Hohenschwangau is a village which is part of the municipality of Schwangau in southwest Bavaria, Germany, close to the Alps mountains. It is a famous touristic place for its two castles built by Ludwig II of Bavaria in then end of the XIXth century, Schloss Hohenschwangau and Schloss Neuschwanstein. This latter is well known universally as it was the inspiration of Walt Disney for his Sleeping Beauty’s Castle.
The illustration and the map were designed by the Austrian artist Hans Oberbacher. Born in Tyrol, he’s known for his relief-like maps of the Alps from Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Itay. The brochure itself was published in Germany in december 1961.