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Cordial Folks & Ludwig II Family History on a Damp Day

My husband and I had found mixed reviews of the ferry boat service to Rose Island (Roseninsel) when... read more

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RainMqt
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Marquette, Michigan
A magic piece of history

"....Rose Island in Lake Starnberg is the only island in the lake and site of a royal villa of King... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Shlomi B
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had found mixed reviews of the ferry boat service to Rose Island (Roseninsel) when planning our Bavaria trip so we were very pleasantly surprised by the congenial operator and friendly group of German college students who shared our boat ride. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

"....Rose Island in Lake Starnberg is the only island in the lake and site of a royal villa of King Ludwig II of Bavaria which had been commissioned by his father. Guests on the island were the composer Richard Wagner, his close friend Prince Paul...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Shlomi B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The rose garden dates back to mid of the 19th century when the island was a retreat of the kings of Bavaria (including Ludwig II). Neglected over decades it now has a beautiful collection of historic roses. Also interesting the Casino, the retreat built for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We visited Roseninsel, Rose Island, in early June and while there is a small garden of roses, it is not that dramatic. It is a rather unique place to visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

While walking along the lake in Starnberg, we came across a sign point at the direction of “Roseninsel” or Rose Island. So we continued walking until we reached the boat which takes people to the Island for 4 Euro each in a 4 min trip....More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank TQ_Travel-Quest
Reviewed 6 July 2015

After finding ourselves with a spare half day we decided to make the trip out to the Casino on Rose Island. The villa is an interesting place to visit, with some exquisite touches, but is much plainer than Maximillian II's other residences. It must have...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank FolkestoneJack
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Visited on a whim as I was cycling past the small ferry port and the ferry had just come in. My decision was based on reading a nearby notice board which highlighted recent excavations at the north end of the island which were of such...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank Scrapster186470
Reviewed 7 May 2014

It is necessary to cross to an island by ferryboat. We visited at 16:30 on May 5. It was the last tour at 17:00. The staff of the ferryboat ignored three travelers and left the pier. The staff is wanting to go home early. He...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Pioneer803634
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Roseninsel is an island (the only island) in Lake Starnberg. A 4 euro (roundtrip) fare for the short ferry ride (passengers only) is about 20-30 minutes walk from the Feldafing and Posenhofen S-Bahn stops. The island is tiny with restored rose garden and "casino" (villa...More

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank JACoombs
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