Here are 16 photo spots at Neuschwanstein Castle for you.

The world famous castle of Neuschwanstein in Bavaria.

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Tips for your trip to Neuschwanstein Castle

About the location

Neuschwanstein Castle, commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria and serving as the inspiration for Disney's iconic castle, stands as a romantic homage to Richard Wagner's operas, boasting innovative features, breathtaking views, and a rich historical significance.

Neuschwanstein Castle offers photographers a wealth of opportunities, including capturing its enchanting facade during golden hours, experimenting with reflections on Alpsee Lake, exploring different perspectives, embracing seasonal changes, delving into architectural details, and managing crowds for optimal shots.

Best timing

The best times to photograph Neuschwanstein Castle depends on your preferences and the type of photos you want to capture. You can go early morning for soft light and fewer crowds, late afternoon or evening for warm golden light, preferably during off-peak seasons like spring or autumn, and on weekdays to avoid weekend crowds, while being mindful of weather conditions for optimal photography.


To reach Neuschwanstein Castle, you can drive and park in Hohenschwangau, take a train to F├╝ssen followed by a bus or taxi, join an organized tour from nearby cities, or bike along designated paths, then purchase tickets and either hike or take a shuttle to the castle entrance.

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