One of the most magnificent castle that exists in Europe.

The Neuschwanstein castle in Schwangau Germany, near the border of Austria in definetely one of the most spectacular castles in whole Europe. It’s like a castle from Disney cartoon except that this one is the real one. Every year 1,4 million tourists visit there to admire both the castle and the beautiful scenery surrounding it.

  • You can visit the castle only with guided tour. The tour is for floors 3 and 4 and on the second floor you will find the museum, shop and cafeteria.
  • Prams, rucksacks and other similiar bulky objects are not allowed into the castle and should be left in your car or bus. There are some lockers (medium size) in front of the Tourist Information in Hohenschwangau.
  • Pets are not allowed into the castle
  • taking photos inside the castle is not permitted
  • The entry tickets will be bought at the ticket center in the village of  Hohenschwangau below the castle. The ticket is valid for a guided tour at the particular time so please plan your schedule so that you have time enough to get to the castle before the tour starts.
  • During the busiest time the castle tours might be sold out so it is recommendable to book the tickets beforehand:info@ticket-center-hohenschwangau.de
  • Ticket center is open 1.4 – 15.10 during 7.30 a.m – 5 p.m and 16.10 – 31.3 during 8.30 a.m – 3 p.m
  • The castle is open 1.4 – 15.10 during 9 a.m – 16 p.m and 16.10 – 31.3 during 10 a.m – 4 p.m. Open every day except 1.1 and 24/25/31.12
  • Charges: adults 13€/ person and everyone under 18y free entry + service fee 1,80€/person

The car must be parked at the park place of the village of Hohenschangau. There are several ways to get to the castle from the parking place:

  • On foot: it takes approximately 30-40 minutes and the distance from the ticket center to the castle is 1,5km
  • By horse-drawn carriage: the carriages can’t go right up to the castle and from the turning area you need to walk 300m (5-10 minutes). The price up is 7€ and down 3,50€. The carriages don’t operate when there is snow or ice on the road.
  • By shuttle bus: starts from parking place P4. Buses don’t drive right up to the castle so you need to walk 600m (10-15 minutes). The gradient is 12% and the route is not suitable for anyone with impaired mobility. The price up is 2,50€ and down 1,50€ and if you pay both ways at the same time it will be 3,00€. Buses don’t operate if there is snow or ice on the road. Tickets will be obtained on the bus.
  • From the castle’s museum you find a shop that sells different kinds of souvenirs.
  • Castle has a Cafe & Bistro where you can enjoy drinks and something to eat after the guided tour.
  • Outside the gates of the castle you will find a restaurant.

Near the castle you will also find a bridge Marienbrücke that has been built high above Pöllat Gorge – it is really worth to see.

Also another castle Hohenschwangau is located next to Neuschwanstain castle.

  • You can visit the castle only with guided tour.
  • Prams, rucksacks and other similiar bulky objects are not allowed into the castle and should be left in your car or bus. There are some lockers (medium size) in front of the Tourist Information in Hohenschwangau.
  • Pets are not allowed into the castle
  • taking photos inside the castle is not permitted
  • The entry tickets will be bought at the ticket center in the village of  Hohenschwangau below the castle. The ticket is valid for a guided tour at the particular time so please plan your schedule so that you have time enough to get to the castle before the tour starts.
  • During the busiest time the castle tours might be sold out so it is recommendable to book the tickets beforehand:info@ticket-center-hohenschwangau.de
  • Ticket center is open 1.4 – 15.10 during 8-17 and 16.10 – 31.3 during 9-15
  • The castle is open 1.4 – 15.10 during 9 – 18 and 16.10 – 31.3 during 10-16. Open every day except 1.1 and 24/25/31.12
  • Charges: adults 13€/ person and everyone under 18 years free entry + service fee 1,80€/person

You can also buy combination ticket to both castles 25,00€ / person and evryone under 18 years for free + service fee 1,80€ / person

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