Is the Neuschwanstein Castle tour worth it?

Is the Neuschwanstein Castle tour worth it?

Arriving at the castle there is a steep hike to the base of the castle (about 30-40 minutes) it was a tough hike or you can take the bus for 2 euros. The tour only lasted about 20-30 minutes but well worth it. It was a great time!

How much is the Neuschwanstein Castle tour?

Guided tour Neuschwanstein castle (Tickets available online):

Adults plus advance booking fee / handling fee (only for online purchase) 15,00 € 2,50 €
Group tour from 15 paying guests Booking handling fee ⇒ Group tours only on written request: [email protected] 14,00 € 1,50 €

How long is the tour in Neuschwanstein Castle?

approximately 30 minutes
Both kinds of tours last approximately 30 minutes. Your admission ticket is valid for a guided tour of the castle at a specific time. We expressly point out that the guided tours start punctually; in the event of late arrival, participation in the guided tour is no longer possible.

How difficult is the walk to Neuschwanstein Castle?

The walk is long and steep in both directions and inside the castle are probably 250 steep steps inside the castle. It is grueling and if she has a knee problem, this might ruin your vacation! There are shuttle busses and horse carriages but they don’t put you very near the castle.

How much time do you need at Neuschwanstein Castle?

The short answer? Much less time than you’d expect. Tours of each castle take roughly 35 minutes, but the entire experience of picking up tickets, walking/taking the bus to the castles, touring both castles, and time between tours adds up to around 4-5 hours total.

Does Neuschwanstein Castle sell out?

Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most popular sites in Europe, and tickets often sell out on the day, so book your tour in advance to make sure you don’t miss out.

What is the best time to visit Neuschwanstein?

The months from November through April have the lowest crowds (except during the holiday seasons of Christmas and Easter). The weather may not be ideal but during winter months you may be able to see Neuschwanstein covered in snow. Shoulder season (May, June, and October) is another great time to visit Neuschwanstein.

Where is the best view of Neuschwanstein?

Best Neuschwanstein Castle Viewpoints

  1. The most popular viewpoint: From Marienbrücke.
  2. Up-close viewpoint: On the way to the Marienbrücke.
  3. Lesser known viewpoint: After the Marienbrücke.
  4. Panoramic viewpoint.
  5. The best hidden Neuschwanstein Castle viewpoint.
  6. Viewpoint from the valley.

Can I go to Neuschwanstein Castle without a tour?

If you want to enter Neuschwanstein and/or Hohenschwangau, you are required to book a guided tour; you cannot enter the castles on your own, although you can view both from the outside without purchasing the tour tickets. You can purchase tour tickets in advance online, or at the ticket center on the day of your visit.

How steep is the walk to Neuschwanstein Castle?

With the shuttle bus From here there is a downhill walk of about 500 metres or 10-15 minutes (gradient of 12-19%) to the castle entrance. The buses operate all year round and shuttle between Schlosshotel Lisl and Neuschwanstein Castle according to demand, i.e. without a fixed timetable.

Is the Museum of Bavarian kings worth it?

Visited here after visiting the two castles and it has lots of information, and was also good to be able to go at your own more leisurely pace after joining the accompanied tours at the castles. Good to be able to put some of the things you’d seen and heard about. Recommended.

Is the the marienbrücke closed?

People queuing for access to the famous bridge – Marienbrücke – closed until fall 2022. The castle is under construction until 2024. This impacts your visit inside the castle; not all rooms are accessible, and some exhibits are also restored. The bridge: Marienbrücke, and the gorge hike are still closed.

How do you get from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle?

To get to Neuschwanstein Castle from Munich, hop on a train from Munich Hauptbahnhof station to Füssen station. The journey takes approximately 2.5 hours. The regional train leaves every hour throughout the day. Do note that not all train journeys are direct; you might need to make a transfer.

  • October 4, 2022