Travel Blogs from Walchsee
... Sebastian's where we could find tombstones dates back to the early 1700's - WOW! We then head to the Franciscan Monastery (yep, there's still a few monks there leading the flock). From there, we were able to see the Church of St. Magnus and the High Castle (this was the former residence of the Bishops of Augsburg). We took a quick turn here, and interestingly, ended up finding the End of the Romantic Road (a beautiful stretch of Bavaria between Frankfurt and Munich ...
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 ...
... strudel. Just the icing on the cake. A wonderful day was spent & back to our hotel. Dinner was independent tonight so we found a lovely Indian restaurant next to our hotel. Vespers & best meal since I left home. And Greg had a lamb dish & I had a chicken one. A lovely walk through one of the gardens before retiring & walking off our tea completed a wonderful day. Off to Salzburg tomorrow. Guten ...
... is a master of engineering the road up was built in a year, near the top is a tunnel into the mountain and a lift to the top. 406ft
there was still snow on the ground at the top 6017ft. It is now a big tourist attraction and restaurant
We had the most beautiful day which Ruth said is very rare, so good weather is following us.
We travelled on to Innsbruck for one ...
... bridge probably supports a couple of hundred people at a time all jostling and clambering to get the perfect picture of Neuschwanstein. We were lucky because the sun came out just as we got to the bridge (we've been checking the weather all week and were expecting rain today). Next we went on a tour of Neuschwanstein. This castle was the dream home of King Ludwig II, sometimes called Mad King Ludwig. He became king at 18 years of age and was ill-prepared for it. ...
Other places to stay in Walchsee
Johannesstrasse 1, Walchsee | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Johannesstrasse 20, Walchsee | 4 star hotelfrom $94
Josefstal 18, Walchsee | 4 star hotelfrom $213
Kalvarienweg 5, Walchsee | 3 star hotelfrom $58
Slea Head Route - Ventry, Dingle | B&Bfrom $39