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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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$62.13
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$62.13

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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$61.20
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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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$57.05
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$57.05

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

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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$175.29
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Neuschwanstein Castle Skip-the-line Ticket+tourguide

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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$38.90
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$38.90

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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$55.96
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$55.96

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
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$491.13
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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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$152.47
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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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$1,025.32
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Private Neuschwanstein & Linderhof Tour in Mercedes V-Class (up to 6 person)
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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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$772.75
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Neuschwanstein Castle Skip-the-Line Private Tour for Groups

Neuschwanstein Castle Skip-the-Line Private Tour for Groups

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Neuschwanstein Castle is often referred to as a “fairytale castle” because of its spectacular architecture, and Bavarian Alps backdrop. With this private tour, enjoy the luxury of having your own private guide, as well as door-to-door transfers, and skip-the-line tickets to avoid the long lines. The trip includes a tour inside the castle, a horse and carriage ride to Hohenschwangau village, and a visit to Oberammergau.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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$229.23
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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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$390.66
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A Full Day Private Tour of Neuschwanstein Castle from Garmisch-Partenkirchen

A Full Day Private Tour of Neuschwanstein Castle from Garmisch-Partenkirchen

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Discover mystery and beauty in the heart of Bavaria on this private full-day Neuschwanstein Castle tour. Head past the entry queues and go straight inside Neuschwanstein Castle with a guide to begin exploring. Admire the 19th-century fortress’ Romanesque architecture and gain insight into the life of King Ludwig II of Bavaria — one of the castle’s most famous residents. Explore the pretty Bavarian village of Oberammergau and learn of its rich heritage, then visit Ettal Abbey before heading back to your hotel in comfort.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$465.72
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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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$478.73
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Skip-the-lineTicket Neuschwanstein+ City Bike

Skip-the-lineTicket Neuschwanstein+ City Bike

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Skip the line ticket to Neuschwanstein plus bike it´s Ideal choice to enjoy the castle and srounding,landscape,Austria,Alps.. we organize your tour to Neuschwantein + bike incl.city map of the this region.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Private Castle Tour from Munich: Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, and Linderhof

Private Castle Tour from Munich: Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, and Linderhof

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Visit three of Bavaria's most beguiling castles on a private day trip from Munich. Formerly the castles of the eccentric King Ludwig II, Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau, and Linderhof are loved by visitors around the world for their fairy tale architecture and mountain settings. Explore them with your own private guide, enjoy coffee breaks to break up the history, and travel in comfort with round-trip transportation from your Munich hotel.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,010.65
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Private Day Tour from Fussen: Neuschwanstein Castle, Oberammergau and Linderhof Castle

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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$653.46
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Self-guided private Tour of Neuschwanstein and Bavarian Castles + Ticket booking

Self-guided private Tour of Neuschwanstein and Bavarian Castles + Ticket booking

Take a walk through the fabulous castles of Bavaria and listen to the story of the tragic fate of King Ludwig, who built the Neuschwanstein castle. See the two most beautiful castles of the Bavarian Alps. One of them was a prototype of a legendary Walt Disney castle. Visit the most impressive photo locations and panoramic views, find out how the castle was built and why no one lived in it. After the tour, visit restaurant, where the royal stable used to be. Taste the best Bavarian beer from the King family or for example some coffee with strudel! This tour is an audio-guided tour without an in-person guide. It is an app with a navigation map from step to step, text and audio recording for every step with pictures. So that you will not get confused. After downloading a tour, you can keep it in your account forever. IMPORTANT: CHOOSE TIME OF YOUR APPROXIMATE ARRIVAL TO CASTLES BELOW. Tickets are booked with predefined entrance time! You must be on time. You will pay it on cash-desk.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$39.42
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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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INCLUDING SKIP-THE-LINE TICKETS NEUSCHWANSTEIN - EVEN AT SHORT NOTICE! NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE - dream destination for tourists from all over the world! Visit King Ludwig II's most famous fairytale castle in comfort and without waiting in long lines on this exclusive private tour. Learn interesting facts about the country & its people and all the sights from your professional and friendly tour guide. Plus, enjoy private pickup and rides through the enchanting Bavarian countryside in our comfortable and new Mercedes- or VW-Minivan. Are you now ready for a terrific adrenaline-kick? It starts quite harmlessly: A chairlift takes you in picturesque alpine mountains to a cozy mountain restaurant and to the start of the adventurous ALPINE COASTER at 4,166 ft (1,270 m) altitude. Take a seat on one of the rail-guided sledges of the 1st WORLD's LONGEST weatherproof toboggan run with magnetic brakes - here we go: On a length of 1,6 miles(!) with breathtaking views and adventurous curves you whizz 100% safely into the valley. Other great attractions such as Linderhof palace or a guided tour of the historic town center in nearby Oberammeregau with its world-famous wall paintings and the largest Passion Play Theatre in the world are still waiting for you..! THE ALPINE COASTER IS OPEN FROM EASTER TO THE BEGINNING OF NOVEMBER!
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes to 11 hours
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$461.57
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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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$476.07
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EXCLUSiVE SKIP-THE-CROWDS Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Tour from Munich INCL. TICKETS
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EXCLUSiVE SKIP-THE-CROWDS Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Tour from Munich INCL. TICKETS

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INCL. SKiP-THE-LiNE TiCKETS NEUSCHWANSTEiN & LiNDERHOF CASTLE! The famous Fairytale Castle NEUSCHWANSTEiN is the 2nd most visited attraction in Germany. It captivates 1.5M visitors with its dreamy beauty, inspired by characters from Wagner's epic operas. Unfortunately this means that up to 8,000 visitors/day crowd the place all year long. This tour gives you the unique opportunity to avoid these crowds and enjoy the calm magic also at LiNDERHOF PALACE (and HOHENSCHWANGAU Castle) in peace. Immerse yourself in the magnificence of the castles and grounds: Let the fairy tale come to life around you! Our expert guide will give you space to enjoy numerous other sights as well while being at your disposal and alert to your needs & questions at all times. WHY WITH US: • Know that your day is planned and conducted by a friendly & professional tour guide • Look forward to an unique excursion package • Enjoy the perfect symbiosis of traveling in relaxed comfort and fully leveraging your precious vacation time
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  • 9 hours to 10 hours 30 minutes
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$490.51
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Neuschwanstein Castle Small-Group Guided Day Trip by Train from Munich
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Neuschwanstein Castle Small-Group Guided Day Trip by Train from Munich

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This tour will give you a full background to King Ludwig's life and his tragic and mysterious death. We have enough time for lunch and time to collect perfect pictures, making your visit an unforgettable experience. Reservation for the castle tickets must be done at least 30 Days in advance. I cannot guarantee for the ticket if not reserved, but you may cancel free of charges, if there is no ticket available anymore.
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  • 10 hours
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$193.65
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Neuschwanstein Castle and Highline 179 Private Tour from Füssen

Neuschwanstein Castle and Highline 179 Private Tour from Füssen

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Enjoy a day full of history, fun, and a lot of thrill, with Skip the Line service. You don't have to worry about ticket reservations or queues or taking the wrong turn. Just relax and enjoy an unforgettable day full of history and fun. Our tour includes a visit to the Fairytale Castle "Neuschwanstein Castle" The Highline 179 Suspension Footbridge with the picturesque village of Oberammergau.
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  • 9 hours
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$395.79
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Skip the Line: Neuschwanstein Castle Private Tour From Füssen or Hohenschwangau

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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$202.58
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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 38.90. Guided Neuschwanstein Castle tours start around USD 38.90 per person.