City of Fussen
The city of Fussen in the Allgau guarantees a wonderful vacation for young and old and to suit every taste. Those seeking relaxation, wellness enthusiasts, active vacationers or those interested in culture will find plenty to offer here.
The region around Fussen is also called Konigswinkel and is an absolute tourist stronghold. Fussen is a wonderful city with beautiful nature, many waters and with views of the magnificent mountains nearby. The surroundings of Fussen are a paradise for hikers, cyclists, climbers and other active people. Numerous signposted hiking and biking trails lead along green meadows, tranquil forests and idyllic bodies of water or take you to worthwhile excursion destinations. Probably the most famous sights in the area are the famous royal castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau of the fairy tale king Ludwig II; more than a million visitors from all over the world come every year to marvel at their beauty. They are situated on a craggy rock in a picture-book mountain scenery.
Those interested in culture should also be sure to visit the impressive old Benedictine monastery of St. Mang, which was built in the Baroque style and houses the museum of the city of Fussen. The town's landmark, the High Castle, which towers majestically over the old town, also offers plenty for the eye, e.g. impressive architectural paintings in the huge interiors and halls. The High Castle also houses the branch gallery of the Bavarian State Painting Collections and the Municipal Picture Gallery. Works of art from the late Gothic period and old Allgau sculptures can be seen here.
Not far from the city you can find one of the most famous rococo churches in the world and a world cultural heritage, the pilgrimage church "Wieskirche", which has a magnificent interior and also attracts about 1 million tourists a year. In general, numerous old buildings, churches, castles and palaces can be discovered near Fussen - culture and history galore. The old town of Fussen enchants with medieval charm, narrow streets and Gothic houses. Here vacationers have numerous shopping opportunities and when hunger comes, you can strengthen yourself with regional specialties in various restaurants.
For an excursion, especially for families, is also the Forggensee, a 12km long and 3km wide reservoir, which offers numerous water sports and recreational opportunities. The postcard idyll of the landscape can be explored particularly well on a boat tour.
Everyone can experience a dream vacation in Fussen. Once you have been there, you will not want to go home again.