Numerous treasures make a cultural holiday in the Allgäu a special experience.
At the art-historical junctions of the Swabian Baroque Road, at the end of the Romantic Road and high up on the German Alpine Road, you will soon succumb to the charm of churches, palaces, castles, monasteries and small medieval towns. In a blend of southern and Swabian flair, they invite you to go sightseeing, strolling round towns, to historically documented festivals and provide venues for traditional, classic and modern music and theatre performances of international repute.
The region has King Ludwig II to thank for its world-famous landmark, Neuschwanstein Castle. Not only the majestic architecture of the castle is treasured, but also a series of top quality concerts. The idyllic location is unique!
Schwangau lies along the route of what is probably the most famous holiday road in Germany. Among the most important places along the Romantic Road are Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Würzburg, Füssen, Augsburg (the city of silver and the Fugger merchant family) and Dinkelsbühl.
The impressive feature of Ludwig's Festival Theatre is its unique location directly by the Forggensee lake with a view of Neuschwanstein Castle. Besides "Ludwig2 - The Musical", the repertoire also includes guest performances, concerts and variety shows. You can get a preview of the programme here ...
The Museum of the Bavarian Kings opened in Hohenschwangau in September 2011. It gives some impressions of the history of the House of Wittelsbach from its beginnings to the present day. The exhibition focuses on Maximilian II, who had the castle of Hohenschwangau extended to form a summer residence ...