Day 4 Castles

This morning we woke up a bit early, and got on the road by 9:00 am. First up was Neuschwanstein Castle.  We were on a tight schedule, and didn’t have time to tour the castle, but we wanted to at least so for a photo opportunity.

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We paid for parking and walked around the village below the castle. We walked around the lower castle and could have easily spent an entire day there.

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Then we were off, headed to the worlds longest Alpine slide in Imst.

We luckily had a malfunction in our vehicles GPS. As we were driving down the road we were told to make a U-turn.  This fortunate mistake took us the back way into Imst, over the Alps.  I’ll add pictures later, as I was driving I couldn’t take any pictures with my phone.  The closest thing I can compare it to is the train ride though Whites Pass between the Yukon Territory and Scagway Alaska.

Long story short, we got to the slide and they were closed.

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They only open 7 days a week starting in July, they are only open Thursday to Sunday right now.

We made up for it by going for a hike in Imst.

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We headed for home disappointed and happened upon Ehrenburg Castle.

What an amazing time! We got to get up close and personal with castle ruins. And bonus: they were open until 10:00 pm!

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We are packing up in the morning and headed through the Black Forrest to our next site.

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