Tips for your holiday excursions

The Hotel Maximilian in Schwangau is the ideal starting point for numerous excursions near and far. We have gathered together some of our favourite places and insider tips for you. We cover everything from a comfortable stroll around town to castle visits and to a mountain experience.

Füssen in the Royal Corner

Colourful hustle and bustle, quiet alleyways Füssen's historic old town invites you for a stroll. Shopping on offer extends from international to regional and in culinary terms, everything is on available from Krautspatzen (pasta with sauerkraut) to chop suey.

Ettal Abbey

Impressive Gothic building with elements of Baroque conversion dating from 1710.


Every LEGO fan needs to go to LEGOLAND Germany at least once! A fantastic world built from over 50 million LEGO bricks has been created here. Countless attractions and spectacular shows provide everyone with a very special adventure!


The state capital of Bavaria captivates visitors with its many sights, events and other attractions.

Linderhof Palace

A small but magnificent building, also dating from the time of Ludwig II. This is the only palace that was completed during his lifetime and it is considered his favourite, in which he spent most of his time.


Kempten is one of the oldest cities in Germany. Kempten is reputed to have a southern charm, with many street cafés, beer gardens, restaurants and the traditional weekly market in the Hildegardplatz.



Tegelbergbahn cable railway in Schwangau

The mountain station of the Tegelbergbahn cable railway is the gate to the biggest nature reserve in Bavaria, the Ammergebirge. Extensive mountain hiking trails offer something for everyone - from a family excursion to a demanding mountain hike. In winter, the Tegelberg is an attraction for skiers and snowboarders.


The Pilgrimage Church of the Scourged Saviour on the Wies is a jewel of the Rococo and a World Heritage Site.

Ehrwald Zugspitze cog wheel railway

An essential trip for you – an excursion up the highest mountain in Germany - the Zugspitze.