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European Castles Tours is based in Hopfen am See, just outside of Füssen in the southern part of Bavaria.  Füssen is in the heart of castle country.  King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle and his family’s Hohenschwangau Castle are both within 5 km (3 miles) of Füssen, and Ludwig’s second castle, Linderhof, is nearby as well.

European Castles Tours offers tours in Bavaria, in Germany’s Rhine region, in the surrounding countries of central Europe, and in Portugal and Ireland.

Astrid Baur grew up in Füssen, and famous castles have always been just another part of her daily life.  She began giving castles tours as a summer job, learned what guests expect and appreciate most, established her own tours company in 2004, and is proud of now counting thousands of happy clients as tour friends.

Astrid acts as Tour Director when possible, as this is what she loves most of all.  The company has added new itineraries, day tours, and private tours to its offerings so Astrid has carefully recruited and trained an excellent team in how to do things the way she and her guests expect.

The experienced professionals have the local knowledge to do what the guidebooks simply cannot – give you an insider's perspective on each destination and create a holiday experience you could not have on your own.  With friendly attentiveness, they act as your personal concierge, ensuring your holiday is seamless and hassle-free.

Our team members all speak English fluently, have deep knowledge of history and the tour destinations which they are eager to share, and are highly motivated, outgoing, caring, and fun.  And we are all addicted to castles.  We are your local friends in unfamiliar places – already before your tour starts.

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