Located upon the serene shore of sparkling Lake Ammersee, the perfectly picturesque town of Herrsching am Ammersee offers visitors a restorative respite from daily life. With one of Europe’s longest waterfronts and an extensive selection of excursions, this scenic spot is ideal for tranquil strolls and idyllic wanders. The proximity of the magnificent metropolis of Munich mean visitors can satisfy cultural cravings at any time, however pretty harbour and relaxing docks are sure to prove incredibly difficult to desert.
Secreted in the verdant centre of the sprawling Spa Park is one of Herrsching’s most special sights, the Kurparkschlössl. Designed by prominent painter Ludwig Scheuermann, the captivating castle is built in the style of an Italian palace and feature terracotta turrets and timbered gables reminiscent of a fairy tale. Surrounded by kaleidoscopic flower gardens, the quaint castle is a remarkably romantic sight.
One of the villages most surprising and satisfying cultural attractions is the Archaeological Park, an outdoor sprawl that boasts the graves and church of a 7th century settlement. In the remarkably reconstructed church, a small exhibition displays some of the most fascinating finds from the epic excavation.
Occupying an elegant space within a quaint and charming old farmhouse, the Chalet Am Kiental Restaurant offers a dynamic dining experience inspired by both the classic and the contemporary. Impeccable presentation and innovative flavour combinations can be enjoyed on the sunny outdoor terrace or within the impeccably chic monochrome dining area; wherever you eat, you’re sure to enjoy delightful dishes complimented by fine wines. (Andechs Str. 4 82211 Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany)