Winter Wonderland Füssen
Winter holidays for connoisseurs
Wintertime in Füssen: magnificently fresh winter air and a crystal-clear view of the snow-covered mountains. If you want, you can also make your winter holiday a bit sporty. No matter if you just want to go for a walk or if you really want to exhaust yourself – in the region around Füssen there are lots of possibilities.
On the varied and signposted winter hikes in Füssen and the districts of Bad Faulenbach, Hopfen am See and Weißensee, winter hiking becomes an impressive experience and true winter pleasure. From short walks to longer hikes, the variety of tours extends. On some cozy retreats lure. On others, the quiet winter experience is in the foreground. Whether through snow-covered forests, over white meadows or around frozen lakes – there is something to suit every taste when it comes to winter hiking around Füssen. In any case, impressive views and mountain panoramas make the winter hiking heart beat faster.
Ski holidays in the Allgäu is something for connoisseurs. Around Füssen wait the small but fine ski areas, ideal for families. The nearest ski resorts can be found at www.vitalesland.com/bahnen.html (in German only).
After a winter walk or a stroll through the historical town center, how about taking a coffee or a mulled wine in one of the cosy restaurants or cafés? When it gets colder and more uncomfortable outside, the shops, restaurants and cafés in Füssen's Old Town are transformed into cuddly warm, glowing destinations.
Twinkling lights, Allgäu arts and crafts, the delicious fragrance of regional delicacies and punch: Füssen Christmas Market is held on the first two weekends of advent in December in the festively illuminated monastery courtyard of St Mang, at the heart of Füssen‘s historical town center.
Have your winter fairy-tale come true: wrapped up in cosy blankets, you glide through the glittering, snow-covered landscape in a horsedrawn sleigh. For example at Lake Hopfensee or Lake Bannwaldsee, where you can observe up to 150 deer at the wild feeding. Even Neuschwanstein Castle unfolds a special charm in the snow. A visit in winter is definitely worthwhile.