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Welcome to Gaestehaus am Berg

British owned Bed and breakfast and guesthouse, Gästehaus am Berg is located on the edge of the quiet border village of Bayerisch Eisenstein (724m), on the lower slopes of Grosser Arber (1456m) deep in the Bavarian Forest. It has 13 spacious and comfortable en-suite bedrooms, most with balconies with views of the village and beyond. If you are hoping to spend your holidays in Bavaria, browse this website to read more about this guesthouse.  It is within walking distance of the village centre, with all its amenities, the German/Czech border and only a 5 minute drive to the Arber mountain cable car, ski lifts & ski schools. Walking, cycling and cross-country ski trails start within 100 metres of the house. The guesthouse is ideally situated for enthusiasts of the great outdoors. Lying within the Bayerischerwald Naturpark, there are 2 National Parks within easy walking distance of its doors. The German Bavarian Forest National Park, (the oldest and largest of Germanys National Parks) borders the farside of the village, whilst on the Czech side of the border lies the Sumava National Park. The Sumava is a region of low alpine peat bogs, glacial lakes and remnants of primeval forests. Together they form part of the largest wooded area in central Europe, often referred to as “the Green Roof of Europe”.  The area is criss-crossed with numerous walking, mountain-biking and cycling trails, and in winter is an excellent place to ski, with both downhill and cross-country skiing well catered for.

The village of Bayerisch Eisenstein has a small grocery shop, chemist, several sports shops and a variety of restaurants & cafes. in the only railway station in Europe shared by 2 countries, (the border runs through the centre of the station building) there is the European bat centre, a ski museum, a model train exhibition, a history of the station and more. In the village there is also a railway museum,  an art gallery, glassworks, tennis courts, mini golf, fitness trail and park complete with pond and childrens play ground. It is a relaxing and friendly village, ideally situated for those wanting peace and quiet in this wonderfully scenic area of central Europe, but close to many attractions to suit all ages and interests and within easy reach of historic cities such as Regensburg, Prague and Munich.

This is an area of outstanding natural beauty, situated in the South East of Bavaria, Germany, on the border with the Czech Republic, close to Austria and the River Danube. The Guesthouse is located halfway between Munich and Prague, which along with Salzburg, Regensburg, Nuremberg and Passau, are less than 3 hours drive away. Enjoy the wonderful scenery of the Bayerischer Wald National Park and the Grosser Arber mountain area.

The area is renowned for its glassmaking, natural beauty, many festivals and schnapps. (A potent brew. - the local version, “Bärwürz” is made from a root that grows only on Grosser Arber).

"A super location, very comfortable and wonderfully helpful hosts. Many, many thanks for all your time and support with our "challenges".

Jean, Tony, Louise and Russell Prat, UK - 8th to 10th April 2009"

Folkfestival season

After the cold of winter, the Folkfest season is just getting underway here in the East Bavaria. Below is just a sample of what, when and where for 2016 MAI4. bis 5. Mai: Weinfest Ruderti ...

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