#myneuschwanstein - Share your favourite Neuschwanstein photo with the world!
"I intend to rebuild the old Hohenschwangau castle ruins near the Pöllatgorge. The point is one of the most beautiful to be found, holy and unapproachable. "
- King Ludwig II. of Bavaria
Around 1.5 million people from all over the world visit the famous fairytale castle every year in Schwangau in the Allgäu. Neuschwanstein castle was built between 1869 and 1886 by King Ludwig II, who realized his dreams and visions with the construction of the castle.
The fascination of Neuschwanstein Castle continues and so the castle has more and more fans and admirers around the world.
Send us your most beautiful #myneuschwanstein photo!
We want to celebrate this unique building based on a photo contest. Whether amateur or professional photographer, we are already looking forward to a lot of participants who show us their most beautiful #myneuschwanstein photo.
Participation is worthwhile!
The #myneuschwanstein photo:
Your #myneuschwanstein photo shows the world famous royal Neuschwanstein castle - no matter what season, what angle or which snapshot. It is simply your most beautiful and favourite #myneuschwanstein photo.
How can you participate at the photo contest #mayneuschwanstein?
These are the royal prizes:
Two nights for two persons in the hotel Das König Ludwig Wellness & SPA Resort Allgäu, a special tour for two persons in the Museum of the bavarian kings, two ascents and descents with the cable car “Tegelbergbahn”.
1st Place: Further informations
Feel like a Royal in Schwangau for two days and enjoy insights into the world of the Royal family Wittelsbach. Stay overnight in the hotel Das König Ludwig Wellness & SPA Resort and be enchanted by the luxurious facilities and the wellness offer in the hotel. During your stay, look behind the scenes in the Museum of the bavarian kings and immerse yourself in the history of one of Europe's oldest dynasties during an exclusive guided tour. Enjoy royal views of the king's Dreamland during a ride on the cable car Tegelbergbahn Schwangau up to the summit of 1,730 meters.
Two tickets for a guided-tour in the Hohenschwangau Castle, one gourmet voucher for the restaurant "Gams & Gloria" in the hotel “Das Rübezahl”, two bottles of home-brewed beer from the Schlossbrauhaus Schwangau.
2nd Place: Further informations
Discover the origin of King Ludwig's dreams and visions and be guided through the chambers of Hohenschwangau castle during a guided-tour. Royal pleasure at the highest level in a special ambience await you in the restaurant "Gams & Gloria" in the Hotel “Das Rübezahl”. For the perfect #myneuschwanstein memory and the special time here in Schwangau, we give you two bottles of the self-brewed beer from the Schlossbrauhaus Schwangau.
Two day-tickets for the “Königliche Kristall-Therme” (thermal spa + sauna + gemstone cave), one restaurant voucher in the “Königliche Kristall-Therme”, one bottle of "Schwangauer Dry Gin" from the Schroll distillery in Schwangau.
3rd Place: Further informations
Relax for day at the Königliche Kristall-Therme Schwangau. Enjoy the luxury of a varied hot springs and a large sauna variety. Relaxation for body and soul promises a visit to the gemstone cave "Zauberberg der Edelsteine". Round off these royal moments with a restaurant visit at the spa. For the perfect end of the day, we give you a bottle of "Schwangauer Dry Gin" from the Schroll distillery in Schwangau.
The winnings of the places 1., 2. and 3. can not be paid in cash. A transfer of the profits to another person is not permitted.
That's how it works:
1. Fill out the contact form
2. Upload your photo (max. 10 MB)*
3. Describe briefly why your #myneuschwanstein photo is so special to you (max. 120 characters)
4. Confirm your participation and click the button "Ok, enter the contest". Finished!
We wish all participants good luck and success at the Schwangauer photo contest #myneuschwanstein.
* Please note that you took the submitted photo by yourself. If persons were shown on the photo, you confirm with your participation taht these persons agree with the publication of the picture.
The winners will be personally addressed by the Tourist Information Schwangau. The advice note will be sent by e-mail at the beginning of June 2018.
The legal process is excluded.
From all submissions received, a jury selects the winners of the Schwangauer photo contest #myneuschwanstein.
Conditions of Participation
The photo contest is not affiliated with Facebook and is not organised, sponsored or supported by Facebook in any way.
The organiser of the photo contest "#myneuschwanstein" is the Tourist Information Schwangau, Münchener Str. 2, 87645 Schwangau.
Anyone over the age of 18 can take part. Employees of the community Schwangau and their relatives as well as employees of the companies participating in this contest and their relatives are excluded from participation.
3. Competition deadline
The submission deadline for submitting or uploading the photos is 31.05.2018 at 23.45
4. How to enter
A participant takes part in the photo competition by uploading his photo, which he has taken himself, as a digital image file at www.schwangau.de/photocontest, filling out the form, accepting the terms and conditions and clicking on "Ok, enter the competition".
Please note the following:
• The picture is to show Neuschwanstein Castle in Schwangau.
• The submitted photos may not exceed a maximum size of 10 MB and must be uploaded in the file format jpg, jpeg or png.
Prints sent by post or digital image carriers of any format will not be accepted for the photo contest, including photos submitted via email. Please note that there is no right of entitlement to participation. The organiser reserves the right not to publish photos, especially if the content does not meet the requirements of the competition and/or xenephobic, sexual and/or illicit nature.
The three winning photos will be published on www.schwangau.de/photocontest at the beginning of June. The jury’s decision is final.The photos will be published on #myneuschwanstein photo contest and the winners will be personally contacted by email from Tourist Information, Schwangau
There is no right of legal process. The organiser is entitled to terminate the competition should the need arise – for example, if it has been discovered that an attempt was made to exert influence on the competition. The organiser is also entitled to extend the competition if felt appropriate or to allocate prizes before the conclusion of the competition.
2 nights for 2 people in a luxury suite of the
Wellness & Spa-resort Allgäu, “The King Ludwig”;
a special tour in the Museum of the Bavarian Kings; 2 return trips with the Tegelbergbahn (ie, to the top and back for 2 people).
2 tickets for a special tour of Schloss Hohenschwangau; a gourmet voucher “Gams & Gloria” at the Hotel Rübezahl;
2 bottles of home-brewed beer from the Schlossbrauhaus Schwangau.
2 day tickets for the Königliche Kristall-Therme (thermal baths + sauna + Edelsteingrotte),
a restaurant voucher for the Königliche Kristall-Therme,
1 bottle of “Schwangauer Dry Gin” from the Schroll distillery in Schwangau.
The prizes are non-transferable and can not be paid in cash. The organiser is entitled to change the respective prizes at short notice.
The winner may at any time object to the use of his/her photo.
6. Right of use / transfer of rights
The participant grants the organiser the unlimited and sublicensable right to use the uploaded content for advertising and/or communicative purposes, and in particular to edit, duplicate, distribute, exhibit, and display where appropriate. The content can also be published in social networks on the Internet (eg Facebook). The contributions can be shortened or altered where felt necessary.
7. Rights of third parties
The submitted photos may not violate the personal rights, copyrights, trademarks or intellectual property rights of any third party or organisation. By submitting a photo, the participant declares that he/she has all the rights to the submitted photo and that it is free from third party rights. No material may be used on which third parties, including collecting societies such as GEMA, have rights (eg excerpts from other photos), unless the participant has written permission from the copyright holder. If a source listing is a prerequisite for the use of free content, the sources must be mentioned in the photo. If one or more persons are identifiable in the photo, the respective persons must be in agreement with the publication. The respective declaration of consent must be submitted to Tourist Information Schwangau upon request. Participants must hold all distribution and exploitation rights.
The participants are solely responsible for the accuracy of the information provided to us. A claim by third parties is the responsibility of the participant if he/she uses material in which they do not have the rights or otherwise violates applicable law. The Tourist Information Schwangau is exempt from the obligation to pay damages by the participant. If a photo violates applicable law and/or a participant provides false information, the participant concerned is liable for any action by third parties.
9. Data Protection
The users submit with their entries personal data such as name, email address etc. which the organiser stores and uses exclusively for the purposes of the competition. Of course, the contact details will be used in compliance with the data protection laws. The participant agrees that the organiser electronically collects and processes his/her personal data solely for the purpose of the competition. After expiration of the competition and distribution of the prizes, all personal data will be deleted.