Royal Castles of Ludwig II - Private Day Tour with Luxury Van from Munich


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Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. Not recommended for kids under 3 years

Friendly: No.
Not recommended for wheel chair guests until strong help is available to push uphill.
A wheel chair will NOT limit the availability of seats in the Luxury Van (6 seats)

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), French (basic), German (fluent)

Fairy Tale Castles and breathtaking Alpine Landscapes

Explore the Bavarian Royal Castles.
Discover and enjoy the most beautiful parts of Bavaria on this private day tour!

Meeting at your Hotel lobby in Munich, we start using the " Autobahn and winding country roads " towards Ludwig II Castles ( Neuschwanstein & Linderhof ) at the foot of the Bavarian Alps.
The Tour leads through beautiful alpine landscapes with several interesting and breathtaking sights and stops on the way.
During the leasurly drive I will introduce you to all the needed information about what you see - and I will show and explain to you why Bavaria is the most popular and admired state in Germany. . .

Important possible sights on this tour:

- Neuschwanstein Castle
- Hohenschwangau Castle
- Linderhof Villa style Castle
- " The Wies " baroque / rokoko church, a accredited UNESCO Cultural World Heritage
- Oberammergau, the wood carvers & Passion Play village ( 2020 )
- " Ettal " Monastery
- and much more. . .

YOU let me know where YOU want to stop and how much YOU want to see.


In the morning, I will pick you up at your hotel.

- Drive over the "Autobahn and rural country roads "
- See typical rural bavarian villages and country life.
- See Ludwig II's Fairy Tale Castles, where we will participate in the official guided tours.
- See churches and monasteries.

- Then continue driving through a wonderful mountain lake valley in the Austrian alps ( Passports required ) to reach Linderhof Palace, Ludwig II's breathtaking hideaway with its beautiful palace garden.

- Oberammergau, the charming wood carver's and Passion Play village with wood-workshops, all year christmas souvenir-shops, painted houses and cafés. . .


- the itinerary may be changed according to YOUR wishes depending on the scheduled time by the Neuschwanstein Ticket Office.
- it is best to book this tour at least 14 days in advance to make sure that I can make your reservations for the guided tour in Neuschwanstein Castle without extra costs ( see notice below ).

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 11 hours

Depending on traffic and scheduled times for the tours inside the palaces, the duration may vary.
I will pick you up at your place of stay
around 8:00 - 8:30.
YOU will determin the duration of the tour and when to be back latest ( for example for dinner... )


I will drive you in a luxury VW Highline van with 6 comfortable passenger seats.
- Children seats available for most ages.
0-3 years, please provide own children safety equipment.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - My Experience and Knowledge as YOUR private Tour Guide
- Private transportation by luxury van
( pick-up and return in Munich )
- Bottled Water

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 EUR - Admission / Entrance fees
- Carriage / Bus
- Lunch
- Snacks
- Drinks


Credit Cards are still not accepted everywhere.
Cash in Euros on hand is adviseable.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Admission fees to Neuschwanstein Castle:
- Adults € 14,80 + € 2,50 booking fee
- Seniors € 13.80 ( over 64 years ) + € 2,50 b. fee
- Children and Youth under 18 years are free of charge

Important notice:

Short notice bookings ( less than 21 days before the tour )
" the skip-the-line ticket-reservation " will cost € 40,00 extra ( one or more tickets, one charge )

If you DO NOT want to do the 30 - 45 minutes hike up to Neuschwanstein Castle
( dependig on YOUR actual physical fitness / handicaped or else ), here are the alternatives:

- uphill € 7,00 per person
- downhill € 3,50 per person

- Bus:
- uphill € 3,50 per person
- downhill € 2,00 per person

If you wish to see the other castles / palaces from inside:
Hohenschwangau: € 12,00
Linderhof: € 8,50

Churches are free entrance



A Recent Review of this tour

One of the best tours we took on our trip to Europe. Max was an excellent guide. His transportation was very clean and comfortable. He was very personable. We loved more of the local feel of the tour. We would highly recommend him to anyone!
Kevin Noe

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