"Schongau: charming town in southern Bavaria" Schongau by Trekki
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Schongau is one of the two bigger towns in Bavaria’s Pfaffenwinkel, the region with the highest density of fine Baroque and Rococo churches. It has a beautiful old town centre which sits high on top of a hill and is surrounded by an intact town wall, part of it is walkable. It is ideal for a day trip but also as a base for those who like to stay in towns rather than in rural parts. The location near Lech River gives it an additional charm: the river is rather wide here and makes a bend, ideal for walks and romantic days. And for kids the nearby Fairytale Park waits with lots of fun. It even is prepared for non-German visitors with an English flyer.
If you wish to, follow my suggested tour and start with the first to-do tip here and continue by following the respective links at the end of each tip. At the end, I link back to my intro page.
Inside of Schongau’s church Maria Himmelfahrt I noticed beautifully carved objects left and right of the benches. When I... more travel advice
The travel books say that Schongau wall is the only completely preserved circular town wall ... south of Danube River.... more travel advice
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