We would like to introduce you to the most interesting museums and the most popular activities all around Schwangau and Füssen. There is so much to see and do in the Allgäu holiday region.
Füssen in the Royal Corner
Colourful hustle and bustle, quiet alleyways: Füssen's wonderful historic old town invites you to stroll around and make discoveries. Shopping on offer extends from international to regional and in culinary terms, everything is on available from Krautspatzen (pasta with sauerkraut) to chop suey.
World famous: Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau is well-known as the fairy-tale castle. It is the most famous of King Ludwig II's castles and one of the best known sights in Germany. No less than 1.3 million tourists a year make their way here.
One of the world-famous royal castles of Ludwig II, King of Bavaria. Hohenschwangau was the summer residence of the royal family and lies directly opposite Neuschwanstein Castle. An absolute essential for every visitor to the Allgäu!
The mountain station of the Tegelbergbahn cable railway is the gate to the biggest nature reserve in Bavaria, the "Ammergebirge". Extensive mountain hiking trails offer something for everyone - from a family excursion to a demanding mountain hike. In winter, the area is an attraction for skiers and snowboarders.
The Buchenberg in Buching provides leisure fun and recuperation all the year round. In summer it is the gateway to the Ammergebirge nature reserve with many hiking routes. In winter, Alpine ski fun is the attraction The illuminated toboggan piste and the Buchenbergalm add the finishing touch to what's on offer.
The Ziegelwies tree-top path extends between the turquoise waters of the Lech and the dense alluvial forest. Walk along a 450 m long wooden construction, up to 21 m in height, passing the treetops. That's bound to be an impressive experience during your holiday!
In the weekly guided tours, you can learn from the master cheese-maker all about producing Allgäu mountain cheese and Allgäu Emmental cheese. Afterwards, you can get an interesting look at the traditional craft of cheese-making and take a quick look at the "glass cheese maturing cellar".
The Mariahilfer Sudhaus has made a name for itself throughout the region with its own small brewery. The Cheese and Beer Hiking Trail that begins here is unique. It links the Mariahilfer Sudhaus with the Alpine Dairy in Lehern. Five information boards along this 45 minute hike from beer to cheese will provide plenty of knowledge.
A mere 3 km away from the hotel, mountain enthusiasts will find a well-maintained climbing route. From the Mountain Lodge in the valley area you can both make your first climbing route attempts and take the guided tours with local mountain guides that continue from that point.
Kempten, with its population of 70,000, is the "capital" of the Allgäu and has Roman origins. It has the earliest written mention as a town in Germany and therefore counts as one of the oldest towns in the Federal Republic.
A small but magnificent building, also dating from the time of Ludwig II. It was built in several stages from 1870 to 1886 and it is the smallest of Ludwig II's castles and palaces - but it is also the only one that was completed during his lifetime.
Impressive Gothic building with elements of Baroque conversion dating from 1710. Today, the Abbey also still brews its own beer according to its 400-year-old tradition. And it produces its Ettal Abbey liqueur. Guided tours for groups take in the church, the brewery museum and the distillery.
Jewel of the Rococo and World Heritage Site. Pilgrimage church of the Scourged Saviour on the Wies. If for the first time in your life you come to the Wies, you might ask yourself the puzzled question as to what could have been the reason for building such an exceptionally magnificent church in such a lonely area.
Museums, concerts, exhibitions, zoo, shopping: Munich - its population of just under 1.5 million makes it the third largest city in Germany after Berlin and Hamburg - is captivating because of its many fascinating sights and series of events.
At a dizzying height, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world, in a Tibetan style, crosses the valley to link the ruin of Ehrenberg with Fort Claudia. The 406 m long suspension bridge is named highline179.
The Hahnenkamm hiking and ski paradise near Reutte / Tyrol is a dream destination for those who love nature. A garden of Alpine flowers or the barefoot hiking trail will delight you. From comfortable to extreme, the Hahnenkamm with its cosy mountain meadow huts and downhill skiing offers everything your heart could wish for to make a perfect holiday.
An excursion up the highest mountain in Germany - the Zugspitze. The Zugspitze is one of the top mountains for views in in the Alps. This is because there are no peaks of a similar height in the immediate vicinity. Nothing to block the view of the peaks of 4 countries. On a clear day, the view is simply grand!
The largest open-air museum in southern Bavaria allows you to take a comprehensive look at the everyday life of rural people in Upper Bavaria, at their old style of building and their working world. An hour away from the hotel, you can discover more than 60 original preserved buildings moved to this location, plus their furnishings.