Wellness weekend at the Chiemsee and the surrounding area

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Wellness weekend at the Chiemsee excursion destination Chiemgau

Wellness weekend at the Chiemsee and the surrounding area

Lake Chiemsee is not only a slow travel destination in Chiemgau in spring and summer. In autumn as well as in winter you can spend a wellness weekend on Lake Chiemsee and the surrounding area. In the Chiemgau as well as on Chiemsee there are ways for that. We enjoyed a foot massage at the Prienavera adventure pool in Prien. There you can also swim in the adventure pool and lido or relax in one of the saunas. However, there are other places in the region where you can enjoy wellness in Chiemgau.



Wellness weekend at the Chiemsee and mountains
Wellness weekend at the Chiemsee and mountains

Ideas for a Chiemgau wellness short vacation

Autumn and winter are seasons when you can pamper yourself. For a wellness weekend on the Chiemsee, there are health resorts such as Bad Endorf, Bad Feilnbach and the climatic health resort of Bernau am Chiemsee in addition to the climatic health resort of Prien. There you can say goodbye to everyday life on a Chiemgau wellness short vacation in nature as well as in the thermal baths and baths. Enjoyable hikes in the mountains and lakes are worthwhile in autumn. In winter, snowshoe tours get the body going. Or do you prefer to go cross-country skiing? Ski tours are also possible. In addition, remedies from the region such as moor, thermal water and iodine brine help you stay healthy and get well.


Wellness weekend at the Chiemsee in the Chiemgau thermal baths in Bad Endorf
A wellness weekend at Lake Chiemsee in Bad Endorf. Photo: djd as well as Chiemsee-Alpenland and Chiemgau Thermen as well as gwc


Wolfsschlucht and salt grotto

You can combine hiking and relaxing on your wellness weekend at Lake Chiemsee in Bernau and Bad Endorf. Mountain air and views over Lake Chiemsee await you on a hike on the Great Seiserhof Circuit. This leads from Bernau through the Wolfsschlucht to the viewing terrace of the Seiserhof inn. The route is also accessible all year round. More Chiemgau hikes you can find here. The best way to relax your muscles afterwards is in the BernaMare family pool. They quickly warm up again in the saunas. This allows you to combine an outdoor experience and deep relaxation into a pleasurable experience.



Bad Endorf also offers this. You can not only strengthen the immune system and respiratory system in the "Dead Sea Salt Grotto" of the Chiemgau Thermen. Active offers such as the “Thursday hikes” are also good for body and soul. You follow a guide into the Eggstätt-Hemhofer nature reserve.


In the thermal baths
Wellness in the thermal baths

Here you can find the thermal baths for your wellness weekend on Lake Chiemsee:

  • Prienavera adventure pool, Seestraße 120, 83209 Prien am Chiemsee

There are six pools in the adventure pool. Many people have fun on the tube slide. There is also a lazy river. If you want, you can get a massage from the whirlpool in the whirlpool. Alternatively, you can book a massage in the spa's wellness area. The warmth in the sauna is also good after a hike. Their relaxation room is reminiscent of a winter garden. From May to September you can also use the lido instead with a view of the mountains and the island of Herrenchiemsee.

  • Chiemgau Thermen, Ströbinger Str. 18, 83093 Bad Endorf

The Dead Sea Salt Cave makes it possible to use the healing properties of salt, which have been known since ancient times. The rock lagoon with its indoor pool, which has a temperature of 32°, awaits you in the thermal spa area. In the hot pool you can get a massage with the sparkling water at 37°. The outdoor thermal baths are open all year round and can be reached via locks from the indoor thermal baths. In the outdoor area there is also an intensive brine pool and a brine Kneipp bath. There is also a flow channel outside, the flow speed of which varies. You can warm up in six saunas and two steam baths. The wellness friends among you can also book individual treatments.

  • BernaMare indoor swimming pool and sauna, Erlenstrasse 14, 83233 Bernau am Chiemsee

In the BernaMare you will find a swimming pool and a children's pool. The sauna area offers a steam grotto, a Finnish sauna, a log cabin sauna and a bio sauna as well as an infrared cabin.

  • About 11 kilometers from Bad Feilnbach is the Bad Aibling thermal bath, Lindenstraße 32, 83043 Bad Aibling

The thermal landscape in the Bad Aibling thermal baths has several domes with bathing pools. Outside there is an outdoor pool, a Kneipp pool, a whirlpool, steam bath and solarium as well as a pool for children. You can breathe in the salty air at the graduation tower. You can warm up in the seven saunas, including a steam ice bath. In the wellness area there are wellness treatments, massages and anti-aging cures as well as a hammam, the Fürstenbad and mud packs.


A visit to the spa or thermal baths – this is what you need for your wellness weekend at Chiemsee

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Autumn at the lake
Chiemgau wellness short break at the Chiemsee in autumn

Refreshing and warm – that’s what a wellness weekend at Chiemsee is like

Water is also a priority in Prien am Chiemsee. Prien is the only Kneipp health resort in Upper Bavaria. Therefore, you can easily spend a wellness weekend on Lake Chiemsee here. The Prienavera adventure pool with its water and sauna world provides warmth. It also offers views of Herrenchiemsee Castle. You can breathe deeply in the log cabin sauna. Or do you prefer to sweat in the steam bath and salt room? That's not your thing? Instead, you can feel like you are in Hawaii with Lomi Lomi Nui massages.



The healing offers range from naturopathic practice to yoga teachers in Bad Feilnbach. Leisure hikers will also find themed trails like the Body2Brain circular route at the foot of the Wendelstein. (Our tip: Use the Outdooractive maps offline as well Outdooractive Pro*.) In winter, the place is also a base for everyone who likes to hike in winter. Here you can hike with snowshoes. Ski tours are also possible. Or do you prefer cross-country skiing?



Hiking suggestions for a wellness weekend on Lake Chiemsee

Hikes turn your wellness weekend on Lake Chiemsee into a break from everyday life. Here you will find Hiking suggestions for the area around Prien am Chiemsee. The hikes are located in an area up to five kilometers from Prien. This also includes the Fraueninsel and the Herreninsel.

In a Five-kilometer radius around Bernau am Chiemsee there are several alpine pastures as a hiking destination. These include the Seiseralm and the Maisalm. There are also hiking trails that offer a view of the Chiemsee.

To Bad Endorf you can hike on the Simssee. Hikes in the area around Hemhof are also worthwhile.

At the nuclear Surroundings of Bad Feilnbach you can also hike to alpine pastures. One of them is the Tregler Alm, which you can reach from Hundham. The Jenbachsteig is a moderately difficult hike in the region.


This is what you need for hiking on the wellness weekend at Chiemsee

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Travel Arrangements:

Parking at the airport

Here you can reserve your parking space at the airport.

Arrival for your wellness weekend at Chiemsee:

Compare and book flights here*. The nearest airports are in Munich as in Salzburg. From Munich, the journey to takes Prien at the Chiemsee about an hour. It takes about 45 minutes to drive from Salzburg.

Rental car for a wellness weekend at Chiemsee:

Rent a car here. 

Camper Rentals:

For example, rent yours Caravan here. Or would you rather travel with that instead? roof tent on the car? In addition, the overnight stay in camping tents is possible. Why is a folding e-bike useful when camping?

Accommodation for your wellness weekend at Chiemsee:

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Camping at the Chiemsee:

Find campsites at Chiemsee here . For example, rent one Caravan  with these partners. Definitely use ours Motorhome packing list for your motorhome trip.


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Wellness weekend at the Chiemsee and the surrounding area

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn