Hohenschwangau Tourism

Hohenschwangau is a beautiful village in Germany and lies between Schloss Neuschwanstein and Schloss Hohenschwangau. The destination is famed and renowed for its castle that is just a marvel of architecture and design. The place is a good option to visit as it has a lot of natural beauty associated to it. Visit the place and get to see some of the best views in the country. The trail to the castle and the entire city is magnificent in nature and hence attract a lot of visitors all year long. The castle is known for its rustic look and was built back in the 19th-century.

The place is the childhood residence of King Ludwig II of Bavaria and is very near to Austria as well. The city in general is charming and is great place to explore with the family as there are many family friendly attractions that you can enjoy and spend some quality time with your loved ones. The place has ample of shops, boutiques and many food joints that you can enjoy. Do try the local food here as it it said to be very good and comes highly recommended by travellers and locals alike. The shopping scene in the place is also quite good as you will find many shops that will sell you everything that you need. There is also a lake in the city that you can swim or fish in and enjoy other water related sports. Adventure sports are something that is also very famous here and so you can enjoy skydiving in the city that is sure to win your heart. So take out some time and visit this picturesque destination that not only has stunning natural beauty but has something for everyone that visits this place.

Essential travel information and Hohenschwangau tips for your visit

  • Time Zone: UTC+01:00
  • Currency: Euro
  • Electricity and Internet: 230 Volts
  • Languages: German, English and also Turkish
  • Security: Police:08362 91230.
  • Castle emergency help: +49 171 546 6839
  • Tipping: Not mandatory but is appreciated.
  • Know the pollution level of Hohenschwangau before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 71.29 (High)
    • Pollution Index 29.6 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hohenschwangau

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 87.79 USD

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