Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany Bavarian Castles Tour – King Ludwig II's Castles and the Bavarian Lakes Discover the wonderful castles of King Ludwig II and the beauty of Bavaria's lakes and countryside. Highlights include Ludwig's own castles – Neuschwanstein, Linderhof, and Herrenchiemsee – and the family castles and palaces – Hohenschwangau and Nymphenburg.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany Neuschwanstein Castle is the height of fairy tale castles. In fact, it was build for Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1869 by a theatrical set designer, rather than an architect. The name means "New Swan Stone," after a Wagner opera.