The Amazing Trains of Germany
By Stewart Creasey
11 August 2014
Explore Germany's trains on a holiday from Great Rail Journeys. From narrow-gauge railways to high-speed locomotives, Germany is a rail-lover's dream.Read more
Linderhof was the smallest palace commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Adorned with gold, the stunning castle is absolutely magnificent. The king's bed chamber is a masterpiece itself, draped with luxurious cloth and extravagant carvings and gold gilt. A tour of Linderhof Palace includes the striking Hall of Mirrors, the King's ornate bedchamber, the Moorish building and the castle's extensive parkland. Also worth a visit is the Grotto of Venus, which was built for the king as an illustration of the First Act of Wagner's "Tannhäuser".
Whimsical palaces and gingerbread castles set the theme of our fairy-tale rail tour, during which we relax in the wonderful Bavarian countryside, visit the capital of Bavaria, Munich, and take a trip by train up the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany.… see more
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