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Category: Tours, Museums & Attractions
Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque palace near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, Germany. More than 1.3 million people visit annually Schloss Neuschwanstein, with as many as 6,000 per day in the summer.

Including optional horse-drawn carriage ride.

Disney Fairytale Castle

Disney Fairytale castle schloss Neuschwanstein
Neuschwanstein Castle is one of Germany’s most visited sites. This fairytale castle, which was Walt Disney’s inspiration for Cinderella’s castle, is located in Bavaria, Germany.

Shy king's Refugee

Schloss Neuschwanstein history
Built in the 19th century for the eccentric and mysterious ‘Mad King’, Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein was meant to be a place of escape. The king was obsessed with creating the perfect castle of his dreams. Sadly, Ludwig II died in 1886 before the castle was completed.

BUY ticket BEFORE climbing up

Schloss Neuschwanstein how to skip the wating line
In Summer up to 6.000 people are visiting the castle. Midday in the summer there can be queues of 90 minutes or more just to purchase tickets. TIP: Book online in advance or get there very very early before opening times.

Surroundings - Zugspitze

Visit surroundings Fussen and the Zugspitze
Once you are in Bavaria you should definitely visit the highest point of Germany, the Zugspitze. The top features a fantastic panoramic view over the Alps and Bavaria. From Garmisch-Partenkirchen, there is a brand new cable car available straight to the top.
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