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Herrenchiemsee Palace Rail Trip from Munich

Herrenchiemsee Palace Rail Trip from Munich
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from £40.89 per adult
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What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Plan a stress-free visit to Lake Chiemsee on this full-day tour that includes a round-trip train ticket from Munich for your convenience. On arrival, your guide takes you on a full tour of the lavish Herrenchiemsee Palace and grounds, offering facts and anecdotes often missed by solo visitors along the way. An optional boat ride (own expense) to an adjacent island offers sweeping views of the lake.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 9h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Highlights
Explore Lake Chiemsee without the stress of navigating
Guide points out features often missed by visitors
Free time for a boat ride (own expense) to other islands
Round-trip train ticket from Munich included
What to expect
This full-day island tour begins at München Hauptbahnhof, the main railway station in the city of Munich. Travel by train to Bavaria’s largest lake—Lake Chiemsee—home of one of King Ludwig II’s elaborate homes, Herrenchiemsee Palace.  This lavish castle is located on an island in the Chiemsee. Admire the incredible backdrop of majestic Bavarian lakes and mountains. Head inside for a guided walking tour of the large staterooms: the State Staircase, the State Bedroom and the Great Hall of Mirrors, plus the king's own rooms in the intimate Small Apartment, designed in the French rococo style. The palace is extravagance at its finest, with elegant gardens and walkways and ornate interiors of gold, glass, and porcelain. After the tour, take a boat ride (own expense) across the lake to the island of Frauenchiemsee, the second largest of the three islands in the Chiemsee. Explore the island and be sure to stop at the historic Benedictine convent, which dates back to the first century. The tour ends with a return trip to Munich.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 2666HERR
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
Fully guided day tour of Herrenchiemsee Palance and area from Munich • Transportation round-trip
Exclusions
Gratuities • Herrenchiemsee Palace entrance fees ( 12 euros/adult ) • Boat rides on Lake Chiemsee (approx. 11.00 euros/adult, approx. 6.00 euros/child) • Entry/Admission - Schloss Herrenchiemsee
Duration
9h 30m
Departure details
Dachauer Str. 4, 80335 München, Germany You find our office and meeting spot at Dachauer Straße 4, a shop with large glass windows and a small parking space infront. We are facing north side. Please come and meet us inside this location 20 min prior to departure time.
Inclusions
Fully guided day tour of Herrenchiemsee Palance and area from Munich • Transportation round-trip
Exclusions
Gratuities • Herrenchiemsee Palace entrance fees ( 12 euros/adult ) • Boat rides on Lake Chiemsee (approx. 11.00 euros/adult, approx. 6.00 euros/child) • Entry/Admission - Schloss Herrenchiemsee
Departure details
Dachauer Str. 4, 80335 München, Germany You find our office and meeting spot at Dachauer Straße 4, a shop with large glass windows and a small parking space infront. We are facing north side. Please come and meet us inside this location 20 min prior to departure time.
Duration
9h 30m
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Wheelchair accessible
Stroller accessible
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Transportation is wheelchair accessible
Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Dachauer Str. 4
    Dachauer Str. 4, 80335 München, Germany
    You find our office and meeting spot at Dachauer Straße 4, a shop with large glass windows and a small parking space infront. We are facing north side. Please come and meet us inside this location 20 min prior to departure time.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Radius Tours
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Lake Chiemsee
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Fraueninsel
    Stop: 30 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Schloss Herrenchiemsee
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission excluded
    See details
  • 5
    Radius Tours
    Stop: 5 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    Dachauer Str. 4
    Dachauer Str. 4, 80335 München, Germany
    You find our office and meeting spot at Dachauer Straße 4, a shop with large glass windows and a small parking space infront. We are facing north side. Please come and meet us inside this location 20 min prior to departure time.
    See address & details
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Isabelle L
1 contribution
Wonderful Herrenchiemsee with students
Jul 2019
Our day trip to Herrenchiemsee was so well planned and professionally guided, I was extremely impressed, ans so were the 19 teenagers I was taking on this trip. Great job to the office staff and guides alike. Don't miss out on a tour with Radius: Hassle-free planning and great memories!
Written 24 June 2020
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Huggypolarbear
Hammerfest, Norway92 contributions
Oh my gosh Josh!
Sep 2019
Very nice trip to Herrenchiemsee with the big castle! Fraueninsel a.s.o
Interesting history, beautiful area and the weather was perfect!
Our guide Josh did a great job even thru the group was from many different countries.
The Chiemsee-Bahn and ship was fun!
On the way back the boat was a bit late and we had to run to the steam locomotive, and then again we had to run to catch the overcrowded train from Salzburg back to Munich. On the train there was a lot of men with lederhosen and fun german accent..
All in all a very good day in beatiful Bavaria! Thumbs up for Radius Tours and Josh!
Written 18 September 2019
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IMS
Syracuse, NY3 contributions
Beautiful setting
Jul 2019 • Solo
I booked the tour expecting to take the train with Radius Tour but, it was combined with a Salzburg tour via bus. A little disappointing. The tour guides were great entertainers, John and James were great. Lots of walking, great boat ride (extra cost), beer was refreshing, met lots of fascinating fellow tourists.
Written 6 August 2019
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Angel
Alicante, Spain3 contributions
Great day at Herrenchiemsee Palace
Aug 2019 • Friends
Anna was our fantastic guide for her cultural knowledge and attention at all times. The visit to the Herrenchiemsee Palace is highly recommended
Written 1 August 2019
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enecabe
Madrid, Spain23 contributions
Too bad there were no trains and no reason for that.
Jul 2019 • Solo
We got on bus instead of trains. Too bad. No alternatives, no options, no explanations. Patrick was a wonderful guide, he is a huge Ludwig II fan and you can feel it. And the weather was fantastic. Only drawback is that due to the bus versus train exchange we got much later back in München and I had to cancel my evening plans. Train is mostly ontime and you can keep schedules. And the Salzburg people who were on the bus had an extra delay for the diverted route passing by Prien. So my complaints go only to the Radius coordinator. The guide was superb.
Written 24 July 2019
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Thank you for your comments, but unexpected disruption on the train system - which happens rarely, but can happen - is beyond the control of the Radius coordinator.
Written 26 July 2019
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NewJerseyFunTraveler
New Jersey408 contributions
Excellent tour, wonderful guide - so highly recommend!
Jan 2019 • Friends
So very much enjoyed our Hitler and the Third Reich Munich Walking Tour. It was great to see the sites, but not only see, hear and learn about the history of each site. People walk by these structures and you see it in a whole different light knowing the history. When visiting Munich, this tour is a must. The tour starting at the train station near our hotel (arthotel) and took off from there. Michael O was an absolutely amazing, wonderful, informative, patient, and friendly tour guide - definitely an asset to the company. He was so knowledgable, well paced, excellent tour guide. If you can request him, definitely do. It was great that he held up a tablet with historic pictures on the tour to compare history to modern day. He answered all questions with great knowledge and intelligence. About a 2.5 hour tour. If you have the time, this is a must!
Written 6 February 2019
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Elsa R
1 contribution
Stunning and intriguing
Aug 2018 • Solo
I really enjoyed this day trip to Herrenchiemsee due to the amazing view from the lake and stunning inside of the Castle. The Fraueninsel perfectly completes the scenery with a touch of authenticity. Our guide Patrick knew how to captivate us with lots of insights about Ludwig II and was extremely friendly and communicated his enthousiasm for History.
This is a very nice trip to escape from Munich for one day and learn a lot about Bavaria's History.
Written 21 August 2018
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Nathan B
Astoria, NY50 contributions
Very beautiful and cool
Jul 2017 • Family
Seems like Whilhelm was a pretty bad ruler who bankrupted his state and never completed many of his castles.... but he is well remembered for it, so maybe he gets the last laugh.

This is a palace that was modeled after Versai in Italy, and you can really see the similaritiies. It is beautiful especially the fountains and the completed portions.

A large portion of it was not completed due to Whilhelm's death and lack of money, but seeing even the incomplete part is very interesting. I recommend the trip. The ferry ride over is fun too.
Written 26 June 2018
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Ana100462
Montreal, Canada10 contributions
History, nature and food
May 2018 • Couples
We had a great day with our guide Austin who introduced us to Ludwig II, his life and his fantansies. We not only discovered the extragant palace on a beautiful island but we also had a fancy meal in a quaint little hotel facing the Chiemsee Lake. This is a full-day tour but since it is divided in various activities (walk in the park, visit of the castle, ferry ride to a second island to taste regional food), it goes by quite easily. We recommend this tour to anybody who wants to learn more about Bavarian history just an hour outside of Munich.
Written 28 May 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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