THE “ROMANTIC SOUL” OF BAVARIA
The picturesque town of Füssen, situated beside the “Romantic Road” at the edge of the Algovian Alps and the mountains of the “Ammergau” at a height of 800 metres, is an ideal starting point for cultural excursions, for the discovery of nature and for sportive activities.
The history of the 700 year old town of Füssen is shown in the museum of the castle “Hohes Schloss”.
The town of Füssen, nestled in a marvellous landscape, includes the resorts Bad Faulenbach, Hopfen am See and Weißensee and is close to the world wide famous royal castles “Neuschwanstein” and “Hohenschwangau”, which are undoubtedly a highlight of any stay in Algovia.
The guests who stay at Füssen really ought not to miss the opportunity to visit these castles.
Valley of the senses
The valley with its string of six lakes offers a wonderful nature scenery throughout the year. Our guests can discover this fabulous landscape and unwind, while having a walk. Following a gently climbing footpath running up the valley from Bad Faulenbach, you can reach the mysterious lake “Alatsee” within an hour. In summer the idyllic natural beaches at the lakes “Mittersee” and “Obersee” are a fine place for families.
The resort of Bad Faulenbach, having already been a moor spa and hydrotherapy resort since the Roman era beside the ancient Roman road “Via Claudia Augusta”, offers excellent facilities for the successful treatment and alleviation of rheumatic troubles, gynaecological disorders, urological diseases as well as dermatological troubles, metabolic disorders and connective tissue diseases.
Hopfen am See
The “Algovian Riviera”
Given its romantic location, the resort of “Hopfen am See” is a marvellous place for restful holidays with the whole family. There are shallow beaches along the lakeshore where families can spend pleasant moments. Any point of the lakeshore can be reached during trip by pedal boat, rowing boat or sailing boat.
The resort of “Hopfen am See” is moreover an officially recognized climatic and hydrotherapy resort, being well-known all over Germany for its spa hotels and therapy centres, such as the renowned sanatorium “Enzensberg”, specialized in acute care medicine and clinical rehabilitation.
The resort of Füssen-Weißensee
The village of Weißensee is a climatic resort, being nestled in the idyllic scenery of the marvellous Algovian landscape. The shore of its homonymous lake is freely accessible everywhere. Therefore the resort is recommended by the German Automobile Club (ADAC) especially for family holidays.
Thanks to the beach with children’s playground, the shallow water and the pleasant water temperature in summer, families can spend pleasurable holidays.
In winter there are snow-cleared footpaths, cross country skiing trails of 40 kilometres, running through the beautiful landscape, and ski runs at a distance of only 10 kilometres. The guests can also practise ice-skating and curling on the frozen lake and afterwards taste a fine grog in a cosy inn.