5 star rating: Highly Recommended 51 Reviews

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  • Location: Munich, Germany
  • Duration:  10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Visit the fairytale castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof on this day trip from Munich. Traveling by luxury coach — complete with Wi-Fi, panoramic windows and complimentary snacks — head to the Bavarian Alps for guided tours of Linderhof Palace, the inspiration for Disney’s 'Sleeping Beauty,' and Neuschwanstein Castle, one of the most-photographed sights in Germany. Enjoy free time in the picturesque village of Oberammergau.

Numbers are limited to 25 on this small-group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your expert guide.

Highlights

  • Day trip from Munich to Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace
  • Enjoy a comfortable drive by luxury coach through the Bavarian Alps
  • Tour Linderhof Palace, an exquisite 19th-century royal palace and iconic Bavarian landmark
  • Discover the fairytale magic of Neuschwanstein Castle, which inspired Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle
  • Stop to explore the charming village of Oberammergau
  • Small-group tour limited to 25 ensures a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Small-Group Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Luxury Coach Day Trip from Munich

Visit Linderhof Castle during your day trip

You’ll be picked up from central Munich in the morning for your day trip to two gems of the Bavarian Alps: Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace. On your scenic 1.5-hour drive, your expert guide provides commentary about the history and significance of the Bavaria region and its attractions. Your luxury coach offers comfortable seats, panoramic windows, Wi-Fi and a restroom, ensuring optimal comfort throughout your journey. Enjoy a complimentary snack box on board, with additional snacks and drinks available for purchase.

Your first stop is Linderhof Palace, a small palace built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Though inspired by France’s Versailles Palace, Linderhof’s interior is actually rather private and humble, as you’ll see on your 1-hour guided tour, but head to the surrounding gardens and you’ll discover why they’re considered among the most beautiful in the world, combining elements of Baroque, Italian Renaissance and English styles.

Leaving Linderhof behind, head next to Oberammergau, where you’ll have about 30 minutes of free time to walk around. Wander the lanes of this quaint village and see beautiful examples of the traditional art of woodcarving.

Continue driving along famous Romantic Road to the foot of majestic Neuschwanstein Castle. Before hiking up the hill for your guided tour of the castle, you can either have lunch (own expense) or set out for Mary's Bridge (Marienbrücke), the best spot for postcard views of the castle.

The most famous of three royal palaces built for King Louis II of Bavaria, Neuschwanstein sits on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau. Take a guided tour of the 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace to learn about its peculiar past: it was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive, crazed king, but it was opened to the public after his death in 1886.

Today Neuschwanstein is an architectural icon; in fact, it inspired Disney’s Sleeping Beauty and closely resembles Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland!

After your tour of the castle, relax on the drive back to Munich.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excelllant trip and guide. If you miss this tour, you shouldn't have gone to Munich.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was outstanding. The tour guide did a good job of explaining everything.

Michael M
United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour was fantastic and the guide was great. She told us all about the history of the two castles and King Ludwig ll. When I booked the tour I thought ten hours was a long time on a bus but you needed every minute. The bus was very comfortable and with the small group you could ask a lot of questions. When you visit Neuschwanstein take the tram up to the castle. It's a long walk up and the tour of the castle has a lot of steps. On the bus the guide treated us like we were guests in her home. Offering coffee, tea, cold waters and even beer. I would take the tour again just to see the Bavarian alps its was beautiful. But what really made the trip unforgettable was the tour guide and I can't forget the bus driver. She made the trip so smooth and comfortable. Thanks so much.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

I have left individual reviews of this trip on Tripadvisor and they reflect what was a superb day that was organised faultlessly by the team on the coach. The coach itself was more or less brand new and made the trip very comfortable. The 3 ladies running the show were excellent and the day couldn't have been better. We need to visit Linderhof again to see the Grotto etc but this trip gave us a great overall view of Bavaria.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

It was great- lots of info- guide was friendly and helpful. bus was nice!

Debbie
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This small group tour was lovely - so much nicer than tours involving a double decker bus full of people. We had a delightful guide Franziska who was well informed and interesting and who, with her lovely gentle voice, was a pleasure to listen to. The castles were definitely worth the visit and we also enjoyed the time spent in the gorgeous town of Oberammergau was also very worthwhile. Everything ran smoothly during the day and we felt spoilt by our lovely guide and driver.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was the best one. Truly small group and tour guide was fantastic!! :-)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent time touring Neuschwanstein, Oberammergau, and Linderhof. Christine was a fabulous tour guide and the luxury coach was well worth it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was Fantasic..the tour Guide was great..easy to understand and and very knowledgeable ..
The bus driver was also very nice and helpful. The bus was the best...would have been nice to have some fruit in the snack pack but everything went perfect.
I would recommend this tour to everyone..
Best part of Munich visit

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Franceska is a wonderful tour guide. This was my second trip with her and I hope you will keep her with you
forever. Her commentary was informative and presented with a unique sense of humor. She looked after
each guest with genuine concern and always made sure all was well. The new tour bus was really classy -
certainly VIP! Loved the tour and everything about the excursion.

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