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  • From Munich: Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Castle Full-Day Trip

    1. From Munich: Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Castle Full-Day Trip

    Travel to the magnificent castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof. Enjoy a delicious lunch in Hohenschwangau and take a small detour through the picturesque town of Oberammergau.

    Board an air-conditioned bus and visit Neuschwanstein Castle. Nestled in the foothills of the Alps, admire one of the most impressive sights in Germany. Take 4 hours to explore the grounds (ticket not included).

    Arrive at Linderhof, the only castle that Ludwig II managed to complete. At noon, stop at Hohenschwangau Castle, Ludwig's childhood home, for lunch (not included).

    If time permits, continue to Oberammergau and lose yourself in the quaint streets of this picturesque town.

    Fantastic day trip - would highly recommend to anyone. Very comfortable double-decker coach; smooth journey through some magnificent alpine countryside. Engaging and informative guide, who gave lots of interesting history about the country, the region and the buildings. Neuschwanstein was absolutely stunning - a really magical place. Linderhof was also well worth a visit.

  • From Munich: Neuschwanstein Castle & Linderhof Premium Tour

    2. From Munich: Neuschwanstein Castle & Linderhof Premium Tour

    Enjoy plenty of space, comfortable seats, large panoramic windows, a professional tour guide and driver, as well as snacks and drinks on board on this premium day trip. All entrance tickets for the castles are included for you. In the morning, you'll drive from Munich to Linderhof Palace for a guided tour. Afterwards, continue to the beautiful town of Oberammergau. During a walk through the picturesque village you will get to know the traditional craftsmanship of the local wood carvers. At noon, the journey takes you along the Romantische Straße (Romantic Road) to Neuschwanstein Castle. If you wish, you can have lunch on arrival or continue immediately to visit the Marienbrücke bridge. In the afternoon, visit Neuschwanstein Castle, before you drive back to Munich. After an eventful day you can look forward to a relaxed journey home in your luxurious bus.

    Wow! This tour was absolutely amazing. In my opinion, the premium tour is definitely worth the extra $$. Our tour guide, Ursula was fantastic and really made the experience great. We had a good group of people and the weather was beautiful. The actual castles were phenomenal and the history behind them was interesting. I’m so happy my partner and I decided to do this tour. I would definitely do it again in the future!

  • From Munich: Trip to Neuschwanstein & Linderhof in Spanish

    3. From Munich: Trip to Neuschwanstein & Linderhof in Spanish

    Drive through the pre-alpine region of Bavaria to Neuschwanstein, the fairytale castle built by King Ludwig II in Hohenschwangau. You’ll have a chance to admire both the exterior and interior of the palace and take in the spectacular views from the Bridge of Mary. Cross alpine valleys en route to Linderhof, the Baroque jewel that’s one of smaller palaces built by Ludwig II. In addition to visiting the palace, you’ll see the spectacular gardens.

    Jordi fue un excelente guía, súper amable y atento, nos tocó junto con una persona de la tercera edad y fue de lo más paciente y amable, nosotros somos de México y recomendamos muchísimo a Jordi.

  • Linderhof Palace Tour from Munich: Groups of 4 or More

    4. Linderhof Palace Tour from Munich: Groups of 4 or More

    Escape the bustle of Munich on this full-day tour to Linderhof Palace. Located in southwest Bavaria, you will get a full day to tour the rococo interior, beautiful landscaped gardens, and outhouses, including the Moroccan House, and the Moorish Kiosk. Depart from Munich and drive towards the German Alps into the Ettal. Stop off at Ettal Abbey, home to a community of about 50 monks. Explore the 14th-Century Abbey before continuing to the Royal Palace of Linderhof and Venus Grotto, 2 of the most precious jewels of Bavaria. Linderhof Palace was built in the late 19th-Century for the legendary King Ludwig II. The smallest of the eccentric king’s 3 palaces, it was the only one he lived to see finished. Designed in a fanciful rococo style, the palace and grounds contain exquisite buildings and rooms, such as the Hall of Mirrors, with its carpet made of ostrich plumes, and its ivory candelabr...

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What people are saying about Ettal, Germany

Wow! This tour was absolutely amazing. In my opinion, the premium tour is definitely worth the extra $$. Our tour guide, Ursula was fantastic and really made the experience great. We had a good group of people and the weather was beautiful. The actual castles were phenomenal and the history behind them was interesting. I’m so happy my partner and I decided to do this tour. I would definitely do it again in the future!

It was not possible to visit Linderhof Castle due to an event, but the visit to the Bavarian country and Neuschwanstein Castle was memorable. Our guide was very pleasant! A must if you are visiting the region!

Excellent tour. Visit to Land of Fairy tales. Everything was well organised. Special thanks to our guide Maria and bus driver. We had more time than expected.

It was truly a great trip / experience. The tour guide was super nice and very engaged in the trip. :) one of the best trips I’ve taken in a long time.

Great place, amazing views ! Take the shuttle to the castle, there are special viewing place near it's stop.