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Neuschwanstein Castle Excursion from Munich

  • Travel with prebooked tickets and a local guide for a relaxing train journey
  • Decide how you want to see Neuschwanstein Castle on the day of the trip
  • Get the lowdown on the Bavarian castle region and King Ludwig from your guide
Neuschwanstein Castle Excursion from Munich
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Day-trip to Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich with an English speaking guide.
Tour in Spanish
Excursión al Castillo de Neuschwanstein desde Múnich con guía de habla española.
See Neuschwanstein Castle on a relaxed day trip by train from Munich. After traveling with a guide for an easy journey, choose to explore the castle on a tour or take a hike to view the fairy-tale fortress from nearby foothills. It’s a customizable experience, perfect for families or friends who might want different things out of their Neuschwanstein visit.
What to Expect
Head to Munich’s central station to meet your guide and board your train to Hohenschwangau, the pretty Bavarian village near Neuschwanstein Castle.

On the journey, hear stories about the castles of Bavaria, mad King Ludwig, and the swan knight Lohengrin, a legend linked to the region. When you arrive in Hohenschwangau, head to nearby Marienbrücke for impressive views of the fortress that provided inspiration for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle.

Opt to visit Neuschwanstein itself and marvel at its ornate interiors on a tour, or hike in the neighboring foothills, soaking up sweeping castle vistas as you go. Note that entrance fees are payable at your own expense.

After the tour or hike, return to Munich by train with your guide.
Reviews (174)
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Reviewed yesterday
A great day trip!

I did the day trip to Neuschwanstein in late September. It was a big group, no doubt because of Oktoberfest, judging by the many people I overhead chatting about their boozy fun the day/night before! Sarah was an amazing tour leader, educating and entertaining us...More

Thank Alex E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Munich, Neuschwanstein and Dachau

Happened to discover Sandemans tours whilst walking round the Munich town centre one day. Went on the walking tour of Munich with Sarah, which we enjoyed so much that we booked a day tour to Neuschwanstein with her afterwards. The day after that we went...More

Thank charlie_lindsell
Reviewed 4 days ago
fairytale castle

This is the model for the Cinderella castle at Disney World and is very impressive. Somewhat hard to get to, it is on the side of a mountain and the path toward it is steep. Picturesque, and the tour is short but useful. Intrigued by...More

Thank 974paulette
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Amazing day at Neuschwanstein castle

I did the free walking tour of Munich from this company and it was just extraordinary. Sarah was my guide and she was so interesting and funny. She told us so many stories, fun facts and pretty funny dad jokes along the walking tour. Plus,...More

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed 1 week ago
Interesting Story

The whole story of King Ludwig II is different to most stories of kings out there, and our guide Sarah did a great job at making the history interesting as we walked up to the castle. The castle itself is so awesome, and having a...More

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28 July 2018|
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Response from maddiec153 | Reviewed this property |
When we took the bus tour, the tour guide went and got tickets for us so we didn’t worry about it. We arrived around lunch and then our tour was around 2:30. The tour guide talked extensively about the castle compared to the... More
8 July 2018|
Response from John M |
I think that the tour companies companies buy them on the day, so they may not be available. Email them directly. You don't need to go into the castle to enjoy the spectacle, after all the interior is reproduction built on... More