The vacation apartment has a bedroom with double bed, bathroom/WC (bathing tub), a large eat-in kitchen with corner seat and dining table, a large living room with satellite TV and sunny balcony (view upon the Zugspitze). The living room can accommodate 2 extra people, thanks to the extendable couch bed.
Our house is located at the Eastern margins of Farchant (about 4 km from Garmisch-Partenkirchen). It has an idyllic location. In front of the house, large grassland unfolds. On location, there are numerous shopping facilities, bakery, butcher, Edeka aktiv and Trigema. There are walking and hiking paths, as well as cross country skiing trails in the close vicinity. The center and the bus station can be reached in just a few minutes on foot. There are many parking places. The property is located in the skiing region. The mountain trains can be reached by means of public transportation (20 minutes) or by car (10 minutes). Further places of interest are The Castle Neuschwanstein, the Castle Linderhof, the Passion Festival in Oberammergau, Wies chrch, the Alpine Zoo in Innsbruck. The Monasteries Andechs and Ettal can be reached within a one day trip (maximum 1 hour by car).
Alpine sports in the summer: The region offers a perfect vacation for everybody, from individualists to families. There are numerous mountain tours for different levels of proficiency (from walking to climbing tours). Clear mountain lakes invite you to bath. Who doesn’t want to make too much effort can still reach the top of the mountain by the mountain train. Directly in Farchant, there are numerous comfortable walking paths and even kneippism therapies.
Places of interest: There are many interesting places to visit, for instance the Castle Linderhof, the Castle Schachen, Zugspitze, the Violin Museum in Mittenwald, the carving workshops in Oberammergau and the Monastery Ettal. There are many other famous trip destinations which can be reached by car, for example the Castle Neuschwanstein and the monastery Andechs.
Winter sports: The Classic Skiing Region around Hausberg (with a new mountain train) and the Kreuzeck with its famous Kandahar and Olympia ski run, as well as skiing regions with a lot of snow on the Zugspitze can be reached directly. There are many ski slopes around Garmisch-Partenkirchen, with all levels of proficiency. If you want more than that, you can use the “Happy Ski Card” (HSC) even on the close slopes on the Austrian Zugspitz arena. There are enjoyable activities even for non skiers, such as a comfortable toboggan run on the valley, while coming back to the house, cross country skiing or hiking on the available hiking tracks.
Farchant became famous in 2000, thanks to what it used to be the longest tunnel at that time, namely Tunnel of Bavaria. The place regained its peace and tranquillity. Farchant has the smallest volume of traffic of all places around Garmisch-Partenkirchen. However, it is located at the ‘gates’ of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and can be reached within 5 minutes by car. Other mountain trains can be reached within 15 minutes. Thanks to the good public transportation connections, GAP can be easily reached even without a car.
Other Activities: canyoning, cross-country skiing, walking
Golf: There are golf courses within 3 minutes by car: Burgrain and Oberau. Another attraction is the golf course in Ehrwald, Tyrol. The latter course is located in the famous Zugspitze arena, and can be reached by car within an hour.
Ski: Skiing possibilities: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Austria.