King Ludwig Castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Private Tour from Salzburg

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Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace are considered among Bavaria’s top attractions, but organizing transportation to visit independently from Salzburg isn’t easy. On this private tour, begin with pickup at your Salzburg hotel and explore both castles in a day. Gain insight into the life of colorful Bavarian King Ludwig II, and customize your itinerary to your own preferences—with round-trip travel from Salzburg or hotel drop-off in Munich or Innsbruck. • Visit Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace in one day from Salzburg • Learn of the life and times of Bavarian King Ludwig II • Avoid difficulties organizing transportation independently • Pickup and drop-off at your Salzburg hotel, or drop-off in Munich or Innsbruck
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Neuschwanstein Castle, Hohenschwangau, Swabia, BavariaYour excursion will begin with pickup from your Salzburg hotel or any other location in the city of Salzburg. Hop aboard your luxury private Minivan to begin your journey from Salzburg to the Mad Ludwig Castle Neuschwanstein. Travel through typical Bavarian landscape before arriving at Neuschwanstein Parking lot where your private local guide will get skip the line tickets at the Ticket Center. One of the highlights of this 19th century Romanesque Revival Castle is its location on a rock formation which is just breathtaking. Get the best views of the castle and the alpine foothills with lakes from Mary’s Bridge. The english tour of the Castle will take about 40 minutes. Ludwig II = "Mad" King Ludwig ruled Bavaria for 23 years until his death in 1886 at the age of 41. Rather than deal with politics in the Bavarian capital Munich, Ludwig frittered away most of his time at his family´s hunting palace, Hohenschwangau. He spent most of his adult life constructing his fanciful Neuschwanstein castle - much like a kid builds a tree house on a neighboring hill.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Linderhof Palace, Ettal, Upper Bavaria, BavariaThe final part of the tour will take you on a scenic backroad, along Lake Plansee to Linderhof Palace, which is smaller than Neuschwanstein, but for what it lacks in size, it makes up for in grandeur! Linderhof Palace, the eventual result of a long period of building and rebuilding, is the only finished castle of King Ludwig II. After a day filled with spectacular Bavarian Alps scenery, world famous King Ludwig II Castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof the tour will conclude with drop-off at your Salzburg Hotel. You will find a tour option with tour end either in Munich or Innsbruck at the checkout.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Led by a local guide
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Full day private tour to Neuschwanstein castle and Linderhof Palace from Salzburg
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Neuschwanstein Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Linderhof Palace
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