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Travel Blogs from Hohenschwangau
... tour of Fussen was spot-on and left us wanting to walk and learn more about this little slice of Bavaria. We spent about 45 minutes touring the city and learned about the village's history and culture along the way. Starting at the TI, we first viewed the Hotel Hirsh and it's restored Art Nouveau paintings and decor. We were also able to view one of the village's Medieval Towers and portion of the fortification wall circa early 1500's. We then passed into the cemetery ...
Today we decided to tour the King's Castles: Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau both located near the village of Fussen, Germany. Because these are some of the most visited sites in all of Germany, we had booked early, and we were thankful we did! Basically, you're given a number, and when it shows on the screen, you'd better get through the turnstile as quickly as possible. Once you number is done showing up, you're out of luck!
Ludwig was a tragic figure ...
... between fried ravioli and a spring roll with cheese sauce. It was good, but very, very rich. I also enjoyed my last German bier tonight (I'm switching to wine tomorrow). We took a quick walk around Füssen. It is very cute. It looks like a stereotypical Bavarian village. All of the shops were closed since it was well after 6. I wish we had more time to explore tomorrow, but we'll head out early. It's a long drive to Strasbourg. Auf Wiedersehen, Deutschland! Bon jour, ...
... king and queen. While this castle was impressive, it could not hold a candle to the Neuschwanstein castle, which we toured next. Sitting atop an intimidating mountain which took at least 30 minutes to climb, the newer castle was stunning and was rightfully used as the model for the Disney castle. Although the interior was not completed before the king's questionable death after he was declared mad, what was finished was almost as breathtaking ...
... legend of the Swan and the Prince and is lavishly decorated by stage painters with heroic scenes. Unfortunately you are not allowed to take photos inside so Google will have to suffice! We are taken back down to the visitor area by horse drawn carriage which is a welcome break after all the steps and walking.
After a very large German lunch we set off up the other side of the hill to ...