from afar. Here you can find local finds and handicrafts...
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Schloss Pertenstein


The moated castle on the Traun is a real gem. For many years it lay dormant, today it is one of the most popular event locations in the Chiemgau.
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Schloss Hohenaschau

Aschau i. Chiemgau

The castle in Aschau im Chiemgau was built in the 12th century by Konrad and Arnold von Hirnsberg.
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Festung Hohensalzburg

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The Hohensalzburg Fortress is located above the towers of Salzburg and was created in the 11th century.
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Maria Eck church at Hochfelln
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Churches & Monasteries

Magnificent buildings from bygone times

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Museum salt and moor in Grassau
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From Roman times to modern art

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Exhibit in the Hofbräuhaus Traunstein
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Destinations for every weather

Ideas for rainy and cloudy days

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Detail of a traditional hat
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Chiemgau G'schichten

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