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The majestic landscape only added to the fairytale feel of the castles. It was a scene out of a movie, the green mountains and beautiful Alpsee lake sparkled in the sun. 33 more words


Neuschwanstein Castle

I journeyed about two hours outside of Munich to the small town of Schwangau. The name ‘Schwangau’ means town with a lot of swans, and swans were definitely a motif throughout the castles. 334 more words


A Day in Southern Bavaria- April 19th: Oberammergau and Schwangau (pt. 2)

Since my last post was getting to be long, I decided to cut this day into two posts. After our little self-guided tour of Oberammergau, we headed to Schwangau. 2,074 more words

Day 6 - Dachau concentration camp - Hohenschwangau

On day 6, we left Salzburg and took train to Munich airport where we met our friends who started their trip from Italy. Our group size increases to six for the rest of the trip. 338 more words


A night in Schwangau

Only €6 for parking?! I was mightily impressed as I stood in front of a ticketing machine at a public car park of Hohenschwangau. My car was in there for nearly half-day! 615 more words


Schwangau: A Bavarian Rhapsody

Neuschwanstein Castle was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. It was built by King Ludwig II, who ascended to the throne at the tender age of eighteen and who was said to hold an ‘immoderate’ enthusiasm for Wagner’s music. 622 more words


Neuschwanstein & Hohenschwangau (Schwangau)

I drove from Munich to Schwengau through the beautiful German countryside.

Driving into Schwengau I caught glimpses of my true destination – Neuschwanstein. One of the inspirations to for Disney’s sleeping beauty castle. 736 more words