Parkhotel Bad Faulenbach
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Tennis Court
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... 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 ...
... 17 years for Ludwig to build the castle, of which only 1/3 is finished. He lived there only 172 days, before he was mysteriously drowned at the age of only 40. We all decided that someone got sick of him squandering a fortune, so they "did away with him". However, the castle instantly became a hit and people started touring it only six weeks after he died. And as you might know, it also became the inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty's castle.
... of Wagner--Ludwig was a huge fan. The castle was really impressive and filled with details like chandeliers carved with swans or designed to look like crowns. No pictures allowed on the tour, though. We returned to the bottom of the hill and toured the Museum of the Bavarian Kings. I wish I had gone to this museum before I went to Munich. It gave a really detailed history of the Wittlesbach family. I've been having a really hard time understanding who all the ...
... the first castle were also present including a lifesize swan and an artificial cave inspired by one of Wagner's operas. Also reflecting the king's love of theater was an opera hall which he never got to use but which hosts perfornances for one week each year in September. Only one balcony was open to visitors, but its breathtaking views justified the long journey to the castle. Another hike behind the castle brought us to a bridge ...
... the castle. From Neuschwanstein, you could also see King's Ludwig's fathers castle on the opposite hill. In an effort to outdo his father, King Ludwig built a larger castle on a larger hill with the view of a larger lake, and that castle become Neuschwanstein Castle. However, King Ludwig did not stop there. Instead of one castle, he wanted 5. Before King Ludwig's death, only 3 of the 5 castles were built and even ...