The major part of the Chiemgau Alps is situated in Germany and a small section crosses the Austrian border into the states of Salzburg and Tirol. Its highest peak is the Sonntagshorn at the German-Austrian border.
Major peaks over 1800 metres are the Sonntagshorn (1'961 m), Vorderlahnerkopf (1'909 m), Reifelberg (1'883 m), Hirscheck (1'883 m), Steinplatte (1'869 m), Geigelstein (1'813 m) and the Wieslochjoch (1'813 m).
It shows a view from Bad Reichenhall (Germany).
A view towards the Loferer Steinberge in Austria.
At the the right the Rabensteinhorn of the Chiemgau Alps and at the left the Wartsteinkopf of the Berchtesgaden Alps.
The stamp is showing the brine pipeline "Soleleitung" between Bad Reichenhall and Traunstein. It was built between 1617 and 1619. The Mount Hochstaufen is the easternmost summit of the Chiemgau Alps.
Germany/Austria 2003, "Centenary of the Salzach Bridge"
(The german issue is existing selfadhesive / die-cut as well)
The Salzach Bridge spans the river over a length of 165 meters and connects the Bavarian village Laufen with the Austrian village Oberndorf.
The stylized mountain panorama, from the topographic point of view, does not correspond with the real mountain panorama. From Laufen and Oberndorf are visible summits of the Berchtesgaden and Chiemgau Alps.
Germany 2012, "Biathlon World Championship in Ruhpolding".
The stamp is showing the view from Ruhpolding in Germany towards the highest peaks of the Chiemgau Alps.
Germany 2015, "Chiemsee".
The stamps shows a view from Gstadt across lake Chiemsee and the island Frauenchiemsee.
It depicts also the Bell tower of the "Benedictine abbey of Frauenwörth".
The stamp was issued water-activated/perforated and self-adhesive/die-cut in sheets of five se-tenant pairs.