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

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.

List of cities in Germany Sightseeing Tours in Schwangau

1. St. Coloman

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The baroque Colomanskirche is located near Schwangau in Bavaria. It was created in its current form in the 17th century on a forerunner building that was built in honor of St. Coloman. In summer 1012, the Irish pilgrim is said to have snaped into the Holy Land at this point in the summer of 1012. Because of its location at the foot of the Schwangau mountains and the proximity to the world -famous Neuschwanstein Castle, the church is one of the most famous sights in Bavaria.

Wikipedia: St. Coloman (Schwangau) (DE)

2. Neuschwanstein Castle

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Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century historicist palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. The palace was commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and in honour of Richard Wagner. Ludwig chose to pay for the palace out of his personal fortune and by means of extensive borrowing, rather than Bavarian public funds. Construction began in 1869, but was never fully completed.

Wikipedia: Neuschwanstein Castle (EN), Website, Description, Description

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 ancient settlement dating from 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 were recovered. The valuable frescoes of the frigidarium (cold bath) were restored and have since been an attraction in the Archäologische Staatssammlung München.

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 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 foundations.

Wikipedia: Burgstall Frauenstein (DE)

7. Pindarplatz

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The Pindarplatz is a viewpoint on a rocky outcrop at the Alpsee in the district of Ostallgäu, near Hohenschwangau Castle. It is about 30 m higher than the lake. From the Alpsee-Rundweg it can be reached via a short spur path.

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 bei 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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