In the 19th century, the Chiemsee was one of the most important artist places in Germany and remains one of the preferred destinations of painters today. It is no wonder that so many artists and painters keep being inspired by this unique location: the beauty and the tranquility of the place feels like something out of a fairytale picture book. The smallest artist’s colony in Europe, located on the idyllic Fraueninsel (women’s island), is home to various painters, artisans and craftspeople, as well as the 1200-year-old Frauenchiemsee convent. The island offers a beautiful scenery, picturesque gardens and regional products such as marzipan, herbal liqueur and traditional, handmade ceramics. Tradition, culture and nature come together to give visitors a unique experience where they can unwind, contemplate the gorgeous surroundings and enjoy quiet and peace for a while. More information about the artist’s colony can be found here.

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