A Fairy-Tale Dream
Visiting that Disney's fairy-tale castle has always been your dream? Then you should definitely take a trip across epic castles in Germany that have been an inspiration for favorite storybooks and films. This one-of-a-kind driving adventure is sure to delight you with its magical fortresses. Travel on a journey back in time, where castles sit perched upon snow-capped mountainsides, ancient cathedrals tower with gothic spires, and lakes and rivers run crystal clear across a countryside so lush and green, you'll think that it came right out of a fairy tale.
Let me introduce you to the castles you can drive across by yourself while on a trip to Germany:
This structure may not remind you of the fantastic spires from Sleeping Beauty, the stunning collection of medieval fortified buildings on a ridge offer an impressive and exciting opportunity to learn about German history in a fun way packed with opportunities to explore in this beautiful setting. From the Freiung sanctuary and Sinwellturm tower you can enjoy some breathtaking views of the old quarter. Considered one of Europe’s most formidable medieval fortifications, you will learn about the German kings (and even the Holy Roman Emperors) who resided in this imperial castle. Touring Nuremberg is a great way to start your tour of castles in Germany on your Bavaria countryside trip!
Drive to the Heidelberg castle which is perched atop a hill 300 feet above the city. A combination of various buildings offer picturesque views and each building highlights a different period of German architecture. Heidelberg is a gorgeous college town comfortably arranged on the banks of the river Neckar. Heidelberg Castle – ruins which are actually in excellent repair, and which are considered one of the most important Renaissance structures north of the Alps. The castle gardens date back from 1619 were made of flower beds, sculptures, mazes and arbours a heated greenhouse with orange trees, large fish ponds, waterfalls, and a man-made grotto for musical water arts.
Visit the most photographed castle of Germany, Neuschwanstein Castle. The castle is located in Bavaria, near the town of Fussen. It was built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, also known as the “Fairytale King”.This magic scene is straight out of the Walt Disney movie. Located amidst Baverian Alps over looking the Hohenschwangau valley, it offers magnificient views. Visit to know because I can't describe the medeival beauty of this place anymore.
Content Writer: Twinkle Motta