Upper Bavaria and its capital, the beautiful city of Munich, are part of what is likely Germany’s most versatile region. No other part of Germany offers such an abundance of cultural and historic sights.
Olching is your typical quaint Bavarian town. It is located 20 km west of Munich. The Fünf-Seen-Land (land of five lakes) with its many unique possibilities for activities is right outside our door. If you want to explore the big city, your best option is to leavve the car here and take the suburban train, the “S-Bahn” to Munich. The city center of Munich is only a 20-minute train ride away from Olching. Munich offers numerous theaters, museums, cultural events, sport events, and countless sights. Our friendly staff at the reception will gladly provide information material.
The Andechs monastery is part of the beautiful area known as the Fünf-Seen-Land (land of five lakes) and can be found on the “holy mountain” of Andechs. A tour around the church, the monastery and the brewery will give you an impression of the historic heritage of this place. In the summer, you can experience the high art of brewing first-hand with a beer tasting in the monastery beer garden. During Advent season, the Christmas fair with its living nativity scene and festive wind and brass band music is a great place to go.
The Buchheim Collection – officially the “Museum of Imagination” – is located at the west shore of Lake Starnberg. It exhibits many interesting objects and pieces of art. The museum is especially famous for its collection of Expressionist paintings and sculptures by famous artists, such as Erich Heckel, Emil Nolde, and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner.
The famous Empress Elisabeth of Austria was originally from Bavaria and lived in this castle in Possenhofen when she was still a young Dutchess. The later Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary was born in Munich and spent most of her childhood in this castle where she was already a living legend. Berg Castle and the votive chapel with the memorial cross in honor of her cousin, Ludwig II of Bavaria, can be found on the other shore of Lake Starnberg.
Neuschwanstein Castle towers above Hohenschwangau close to Füssen in the south of Bavaria. The building project started in 1869 and was initiated by King Ludwig II as an idealized version of a medieval knight’s castle.
The Monastery in Fürstenried is a former abbey of the Cistercians in Fürstenfeldbruck in the archbishopric Munich and Freising. It is located only a few minutes away from the hotel. The abbey can be visited during the opening hours. The buildings serve as a center for arts, culture, and events.
The golf club in Olching successfully creates a balance between athletic and societal aspects.
We recommend the near golf course in Rottbach. This 18-hole course (par 72) was designed by Thomas Himmel and offers a magnificent view of the Bavarian mountains, making it one of the best courses that Bavaria has to offer for friends of this great sport. The course is designed to offer both beginners and experienced golf enthusiasts a great experience. The course is more than 6,000 meters (6,500 yards) long and offers a real challenge for good players.
The golf club in Eichenried includes three 9-hole courts. It hosts tournaments and offers golf lessons.
Tennis, Soccer, Badminton
Go-Kart, Golf, Bowling
Anyone who likes climbing will love the spectacular climbing park in Fürstenfeldbruck with its gigantic central platforms and more than 50 different exercises. It’s an exciting place right at the Amper.
As soon as the ice on the lakes and streams has melted, the ships on the five lakes of this area are back for the summer season. No matter if you want to take a tour on the lake or if you would like to combine your bike tour with a part by ship, you will love the unforgettable panoramic view of the mountains with their snow-covered summits. The special events on Lake Starnberg and the Lake Ammer are especially interesting. There are various themes: wine, brunch, fish, moonshine, and dancing.
As soon as the ice on the lakes and streams has melted, the ships on the five lakes of this area are back for the summer season. No matter if you want to take a tour on the lake or if you would like to combine your bike tour with a part by ship, you will love the unforgettable panoramic view of the mountains with their snow-covered summits. The special events on Lake Starnberg and the Lake Ammer are particularly interesting. There are various themes: wine, brunch, fish, moonshine, and dancing.
The “Olchinger See”, Olchings very own lake in a flooded gravel pit, marks the border to Olching’s neighboring town, Gröbenzell, which can be found about 20km (12 miles) from Munich.
You can conveniently reach the Bavarian capital by suburban train (S-Bahn), since the stop is located within walking distance from the hotel and the train ride to Munich takes only 20 minutes. You can leave your car at the hotel. Munich offers numerous cultural events and countless sights. Theater plays, concerts, trade fairs, exhibitions, attractive sport events, the Allianz Arena, many museums, the Isar valley, beer gardens, and shopping opportunities for any taste and budget…
The Allianz Arena is a soccer stadium in the North of Munich. When there is a Bundesliga match, the stadium offers enough space for up to 75,000 fans: 57,343 seats, standing room for 13,794 people, 1,374 box seats, 2,152 business seats, and 966 more for sponsors.