Cultural holidays in the Allgäu

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.

Neuschwanstein Castle

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!

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Hohenschwangau Castle

First mentioned in the 12th century, Hohenschwangau Castle was the summer residence of the royal family and the nursery of the future King Ludwig II. It is located very close to Neuschwanstein Castle.

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Ludwig's Festival Theatre

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 ...

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