Germany’s longest lakeside promenade


Herrsching is located at the Ammersee in the heart of the 5-Lakes District in the tradition-rich Upper Bavaria, close to Wörthsee, Pilsensee, Weßlinger See and Starnberger See.

Germany’s longest lakeside promenade follows the natural shore of Ammersee in Herrsching, with several beaches and cafes along the way.

Depending on your preference you can discover Ammersee by foot, bicycle or steamship.

Munich is within easy reach by a 45-minute S-Bahn ride (rapid transit railway). The same line also goes directly to the airport (1½ hours) and The Wiesn (Oktoberfest). The trade fair (Messestadt Riem) can be reached in one hour and fifteen minutes.

Herrsching is the first Fairtrade Municipality in Upper Bavaria.

The spa gardens in Herrsching am Ammersee

Herrsching can be easily reached from Munich in 45 minutes via the S-Bahn. The same train line travels directly to the airport (1½ hours) and to Wiesn (Oktoberfest). The exhibition grounds at the exhibition city of Riem can be reached in 1 hour and 15 minutes.

According to your preference, you can explore the Ammersee by foot, by bicycle or on one of the paddlewheel steamers.

For a little walk (before or after a meal) we recommend the spa gardens directly at the lake’s edge. Many festivals, concerts and art exhibits take place on the park grounds. The Kurparkschlösschen (spa garden castle) is one of Herrsching’s symbolic landmarks.

Couples looking to get married also appreciate the picturesque backdrop at the lake’s edge and the gorgeous wedding chamber in the Kurparkschlösschen.

Kurparkschlösschen Herrsching

Local tourist information Herrsching

Herrsching’s local tourist information office can be found at Bahnhofsplatz 3 opposite the town’s only railway station.

Opening times from May through October on weekdays are from 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm and on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. The office is open during the winter months from November through April Mondays to Fridays from 9am to 4pm.

Phone: 08152 5227



Touristeninformation Herrsching

Doctors in Herrsching

In Bavaria, the saying goes: A Opfe am Dog hoit den Doktoa fean (an apple a day keeps the doctor away).

If you nevertheless do find yourself in need of a doctor, you’ll find here a short overview of doctors, alternative healing practitioners and clinics in Herrsching.

Ärzte in Herrsching