We were able to tour the inside of the palace. It is in remarkably good shape, having been refurbished in the mid 1800's. It is mostly empty, with no furnishings in place.
All along one of the outer corridors there were several "look outs", and they all had great views:
AND.........we could actually climb the gate tower! It was a piece of cake after the bell tower at Andechs on Friday--only 4 measly flights of stairs. The views were stunning! The color of this lake reminded us the Kenai Lake in Alaska.