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With its snow-white limestone facade and fanciful turrets peeking out from the forested mountain tops of the Hohenschwangau valley, Neuschwanstein Castle (Schloss Neuschwanstein) could easily have been lifted from the pages of a fairy tale. In a way, it has—the German castle famously inspired Disney'sSleeping Beauty castle.

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Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace Day Tour from Munich

Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace Day Tour from Munich

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Witness the fairy tale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof, created by Germany’s 19th-century King Ludwig II, on a day trip from Munich. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, admire Bavaria's magnificent scenery as you journey to Linderhof, Ludwig’s rococo-style hunting lodge and last home. Join an optional interior tour and then continue to Neuschwanstein, a picture book clutch of turrets and chambers that inspired Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. Enjoy free time in nearby Hohenschwangau village for lunch and to explore Neuschwanstein’s grounds, and take an optional castle tour. Entrance fees not included (unless you choose the Upgrade option).
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.09
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$62.09

Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Small-Group Premium All-Inc Tour from Munich
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Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Small-Group Premium All-Inc Tour from Munich

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Add a bit of legend and enchantment to your German vacation with a full-day trip to Neuschwanstein and Linderhof from Munich. Relax for the scenic coach ride through the Bavarian Alps, then spend hours exploring the former royal residences, sources of inspiration for modern fairy tales like Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty. In your small group, tour the castle’s opulent halls, unique spaces and the incredible kitchens. Conclude with free time in the charming village of Oberammergau.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.18
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$175.18

Neuschwanstein Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Munich
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Neuschwanstein Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Munich

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Travel from Munich to Bavaria’s Neuschwanstein Castle on this day trip that includes round-trip transportation by train. Often known as Germany’s "Cinderella castle," Neuschwanstein was actually the inspiration for a different Disney story, the ‘Sleeping Beauty’ castle at Disneyland. Take a guided tour of the castle, and hear stories about the "Mad" King Ludwig II, who commissioned it. The entrance fee is not included, but skip-the-line access is, so you won’t wait in the main admission queue.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$61.16
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$61.16

Neuschwanstein Castle Skip-the-line Ticket+tourguide
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Neuschwanstein Castle Skip-the-line Ticket+tourguide

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Don’t waste time standing in line at Neuschwanstein Castle, one of Germany’s most popular attractions. After picking up your skip-the-line admission ticket, you’ll ensure that you spend your time inside the Bavarian castle, known for its fairytale-like architecture and picturesque hilltop setting near Füssen.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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$38.87
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$38.87

Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Day Trip from Munich

Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Day Trip from Munich

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Escape into the Bavarian countryside—and visit two of Germany’s highlight castles in one day—on this hassle-free coach tour from Munich. Set off in the early morning, and learn about King Ludwig II, who built numerous palaces during his reign. This flexible experience lets you choose whether you want to pay for admission to one or both palaces: Linderhof and Neuschwanstein. You’ll also have time for a traditional Bavarian lunch (own expense).
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.01
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$57.01

Private Mini Van Tour to Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof, Ettal & Oberammergau

Private Mini Van Tour to Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof, Ettal & Oberammergau

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Spend the day exploring Munich’s enchanted surroundings with your own private guide and vehicle. Visit the popular sights of the Ettal Monastery, the village of Oberammergau, the opulent Linderhof Palace, and finish the day with a guided tour of the famous Neuschwanstein Castle. Discover the rich history of Bavaria and get insider tips from your informative guide during this private tour.
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  • 8 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,150.00
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Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich

Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich

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See two of the palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria on this private, full-day royal castle tour from Munich. Escape to the Bavarian foothills of Füssen to see the Neuschwanstein Castle, the inspiration for Disney’s 'Sleeping Beauty' movie. Skip the line and enjoy a walking tour of this popular fairy tale abode. Also, see Hohenschwangau Castle, King Ludwig’s childhood home. Then, enjoy a stroll around Hohenschwangau’s scenic Lake Alpsee or visit nearby Linderhof Palace, modeled after the Palace of Versailles. Hotel pickup and drop-off and admission to all castles included.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$478.40
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$478.40
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Self-guided Tour of Neuschwanstein Castle Area + Tickets Reservation.

Self-guided Tour of Neuschwanstein Castle Area + Tickets Reservation.

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Take a walk around the fabulous castles of Bavaria and listen to the story of the tragic fate of King Ludwig, who built the Neuschwanstein castle. Visit the most impressive photo spots, alpine lake, 2 castles, get history lessons about Ludwig and his life.Get advise about restaurant, where you can taste the best Bavarian beer from the King family or some coffee with strudel! This all you will get in Self-guided tour. Self-guided tour is tour without an In-person Guide. It is an App with a navigation map, text and audio recording for every step with pictures. After downloading a tour, you can keep it forever. SKIP THE LINE. You will get reservation for tickets.You pay it on cash desk. Tickets are booked with entrance time(appr. +1,5 hour after arrival) and in-person Guide. You need to go up to castle(by bus or by foot). IMPORTANT: CHOOSE TIME OF YOUR APPROXIMATE ARRIVAL TO CASTLES BELOW (Not entrance time to castle). PLAN for this tour at least 4 hours for your whole visit.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$36.28
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Skip the Line: Neuschwanstein Castle Private Tour From Füssen or Hohenschwangau
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Skip the Line: Neuschwanstein Castle Private Tour From Füssen or Hohenschwangau

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Enjoy the visit to one of the most visited castles in the world “Neuschwanstein Castle”.  You don't have to worry about tickets reservation, queues or parking. We pick you up from hotel in Füssen and deliver you an unforgettable tour to the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle. 
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$202.45
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Private Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Tour in Mercedes V-Class (up to 6 person)

Private Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Tour in Mercedes V-Class (up to 6 person)

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Travel to the Castle of Neuschwanstein on a private tour from Munich, which ensures you personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace. Sit back and enjoy a smooth ride in a luxury vehicle, take in the scenery, and listen to guided commentary on the way there and back. Visit the Neuschwanstein Castle and explore on your own, then stop by other local attractions such as Linderhof Palace or stop for a local lunch.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$772.22
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VIP tour to the royal castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof from Munich

VIP tour to the royal castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof from Munich

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See Neuschwanstein Castle’s fairytale turrets and Linderhof Castle, inspired by Versailles, on this convenient day trip from Munich, with snacks and soft drinks on board. It’s almost impossible to see both castles in a day on public transport, but this tour delivers, with a stop at a viewpoint to capture the perfect Neuschwanstein photo too. A live guide tells fascinating tales of Mad King Ludwig and so much more.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.37
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Exclusive SKiP-THE-CROWDS Neuschwanstein & Hohenschwangau Castle Tour fr. Munich
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Exclusive SKiP-THE-CROWDS Neuschwanstein & Hohenschwangau Castle Tour fr. Munich

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Avoid the crowds when you sightsee in Bavaria, and book a private day trip for your own personal group. You'll travel by climate-controlled vehicle with your own guide, and visit Neuschwanstein Castle with a prebooked skip-the-line ticket to enter with ease. Other Bavarian sights, such as the striking Hohenschwangau Castle, can also be visited as the tour is customized to you.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$490.80
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$490.80
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Neuschwanstein Castle and Highline 179 Private Tour from Munich

Neuschwanstein Castle and Highline 179 Private Tour from Munich

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Discover some of Bavaria’s most prized landmarks and dramatic scenery—and venture beyond Munich city limits—on this full-day, private tour. In the morning, meet your guide at your accommodation, hop aboard a comfortable vehicle, and head to the fairytale-like Neuschwanstein Castle. After touring its interior, continue to Highline179, a 374-foot-high (114-meter) suspension bridge. Finally, visit the picturesque village of Oberammergau, site of the famed Passion Play, before returning to Munich.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$504.98
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Neuschwanstein Castle Tour with Skip the Line from Hohenschwangau

Neuschwanstein Castle Tour with Skip the Line from Hohenschwangau

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Neuschwanstein Castle, the fairy tale castle on which Disney’s Cinderella castle is based, is a must-see when in Bavaria. Because it is so popular, this skip-the-line tour is essential for making the most of your time; no need to worry about tickets, lines or parking. Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the castle with a professional guide. Make your day unique with a horse-drawn carriage ride and a scenic walk around Lake Alpsee. Excellent opportunities for fantastic pictures at the castle, Mary’s Bridge and the lake.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$56.54
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Summer Zugspitze and Neuschwanstein Castle Private Tour incl. Alpine Luge

Summer Zugspitze and Neuschwanstein Castle Private Tour incl. Alpine Luge

Immerse yourself in Bavarian culture and traditions with local English speaking guides. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Bavarian Alps and vist quaint villages where you can stock up on gifts. Lunch at a local eatery located on the shores of an alpine lake and sample localy brewed beers along the way. Tour the most talked about castles in Bavaria, Castle Neuschwanstein and let us not forget the smaller but just as impressive Linderhof Palace, all in one memorable day.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,192.02
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EXCLUSiVE SKiP-THE-CROWDS Neuschwanstein + Linderhof + Hohenschwangau 3-castles and MORE Tour from Munich
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EXCLUSiVE SKiP-THE-CROWDS Neuschwanstein + Linderhof + Hohenschwangau 3-castles and MORE Tour from Munich

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INCLUDING SKIP-THE-LINE TICKETS for Neuschwanstein castle - EVEN AT SHORT NOTICE! With this unique excursion, the 3 world-famous Royal castles NEUSCHWANSTEIN, LINDERHOF and HOHENSCHWANGAU can be visited comfortably and with the privileged SKIP-THE-LINE entry in just one day! Your personal professional & friendly guide will ensure that you reach your pre-booked castle tours on time - and of course he will provide you with historical & up-to-date information about all visited places in an entertaining way. In addition, enjoy the ride in our new and luxurious Mercedes- and Volkswagen Minivans through one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany: Let yourself be impressed by high alpine sceneries as well as by the lovely foothill landscape with its numerous lakes and colorful medieval alpine towns. By booking the Option "XXL-Time credit" you also have the opportunity to visit more Bavarian top attractions, such as the Passion Play village Oberammergau, Ettal Monastery, stately villas on lake Starnberg or one of the magnificent baroque churches.
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  • 10 hours 30 minutes to 12 hours
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$503.24
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Fairytale Castles Private Tour from Füssen

Fairytale Castles Private Tour from Füssen

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Experience the storybook romance of Bavaria on a private tour from Füssen to two of the region’s most impressive castles. Skip the ticket line and guarantee admission to both Neuschwanstein Castle, which inspired the Disney symbol, and Ludwig II’s royal retreat at Linderhof Palace. In between, enjoy free time to explore charming Oberammergau village and the UNESCO-listed Wieskirche church in the meadow while your private guide and car wait.
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  • 9 hours
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$390.39
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MY*GUiDE EXCLUSiVE Neuschwanstein Castle Tour INCL. TiCKETS and ALPiNE COASTER from Munich

MY*GUiDE EXCLUSiVE Neuschwanstein Castle Tour INCL. TiCKETS and ALPiNE COASTER from Munich

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Inspiring Cinderella's castle, King Ludwig II's Neuschwanstein pops right out of a fairytale. Skip the line on this tour—there's almost always a line—and follow your private guide through the secrets of this architectural masterpiece. From here, customize the rest of your tour, choosing to ride the world's longest alpine coaster, wandering nearby Oberammergau, exploring Linderhof Palace, and more.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$461.26
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Skip-the-Line: Neuschwanstein Castle Tour from Hohenschwangau

Skip-the-Line: Neuschwanstein Castle Tour from Hohenschwangau

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Visit the popular Neuschwanstein Castle on this guided walking tour. A “skip-the-line” ticket allows for quick access to the inside of the medieval masterpiece. One of three palaces built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, it would eventually become the inspiration for the castle in Disney’s "Sleeping Beauty." After the tour, enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride down to the village of Hohenschwangau and take a leisurely stroll around scenic Lake Alpsee.
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  • 3 hours
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$55.92
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Private Day Tour from Fussen: Neuschwanstein Castle, Oberammergau and Linderhof Castle
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Private Day Tour from Fussen: Neuschwanstein Castle, Oberammergau and Linderhof Castle

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See some of Bavaria’s most spectacular places on a private, full-day tour from Fussen for your group of up to four people. Experience the fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle, enjoy free time to explore Marien Bridge, Alpsee, and Hohenschwangau, then spend the afternoon at Oberammergau and Linderhof Castle. This full-day private tour is priced per group, and includes skip-the-line tickets to Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Castle, as well as round trip transport from your Fussen hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$653.02
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Private Sightseeing Flight above the Bavarian Alps

Private Sightseeing Flight above the Bavarian Alps

Step in a micro plane to see more of the Bavarian mountains in an hour than you could see in a day from the ground. In return for sharing the direct flight cost with your pilot, you’ll receive their passion for flying and knowledge of Bavaria for a flight that’s personal to you. Secure your place online, and plan your route from Munich before you take to the skies.
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  • 2 hours
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$309.93
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Skip The Line: Neuschwanstein Castle Afternoon Tour From Hohenschwangau

Skip The Line: Neuschwanstein Castle Afternoon Tour From Hohenschwangau

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Enjoy the visit to one of the most visited castles in the world. A half day tour to the King Ludwig II’s Castle “Neuschwanstein Castle”. You don't have to worry about tickets reservation or queues. We pick you up at Hohenschwangau and deliver you an unforgettable tour to the majestic Neuschwanstein Castle. The visit includes a bus ride to Mary's Bridge (as long as the shuttle bus is operating and the bridge is open) for fantastic pictures - tour inside the castle - a very special tour with a passionate professional local guide.
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  • 3 hours to 3 hours 30 minutes
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$48.51
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MY*GUiDE The King's GREATEST PALACES Neuschwanstein & HERRENCHIEMSEE from Munich
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MY*GUiDE The King's GREATEST PALACES Neuschwanstein & HERRENCHIEMSEE from Munich

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This tour allows you to see the creative genius of King Ludwig II up close with visits to his fairytale palaces of Neuschwanstein and Herrenchiemsee. Instead of organizing your own transport, sit back, and enjoy the views as you’re transported through the Bavarian countryside in a private vehicle. Once at Neuschwanstein Castle—which is a very popular attraction—enjoy the benefit of skip-the-line entry. The trip continues to the beautiful Herrenchiemsee Palace.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$475.75
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Comfort Mini-Van & Professional and FRiENDLY Guide: CUSTOMIZED 1-DAY TOUR from Munich
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Comfort Mini-Van & Professional and FRiENDLY Guide: CUSTOMIZED 1-DAY TOUR from Munich

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Combine the freedom of independent travel with the expertise of a licensed tour guide when you book this fully customizable private tour by Volkswagen minibus. You choose your goals, e.g. B. Downtown Munich, Neuschwanstein Castle, Innsbruck or Zugspitze and pay your entrance fees: your guide will take you there and show you around. Your package includes nine hours and up to 320 kilometers: additional charges apply after that.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$469.55
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What are Neuschwanstein Castle hours of operation?
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Neuschwanstein Castle hours of operation: April–Sept 9am–6pm daily; Oct–March 10am–4pm daily; closed January 1, Dec 24–25, Dec 31. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Neuschwanstein Castle tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Neuschwanstein Castle can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Neuschwanstein Castle 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Neuschwanstein Castle costs USD 38.87. Guided Neuschwanstein Castle tours start around USD 38.87 per person.