TripAdvisor Reviews Breitenberg Pfronten
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... just spinning and they weren't moving anymore.
At this point we really wished we had snow chains! We kept going anyway and pulled over at a servo to see if they sold them (no luck) so we kept going. It was mostly on the Autobahn the rest of the way so we figured it should be fine. We then encountered what is known here as a Stau - basically a huge traffic jam which backs up for ages. The road was very snowy and ...
... on the way into Fussen to take photos of the Alps & Schloss Neuschwanstein. It is a spectacular sight perched high in the mountain tops.
We drive into Schwangau to find accomodation. We head to the information centre & Clint rings some places on the accomodation board. He finds us a gorgeous guest house on the outskirts of town. We were very comfortable. We ate at a nearby restuarant for dinner & slept well in our very comfortable beds.
Finally about 2km and about 600m higher its a real twisty game working out
just where to go up here between all the roadwork's and the cones. It sure was
confusing but right there ahead of me was a toll booth. This is the ticket off
ice for the mighty tunnel which lays ahead.
Pay my ten Euro and off I go. As I enter the tunnel I'm hoping it warms up
a bit inside here as its only 8 Celsius outside and sure feels rather
... the bridge, where many of the iconic pictures of the castle are taken from. I was so excited I practically ran onto this bridge which was a little more rickety than I would have liked but I was out there for a while anyway! The castle was magnificent- it was stunning against the background of the mountains. I could have stayed there all day, and would have been happy.
After taking some photos, we walked to the castle. It was even bigger than I could've ever imagined! We ...
... quite a fast train, smooth ride and comfy with beautiful scenery. A man came past a few times with a trolley of drinks and snacks so we had everything we needed for the journey. As we got closer to Zurich the Swiss Alps appeared with snow on the top, very pretty!!! Train arrived on time about 5pm, we disembarked and headed out of the giant train station in Zurich. Took us a little while to ...