Schwangau offers such a variety of attractions and activities that many people choose a holiday to Schwangau over and over again. Winter, spring, summer and fall all offer their own set of things to do. A holiday rental home in Schwangau will give you all of the comforts of home whilst acting as a home base for your adventures.
There are so many activities in and near Schwangau that you could stay for weeks and never do the same thing twice. No matter what time of the year you choose to holiday to Schwangau, there is plenty to do. In the winter, you can ski, ride a toboggan down a snowy hill or partake in a number of other winter sports. During the summer, consider hiking in the mountains, swimming in the lake or biking on one of the many trails. There are thermal baths available all year long, and you must be sure to visit at least one of the many market places where craftsmen sell their goods. For a unique and truly unforgettable adventure, consider taking a balloon ride over the famous Castle Neuschwanstein. It’s a fabulous way to see this well loved landmark.
The aforementioned Castle Neuschwanstein is a must see for many on holiday to Schwangau. Building began in 1868. King Ludwig, who was having the castle built, died before it was completed. Today, visitors are amazed by the sheer size and amazing views. For those who enjoy adventures out of doors, a visit to Tegelberg Mountain is a wonderful choice. You can hike up the mountain or, if that is too strenuous, a cable car can take you to the top where you can enjoy incredible views of the Alps and watch paragliders soaring through the air. The most experienced of climbers may choose to climb all the way to the top of the mountain.
One of the great things about Schwangau is the changes in weather. It is these changes that provide great skiing in the winter and hiking and cycling in the spring and summer. The average high temperatures in the summer are between 22 and 24 degrees. The average high in the winter is between 5 and 8 degrees. There is some precipitation each month, with June and July being the wettest months with about 19 rainy days each.
Travellers to Schwangau usually fly into Munich International Airport, which is located about 155 km away. From there you can travel by car or train. Fuessen is the closest train station, located about 3 km from Schwangau.