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, just north of 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. 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 honor of the Holy Coloman. The Irish pilgrim was said to have stolen in the summer of 1012 during his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The church is one of Bavaria's most famous sights 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)

3. 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 Tegelberg is an antique settlement on Tegelberg from the 2nd century AD, not far from Neuschwanstein Castle in the district of Ostallgäu, Bavaria. Extensive remains of the former painting of the bath were recovered as the most important antique legacy. The valuable frescoes of the Frigidarium (cold bath) have been restored and have been an attraction in the Munich Archaeological State Collection since then.

Wikipedia: Römersiedlung Tegelberg (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 the childhood residence of King Ludwig II of Bavaria and was built by his father, King Maximilian 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 highly to late medieval Burgstall Frauenstein is an outline of the Schwangau municipality on a rock on the Alpsee in the Ostallgäu district in Swabia. The small castle was canceled in the 15th century except for fundamental remains.

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. Marienbrücke

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Marienbrücke Robert Böck / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The Marienbrücke in the municipality of Schwangau near Füssen is a bridge over the Pöllat Gorge immediately behind and directly visible from Neuschwanstein Castle. The bridge was named after Queen Marie.

Wikipedia: Marienbrücke (Neuschwanstein) (DE)


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