- Lake Starnberg
- Nymphenburg Palace
Royal Tour, a journey dedicated to Ludwig II, King of Bavaria (1845-1886). A walk through the history of the Swan King, the Fairytale King (Ludwig II). Enjoy the visit to Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau Castles, Linderhof, Herrenchiemsee and Nymphenburg Palaces. The beautiful Village of Oberammergau and Wieskirche.
|DURATION||Day 1 at 8:30 am to Day 3 at 5:00 pm approx.|
|PRICE FORM||*708 € p. p from Munich
*Prices are subject to change depending on group size
Children are more than welcome with very special discounts.
Day 1: Nymphenburg and Herrenchiemsee Palaces
Your private guide will pick you up at your Munich hotel. First, we start our journey from Nymphenburg Palace, has been a favorite summer residence for the royalty of Bavaria. With its elegant design and beautiful surroundings, it is a little wonder why the kings and queens of Wittelsbach family loved it so much. Enjoy The Blauer Salon, features 200-year-old Parisian furniture and the bedroom next door was where Bavaria’s fairytale king, Ludwig II was born. Then, we visit the Marstallmuseum, which holds a fascinating collection of royal sleighs and carriages.
Afterwards, we drive to Prien, board a boat to Herreninsel, Herrenchiemsee Palace or the New Palace is the largest of King Ludwig II’s palaces and is a close copy of Versailles, sometimes even surpassing the original. Set on 240-hectare Island in the Chiemsee, Bavaria’s largest lake. After visiting the Palace and King Ludwig II Museum, we take the boat back to our vehicle for 2 hours drive to your hotel in Füssen, Before getting to the hotel we will have a very traditional German dinner.
Day 2: Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau Castles with Wieskirche
Enjoy a day of sightseeing in the Bavarian heartland, including a visit to the popular Neuschwanstein Castle with Skip the Line service you don´t have to worry about waiting for hours to get the tickets or it is sold out.
We drive to shortly to Hohenschwangau village. First, we take the shuttle to Mary’s Bridge to get the most spectacular pictures of Neuschwanstein Castle, walking to the castle and inside you will have a guided tour to explore the most beloved place to the heart of Ludwig II then we get downhill with the horse carriage. After lunch we get to Hohenschwangau Castle (also guided tour inside), time to take some pictures on the Alpsee, before we finish our lovely day with the visit of the famous Wieskirche (the church in the meadow). Wonderful dinner in a very special place. Then back to your hotel in Füssen.
Day 3: Linderhof Palace, Oberammergau and Starnberg
After breakfast, we drive to Linderhof Palace the only one which Ludwig II lived to see completed. And the one in which he stayed more than anywhere else. This world of fantasy and flamboyance includes an illuminated artificial grotto (Venus Grotto) surrounding a small lake. On it bobs a shell-shaped boat and there are garlands of flowers everywhere. A romantic, allegoric painting is daubed on a rock face. (The Grotto is closed for extensive restoration until 2024.)
Immediately outside the palace are baroque partitions such as garden and water parterres as well as terraces and cascades arranged in the Italianate Renaissance style.
Then a quick stop for lunch and admiring the beauty of the picturesque village of Oberammergau where is the original Passion play in 1634 started and famous with the wood carving and House paintings and more. Afterwards, we drive direction Starnberg Lake to walk to the place where the King Ludwig II spent the last night alive and the next day his body was found in mysterious circumstances. Then back to Munich.