The paths to the various buildings are sign-posted. The buildings are accessible for wheelchairs. Tickets can be purchased in the visitor centre or in the Royal Palace.
Toilets for the disabled are available in the visitor centre, the Schlosshotel, the Museum in the Augustinian Monastery and the Royal Palace. In the Museum in the Augustinian Monastery and the Royal Palace there are lifts.
Large groups should register in advance.
13 July to 29 September 2013
This summer, the north wing of Herrenchiemsee Palace, built by Ludwig II, provides the glamorous setting for artworks from the Pinakothek der Moderne. For the first time on this site, modern meets tradition, Europe meets America.
The carriages normally run from mid-April until the end of October (depending on the seasonal weather) between the boat pier and the Royal Palace (shuttle service). Please note that there is only a limited number of carriages.
The trip takes around 15 minutes (one way).
If you have any questions concerning the carriage rides please contact us.
The price for a one-way trip is 3 euros for adults and 1 euro for children and young people under 18.
Our leaflets about the sights on Herrenchiemsee Island can be downloaded as PDF files in several languages.
Bulky items like umbrellas or large prams may not be taken into the palace. There is a limited number of lockers available, but no liability can be accepted for items deposited there. For the duration of the guided tour we can lend out free buggies and wheelchairs (limited number).
Photography and smoking as well as pets are not allowed in any of the buildings. Dogs must be kept on leads on the island.
Bicycles, scooters and roller blades are not allowed on the island for safety reasons. If you have come with a bicycle, please leave it behind the visitor centre at the pier (and don't take it to the palace).
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