Linderhof Palace: the other castle of fairy tale King Ludwig II

The theme for January’s travel adventures seemed to revolve around German Castles! If you enjoyed my previous post about Neuschwanstein Castle (the inspiration for Disney’s Castle), then you will love this one! This is Linderhof Palace, which also housed the fairy tale (some say mad) King Ludwig II before he tragically died by unusual circumstances in 1886. King Ludwig II was an imagineer, an architect and more importantly… he believed in fairy tales. Linderhof Castle was designed and built from the inner workings of his mind and I must say, what a fantastic mind he had!

Imagine a large mansion built in the middle of the German countryside and in close proximity to a medieval village and lake. Here are some pictures of the surrounding countryside… Continue reading “Linderhof Palace: the other castle of fairy tale King Ludwig II”