Fraueninsel, Fraueninsel im Chiemsee

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#14 of 176 in Outdoors in Upper Bavaria
The smallest municipality in all of Bavaria, Fraueninsel (also known as Frauenchiemsee)--a small, car-free island--spans only 12 hectares (30 acres) and has approximately 250 inhabitants and just over 50 houses. Take a ferry to the island, and then go on a leisurely, 20-minute walk along the quiet shoreline of Lake Chiemsee. A monastery founded in 782 CE+F46, open to visitors, covers nearly one-third of the island. Pick up some of the famous Kloster liquor, which is produced by the monastery's nuns. Work out when and for how long to visit Fraueninsel and other Fraueninsel im Chiemsee attractions using our handy Fraueninsel im Chiemsee online travel route planner .
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  • You have to take one of the boats to get there but you will enjoy it. The island is very small, you can walk around it in less than half an hour. But there is lots of things to discover and lots of...  more »
  • I went to a wedding on Fraueninsel and it was so beautiful. The lake and the alps were the perfect setting for such a beautiful occasion and the island itself is very cute and cozy. Absolutely worth.....  more »
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