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Schloss Herrenchiemsee: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago

King Ludwig wanted to outdo the Versi Palace in Paris AND HE DID!!! We have visited Versi and this palace GREATLY surpasses VERSI. We were in a group of 4 people that were given an English-speaking Guided Tour of the Palace. We were allowed to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Candace B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ludwig's schlosses are never a disappointment.....always glitzy, sparkly and shiny.....and over the top.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take some time to stop by on our way to Salzburg from Munich. Happy that we did. Spent a couple hours on HerrenChiemsee walking the island before our palace tour. Palace was a nice enough tour though not very long or extensive considering...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank theswissmister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in the area, it’s a great day. The park is large and lovely. Lots of space to run and play, walking paths and small place for the kids to get their feet wet. It’s a fairly costly jaunt between the ferry...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of Mad King Ludwig's exuberantly beautiful castles -- Herrenchiemsee is an homage to Ludwig's favorite ruler, Louis XIV, France's Sun King and was originally planned to replicate Versailles. It has a hall of mirrors like the one in Versailles, but due to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

You are in Southern Bavaria, so the views are always great period the trip to visit the grounds is worth it, if you haven't seen king Ludwig's 3rd Castle you need to make at least one trip in to get glimpse o what he was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Clifford G
Reviewed September 26, 2019 via mobile

Its a must see place. Beautiful view of the lake plus the castle is simple fabulous. Good for families, with friends and for couple who want to have romantic time because its park.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gabor J
Reviewed September 9, 2019

The mansion was to replicate Versaiiles in France but only a small amount was completed. Nonetheless, what was completed actually surpasses the rooms in France. Boats to Herrenchiemsee island leave from the north side of Prien (€8 return). On the island you then buy tickets...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Broomhillal
Reviewed August 26, 2019

Ferry from Prien am Chiemsee to the Island. King Ludwig II is most famous for his building of the fantasy castles Neuschwanstein, Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee The palace is breathtaking! The tour was 30 minutes and the palace is a duplication of Versailles, the rooms were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Paiger3
Reviewed July 25, 2019

Visited as part of a Leger coach trip. Caught the boat across from Prien, that in itself was very pleasant! We chose to walk to the palace - a 15 minute stroll along flat footpaths. There is an option to take a horse drawn carriage....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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April 22, 2018|
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Response from M2863PNsandrac |
Having just returned today from trip, tours in various languages seem to go quite frequently. It seems to be well organised and signs showing what time each tour leaves and in what language. Buy your ticket for tour when you... More
January 20, 2018|
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Response from kdmia | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I arrived by car and don’t know the answer. I do not recall seeing something obvious but, my suggestion , how about you call a local hotel and ask them?