Travel Blogs from Fussen, Germany

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German Autobahns, Fussen, Germany travel blog

German Autobahns

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... getting a Brazilian VISA. A quick u-turn and a polite wave to the only border guard had us flying straight back into Germany. Phew! Driving further through all the road works (almost every road we drove on Germany had some road works going on, it ...

Fussin', Füssen, Germany travel blog

Fussin'

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Liam here. Well, Eb and m'self are in a Germany, specifically in a little town on the Austrian border called Füssen. Tried making an entry earlier, but there was a big group of Italian teenagers playing with a 'Foozball' table nearby, making ...

Bavarian Bugs, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Bavarian Bugs

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... couldn't get excited about a few carvings of the nativity scene or the Virgin Mary. As it was to be our last night in Fussen we had to solve the mystery of exactly what Schneeballen were. So we bought one each. They turned out to be pastry wrapped in ...

Fairy tale Castles, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Fairy tale Castles

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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I have a memory from my childhood of seeing the sunlit white castle surrounded by dark green pine trees perched on top of a mountain. I know I have seen Neuschwanstein before when my mother brought me to Europe, but I have no idea whether this memory is ...

Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Neuschwanstein Castle

A travel blog entry by clintonb

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... we came across which the King Ludwig the 2nd lived in, in early 1900's. Everything was original for once in this section of Germany. The castle is heaps descent and this is where he lived while he watched through a telescope out his high window his ...

Lederhosen and Schneeballen, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Lederhosen and Schneeballen

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... set off to explore the town and instead of tasting some traditional German food for lunch, we opted for Chinese instead. Fussen is a charming little town with cobbled streets and painted buildings, although it lacks the homeliness and charm of Amalfi. We ...

The Romantic Road - part VI, Fussen, Germany travel blog

The Romantic Road - part VI

A travel blog entry by zento

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... things medieval and so a Gothic Revival trend in art, literature and architecture had flourished around this time particularly in Germany and England.  In London it was under the patronage of Sir Horace Walpole with buildings like Strawberry Hill, and ...

The Romantic Road - part VII, Fussen, Germany travel blog

The Romantic Road - part VII

A travel blog entry by zento

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... above and far away from the rest of the world.   What did he do to turn this place into the most visited castle in Germany, and probably the world?    Neuschwanstein, or New Swan Stone Palace, seemed to be a part of the mountain, rising up from the ...

Koenig's Schloss's, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Koenig's Schloss's

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... and did the tour of Koenig Ludwig's parents house. The furniture was original and was pretty nice to see, and as we are in Germany, no photos are allowed !!! Thirty minutes later, the tour ended in the shop, so we walked out and headed up the hill towards ...

Fairy tales come true, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Fairy tales come true

A travel blog entry by aabr

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... fries or coke, but never have we all sat down at table and ate lunch there!   What's different about McDonald's in Germany?  Well...first off, the meat is actually that...meat! The burgers look nothing like our burgers.  They are thick and ...

Into Germany, Garmisch, Germany travel blog

Into Germany

A travel blog entry by theguelles

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Last Sunday, July 31, we left for Garmisch and Oberammergau. We also spent some time in Ettal. On Tuesday we left for Berchtesgaden which included a trip to Eagle's Nest (very cloudy and rainy so didn't see the views). On Thursday before leaving for ...

A Fairytale Weekend, Füssen, Germany travel blog

A Fairytale Weekend

A travel blog entry by timothy.phelps

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... back down and visited the Alpsee, that we saw on the overlook.         And, of course, who can visit Germany while it's snowing without making a German snowman?  We called him Fred.     We hated to leave, but it was ...

Fairy tale castle land, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Fairy tale castle land

A travel blog entry by brookeandnick

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... he kill himself? Did his family have him killed? Was his death just an accidental drowning? It's a touchy subject with some people in Germany, but if you like murder mysteries, read up on his, because it is one for the ages... unfortunately you'll be left ...

Castle Day - Neuschwanstein & Linderhof, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Castle Day - Neuschwanstein & Linderhof

A travel blog entry by chuckjeanfl

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The theme of the day was rain, rain, and more rain. Colder too. We went to bed with it raining and woke up to more rain. The clouds were low making for poor mountain views. After breakfast, we pulled on our jackets and rain pants (yes, we all own rain ...

Neuschwanstein, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Neuschwanstein

A travel blog entry by gustn

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A ...

Füssen and Neushwanstein, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Füssen and Neushwanstein

A travel blog entry by constantinople

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... get sick of backpacking after four months?". Yes it really can be tough, sitting on a ferry on a beautiful day watching the germany country drift by while chatting to (in this case) some spaniards from the Basque country and learning about their part of ...

Ludwigs castle, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Ludwigs castle

A travel blog entry by lafalot

We ventured out of the city and onto the autobahn. Quite fun ...

Neuschwanstein, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Neuschwanstein

A travel blog entry by chaletaria

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... von Vogelweide are supposed to have taken part. The first accounts (13thC) refer to Hungarian sorcery and demons, presumably untrue!   Fussen Museum     As it was lunch time we went back to Fussen and had lunch at a corner Bavarian ...

The Fairytale of Fussen City, Fussen, Germany travel blog

The Fairytale of Fussen City

A travel blog entry by psycik

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... and Sussanna had very kindly taken time off from work to show us around their town. Today we were going for a day trip to Fussen to see 2 castles! David had been hanging out to see real castles for ages. The picturesque drive took about 2 hours (again ...

Day 5, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by mitchmoz

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... you will recognise it. We went to the red bull museum but it was closed, the things in there was cool. We got to the hotel in Germany and we saw falling snow and it was really cool. After we got our bags in our hotel room we had lunch. We went back to ...

Fantastical Castles in Bavaria, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Fantastical Castles in Bavaria

A travel blog entry by h_hurst

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... up with a couple who is here on their honeymoon. [Had the civil ceremony in the States and is doing the ceremony here in Germany right before they go back home.] We walked up to the castles together and got to enjoy some time together between the tours. ...

Romantic Road - Part 3, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Romantic Road - Part 3

A travel blog entry by 4fromoz

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It was Sunday afternoon as we arrived in Fussen and although this is a sking hub in the winter we were unable to find anywhere to buy some basic food supplies.  Europe seems to take Sunday off - how easily we have gotten used to 7 day trading. We ...

Hohenschwangau, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Hohenschwangau

A travel blog entry by chaletaria

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... castles. Interestingly,  the fact that Frederick spent much of his time away led to an increase in local power in Germany and the development of many huge Duchies (Duchy of Bavaria, Duchy of Saxony etc) and Prince-Archbishoprics (Salzburg etc) with ...

Castles, medieval towns and a red light district, Fussen, Rothenburg, Frankfurt  am Main, Germany travel blog

Castles, medieval towns and a red light district

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

... long inside it was ok because there's only so much elbow sharpening one can do (we have found that a lot of people in Germany aren't into queuing or waiting their turn for anything and a few choice words have been spoken on more than one occasion)! But ...

King Ludwig the Ridiculous, Füssen, Germany travel blog

King Ludwig the Ridiculous

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... Jenna and I each got to eat two! Yum!    The train to Fussen took a little over two hours. Fussen is all the way in the south of Germany, almost at the Austrian border, and it is right up against the Bavarian Alps. The scenery was so beautiful ...

Füssen, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Füssen

A travel blog entry by xjiefx

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Arrivés à Füssen, nous avons été faire notre check-in à l'hôtel.  Belle petite place très chaleureuse.  Nous sommes sortis faire un petit tour de la ville.  Ici, c'est très très touristique.  Les gens couchent ici pour aller ...

Füssen, Germany, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Füssen, Germany

A travel blog entry by jtpharr

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... castles, beautiful surroundings and rich history. We spent just a few hours in Füssen but that was enough to watch Germany win a nailbiter of a game. We watched at a Biergarten with locals who were rowdy, clanking their steins and cheering for ...

Land of Fairytales, Swans, Wagner and Mad Kings!, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Land of Fairytales, Swans, Wagner and Mad Kings!

A travel blog entry by mimmy21

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... the Romantic road....but it didn't feel very romantic, as it was wet and raining. But my reason for visiting this part of Germany was not for romance but to go in search of the land of fairy-tales..which in this case took shape at Neuschwanstein ...

Fussen: Neuschwanstein, Hueschwangau, Fussen, Germany travel blog

Fussen: Neuschwanstein, Hueschwangau

A travel blog entry by dabassisst

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... lake, and holy crap-what's this?!?! 45 Ferraris!!!! No, that is not a typo; apparently all the rich old men of Germany decided to descend upon the castles on this very day. Hallelujah. They ranged from 40 year old classics to off the showroom beasts. ...

Castles in Bavaria, Füssen, Germany travel blog

Castles in Bavaria

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... which was a wonderful sight after such a wet drive the day before. We set off across the non-existent border into Bavaria, Germany to see the castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein. Our guidebook had mentioned a "Bavaria castles pass" which included ...

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