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From Munich: Neuschwanstein Castle Full-Day Trip

1. From Munich: Neuschwanstein Castle Full-Day Trip

Discover one of Bavaria's most scenic landscapes on this tour from Munich by train and van. Marvel at the stature and delicate architecture of Neuschwanstein Castle standing proud atop a hill and surrounded by forested mountains. See the sprawling valley from the foot of the castle walls and learn about its history from your guide along a walking tour of the grounds. Located 2 hours from Munich, the enchanting old-world town of Füssen lies in the foothills of the Alps, framed by one of the most breathtaking natural settings in the world. Towering far above the village, seemingly sculpted out of the very mountains that rise magnificently to the heavens, is a sight made from the stuff of dreams: the fabulous and ethereal Neuschwanstein Castle. This glorious folly was built in the 19th-Century by the famed "mad" King Ludwig II, a man intoxicated by mythology and who himself became a legend. The shimmering white towers of the castle among the clouds are instantly recognizable to many who haven’t ever heard the name Neuschwanstein. It is the inspiration for Disney's Sleeping Beauty Castle and is famous the world over as the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang castle. To visit it is to step inside a fairy tale. On this full-day tour from Munich, your guide will take you by train or bus and accompany you uphill to the castle’s lofty perch, where it sits gleaming above a spectacular panorama of mountains, lakes, and valleys. It’s not just about the castle – it’s also about its wonderful location. You will go to the best vantage points and explore the lake. If time and weather permits, you can even enjoy a swim. Get postcard-perfect views of the equally beautiful Hohenschwangau Castle, the waterfall gorge, and the stunning Marienbrücke Bridge, suspended high above it all. While you are marveling at the beauty, your guide will tell you the engaging story of King Ludwig’s renowned and tragic reign, his turbulent times, and of the obsession that drove him to build his fantasy castle in the mountains that ultimately destroyed him. If you choose to purchase a ticket on the day, skip the long lines for the separate internal tour of the king’s private chambers by a specialist castle guide. The tour is the most practical way to admire this amazing fantasy world.

Füssen: Old Town Guided Walking Tour in German

2. Füssen: Old Town Guided Walking Tour in German

Meet your guide, then set off on your 1.5 hour walking tour through the Old Town of Füssen. Mingle with the locals as you stroll through the historic streets, admiring the interesting architecture that surrounds you. Pass by some of the area’s most iconic landmarks, including Sebastian Cemetery where you can see a Medieval city wall. Next, walk to the Franciscan Monastery, as well as the Bleichertörle and the Lechuferweg. Visit the Holy Spirit Hospital Church, and admire its impressive interior, then stop by the St. Mang Basilica and the Courtyard of the High Castle. Throughout the tour, listen to your guide's fascinating stories and facts about local history and culture.

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4.6 / 5

based on 1,469 reviews

This was a fantastic day trip! Breathtaking beauty all around. I really appreciated the tour guides as they kept the long bus rides very interesting and entertaining. They gave history and told stories all along the way. Even while we were waiting for the bus on the way up the mountain they were giving. more information. It just seemed like there was never a dull or boring moment and that's because they didn't allow there to be any. They did a really great job. The castle is beautiful and the view from the bridge and the balcony is like nothing we've seen before. This is totally worth the time and money invested. Highly recommended.

The meeting point was easy to navigate to and overall, it was a hassle-free trip and I am glad we went with the tour. We had the option of going up the mountain via foot or horse carriage. We also had the option of paying to go into the castle. It took an entire day and it was worth it.

Had a great time even though it was too foggy to see the castle from afar. Michelle was a great guide and the snowy forest was enchanting

This is a must to do tour. It’s a day well spent with friendly guides and we were lucky it was a big group of amazing people.

We had an awesome time and our guides were exceptional. Highly recommend