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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Georg Schöberl (46 days ago)
Ein ruhiger, sehr schöner Ort ab von den Touristenströmen, an dem man sich wieder besinnen kann.
Oswald Biber (3 months ago)
Konnte vorne am altar wort für das neue jahr finden spitze
Riccardo Avanzato (3 months ago)
Einfach wunderschön dort. Ein Ort der spirituelle Ruhe gibt. Von mönchen gehegt und gepflegt. Es beruhigt dich Aussicht und der schöne gepflegt Garten. Die Kapelle ist einfach nur wunderschön.
Frank Eisernland (3 months ago)
Schön das noch ein paar dieser Klöster der Nachwelt erhalten geblieben sind. Im Vorraum zur Klosterkirche ist eine Landkarte ausgestellt. Schon allein die darauf durchgestrichenen Standorte zeigen deutlich das Klostersterben in Deutschland auf. Möge dieser Standort in Füssen uns noch lange erhalten bleiben!
Werner Krechel (3 months ago)
Habe die Kirche besucht. Sehr schöne Klosterkirche. Man kommt sofort zur Ruhe und Besinnung.
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