If your trip to Kochel am See is all sorted out but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.Not far from the heart of the city, Walchensee is one sight you might like to consider adding to your to-do list. If you still have some space on that itinerary, Kochelsee and Kristall Trimini will keep you occupied too.
We know you’re curious about what else is nearby. Wander a little further afield from the center of Kochel am See and you’ll come across a few iconic sights. Travelers from all over the world make a beeline for Marienplatz. You can reach it from Munich, 35 miles away.
A rental car allows you to get around with ease in Kochel am See. If you’re traveling on a shoestring and eager to stretch your budget, a mini or a compact is an excellent option. These zippy cars are economical to run and a cinch to park. If you’ve got the kids in tow, an SUV will give you enough space to stretch your legs.
For some people, owning a luxury vehicle may be a little out of reach. But renting your dream car is as easy as a few clicks! Imagine cruising into town in a fancy convertible, even if it’s only for a little while. Or maybe all you want is a dependable set of wheels to get you from A to B. Flashy or thrifty? Whatever you decide, there’s a rental car to suit you in Kochel am See.
Motorists drive on the right-hand side of the road in Kochel am See. Even though the rules may be similar to home, we recommend driving with a little extra care in places you’ve never been.
Getting a car space in Kochel am See isn’t always a breeze. That’s why many visitors choose a hotel that has its own parking. When leaving the car around town, keep a close eye on the signage. Overstaying the specified time limit could get you a big fine.
In the city of Kochel am See, speed limits range from 30km/h to 130km/h. Residential areas have a default speed limit of 30km/h unless stated otherwise.
Most of the time, your rental car company will bill the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Or they may share your contact details with local authorities, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
It is illegal to use your cell phone while cruising in your car around Kochel am See, and you may even be charged a fine for just holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your focus remains on the road.
In Kochel am See, it is an offence to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. If you plan to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, it’s a good idea to leave the car at your hotel.
You aren’t allowed to turn on a red light in Kochel am See. If you come across one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light goes back to green.
Subject to a small number of exceptions, seat belts must be worn in Bavaria.