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Excusions in the beautiful Allgäu

Breitachklamm (ca. 33 km)

Courageous Tiefenbacher discovered this foothpath and made it passable at
the turn of the century. Not far from the village Tiefenbach the water of the brook
Breitach made its way trough this narrow gorge. Visit this imoressive natural phenomenon with a lenght of nearly
hundred meters and its vertical and sometimes over-hanging walls.


Kempten (ca. 20 km)

The probably oldest city of Germany with the today great shopping possibilities was long before the Romans came here a Celtic settlement named Cambodunum.
Special sights are, e.g., the St. Lorenz's basilica (the first big baroque church building after the 30-year-old war) or the residence (to 1803 Benedictines abbey with monarch's hall).
The Gothic town hall with its onion tower was built 1474 instead of an urban granary.
Today the town hall square is, surrounded with cafés and restaurants, particularly in summer a meeting place for young and old.


Füssen (ca. 23 km)

City near to the Forggensee with an former Benedictine's monastery. The Hohe Schloss, former summer residence of the prince bishops of Augsburg, controls the townscape.
Today in the north wing of the castle a Filialgalerie of the Bavarian painting collection is accommodated. "Ludwig2" the first big Bavarian musical and the music theater is world-wide the first in this historical original scenery.
In the heart of the king's corner conveniently, the elegant building offers a beautiful panoramic sight of the world-famous castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. So here appeares in the middle of an impressive nature man-made landscape a tourist top attraction.



Castles of the bavarian kings


Schloss Hohenschwangau (ca. 25 km)

In 1832 to 1836 crown prince Maximilian von Bayern allowed the rebuilding of the decayed castle Schwanstein in the neo-Gothic style.

Hohenschwangau became a summer residence of the later king Max II and residence of Ludwig II for many years.



Schloss Neuschwanstein (ca. 25 km)

King Ludwig II of Bavaria built the world-famous castle in 1869 to 1886 in the style of a medieval castle.

The king inhabited Neuschwanstein from 1884 and as he died in 1886 the building was still unfinished.




Schloss Linderhof (ca. 80 km)

Castle Linderhof was built in 1874 to 1878 in the French rococo style for king Ludwig II of Bavaria in the region of Oberammergau.

Linderhof is the smallest one of the dream castles of the king. The 32 meter high fountain in the park is admired by a lot of guests every year.


Tannheimer Tal (ca. 30 km)

This regional very beautiful high valley belongs to Austria. The home museum Kienzen was established in an 300-year-old farmhouse.
The Vilsalpsee is also worth seeing, delightfully conveniently in the middle of high mountains.



Wieskirche (ca. 50 km)

The rococo church in the municipality of Steingaden is worth seeing, built from 1746 to 1754 from Dominikus Zimmermann. (The inside was built from his brother Johann Baptist Zimmermann).
The Wieskirche is considered as the most important building of the Bavarian Swabian Barocks.

The small house to the west of the church was the dwelling-house of the magnificent master builder.


Oberstdorf (ca. 38 km)

From Oberstdorf it's possible to make a trip on the Nebelhorn (the highest mountain railway in the Allgäu) or on the Fellhorn.
Other sights are the ski flight ski jump or also for the ski world championship in 2005 new built Schattenbergstadion.

Well worth looking at is the Breitachklamm, with 1.780 m length. Iit's one of the most beautiful gorges in Europe.




Allgäu Skyline Park (ca. 60 km)

All roundabouts are opened to 24 o'clock. A special Comedy program
with road artists, magicians, stilt-wakers, air brusher and jugglers accompanies you on your way in the charm of the night. Three live
bands will entertain you during your stay.

Let spoil itself: Trust our kitchen boss and enjoy the culinary benefits everywhere in skyline the park. The evening ends with an sensational
high fireworks.

Your'll remamber this spectacular evening for a long time.


Lindau / Bodensee (ca. 75 km)

The oldest part of the town of Lindau is on an island on the Bodensee. The medieval city center disposes of many historic monuments.
Particularly beautifully is the harbour promenade with the Mangturm from the 13th century.
The town hall is known as one of the most representative town halls of South Germany. Already the Romans knew Lindau under the name Castrum Tiberii.
A city inspection of Lindau can be connected very well with an excursion to the island Mainau.



Insel Mainau (ca. 125 km)

The Romans knew how to estimate the Bodensee island from strategic aspects. In the 13th century knights of the German medal took the island for almost 500 years in their possession.
In 1853 Grand Duke Frederick I. of Baden acquired the island Mainau and used it as his summer residence. Frederick began to bring rare plants from his travelling and turned it into a wonderful flower and plants show.
His great-grandchild, count Lennart Bernadotte, created one of the most famous parks in the world from these beginnings.
Fascinating by the Arboretum with old, rare trees, the Italian rose garden and the variety of the exotic plants which provide a mediterranean impression.




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