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Cultural highlights during your vacation in Chiemgau

The beautiful region of Chiemgau offers you sheer countless opportunities for various leisure activities during your holiday. Those interested in culture should definitely not miss a visit to the Castle Hohenaschau. The Castle Hohenaschau was built by Arnold and Konrad Hirnberg at the end of the 12th century. As part of the extension and conversion works of the former Renaissance and later high Baroque castle, the chapel and the Benefiziaten-Haus (benefice house for the chaplain) were added. Today, the building houses the Priental-Museum. Other changes eventually turned the castle into a holiday home for a social institution. Therefore, you may visit only some parts of the castle complex on a guided tour during your vacation in Chiemgau. Experience the ancient construction and domination history up close.

 

Experience a great vacation in Chiemgau – also in case of bad weather

In case of bad weather during your vacation in Chiemgau, simply take a guided tour of Priental-Museums and discover the exciting history of the Hohenaschauer! The ground floor of the museum houses the historical development of the art of ironworking that covers three centuries. The first floor of the museum displays the entire history of the Cramer-Klett Family, which came from Nuremberg. The design has been adapted to the new concept in of 2010.

 

A fantastic boat tour on Lake Chiemsee

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If you’re not particularly fond of walking or simply wish to relax and unwind for a day during your Chiemgau holiday, a boat trip on Lake Chiemsee is the perfect choice for you. The local line ships operate every day of the year and bring their guests to the islands Herreninsel and Fraueninsel. But also beautiful round-trips on Lake Chiemsee are offered. The island Herreninsel (“Men’s Island”) offers fabulous walking paths and the possibility of visiting the castle of former King Ludwig II. The island Fraueninsel (“Women’s Island”) features a white campanile, that can be seen from afar. The big island tour offers you the chance to visit both islands.