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Schloss Linderhof, Ettal

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Marvel at the beautiful architectural design of King Ludwig II's Schloss Linderhof, the only residence he lived to see completed. Originally a historic hunting lodge, the 19th-century palace is set in the Graswang valley. It features historic landscaped gardens with fountains, monuments, and an artificial grotto. Tour the royal palace to admire the famous Hall of Mirrors and Versailles-inspired grand staircase. You can venture outside to take in the beautiful Rococo-influenced exterior of the building. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes for wandering the 50 hectares (125 acres) of palace gardens. Take a look at our Ettal route builder website to schedule your visit to Schloss Linderhof and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This is a small castle with a very attractive exterior and a lovely French garden with a pond. This pond has a nice golden statue group and a fountain. Together all looked very beautiful indeed... 
    This is a small castle with a very attractive exterior and a lovely French garden with a pond. This pond has a nice golden statue group and a fountain. Together all looked very beautiful indeed...  more »
  • This palace is well hidden in the forest, and yet, has elaborate gardens fashioned after the gardens of Versailles!! Be aware that you cannot take photos inside of the palace rooms...which are... 
    This palace is well hidden in the forest, and yet, has elaborate gardens fashioned after the gardens of Versailles!! Be aware that you cannot take photos inside of the palace rooms...which are...  more »
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  • This palace deserves a place near the top of your list if you're anywhere nearby. Breathtaking views and an immaculately maintained (finished) palace for King Ludwig II, bring the past into the present for an overall wonderful experience for all ages. You would be missing out to only tour the palace as the grounds are just as magnificent. Be prepared to walk a little, as the castle grounds are about 1 Km away from the parking lot. A full walk around can be 3-4 Km Parking is €3 for a standard car and up to €9 for a tour bus.
  • Wonderful place, with a sort of magic all around. Really my favorite among the fairy king castles. Rooms and furniture are the most beautiful I have ever seen. The guided tour was amazing, full of details and interesting stories about Ludwig II. I really felt the connection with the king and his talents and passions.

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