A real Bavarian restaurant, hotel and beer garden in Herrsching at Ammersee

Day trips

Visit Munich! - Our Bavarian metropolis!
You can easily reach Munich by S-Bahn (rapid transit railway). Within 45 minutes (40km) you are in the heart of the city - directly at Marienplatz!

Various highlights of the city include:
  • Marienplatz
  • Stachus
  • Königsplatz, Odeonsplatz
  • Viktualienmarkt
  • Englischer Garten (English Garden)
  • Deutsches Museum, Bavarian State Opera / Theatre
  • Olympiapark with BMW Museum
  • Augustinerkeller
  • Nymphenburg Palace
  • Allianz Arena
Marienmünster Abbey at Dießen
Markt Diessen at Ammersee (12km)
Located opposite Herrsching on the western lakeside, lakeside promenade along the waterfront to St. Alban, Utting and Schondorf, sailing club, well known pottery, pewter foundries. The magnificent Marienmünster Abbey with its lavish South German rococo architecture is a 15-minute walk from the waterfront.

Starnberg (19km)
Adminstrative capital of the Five Lakes District, located at the northern end of Starnberger See (the largest of the five lakes), lakeside promenade, boat tours.

Raisting (15km)
Earth station of Telekom, telephone lines and TV broadcast via satellite to all parts of the world. Opening times: Monday-Friday 9am to noon and 1pm to 5pm.

Weilheim (22km)
County town of the Weilheim-Schongau district, romantic townscape with a mostly preserved medieval city wall, inviting pedestrian zone.

Hoher Peißenberg (30km)
988 metres mountain, great views of the Alps, pilgrimage church, meteorological observatory, restaurant overlooking the Alps.

Murnau (40km)
Picturesque old town, exhibition with local history department and collection of paintings in the old castle, residential house of the painters Gabriele Münter (1877-1962) and Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) - both members of The Blue Rider.

Oberammergau (79km)
World-renowned for the Oberammergau Passion Play which takes place every 10 years, numerous woodcarvers, typical Alpine village with Lüftlmalerei (facade paintings) on buildings.

Garmisch-Partenkirchen (67km)
Administrative centre of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, surrounded by rocks of the highlands, casino.

Zugspitze (67km)
2,966 metres, highest mountain in Germany, breathtaking experience with the Bavarian Zugspitze Railway from Garmisch to the summit.

Landsberg am Lech (35km)
Very well preserved medieval town with partially preserved fortification, guided city tour, museum of the painter Hubert von Herkomer (1849-1914).

Kaltenberg at Geltendorf (30km)
Schloss Kaltenberg (castle of the house Wittelsbach), well known brewery with tavern, Kaltenberg Knights' Tournament in the summer.

Füssen (79km)
Very beautiful medieval town, festival theatre with the "König Ludwig II" musical.

Classic Wings Bavaria
Scenic flights from Bad Wörishofen Airfield (65km)
Take a tour over the Alps or across the Five Lakes District and enjoy a bird's eye view of Ammersee, Andechs Monastery or other locations on board a classic Antonov biplane with its large panoramic windows and leather seatings. A true journey back in time of the golden aviation era of the fifties. More at classicwings-bavaria.com

Herrsching paddle steamer
Steamboat tours
What could be nicer and more relaxing than letting your mind wander across one of the lakes on a nostalgic steamboat?

Take a day trip on the Ammersee, Starnberger See, Tegernsee or Königssee. Decide for yourself whether you just want to relax on the ship, or book an adventure tour. Enjoy a brunch on the Ammersee or Starnberger See, or maybe a musical Frühschoppen with Weißwurst and an early pint on the Tegernsee? Or an Italian gourmet tour? Everything is possible! Enjoy your time-out on the sea!

Balloon flights
Go on a flight with a hot-air balloon over the beautiful 5-lakes district. From a height of 150m to 3,000m, enjoy the impressive panorama of the Alps and the view onto the five lakes, including the Ammersee. Depending on the wind, a balloon flight takes between 1 and 1½ hours. The spacious basket offers each passenger an undisturbed view. More at ammersee-ballonfahrten.de

Hotel Gasthof zur Post
Andechsstrasse 1, 82211 Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany
Tel: +49-(0)8152 - 396 270 / Fax: +49-(0)8152 - 396 27 48 / Imprint / Email:

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