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Bavaria at its autumnal and beery best

History

FAIRYTALE CASTLES ❶

Southern Germany is famed for its castles and two of the most fantastical are near Füssen, below the Bavarian Alps. Start at Schloss Neuschwanstein, King Ludwig II’s 19th-century pile, also the model for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle (neuschwanstein.de). Next, hop across to the Neo-Gothic Schloss Hohenschwangau, where Ludwig grew up (hohenschwangau.de; combined castle ticket £20).

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