Bavarian Royal Castles - Private Day Tour by Car


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Activity Level



Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. please let me know age or size of the children, so I can provide the appropriate child seats

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), German (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), Spanish (advanced)

Fairy Tale Castles and marvellous alpine Landscapes - the "must do" Tour while you are in Bavaria

See the Bavarian Royal Castles - and discover the most beatiful parts of Bavaria in a comfortable and custom day tour!

I pick you up at your Hotel in Munich, and we start towards Neuschwanstein Castle at the foothills of the bavarian Alps. The Tour leads through beautiful pre-alpine landscapes with several interesting and beautiful sights on the way. Of course I give you all the information about what you see - and I will show you what makes Bavaria the most popular state of Germany. . .

Find here only the most important sights you can see on this tour: Neuschwanstein Castle, baroque "Wies"-church(UNESCO Cultural Heritage), Hohenschwangau Castle, Linderhof palace, the picturesque wood carvers' village "Oberammergau", "Ettal" Monastery, . . .

Of course - as in all my tours - it's up to you where you want to stop to have a closer look, or just for a quick photo. . .


At 8. 30 am, I pick you up at your hotel - the tour can begin. . .

- over the "Autobahn" we drive to the picturesque Artist's City of Murnau

- over the country roads with typical rural villages we go on to. . .

- "Neuschwanstein" - Ludwig II's Fairy Tale Castle, where we will participate in the official guided tour

- After a Drive through a wonderful valley in the Austrian alps we reach Linderhof Palace, Ludwig II's beautiful summer hideaway with its beautiful palace garden (guided tour in the palace optional)

- Oberammergau, the charming wood carver's village with workshops, shops, cafés, . . . is already on our way back. - around 6. 00 pm, You will be back for dinner and an enjoyable evening in Munich

(The itinerary may be changed, according to your wishes, and depending on the scheduled time by the Neuschwanstein Ticket Office)

Please note: It is best to book this tour at least 14 days in advance to make sure I can make your reservations for the guided tour in Neuschwanstein Castle!

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: 9 hours 30 min.

depending on traffic and scheduled times for the tours inside the palaces, the duration may vary a little bit. In any case, I pick you up in the morning between 8:00 and 9:00 am - and we will be back for dinner.


I will drive you in a modern and comfortable air conditioned Minivan (Ford Galaxy, 6 spacious passenger seats) - Child seats available for all ages

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 EUR - per person for admission fees, carriage/bus (optional) up the hill to the castle, and for snacks, lunch, coffee, ...

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Admission fee to Neuschwanstein Castle:
adults: 15,50
seniors (over 64 years): 14,50
children and youth under 18: free

please note: if no regular skip-the-line tickets are available, we can use a special service for an additional 30 EUR (total) extra.

If you don't want to do the 30 minutes hike up to Neuschwanstein..
Carriage up: 7,00 / down: 3,50
Bus: 2,50 up / 1,50 down

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

A Recent Review of this tour

Thomas was a wonderful and thoughtful guide. We had such a fantastic time. Thanks!
Peter Minan

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