Füssen Franciscan Monastery

Füssen, Germany

The Franciscan Monastery was inaugurated in 1628, but damaged already in 1632 by the Swedish army. The restoration took place in the late 1600 and the new wing dates from 1712. The church of St. Stephen was built between 1763-1767.

The monastery is the official end of the Romantic Road – a sign is available for photographic proof of a visit. However, the main reason to visit is the fine views that can be enjoyed from the monastery to the old town of Füssen.

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Founded: 1628
Category: Religious sites in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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wendy calmel (2 years ago)
Cinnects the history to the present
Linda Denny (2 years ago)
It literally took my breath away with all the beauty
Maximier Jno-Baptiste (2 years ago)
Nice and quiet. Calming.
Jordan Bailey (2 years ago)
Nice little park in Fussen. Great place to take a walk and relax.
Ивилин Кюркчийски (2 years ago)
Do not miss it when visiting Fussen. There's great vista around the Old town. Very nice park around. A place to spend an hour or so.
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