The castles in Germany are among the country’s most striking and memorable attractions. They hug rivers, overlook towns and cling to alpine mountains. They are magnificent and romantic. No trip to Deutschland would be complete without a visit to at least one of these glorious sights. Take your pick from these most breathtaking castles in Germany.
1. Neuschwanstein Castle
Unquestionably one of the most spectacular castles in Germany, Neuschwanstein Castle near Füssen in Bavaria, is a hilltop Neo-Romanesque structure, which was commissioned by King Ludwig II in the mid 1800s. Unfortunately for the king he only spent roughly 6 months living in the castle during his lifetime, although thanks to him more than 1.3 million tourists currently enjoy the castle’s amazing views and brilliant architecture each year. If you’re only planning on visiting one castle whilst in Germany, you consequently can’t go wrong with Neuschwanstein.