Lake Chiemsee in the Chiemgau region

29 July 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

View from Herrenchiemsee Island to Frauenchiemsee Island © Rufus46/cc-by-sa-3.0

View from Herrenchiemsee Island to Frauenchiemsee Island © Rufus46/cc-by-sa-3.0

Chiemsee is a freshwater lake in Bavaria, between Rosenheim in Germany, and Salzburg in Austria. It is often called the Bavarian Sea. The rivers Tiroler Achen and Prien flow into the lake; the river Alz, out of it. The Chiemsee is divided into the bigger, north section, in the northeast, called Weitsee, and the Inselsee, in the southwest.   read more…

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