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Make a holiday rental in Farchant, Germany your home away from home

Farchant is a mountain community in southern Bavaria in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Farchant self-catering holiday rentals would be ideal for a summer or winter visit, with enough outdoor recreation, sport and history in the area to keep the whole family entertained.

Things to do in Farchant, Germany

Farchant holiday accommodation is nestled in a majestic mountain landscape, with peaks, upland meadows, waterfalls and lakes all waiting to be discovered close by. In the summer you’ll be able to experience this scenery on foot via numerous well-marked routes – in fact there are as many as 24 in the area, all varying in difficulty and all taking some breathtaking views. One of the essential natural sights close to Farchant holiday rentals is the Kuhflucht Waterfalls, which reach a total height of around 270 metres, making them the tallest in the country. Another great way to enjoy the landscape would be by bike, and you’ll also be able to hire electrically assisted cycles to help you across the beautiful but challenging terrain. Also in the summer, it would be well worth heading for the nearby lakes – Eibsee and Staffelsee - and rivers, which offer kayaking, canoeing, as well as swimming.

If you arrive at self-catering ski accommodation in Farchant in the winter months then you’ll encounter a snow-covered wonderland, with all kinds of snow-based activities well catered for. Here you’ll be just three kilometres from the Garmisch Partenkirchen ski area, which recently held the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup. In the immediate area you’ll be able to enjoy cross-country skiing, sledging, Nordic walking and at Garmish Partenkirchen you’ll also be able to use the Olympic skating rink.

Places to visit on holiday in Farchant, Germany

An impressive natural feature easily reached from Farchant ski accommodation is the Partnach Gorge, which reaches 80 metres in depth and is more than 700 metres in length. It’s a national monument and can be walked by visitors. An important building in the area is the King’s House on Schachen, constructed by King Ludwig II in the mid-19th Century with a view of Zugspitze, Germany’s tallest mountain.

Weather in Farchant, Germany

If you visit Farchant self-catering holiday homes in winter you can expect plenty of snow and sub-zero temperatures for a season that runs from December to February. In summer there are pleasant warm daytime temperatures, with highs generally getting up to the mid-20s in July and August.

Cheap flights to Farchant, Germany

The nearest international airport to Farchant holiday rentals is Innsbruck (INN), about an hour to the south, which can be accessed from the UK with Austrian Airlines, British Airways, easyJet, Flybe, Monarch and Thomson Airways, from London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and a host of other UK cities.

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                                                                                                Recent Reviews

                                                                                                Lovely accommodation way better than the photos

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                We had a lovely stay in garmisch over the Christmas period. We didn't know what to expect but the apartment was perfect. Super clean, friendly host, comfy bed and the kitchen stocked perfectly. We would defiantly stay here again! Thanks Manuela
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                Wonderful stay in a lovely spacious chalet for 2

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                This property was absolutely lovely, well equipped and done to a high spec particularly the bathroom. The chalet is much more spacious than it appears with lots of cupboard space and it is very private with it's own side entrance ( it is the second floor of the homeowner's house but that should not put you off as they are very welcoming and out of sight most of the time). The location is in Burgrain a 10 minute ride from Garmisch and even though we had a car we did use the bus services which are very regular to get to/from many of the hiking trails. On arrival Christl signs you up for free bus passes so if you don't have a car you would still be in a position to travel using the buses for free! You can also easily walk to Garmisch , it takes 20 - 30 minutes along the river and then across the back fields. This is a lovely location if you want to stay out of the hustle bustle of the town and be somewhere peaceful with panoramic views of the mountains. You have very easy access to hiking trails, ski slopes and cable cars. There is also a super Italian restaurant on the corner which serves up the largest pizzas I have ever seen!! ( to share of course) and it's just a short walk along the river to the nearest supermarkets ( 5 mins). I would highly recommend this property! It's great!
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                                                                                Good apartment in lovely Farchant

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                A really lovely apartment in the peaceful but well located village of Farchant. This was a lovely place to stay, good sized lounge with a small balcony with a good view of the mountains. Decent shower, small but well appointed kitchen. Only minor downside is small area for dining, would perhaps be a bit of a squeeze if 4 adults, but it was fine for the two of us. The apartment was lovely and clean and well appointed and the owners were friendly and helpful. Best of all was the location, near enough to Garmisch and the mountain cable cars, but in I peaceful small town (or large village), big enough to have a few shops and some supermarkets on the outskirt but small enough to be peaceful. There is a lovely woodland walk only a few minutes walk from the house with a path up to the lovely Kuhfluct waterfall and if like us you have some warm weather there is a heated open air lido (with 4 different types of pool) in the village. If you walk around the village you will see real working farms with cow barns and beehives on the balcony right in the village centre. If we come back to this area (and we might in a few years) we would certainly consider staying in Farchant again and this property again.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Jun 2016