Füssen is a quaint Bavarian settlement that sits at the southern end of the Romantic Road, one of Germany’s most scenic routes. Located at the northern foothills of the Alps along the turquoise Lech river, and boasting alpine vistas, Füssen is an ideal base to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside. With a pedestrianized old town covered in pastel-colored buildings, and the late gothic-style High Castle looming over Füssen, this romantic town has been captivating visitors for the past 700 years. Located on a busy tourist trail, thanks to the famous castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau nearby, the town offers myriad experiences to keep you occupied for days. Explore lakes, waterfalls, forested mountain trails, and treetop walkways into neighboring Austria! The town is also known for its local violin and lute-making industry. Take the cable car up Mount Tegelberg or a boat cruise on Lake Forggensee for breathtaking panoramas of Füssen.
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Places: Wurzburg (1 day) → Rothenburg ob der Tauber (1) → Augsburg (1) → Füssen (1) → Munich (3)
Tour Highlights: Old Town & Market Square, University of Wurzburg, Franconian Wine Country, Medieval Old Town, Christmas...
Hotel Hirsch, a boutique stay built in Art Nouveau style, is located on the edge of the old town in Fussen. Unwind in uniquely decorated rooms based on local themes such as King Ludwig II, Schwansee tarn, or the famous violin makers of Füssen.