Tegernsee is a health resort and tourist centre on the eastern banks of the Tegernsee lake in the south of the German state of Bavaria.
In 1815 the buildings of the castle and monastery were converted into the King Wittelsbach's summer residence. This was followed by many other nobles and artists the region and the beginnings of Tegernsee's tourism industry was born. In 1820, the landscaper Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell designed the gardens around the castle, which are mostly still preserved today.
From the former monastery, the brewery Herzoglich Bayerische Brauhaus Tegernsee was founded. The monastery's church now serves as a parish church.
By airMunich's Franz Josef Strauß international airport is about one hour's drive (93 km) away.
The Austrian airports of Innsbruck (92 km) and Salzburg (144 km) are within reach.
By trainThe centrally located has hourly connections to Munich on the Bayerische Oberlandbahn. (German only website)
By carFrom Munich or Salzburg, take the Autobahn A8 (Munich-Salzburg) and turn off at
From directly south in Austria take the
During the weekend when there is good weather then you may well experience heavy traffic on these routes.
By busBus services are provided by Regionalverkehr Oberbayern.
By boatThe Tegernsee-Schiffsflotte (Fleet of the Tegernsee) has eight ships of various capacities. Ships leave from various ports on the lake: Gmund, Kaltenbrunn, Wiessee-Bad, Wiessee-Ort, Abwinkel, Rottach-Egern, , , and St.Quirin.
St. Quirinus Parish ChurchThe former monastery church, with a crypt and towers dating from the 11th Century. From 1680 to 1690 it was transformed into an early Baroque church, and extensive renovation work took place from 1998 to 2004.
phone: +49 8022 - 4978address: Seestraße 17 / Ecke Bahnhofstraße, 83684 TegernseeLocated in the old Tegernsee vicarage, this museum provides information about the culture and stories of the region.
phone: +49 8022 - 33 38address: Im Kurgarten 5 83684 TegernseeMuseum of graphics and illustration.
phone: +49 8022 - 92738-0address: Hauptstraße 2, 83684 Tegernsee
Rodelbahn am WallbergGermany's longest toboggan run is in nearby Wallberg . The 6,5 km long natural run has a height differential of 825 metres. You will need about 30 minutes for a journey.
Freibad Pointaddress: Überführerweg, 83684 TegernseeIn summer you can lounge around naked next to the lake here, or partake in some beach volleyball
address: Hauptstraße 63, 83684 TegernseeSauna by the lake
Michael Ostermeier Fishmongerphone: +49 8022 - 1561address: Seestraße 42, 83684 TegernseeFresh and smoked fish from the Tegernsee and the fish farm in Wildbad Kreuth, Angelkarten.
phone: +49 8022 - 414address: Schloßplatz 1, 83684 Tegernsee
phone: +49 8022 - 4560address: Schloßplatz 1, 83684 Tegernsee
phone: +49 8022 - 91 98 90address: Seestraße 51, 83684 TegernseeHotel and restaurant with fish specialities from the Tegernsee.
phone: +49 8022-188988address: Olaf-Gulbransson-Str. 19, 83684 TegernseeWith a dream view over Tegernsee lake and mountains, this building began construction in 1017.