Located on a rugged hill in southwestern Bavaria, Neuschwanstein Castle is a nineteenth-century Romanesque revival-style palace. , which is said to be the inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle, is one of the most famous attractions in Germany.
Neuschwanstein Castle is located about 120 kilometres south of Munich and many visitors to the Bavarian capital enjoy visiting it during their stay! There are many tours to choose from for castle tours. We’ve picked out three of the best tours based on cost and traveler reviews.
Neuschwanstein: day trip to fairytale castle for small groups
From 72 euros per person
After picking up your private transport, you will pass through charming old Bavarian villages and scenic countryside before arriving at the new fairytale! Swan Castle. Once there, you will be given a guided tour of the castle, including a magnificent palace perched on a craggy hill with stunning views all around. After visiting the castle, you will be taken to some of the surrounding attractions, including a picturesque gorge with waterfalls and cascades. On your way back to Munich, you will stop at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wieskirche Church and the Bavarian Cheese Farm! where you can sample some of the products.
Day trip to Neuschwanstein Castle
From 42.00 euros per person
Led by professional English-speaking guides from the highly reputable Radius Tours, this amazing one-day tour starts at From Munich, take a scenic train ride up through the charming old world town of Füssen at the foot of the Alps to the The legendary Neuschwanstein Castle. Once aboard, you will be amazed at the castle’s stunning exterior and the breathtaking panoramic views of the mountains, lakes and valleys. After catching your breath, you’ll be escorted to the best vantage point of the castle and, if the weather is nice enough, you’ll even have the opportunity to take a dip in the lake. While taking in the view, your knowledgeable guide will tell you the story of King Ludwig’s tragic reign and the events that led him to the mountains’ The obsession with building fantasy castles.
Full-day train journey, including cycling.
From €25.50 per person.
From Munich, enjoy a day of sightseeing and cycling in the heart of Bavaria with a guided tour of the city. With bike rental provided, you’ll cycle through the historic town of Füssen, as well as Hohenschwangau Castle and Neuschwanstein Castle! Surrounded by lush meadows and forests. The tour will include a visit to two castles, with plenty of photo opportunities along the way. You will also see a range of other area attractions, including the Abbey of St. Mungo’s, the Marion Bridge, the Alpine Lakes and much more. At the end of the tour, you will return to central Munich.