Holidays in Pfronten
Pfronten is situated in the Southern part of the German Alpes called Ostallgäu. It is a village 35 km from the next city Kempten. The closest airports are Munich or Stuttgart.
Spring - the valley begins to bloom
The Winter's last breath lies on the back of the Breitenberg mountain while the valley begins to bloom. A smooth contrast between the radiant white high up and the splendid colours of the cunning Nature play under, make it a special attraction.
The sun unfolds a whole new strength and up in the mountains the last piece of snow disappears, Summer begins through the valley's and hills in Pfronten. There is a great variety of activities - take a day trip,visit a spa, go hiking, mountaineering, climbing, cycling, horse-riding, sliding, and enjoy alot more for a one-way irresistible Summer in Pfronten.
Autumn- A great variety of colours
If you come to Pfronten in autumn you can experience a fascinating, spectacular colour display. In this season Pfronten is suitable for mountaineering an hiking. And it is also known for the most different events.
Winter - comes into swing
Who dreams of a winter vacation, dreams of snow - a lot of snow. And from runaway experiences with subsequent après-ski. In winter skiers, carers and snowboarders come here and receive a holiday extremely worthwhile.
Location / Getting there:
Pfronten is situated in the Southern part of the German Alpes called Ostallgäu. It is a village 35 km from the next city Kempten. The closest airports are Munich or Stuttgart. Three train stations are located in Pfronten, for further information see www.bahn.de (English version). You can reach Pfronten by car on the highway A7 via Ulm - Memmingen - Kempten or on the country road B 12 via Munich.
Places of Interest:
The highest castle ruins of Germany
Pfronten is divided into 13 areas each of them awaiting you with specific sights that are worth seeing. The emblem of the town, the late baroque St.Nikolaus church in the area of Berg is easily recognisable and welcomes you from afar. Take the time to walk in to see the beautiful frescos. You can also visit the Heimathaus, a historic museum in which you will find a collection of objects having belonged to the local farmers. The highest castle ruins in Germany, the Falkenstein ruins, are situated on a steep cliff at an altitude of 1277m and overlook the area of Meilingen. This is where Ludwig II, King of Bavaria, wanted to build another castle: this is said to have been his last dream.