History

  • 2nd century BC -Traces of a Roman settlement (bathhouse)
  • 6th century AD - Alemannic village
  • From the 12th c. - Seat of the Lords of Schwangau (Welf officials)
  • 1538 - 'Schwanstein' Castle is demolished and rebuilt
  • 1809 - Destruction of 'Schwanstein' Castle
  • 1832-36 - Hohenschwangau built on the foundations of the medieval castle as a summer residence for Crown Prince Maximilian
  • 1869-86 - Construction of Neuschwanstein Castle under King Ludwig II
  • 1926 - Health resort
  • 1985 - Climatic health resort
Highlights

Tourist Information
Münchener Str. 2
87645 Schwangau
Phone +49 (0) 8362 8198-0
Fax +49 (0) 9362 8198-25
www.schwangau.de
info@schwangau.de 

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Schwangau

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Situated in beautiful countryside in the lovely Allgäu region, at the foot of Neuschwanstein Castle, the sumptuously designed Royal Crystal Spa...

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10 Oct

10.10.2021

Festival of St. Coloman with Horseback Procession

St. Coloman’s Pilgrimage Church Traditional church festival with Blessing of the Horses (including around 200 magnificently adorned horses with their riders)