Füssen may be one of the most romantic places in the Bavarian Alps. This is why it is best visited with that special significant other. Nestled five kilometers off the Austrian border, this town is the closest you can get to know how it feels to live in a fairy tale.
When in Fussen, it is always a must to experience the Romantic Road. This route was meant to introduce the beauty of the region to any visitor seeking inspiration and yes, even love. This enchanting tour takes its travelers to historic cities that include Würzburg and Augsburg. After which, the three medieval towns of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Dinkelsbühl and Nördlingen then follow making the trail even more mesmerizing. Seeing the majestic walls and walking on its historic roads is simply unforgettable. Finally, the Romantic Road ends at the Neuschwanstein Castle and the Alps.
Now if hearing about such routes does not spark any fireworks at all, then, perhaps it is time to get up, book a trip and visit Fussen!
This four-star hotel is found just within Füssen‘s romantic Old Town district. It is just a five-minute drive from the famous Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau castles. Once checked-in, expect to enjoy hearty Bavarian dishes in the Himmelsstube restaurant. Freshly baked pastries and cakes are also something to look forward to during nightcaps as these are enjoyed by the fireplace. For that real relaxing experience, the hotel also has a spa. Who else would ask for more?
Address: Prinzregentenplatz 4, 87629 Füssen, Germany (see map)
Price: from 200USD to 250USD
Allgäu cheese, Forest ham, Meditteranean-style food – these are only three of many more reasons to choose to stay in Hotel Sonne. The modern feel to this elegant hotel is also what the service feels like. Staying here is pretty close to home, if not even better. The hotel is a short distance to Hohes Schloss palace and Kloster Sankt Mang abbey. Aside from being famous for their restaurant Maximilian, the Sonne is also known as a go-to place to relax in either the Sonnengarten lounge or the Via café-bar.
Address: Prinzregentenplatz 1, 87629 Füssen, Germany (see map)
Price: from 120 to 270 USD
Imagine waking up in the morning with the sunlight peeking through the bedroom window and being greeted by a picturesque view of a peaceful lake – this truly is the life. For couples who want nothing more than to share some quality time together, Hotel am Hopfensee has much in store. The feel of the countryside is made more scenic with the views of the Allgäu and Tirol Alps. Their restaurant features German and Italian cuisine as well as the best of German wines and beers. Hotel guests can also enjoy the Kazumi wellness center that is free of charge featuring a Finnish sauna, a rain shower, steam room and an ice machine for cool downs. Just an added note, the Hopfensee is recommended both by the Michelin Guide and by Varta.
Hotel am Hopfensee
Address: Uferstraße 10, 87629 Füssen, Germany (see map)
Price: from 115 USD to 268 USD
Think rustic and outdoorsy and you have Ruchti’s in mind. Just two songs away from the beach, Ruchti’s Hotel and Restaurant is one of the coziest places to be. If couples love the outdoors while still looking for something to spark the romance in everything they see, Ruchti’s is the best at that. Nestled at the edge of the woodlands, next to a spa park, this family run hotel combines the essence of home and adventure perfectly. This goes with their food as well. Their homestyle Bavarian specialties are always made with the best and freshest of local ingredients.
Ruchti's Hotel and Restaurant
Address: Alatseestr. 38, 87629 Füssen, Germany (see map)
Price: from 160 USD - 300 USD
This five-star luxury heritage villa accommodates up to four guests in its two-bedroom suite that also has two baths. One of the best things about this is the kitchen. For couples who want to do their own cooking and spend more time cozying up, this is the ideal spot. It is fully furnished with state-of-the-art equipment such as a fridge, dishwasher, an oven, coffee machine and a nice seating area. A balcony is also part of this darling escape that allows some intimate conversations about life as well as chasing after dreams. Sharing these moments while overlooking the Hohes Schloss makes everything even more romantic.
Apartment "Neuschwanstein" in old town villa
Price: from 143 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Value for money is one tried and tested guarantee at Maurushaus. Just a about two hundred meters from Staatsgalerie im Hohen Schloss, this apartment-type reservation makes it easy for guests to go sightseeing in Fussen. Bike hires are available for two, specially when visiting the Old Monastery St. Mang or the Museum of Fussen. The place also has a children’s playground as well as a flat-screen television in every room. Also, Maurushaus promises the best service every single time.
Address: Hintere Gasse 17, 87629 Füssen, Germany (see map)
Price: from 30 USD to 100 USD
Does hiking in the countryside strike a chord? What about going on a day trip to Austria? These two options are more than possible through Altstadt-Hotel Zum Hechten. This family-owned hotel is a tradition all in itself, nestled a the Old Town of Fussen. The words clean, crisp and classy are most mentioned when guests experience their stay in the Hechten. The hotel also prides itself with a breakfast buffet that features the region’s best cuisine.
Altstadt-Hotel Zum Hechten
Address: Ritterstraße 6, 87629 Füssen, Germany (see map)
Price: from 100 USD to 150 USD
Located just five minutes away from the Fussen Main Station, this second home can accommodate two guests in its one bedroom apartment. The 55 square meter space is fully furnished and rests comfortably in the heart of the city. The home has a small library in its living room, a kitchen and dinner table and a bath. The space is embellished with works of art and some antiques that make it a delightful experience.
Price: from 87 USD
Number of Guests: 2
Fussen, Germany: How lovely it is
Make your trip one that will be cherished in more than a lifetime. There is always something for anyone in Fussen. Somewhere along the moments spent here, the common sentiments of serenity and awakened passion will surely felt and will linger on.
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