Hohenschwangau is located on the foot of the Alps in the Allgäu area. It has an impressive view to the Alps of the Lechtal and the Allgäu.
It is the country of the Royal Castles, mountains and lake.
The two world famous royal castles Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein overlook the village from their majestic position.
Hiking and biking paths lead you through lush, green meadows and dark forests. Countless large and small lakes have given this area the name „Ostallgäu Lakeland“. A magnificent landscape with two nature reserve areas: Bavaria's largest Alpine reserve, the „Ammergebirge“, the former Royal hunting ground of Ludwig II and the lake „Bannwaldsee“ nature reserve with rare plants, flowers and butterflies.
Schwangau is located 2 miles from Füssen in the Ostallgäu on Germany's Romantic Road, running from Würzburg all the way to Füssen. It is also located on the old Roman road Via Claudia Augusta. Excavations of a Roman bath can be seen near the Tegelberg mountain.