8 Sights in Schwangau, Germany (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Schwangau, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Schwangau, Germany.

Sightseeing Tours in Schwangau

1. Neuschwanstein Castle

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Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century historicist palace on a rugged hill of the foothills of the Alps in the very south of Germany, near the border with Austria. It is located in the Swabia region of Bavaria, in the municipality of Schwangau, above the incorporated village of Hohenschwangau, which is also the location of Hohenschwangau Castle. The closest larger town is Füssen. The castle stands above the narrow gorge of the Pöllat stream, east of the Alpsee and Schwansee lakes, close to the mouth of the Lech into Forggensee.

Wikipedia: Neuschwanstein Castle (EN), Website

2. Römervilla

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Römervilla Der ursprünglich hochladende Benutzer war Robo in der Wikipedia auf Deutsch / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Roman settlement of Tegelberg is an ancient settlement dating back to the 2nd century AD on the Tegelberg, not far from Neuschwanstein Castle near Schwangau in the district of Ostallgäu, Bavaria. As the most important ancient legacy, extensive remains of the former painting of the bath have been recovered. The valuable frescoes of the Frigidarium (Kaltbad) have been restored and have been an attraction in the Archaeological State Collection in Munich ever since.

Wikipedia: Römersiedlung Tegelberg (DE)

3. St. Coloman

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The baroque Colomanskirche is located near Schwangau in Bavaria. It was built in its present form in the 17th century on a precursor building built in honour of St. Coloman. The Irish pilgrim is said to have rested here in the summer of 1012 during his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The church is one of the most famous sights in Bavaria because of its location at the foot of the Schwangau Mountains and its proximity to the world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle.

Wikipedia: St. Coloman (Schwangau) (DE)

4. Tegelbergbahn (Talstation)

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Tegelbergbahn (Talstation) / PD

The Tegelberg Cable Car, on the Tegelberg mountain near Schwangau in southern Bavaria. The cable car is 2,146.18 metres long, climbs a height of 892.5 metres, has a carrying cable of 48 mm in diameter and a hauling cable of 26 mm in diameter. It has two cabins each capable of transporting up to 44 persons. They are driven by a 2,540 KW engine. The cableway has a 38 metre high support pillar, made of reinforced concrete.

Wikipedia: Tegelberg Cable Car (EN), Website

5. Schloss Hohenschwangau

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Hohenschwangau Castle is a 19th-century palace in southern Germany. It was built by King Maximilian II of Bavaria, and was the childhood residence of his son, King Ludwig II of Bavaria. It is located in the German village of Hohenschwangau near the town of Füssen, part of the county of Ostallgäu in southwestern Bavaria, Germany, very close to the border with Austria.

Wikipedia: Hohenschwangau Castle (EN), Website

6. Burgstall Frauenstein

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The Burgstall Frauenstein is an abandoned hilltop castle near the municipality of Schwangau on a rocky outcrop above the Alpsee in the district of Ostallgäu in Swabia. The small castle was demolished in the 15th century except for the remains of its foundations.

Wikipedia: Burgstall Frauenstein (DE)

7. Pindarplatz

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Pindarplatz is a lookout point on a rocky outcrop at the Alpsee in the Ostallgäu district, near Hohenschwangau Castle. It is about 30 m higher than the lake. It can be reached from the Alpsee circular trail via a short cul-de-sac.

Wikipedia: Pindarplatz (DE)

8. Queen Mary's Bridge

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Queen Mary's Bridge Robert Böck / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The Marienbrücke in the municipality of Schwangau bei Füssen is a bridge over the Pöllatschlucht directly behind and directly visible from the Schloss Neuschwanstein. The bridge was named after Queen Marie.

Wikipedia: Marienbrücke (Neuschwanstein) (DE)


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