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Castles and churchesCastles and churches

This area borders 4 different countries, and boasts a wealth of beautiful castles and forbidding fortresses, mysterious monasteries and impressive churches.

Napoleon Eugenie and Napoleon III

The Napoleon museum in Ermatingen

Founded in the year 1906, the Napoleon museum is the only German-language museum dedicated to Napoleonic history. It covers events from the period of the French Revolution right through to the time of the First World War. By the way - Napoleon III spent his childhood here!

The abbey precinct, St. Gallen

The abbey library and cathedral, St. Gallen

The abbey precinct in St.Gallen is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Thanks to its rich decoration and perfect classical proportions, the grand hall in the abbey library is famed as the finest example of a Baroque interior in Switzerland and, indeed, as one of the most architecturally accomplished library buildings in the world.

Neuschwanstein castle

Neuschwanstein castle
in Schwangau bei Füssen

The fairytale castle of Neuschwanstein was built on order of King Ludwig II. and construction began in 1868. Set on a craggy outcrop of rock against a dramatic mountain background it recreated, as Richard Wagner wrote, "the castle of an archetypal teutonic knight".

Lindauer Hof
Dammgasse 2
D-88131 Lindau im Bodensee
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