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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 ...
... and focus on the arts. What Ludwig could do very well was dream of castles fashioned in the Medieval style, decide to build them and then spent A LOT of Bavaria's money building them. He dreamt of building three castles during his 22 year reign, and managed to get Linderhof build (did not visit), Neushwanstein built but not finished and one other not even started!
We took the second earliest time and started with Hohenschwangau, which was King ...
... and how they all came into power. I still can't explain anything in detail, but this definitely helped. We made our way back to Füssen, and we parked the car as Hans suggested. We figured out where the hotel was and how to get to the parking lot (down a pedestrian-only lane in the alt-stadt). We got checked in and then tried the restaurant at the hotel. I ordered a Füssen specialty called Maultasche. The description sounded like ravioli, but they were more of ...
... 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 ...
Today was Courtney's birthday and "Castle Day": Our day trip over the Alps and into Fussen, Germany. During the drive, we stayed on the Austrian side of the Alps stopping along the way to snap some photos and made our way to Neuschwanstein Castle. We took the hike up the hill to the castle rather than the bus or carriages and after the tour inside we walked over to the famous bridge, called Marienbrucke, for the "money" ...