5 Photo Spots and Viewpoints at Neuschwanstein Castle - The Most Beautiful Places to Visit

5 Photo Spots and Viewpoints at Neuschwanstein Castle - The Most Beautiful Places to Visit

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The dreamlike Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany is probably the most popular sight for romantics and mountain lovers. During our countless visits on site, we have put together the list of 5 best photo spots and viewpoints. You will also find tips on how to get here and information about the specific locations that might interest you on this amazing trip.
Photo Spots Achensee: The 7 Most Beautiful Places and Sights + Hiking Tours

Photo Spots Achensee: The 7 Most Beautiful Places and Sights + Hiking Tours

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The Achensee is one of the most beautiful lakes…
Silent Nature on Goethe Trail - Your Pfeishütte Hike on Innsbruck's Doorstep

Silent Nature on Goethe Trail - Your Pfeishütte Hike on Innsbruck's Doorstep at Nordkette Mountain

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Tip: Stay overnight in the Pfeishütte( Pfeis hut) and follow up with another mountain tour in the Karwendel.
Risk and Reward on Augstmatthorn - Hike on the Steep Meadow Ridge in the Swiss Alps!

Risk and Reward on Augstmatthorn - Hike on the Steep Meadow Ridge in the Swiss Alps!

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Augstmatthorn, a mountain range in the Emmental Alps is not easy to reach and cover, but that does not stop experienced hikers in their tracks. More than that, the sights this location provides motivate the less experienced backpackers and nature photographers to gain the needed experience, so they could one day be safe on the kind of hiking adventure mentioned here. Are you skilled enough? If so, check out the map and our photography tips and trick, grab your hiking equipment, and join us.

Panoramic Hike in Val Ferret - Photograph the Sunny Side of Mont Blanc near Courmayeur

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On a stretch of valleys known to many hikers and photographers as Val Ferret, southeast of Mont Blanc Massif, you can find your ticket to the sights and feelings no movie theatre would be able to provide or reproduce. Here we cover one very popular hiking route that will give you a chance to photograph Dent du Géant and Mont Blanc until your camera battery dies and shutter-release button falls off. Are you ready? We are, so join us!
Aiguille du Midi Climb! Intermediate Hiking Route in Mont Blanc Massif

Hiking at Aiguille du Midi! Intermediate Hiking Route in Mont Blanc Massif with Mer de Glace view

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The Mont Blanc mountain range in the Alps, which touches Italy and Switzerland but is mostly located in France, has a very familiar name that "rings a bell" even to people who never considered a hiking expedition in the Alps. But you don't have to be a pro to be backpacking there, and the example is the moderately easy hiking route Aiguille du Midi, which we cover below. Find out why this is such a popular destination among hikers and photographers.
Where "Urban" and "Alpine" Meet - Unique Photo Opportunities in Innsbruck

City Walk through Innsbruck: Find all photo opportunities Downtown - Where "Urban" and "Alpine" Meet

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Sometimes you want to get away from urban life to reunite with nature and all the beauty that so easily slips our mind, and at times you get the opportunity to enjoy both in rare synergy. Innsbruck, the capital of Austria’s state of Tyrol, gives us just that with its location in the Alps.
Swiss Alps Hike! Discover Why Queen Rigi is More Than Just a Mountain

Sunset Hike - Discover Why Queen Rigi is More Than Just a Mountain - Panoramic Hiking in Central Swiss Alps!

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Your Majesty, how beautiful you are! Rigi, known as the Queen of the Mountains and located in Central Switzerland, is full of grace and high in stature, just like true royalty. Always looked up to, never looked down on, the Rigi itself is a mountain range with several peaks that stretches from Chänzeli over Rotstock, Hochflue, and to the Urmiberg for about 10 kilometers. This hiking trail is a hit amongst hikers and photographers, and we invite you to join us on our next trip. Check out the map and photography tips and tricks below.
Easy Path to Bled Castle - the Most Photographed Attraction of the Slovenian Alps

Easy Hike to Lake Bled Viewpoint - the Most Photographed Attraction of the Slovenian Alps

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Don't let the size of Slovenia fool you. This small country, bordered by four neighbors (Croatia, Hungary, Austria, Italy) and the Adriatic Sea, packs a good punch when comparing the impact the wonders of nature have on people who decide to explore it. Take for example the little church in the middle of a small island on a lake surrounded by mountains. It looks even better than it sounds, and with the help of Mountain Moments, your can see for yourself.
Mountain Lakes on the French Western Alps - Take a Panoramic Tour on La Meije

Hike to Lac Noir in the Dauphine Alps - Take a Panoramic Tour and ejoy the best view on La Meije

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Meije, a mountain in the French Alps so tall it's second only to Barre des Écrins in the Écrins massif, is not a piece of cake as far as hiking difficulty goes, but it sure is worth every step. This backpacking route will also test your panorama-shooting techniques, from setting up the tripod to balancing the highlights and shadows, as you will want to make the most of the views in front of you. With Mountain Moments, this becomes much easier.
Undisputed! South Balcony Will Give You the Best View of Mont Blanc

Chamonix Hikers' Vivid Viewpoint Lac Blanc / Lacs de Chéserys! South Balcony's Grand Panorama of Chamonix Valley and Mont Blanc

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Hikers' Vivid Viewpoint! South Balcony's Grand Panorama of Chamonix Valley and Mont Blanc
Dazzling Daybreak! Catch the Gorgeous Sunrise on Nockspitze Hike

Dazzling Daybreak! Catch the Gorgeous Sunrise Aura on Nockspitze Hike

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When you have a date with a sunset, just like with a regular meeting, the best bet is to be there before the agreed time - every photographer knows that. With the right aperture and shutter speed, make the best of your subject matter on an incredible and very accessible Nockspitze hike in the Austrian Alps (Tyrol). Learn more about this backpacking route, grab your equipment and join us.
Bachalpsee Lake - Rockstar of the Bernese Highlands (Hiking Map, Photo Tips & Tricks)

Bachalpsee Lake - Rockstar of the Bernese Highlands (Hiking Map, Photo Tips & Tricks)

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Bachalpsee Lake, located in Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, is so beautiful that Gmail, at one point, used its glory for a mountain-themed background. How cool is that! We bring you information about a moderately difficult 16-kilometer hiking route that will show you Bachalpsee in all its prestige. If you are up to the challenge, you are welcomed to join us.
Telephoto Lens Target - World's Most Famous Mountain Hut and Lake Seealpsee

World's Most Famous Mountain Hut and Lake Seealpsee - An impressive Photo-Hike at Schäfler Mountain in Alpstein

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When the hut is one of the main focal points of a hike, you know you are not dealing with ordinary, everyday hikers' shelter. The Äscher Hut in northeastern Switzerland is the most prominent inn in the Alps, and one look at the photograph below will tell you how special it truly is. Just imagine being there and using it as a vantage point for your photography hike. Good news - with the help of Mountain Moments, you can!
The Best Photo Vantage Point in Switzerland? Backpack and Discover Saxer Lucke!

The Best Photo Vantage Point in Switzerland? Backpack and Discover Saxer Lucke!

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The catchphrase, "life was more simple back then" can probably be attributed to photography too, with way-back-when generations of cameras having a lot fewer buttons and editing opportunities. But with photo occasions that nature provides us with, we can't be anything else than grateful for seemingly unlimited memory space and flexibility on our favorite time-freezer contraptions. Take the Swiss Alps for example, and the Saxer Lücke destination we cover here. If you are a photographer and a nature lover with experience in hiking, this is the place to be.
Live, Laugh, Lakes - Easy and Revealing Hike to Shiny Gerold in the Bavarian Alps

Live, Laugh, Lakes - Easy and Revealing Hike to Shiny Gerold Lake in the Bavarian Alps

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Edgar Allan Poe wrote long ago, "So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake." Here at Mountain Moments, with all the beautiful, small, localized patches of water we have seen over the years, we can't and won't argue with this famous American poet. On this particular hiking route in the Bavarian Alps, these words will be proven multiple times, so check out our hiking route and join us on this backpacking nature thrill-hike.
Is Schreck the Prettiest Mountain Lake in Germany? Visit the Bavarian Alps and Judge for Yourself

Is Schreck the Prettiest Mountain Lake in Germany? Visit the Bavarian Alps and Judge for Yourself

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When you photograph the lakes, do you prefer making this beautiful, reflecting water the main subject of your photos, or do you use the lake as part of a bigger scene? When you come to Bavarian Alps on your hiking trip and see Schreck lake, we suggest you try every method and make the most of your memory card space. This beauty may just be overwhelming, so grab your hiking equipment and join on this difficult but rewarding backpacking adventure.
Royal Photos of King’s Lake - Hiking Treasure Map to Berchtesgaden National Park

Royal Photos of King’s Lake - Hiking Treasure Map to Berchtesgaden National Park

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Here at Mountain Moments, we have many treasure maps, with plenty of clues and re-discoverable rewards that are shared, instead of plundered. The picture-perfect example is the Berchtesgadener Land, one of the most beautiful landscapes in Germany, and King’s lake (Königssee) and Upper Lake (Obersee) which come with the adjacent mountains and are reminiscent of Norwegian fjords. Bring your hiking equipment and your camera, and let's sail (hike) toward this destination together.
Pinch Me Moment! Take This Neuschwanstein Dreamlike Hike Around the Fairytale Castle

Pinch Me Moment! Take This Neuschwanstein Dreamlike Hike Around the Fairytale Castle

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On a 20-kilometer medium-difficulty dream hike to a Neuschwanstein castle, it is good to have company. There is a chance you will need to have witnesses, because some people may not believe the images were not drastically manipulated in Photoshop. You will hardly believe yourself, and you will realize why Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the biggest visitor magnets in the Bavarian Alps, and even Germany.
Hover Over Zillertal on a Suspension Bridge in Tyrol - Ice World Hike Mapped Out!

Hover Over Zillertal Bridge in Tyrol - Our favourite Hike Mapped Out!

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We will not hold you in a suspense about your next potential hiking adventure - a suspension bridge in Zillertal will do that. Look at some of the Mountain Moments photos below, and tell us, wouldn't you like to be a person in this picture? Find out how to get there with the help of a map and other information provided below. This is a reasonably (not overly) difficult hiking trail in Austria, so take your camera, your hiking equipment and join us.