Morning view near the Rachlalm
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Nature experiences & vantage points

Nature - a sensory experience

Memorable nature experiences:

  • enjoying a sunrise on a Mountain peak
  • listening to rushing streams and waterfalls
  • enjoying the silence at small moor lakes
  • Watching cows on the pasture
  • gliding across the water in a kayak
  • discovering an alpine salamander while hiking
  • getting to know rare plants
  • Recharging your batteries with exercise on the mountain

Lake Tüttensee


Surrounded by a dense forest is the Tüttensee between Grabenstätt and Vachendorf. The small moor lake is secluded and quiet in a landscape…
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Lake Falkensee


At the foot of the Falkenstein lies the Falkensee. Far away from everyday life, hidden in the middle of a forest, the Falkensee is an ideal place to…
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Embedded in the wonderful landscape, surrounded by forests and a unique flora, the Frillensee lies at the foot of the Zwiesel. Here you are guaranteed…
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Moorlehrpfad Schönramer Filz

easy (hiking tour)
Family-friendly and full of information through the felts
  • 3.4 km
  • 13 Hm
  • 00:49 h
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Lake Kloster See - nature reserve Seeoner Seen


Northwest of Lake Chiemsee is the Seeoner Seen nature reserve. The nature reserve offers a variety of opportunities for swimming, hiking or just…
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Lake Leitgeringer See

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Not far from Tittmoning you will find a quiet, idyllic bathing paradise at the lido at Leitgeringer See. The lake with its moor water offers bathing…
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intermediate (hiking tour)
Great panorama of the Chiemsee and the Chiemgau and Berchtesgaden mountains
  • 11.0 km
  • 256 Hm
  • 03:15 h
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Hochfelln summit hike

difficult (hiking tour)
The name says it all: The Hochfelln is the “viewing terrace” of the Chiemgau. The view at the imposing summit cross is phenomenal, as is the snack,…
  • 8.9 km
  • 1100 Hm
  • 03:45 h
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Dürrnbachhorn Summit Hike

difficult (hiking tour)
Anyone who has always wanted to cross borders while hiking is in the right place with the ridge walk on the Dürrnbachhorn, because this is exactly…
  • 7.5 km
  • 624 Hm
  • 04:15 h
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Geigelstein - summit hike

difficult (hiking tour)
Summit hike of medium difficulty with many special places to stop and a great view of the Kaiser Mountains, the Berchtesgaden Alps and Lake Chiemsee.
  • 15.0 km
  • 1206 Hm
  • 06:45 h
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Lift of the Hochfellnseilbahn in Bergen with the Chiemsee in the background
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Mountain railways

Between Watzmann and Wendelstein

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Two women look out over the Frillensee in Inzell
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Lakes & nature experiences

50 favorite lakes in Chiemgau

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Detail of a traditional hat
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Chiemgau G'schichten

Chiemgau, Land & Leute

Typical Chiemgau snack with radish
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Chiemgau specialties

From alpine cheese to fish on a stick

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