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Neuschwanstein Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Munich

Highlights
  • Skip driving for a round-trip train or coach ride from Munich
  • Option for a horse-drawn carriage ride up the hill to the castle
  • Save time spent waiting in the admission queue with skip-the-line access 
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Neuschwanstein Castle Small-Group Day Tour from Munich
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Overview
Visiting Bavaria’s magical Neuschwanstein Castle by train makes it an even more memorable experience. On this tour, relax on the ride from Munich to Fussen, where you’ll have the option to walk or catch a carriage ride up to the castle. Save valuable vacation time by getting skip-the-line access, and learn about the site’s fascinating history with an included guided tour. Note: Coach travel replaces train during certain months.
What to Expect
Begin your tour with a roughly 2-hour train ride from Munich through the German countryside to Fussen. Note that the train is seasonal, offered during January through April and mid-October through November, and you’ll be traveling by coach otherwise. When you arrive, walk 20 minutes up the hill to the castle or opt for a carriage ride.

The price of the tour doesn’t include your castle entrance fee, but you can pay it directly to the tour company on the day of your visit. And by booking in advance, you’ll receive skip-the-line access.

Visit the castle interiors and towers, and get the photo ops and views of surrounding attractions including a lake, waterfall gorge, and Hohenschwangau Castle. Listen while your guide tells stories about the tragic reign of the “mad” 19th-century Bavarian king who commissioned the building of the castle.

Finish the day with a return ride back to Munich.
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Reviewed yesterday
Good experience

this is good and worth place to visit at least once, Ensure to visit from behind connecting bridge and getting view of castle.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BVibhavari
Reviewed 2 days ago
Fairy tale castle

We recently visited this castle during our stay in Munich. On approach to the castle you get your first views of it up in the hillside and it literally is like something out of a fairy tale. Walt Disney was said to have based Sleeping...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travellingA79
Reviewed 3 days ago
Great day

The trip was very memorable. Our guide (Jova) made the day. The drive through the countryside was beautiful. Jova pointed out facts along the way about the Alps and the countryside. The trip up to the castle could have been boring, but Jova stopped at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Perfect from the start

Brilliant tour, Stevo, our tour guide was great! He was fun, knew his history and a great laugh. The day was spot on weather couldn’t of been better (sun and snow) the only thing that was a let down was the transport which couldn’t be...More

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RadiusToursMunich, Manager at Radius Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for such a lovely review. We'll pass your comments on to Stevo. And best wishes to you and your fiancée for a wonderful life together.

Reviewed 6 days ago
A Must See Experience

It is a long steep walk to this castle. However able bodied well cared for draft horses take you there for a reasonable price. Don't miss this castle Disney World copied. You will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jane W
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10 December 2018|
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Response from Shannon R | Reviewed this property |
For just a couple euro you can ride the bus to the top, and pay again taking the bus down. But it is a short walk uphill to get bk to the bus. We just walked all the way bk down. The carriages had a longer wait when we were... More
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26 November 2018|
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Response from Claire D | Reviewed this property |
There are A LOT of steps on this tour. Inside the castle you have to climb several flights of stairs, which even had me winded at times and I'm in pretty good shape. For this tour you are also walking like a mile up hill to... More
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26 November 2018|
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Response from RSP04 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! When we did the tour we went by bus (very comfortable) and the tour guides took some time during the ride to explain things and answer questions. Even if you were able to follow the bus (which I believe depends on the... More
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