It’s more likely to snow than rain in December, and if it does rain it’ll probably be just a light, cold drizzle. Some years Munich is blanketed in a beautiful coat of snow, other years it will just snow a little and the snow won’t stay on the ground.
According to www.weatherspark.com, on an average December day there is a: 40 per cent chance of moderate snow, 13 per cent chance of light snow, 29 per cent chance of moderate rain and a 10 per cent chance of light rain.
Altogether, there’s about a 72 per cent chance of some kind of precipitation in Munich in December, hence the need for good waterproof boots!
Selling Christmas trees on a snow-covered Odeonsplatz, Munich in December.
As to your other questions:
1. Yes, you can’t just wander around Neuschwanstein Castle by yourself, you have to buy a ticket at the ticket office near the castle. Then you go up to the castle itself and you might have to wait for a bit before you can go in with a group and a guide will show you through the rooms.
For more details practical details on Neuschwanstein, see my page here: Neuschwanstein Castle Info.
You can even book a tour of Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace (King Ludwig II’s other creation) by bus from Munich. See here for more details
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