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Information for people with a handicap

Picture: Herrenchiemsee New Palace and Park

 

Information for people with mobility impairment

Herrenchiemsee New Palace (Royal Palace)

Entrance

Step-free via ramps; the door is open during visiting times.

Interior
  • All main areas accessible step-free via lifts (length: 190 cm, width: 128 cm)

  • Doorways at least 94 cm wide

  • Level, non-slip flooring

  • Seats available, wheelchairs are available for hire.

 

Picture: Painting "Frühling (Spring)" by Julius Exter

Augustinian Monastery (Old Palace)

Entrance

Step-free access via the inner courtyard (rose garden); bell for wheelchair users at the door

Interior
  • Doorways at least 90 cm wide

  • Level, non-slip flooring

  • Seats available, wheelchairs are available for hire.

 

Palace park / Herrenchiemsee Island (paths)

  • The paths to the sights are signposted.

  • Most paths with tarred or gravel surfaces

  • North part: mostly wheel friendly, level or slight slopes

  • South part: uneven woodland paths, more slopes

 

Picture: View from Herrenchiemsee Island to the Chiemsee and the mountains

 

Disabled parking

Disabled parking spaces are available at most of the Chiemsee’s lakeside shipping piers. Wheelchair users are advised to take the boat from Prien am Chiemsee.

 

Disabled toilets

  • In the Visitor Information Centre at the shipping pier (toilet with changing table and height-adjustable couch with patient lifter)

  • In the New Palace

  • In the Augustinian Monastery


Information for the visually impaired

  • No guidance system for the visually impaired available

  • No audio guide available

  • Regular guided tours in the New Palace; no tours in the Augustinian Monastery


Information for the hearing impaired

  • No induction loop for hearing aids available

  • Written information is available at the location.


Information: Anna Radtke und Thomas Tigges GbR (as of May 2017)


 
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