Take a look inside the German castle that inspired Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle

Tucked away in the German Alps sits Neuschwanstein castle — a palace that is as much a piece of art like the murals that line its walls. It’s this artistry and attention to detail that inspired Walt Disney to model his Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland after it. Like Disney, the castle’s original owner was […]

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Things to Know Before Visiting Burg Eltz, Germany

If there is one castle in Germany that can rival the iconic Neuschwanstein Castle, it’s Burg Eltz. This ridiculously-stunning castle seems to have been plucked straight out of the Disney-induced fantasies of children everywhere. If you’re planning a trip, take a look at our need-to-know guide. Location Burg Eltz is located in Wierschem, a municipality […]

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The German castle that was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle – and you can visit it yourself

DISNEY fans who want to experience the real Sleeping Beauty Castle should head to the Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria. Built-in 1869, it inspired Walt Disney to build his own version at Disneyland after traveling to the castle with his wife during a trip to Europe. Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria inspired the Sleeping Beauty castle at […]

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