Bavarian Alps - Upper Bavaria - Oberbayern
area of Garmisch - Oberammergau - Royal Castles

the house

Landhaus Sonnhuegel
Guest House Hotel offering Bed & Breakfast for holidays and recreation in Upper Bavaria
open all year round

english  english spoken

Neuschwanstein Castle
Neuschwanstein Castle - The Knight's Fortress
created by the fairy-tale prince to his dreams of the noble Middle Ages
Here it was that King Ludwig II was arrested and brought to Castle Berg at Starnberg Lake,
where he died in mysterious circumstances at the age of 41

The Area:
Bavarian Alps, "Werdenfels" county, valley of the river "Ammer".
A region famous for its unspoilt beauty with alpine mountain-ranges like Wetterstein, Karwendel and Ammergebirge, clear lakes, valley meadows, moorlands and wide forests.
The region is also well-known for its numerous sightseeing highlights and objects of interest.

mountains Royal castleslakes'Gemuetlichkeit'

The Village:
Bad Kohlgrub, ( "Bad" is German for bath, spa ) is an attractive holiday location and the highest situated health resort with mud-baths in Germany ( alt. 900 - 1550 m / 2800 - 5085 ft ).
It is conveniently located "right in the middle of everywhere" in the heart of Upper Bavaria (Oberbayern), District of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
Situated quite close to the crossing of the Romantic Road and the German Alpine Route the village is an ideal base to visit all well-known attractions of Upper Bavaria.

Within easy reach:
(In parentheses the distances from here)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen (30 km) with Mount Zugspitze ( 10000 ft alt.), famous for winter sports and the Winter Olympics in 1936, Oberammergau (12 km), scene of Passion Plays held every decade since 1634, next in 2010, brilliantly painted Mittenwald (50 km), the castles of King Ludwig II: Neuschwanstein, Hohenschwangau (both 34 km), Linderhof (17 km), the Ettal Monastery (14 km), a great many famous churches, abbeys, cloisters and sites. The south Bavarian lakes Starnberger See -Starnberg Lake- (35 km), Ammersee Lake (40 km), Staffelsee Lake (10 km). Munich (85 km) and Innsbruck, Tyrol (83 km).
The Southern part of the Romantic Road between Augsburg (90 km), Fuessen and Schwangau in the Allgaeu (34 km). With the picturesque Schongau (25 km), Steingaden (18 km, famous " Welfenmuenster "), the world-famous Bavarian rococo church " Wies " (18 km), from the UNESCO accepted into the World List of Cultural Heritage and of course the Royal Castles. For those interested, here is an extremely informative and interesting site telling of King Ludwig II and his castles.
By car you can easily reach Rothenburg/Tauber or Salzburg within 2 and a half hours.

Your experience, recreation facilities:
Bavarian lifestyle in an outstanding holiday-region. Mountain-climbing, footpaths, hiking, gentle walking areas, idyllic green lanes, watersports, a lot of cycling lanes among them Lake Constance-Lake Koenigsee bike track,
visiting numerous nature-preserves like Ammergebirge and "Murnau" -  moorland, excursions to well-known art-treasures and picturesque villages with "Lueftl"-painted houses, the open-air museum "Glentleiten" displaying old farmhouses, downhill and cross-country skiing, Bavarian curling, ice-skating etc.


We offer

    Charming holiday-apartment of 2 rooms
    for 2 persons, bathroom, TV

    Comfortable single- and double-bedded en suite rooms
    shower/wc or bathroom, TV

    Bicycles for our guests

    and of course kind English speaking service and a pleasant holiday atmosphere

guest room

The House:

a double-bedded guest room
Each of our guestrooms has been individually decorated
>> rooms and more (27 KB)

The tastefully decorated Guest House is set in a lightly wooded garden, attractively terraced over the public park "Kurpark" with delightful panoramic views of the village, valleys and the Bavarian pre-Alps. It is idyllic peaceful and relaxing, without disturbing traffic. Situated close to the centre of the village with a variety of good restaurants and shops ( baker, grocer, Internet-Café, post-office etc. ), the Doctors and the railway-station.
For lunch and dinner, we shall be more than happy to recommend good outdoor restaurants that will fully meet your expectations.

Your convenience: en suite rooms, no smoking rooms, own parking area, wide-ranged garden for recreation, and barbecue-corner.
Medical and bath-treatments nearby.

view NE from the Hotel
view from the house to the Northeast


Looking outdoor:

a part of the terrace to the south

More pictures :

 summer (120 KB)    winter (63 KB)


The Rates:
(not included: the local tourist tax of regular EUR 2.00 a day an adult)

     Bed & Breakfast en suite accommodation
    from EUR 40.00 a night/person
    for three nights from EUR 99.00 a person
    holiday arrangement B&B from EUR 210.00
    a week/person

    (continental breakfast)

     holiday apartment 2 rooms
    depending on season from EUR 350.00 to EUR 441.00 a week for 2 persons
    usually offered from weekend to weekend

    (linen included)

- We do recommend that travel insurance be arranged to cover any risks -



lastminute availability of rooms and apartment:
updated daily - subject to short time change, please contact for exact information -
single bedded room: occupied
double bedded room: available
holiday apartment two rooms: available
     the Mount Zugspitze webcamera
  all year round Bad Kohlgrub offers a rich program of cultural events and sporting activities
The Oberammergau Passion Play: The Passion Play
 2010 - retrospect
The seasons:  springtime (69 KB)       summer (79 KB)
   autumn - fall (44 KB)    winter (28 KB)


The surroundings:  Some impressions (69 KB)
   Valley of the river Ammer (130 KB)
Only one of numerous nice short trips:  to lake "Eibsee" (34 KB)
A mountain hiking destination:  an alpine pasture (32 KB)
King Ludwig's favourite mountain:  the view from Mount Herzogstand (17 KB)



 your route to Bad Kohlgrub

 how to find the house in Bad Kohlgrub

If you require any further help or information perhaps with routes, timetables, length of journey etc., please do not hesitate to phone or fax



To book or for more information please ring or mail to:

Mrs. Barbara Brandes
Mrs. Barbara Brandes
Landhaus Sonnhuegel, Trillerweg 12, D-82433 Bad Kohlgrub

national Phone:    (08845) 408         international: ++49 8845 408
national Fax:     (08845) 75119     international: ++49 8845 75119

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