Anyone planning a short holiday in the Bavarian Alps should definitely consider the Chiemgau region as a destination. Impressive nature, historic towns and fine culinary delicacies - not by chance Chiemgau is one of the most popular destinations in the country. It offers a wide range of activities and attractions in every season.
Hiking holiday in the Chiemgau Alps
The Chiemgau Alps are part of the Bavarian Alps and stretch along the border to Austria. As one of the best-known and most popular mountain regions in Germany, they offer all kinds of opportunities for sports and nature enthusiasts. The diverse landscape invites you to go on extensive hikes on countless tours of varying degrees of difficulty. Mountain bikers and climbers can let loose on the rugged peaks.
Our tip: A short trip to Berchtesgadener Land
Those who want to get the most out of their getaway can take a day trip to the adjacent Berchtesgadener Land on the border to Salzburg. Enjoy the tranquillity of nature on long walks or hiking tours. A special highlight is the famous Königssee, which is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in Germany. This view quickly makes you forget the stress of everyday life. Those who like adventurous activities can climb the Hochkönig. At 2,941 metres, it is the highest peak in the region.
Take a detour to the Bavarian Sea
Lake Chiemsee - also known as the "Bavarian Sea", is the largest lake in Bavaria. Surrounded by mountains, it provides a beautiful idyllic sight. The highlight: boat tours to the islands of Lake Chiemsee. The Herreninsel is home to many hiking trails and Herrenchiemsee Castle, which was built by King Ludwig II. The Fraueninsel, on the other hand, is famous for its monastery, the Benedictine Frauenwörth Abbey. Lake Chiemsee is also a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts and invites you to go sailing, kite surfing and windsurfing.
Culture and delicacies
For culture lovers, there is a lot to discover in Chiemgau: castles, historic old towns, museums, old salt trading sites and many other attractions offer interesting insights into the history of the region. Culinary delights are also not neglected during a short holiday in the Bavarian Alps. The dishes are characterised by Alpine traditions and regional products. Every taste experience is rounded off by traditionally brewed beer.
Pure romance: a holiday for two in the mountains
A getaway with a view of the Alps, well away from the hustle and bustle and the crowds - it doesn't get much more romantic than that. On a short holiday in the mountains, couples can enjoy their togetherness to the fullest. No matter if you want to get active in nature or just relax and enjoy the fairytale view. From hiking tours to wellness, the Chiemgau has several romantic offers.
We look forward to welcoming you on your short holiday in the Chiemgau Alps!