Nature1,300 different types of plants, 300 types of birds and 30 species of fish – the region’s ecosystem is one of Germany’s most diverse. Various nature tours offer young and old the opportunity to discover the habitats of numerous types of animals and plants.
The delta of the Tiroler Achen is the largest freshwater delta in Central Europe. Take a boat tour around the edge of the nature reserve in the unique river delta and discover its channels, sand and pebble banks as well as colourful bird life.
Numerous hides along the Chiemsee shoreline give nature-lovers outstanding opportunities to experience flora and fauna up close all year round.
The Eichental Valley
The enchanting Eichental valley is just a stone’s throw away from the town centre. It was created by the Prien glacier, the little brother to the huge Inn glacier. It ground out a path that has allowed the river Prien to flow down the valley since post-ice age times. more >>
Following in Nature’s Tracks
Prien Marketing GmbH offers various nature tours around Chiemsee under the guidance of experts. This is unquestionably a once in a lifetime opportunity to gain a closer insight into the diversity of nature, habits and the constantly changing landscape.
"Ratzinger Höhe" Fruit and Culture PathExperience fruit growing culture and cultural history between Chiemsee and Simssee on a walking path through Prien, Rimsing and Bad Endorf. The Ratzinger Höhe fruit and culture path has been established in an effort to recognise and preserve vital elements of local villages and landscapes. more >>
Berchtesgaden National Park
Why not pay a visit to Berchtesgaden National Park – The only German national park in the Alps. The botanical gems and different animal species in the Northern Alpine park are an unforgettable treat.