Castle and Gallery in Füssen
Hohes Schloß is a historic castle located in the town of Füssen, in the Ostallgäu district of Bavaria, Germany. The castle dates back to the 15th century and was the seat of the local rulers for several centuries. The castle features an impressive Renaissance-style façade and a beautiful inner courtyard. The castle’s tower offers a great view of the surrounding town and countryside. The castle is surrounded by a moat and a beautiful garden.
Today, Hohes Schloß houses the Museum of the Bavarian State Collections of Paintings. The museum displays an impressive collection of artworks from the 15th to the 18th century, including paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts. The museum’s collection includes works by renowned artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach the Elder, and Hans Holbein the Younger.
Visitors can explore the castle’s many rooms, including the ceremonial hall, the chapel, and the Knights’ Hall. The castle also houses a café where visitors can enjoy refreshments while taking in the stunning views.
Visiting Hohes Schloß
April to October: Tuesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
November to March: Friday to Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m