Travel Blogs from Prien am Chiemsee
... translated means men's island and a very small island which people jokingly call the baby island. The snow was falling as we explored the little huts filled with wooden toys and christmas ornaments and they even built a smaller wooden replica of the thousand year old church that is located on the island. After we went for dinner at the nice restaurant called the Linde which was where I had been a few years earlier for Mary's and Joerg's wedding. ...
... atop their final resting places are in sinc with the style of this city. Also within the church grounds are the Catacombs carved into the rock wall .. said to be from early Christian days (c.a. 482..) , they have two internal chapels high in the wall reached by narrow steep steps.. apart from the religious importance the view from within is another bonus.
From anyview point this city is a ...
... their branches tipped white, the river Salzach winding through the town..Sheer picture perfect!! The veil of snow hiding the distant mountains of Untersberg / Berchtesgaden.. ( that separate Austria and Germany) add to the mystique.
The Castle itself is quite imposing with its stark white exterior walls, one can tour the inner rooms (gallery, torture chamber, watchtower, battlements etc) An audio commentary guides ...
Langsam aber doch nimmt der Trip Formen an. Was ich in Seattle anstellen werde weiß ich zwar nach wie vor nicht. Dafür ist Hawaii schon verplant, zumindest fast, mit tauchen und hoffentlich whale watching !!! Und Disney World und WB Studios sind in L.A. Sowieso ...
... bread products. Having tasted some of their treats, we then picked up two more of the same and an amazing loaf of dark, whole wheat bread to enjoy later.
We then continued on our way toward the cemetery at St. Peter’s church which was the one that inspired the cemetery scene in the "Sound of Music" (SOM) at the end of the movie when they are being chased. They didn’t actually film it here, but the iron gates definitely reminded us of ...
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Harrasser Strasse 49, Prien am Chiemsee | 4 star hotelfrom $205
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