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Neuschwanstein: Munich’s most popular day trip

Neuschwanstein:  Munich’s most popular day trip April 30, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Neuschwanstein Palace (technically not a castle) is the fairytale castle that Disney modeled the sleeping beauty castle of Disneyland after.  Located almost two hours outside of Munich, it is the most popular tourist sight in the country.

Day Trips from Munich

Day Trips from Munich April 20, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich is an awesome hub for sight seeing with a nearly endless supply of day trips.

Highlights of Munich

Highlights of Munich March 10, 2012 | Travel Tips | Read More

A great driving day trip from Munich

A great driving day trip from Munich January 31, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
There are dozens of great day trips from Munich.  This is one of my personal favorites, but it must be done by car or you’d never fit it into one day.  With a car, from Munich, this is a relaxed day with beautiful views all day long.  Total driving time should be about 3.5 hours. It’s about an...

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do

Top 10 Off the Beaten Path Things to Do December 15, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich’s main sights are great, but sometimes it is more fun to see and do things that differentiate your trip from everyone else’s trips.  These are some of the best off the beaten path things to do in or near Munich.  Included in this list are only places within one hour of the city center of...

Neuschwanstein at its prettiest

Neuschwanstein at its prettiest September 26, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Millions of visitors come to Munich each year to see the famed fairytale castle of King Ludwig II of Bavaria.  As a tour guide that visits Neuschwanstein at least twice a week, a lot of people ask me what time of year they should visit.  My answer is simple:  every season of the year has its nearly...

Top 5 day trips from Munich

Top 5 day trips from Munich May 14, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
All of the day trips below can be done as a day trip in Munich.  All of them are also offered as regularly scheduled tours from tour operators in Munich.   Neuschwanstein is a 19th century fairytale castle built on foot hill right up against the Alps in southern Bavaria.  It is the most visited...

Neuschwanstein in the winter

Neuschwanstein in the winter January 14, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
It’s now the middle of the winter and since I regularly visit the famous Neuschwanstein Castle, I thought I would share with you a few bits of information which may be helpful to you if visiting in the winter. First of all, Neuschwanstein is located two hours southwest of Munich.  The fastest and...
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