Neuschwanstein Castle: The ultimate Disney-like castle is just an hour and 40 minutes from Munich. This 19th-century gem was King Ludwig II’s hideaway until it was opened to the public after his death in 1886. Over 1.4 million people now visit the tourist hot spot each year to take pictures, explore the castle, and admire the view. Make sure to buy the entrance ticket before tackling the mountain walk up to the castle, or complete the Cinderella experience by taking a horse-drawn carriage right to the front door.
Neuschwanstein Castle, Neuschwansteinstrasse 20, Schwangau, Germany, +49 8362 930830