King Ludwig II.
at 1800 m above sea level
Discover the Schachenhaus of King Ludwig II. Accessible only from Schloss Elmau. A 3-hour hike or 1-hour e-mountainbike ride in the Wetterstein Mountains. The Schachenhaus boasts the most exquisite architecture in the Alps. Here, in a world of beauty, complexity and contradictions, Ludwig II. felt liberated. And it was here he always celebrated his birthdays.