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Private Tour: Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau from Munich
"Head to the land of enchantment – the Bavarian foothills of the Alps near Fussen – and visit the glorious castles of King Ludwig II. Your private royal castle tour customized according to your preferences begins in the morning with pickup from your Munich hotel. First your informative local guide will transport you by Volkswagen minivan or similar vehicle to Hohenschwangau passing the famous Pilgrimage Church of Wies along the way. If you wish stop to explore and take photos inside the gorgeous 18th-century Rococo-style church.You’ll arrive in Hohenschwangau just in time for lunch (own expense). Afterward embark on a private guided tour of Hohenschwangau Castle
From EUR185.00
 
Royal Castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Day Tour from Munich
"Departing Munich visit the smallest of three royal castles Linderhof which was built by King Ludwig II during the 19th century as a hunting lodge. Built in French Rococo style the castle has a Moorish pavilion which can be visited during your one hour stay. You have the option to join a guided tour of the interior of Linderhof. After departing Linderhof you will have a short shopping stop in Oberammergau world-famous for its woodcarvers
From EUR54.00
 
Full-Day Bavarian Castles Tour from Fussen
"The tour starts at 8:30am departing from Fussen center. The first stops will be the Neuschwanstein Castle and the Hohenschwangau Castle where you will have about 3-4 hours to see both castles and the surrounding area. You will then go to Linderhof Castle Oberammergau and the highlights of Austria along with the mountain Lake Plansee and beautiful scenery of the Austrian Alps. The tour will end around 6pm and will return to Fuessen main station.""""This tour will be an experience that you will never forget
From EUR30.00

More Shopping in Oberammergau

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With its location in Ammergauer Alps and the vicinity to any of the splendid Bavarian prime all year round sports destinations it is only natural that Oberammergau has many sports and equipment shops....
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Trekki
Jan 11, 2014

Käthe Wohlfahrt

Käthe Wohlfahrt’s shops are most probably the best known and most frequented shops for foreigners visiting Germany. That’s understandable if one looks at the history of the company: it started with a...
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Trekki
Jan 11, 2014

Café Krönner

Café Krönner is an institution in southern Bavaria. It is a family run business and it seems that each of the “kids” has picked a popular village to open their own cafè. They are cafes and of course...
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Trekki
Dec 29, 2013

Mosaik

When my sister and I walked through Oberammergau on a crispy cold day in February 2012, we passed this shop and, since we both are lovers of any kind of aroma gifts, went inside to see and smell their...
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Trekki
Dec 29, 2013

Schönegger Käse (cheese and dairy)

Who loves dairy products such as milk and cheese the way I do (ok, I am addicted to fresh raw milk) should purchase these goods in the little shop of “Schönegger Käse” (Schönegg is the name, Käse...
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Trekki
Dec 23, 2013

Food shopping, the supermarkets

Those who stay in a holiday apartment or on a campground might need to fill the fridge from time to time and might like to cook “at home”. IMHO the best and most reasonable place to do so is the food...
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Trekki
Dec 22, 2013
 
 
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Christkindlmarkt

What a wonderful Xmas shop this was! First, I looked in the prettily decorated windows, and thought they were nicely set out, then I went into the shop.This shop is amazing, it is absolutely stocked...
balhannah
Sep 14, 2011

Tony Baur

In Oberammergau there are lots of shops selling wood carvings. Good competition and plenty to choose from, including Nativity sets, Madonna's, Crucifixes, many types of household necessities, I guess...
balhannah
Sep 13, 2011

Woodcarving

Oberammergau is famous for its long tradition of woodcarving. Its central streets are home to dozens of woodcarver shops, with pieces ranging from religious subjects, to toys, to humoristic portraits....
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Cristian_Uluru
Aug 06, 2008

Several, e.g. Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas Shop

Oberammergau is famous for regional specialities such as woodcarvings and the "Trachten" (traditional clothes). Woodcarvers made Oberammergau worldfamous - already before the Passion Play. And even...
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Janni67
Nov 26, 2003

Any of them will do

We found that the prices were very good for a tourist town like this and regret not buying more.There is a very good selection of Christmas stuff and a great collection on CooCo clocks to choose...
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TinKan
Jan 28, 2003

Kathe Wolfart

I love these shops as you can always find something very special there to take home for a loved one that could not be with you on the trip or even for yourself.
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mvtouring
Oct 29, 2010

Top Hotels in Oberammergau

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Mannnagasse 2, Oberammergau, Bavaria, 82487, Germany
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Konig-Ludwig-Strasse 12, Oberammergau, Bavaria, 82487, Germany
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Dorfstrasse 19, Oberammergau, Bavaria, 82487, Germany
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Ettaler Strasse 8, Oberammergau, Bavaria, 82487, Germany
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Ettalerstrasse 2, Oberammergau, Bavaria, 82487, Germany
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Dorfstrasse 1, Oberammergau, Bavaria, 82487, Germany
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Top Things to Do in Oberammergau

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Fairy Tale Houses

Following the traditional “Lüftl-Malerei” or house frescoes, in 20th century also non-religious motifs became popular in Oberammergau and other towns in the Alpine regions. Many traders had their...
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House Paintings - Frescoes

Apart from Pilatus-Haus this house is one of the most prominent buildings with fresco painting (Lüftl painting). It has the strange name “Lang sel. Erben”, which simply means that it is the house of...
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Town Walk

Walking through this town is highly recommendable. Oberammergau’s centre is rather small and full with beautiful details. Of course the majority of houses are very attractive to look at, and...
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St. Peter and Paul Church

Oberammergau’s parish church St. Peter & St. Paul is definitely worth a visit. It is one of the churches, famous Wessobrunn masters stucco workers Joseph Schmuzer and son Franz Xaver and fresco...
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Passion Play

When I visited Oberammergau it was October 2013, so not anywhere near the next Passion Play (which will be in 2020). But guided tours are available for the theatre and I can very highly recommend...
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Pilate's House

Everyone has embarrassing moments in his or her life. Here is one of mine, happened in winter 2012. When my sister and I strolled through the town and looked at the painted houses, we saw this one and...
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Top 5 Oberammergau Writers

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Trekki

"Oberammergau: a passion for Passion :-)"
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Janni67

"Oberammergau -the Passion Play and painted houses"
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TinKan

"Oberammergau - Germany"
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mvtouring

"Oberammergau"
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Cristian_Uluru

"Nice Oberammergau"
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