The Hohes Schloss (High Castle), the former summer residence of the prince bishops of Augsburg and one of Bavaria's largest and best preserved late Gothic castle complexes, is Füssen's landmark and easily reachable from your hotel. Today the castle houses a branch gallery of the Bavarian State Collections of Paintings and the hall of knights. Near the bridge over the river Lech, you will see the front of the Spitalbrücke with its wonderful illusionistic painting. If you want to combine your stay in a Füssen hotel with an evening at a concert or in the theatre, you should visit the Füssen festival hall.
Your hotel in Füssen will be an ideal starting point for a visit to the Bavarian royal residences Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. If you wish to relax, you can go to the lakes Hopfen-, Weißen- or Forggensee, which all lie close to Füssen. Being a health resort, Füssen offers sulphur springs in the district Bad Faulenbach for health-promoting treatment. If you love nature we recommend a visit to the tumultuous Lech waterfall. p> The town is also familiar to travelers as the terminus of the Romantic road. The autobahn A7 and the federal highways B16, B17 and B310 provide for easy accessibility to the hotels in Füssen and its surroundings. Füssen used to be known as Europe’s cradle of lute and violin manufacturing. Nowadays Füssen is dominated by middle-class enterprises of industry and crafts.
Total population: 14,441 (March 2007)
Postal code: 87629