Take a break and go rural: Spend your holidays in the country and enjoy staying on one of our working farms or country properties.
Working Farm or Country Property?
The Blue Rooster Holiday Farms offer custom-made holidays for young and old animal and nature lovers, but also for couples that seek a time-out from everyday life. On a working farm, you can get involved on the farm and experience first hand how a farm is maintained. On a country property you stay in a stunning rural location. These former working farms still uphold the ethos of our farms and maintain tradition and commitment to local produce.
Bavarias most hospitable Holiday Farms
The warm and welcoming hospitality and the personal contact to your host family is what turnes your Farm Holidays into a unique experience. Every year, we award our Holiday Farms, that were reviewed by their guests as beeing outstandingly hospitable, with our Golden Rooster.
What makes farm holidays in Bavaria a unique experience is the personal contact to your host family. The family is not only your host but also offers valuable insights in the farmer's every-day life. With the help of your reviews, the 20 most hospitable holiday farms have been identified and honoured with the Golden Rooster Aweard 2017!
You alredy chose the region where you want to spend you fram holidays? You are looking for a farm close to a ceratin city, in the mountains or at a lake? Our interactive map of Bavaria easlily enables you to pick your favourite holiday farm.
Treat yourself to a time-out(side)
Spend your holidays in the Bavarian countryside and experience a special holiday leave: Farmstay holidays on a Blue Rooster working farm or on a Blue Rooster country property.
The newfound desire for countryliving: Farmholidays are the touristic sucess model in our fast-moving life! The Bavarian Farmholidays Association "Bauernhof- und Landurlaub Bayern" offers with more than 1200 holiday farms customized holidays for young and old animal and nature fans, and also for couples who are looking for a time-out from work, stress, pressure and everyday life. A close-up experience!
Different types of farms, e.g. horse riding, organic, fruit-growing, child friendly, spa & health or fishing farm, mountain huts and winemakers - More than 1200 holiday farms in Bavaria offer more than just classic farmholidays. On our website you will find your perfect match for your favourite holiday leave.
Nowadays, not every farm is still a working farm. More and more guests fancy a holiday leave to the countryside, but nontheless desire rural luxury, spa treatment and intimate togetherness. This is why we do not only offer the classical farmholidays on a working farm but also holidays on idyllic country properties.
Spending your holidays on a working farm in Bavaria means you can get your hands dirty! You and your whole family can experience close-up how a farm is maintained. There you can look behind the scenes of modern or conventional or organic farming.
Share unforgettable experiences with your children when feeding the animals, milking the cows, or when helping with the harvest. Be there, when a calf is born, the fields are cultivated and the cheese is made.
Our working farm accommodations inculde B&B or self-catering accommodation like holiday flats and houses on the premises.
Country properties are wonderful farmhouses in stunning rural locations on former working farms. The agricultural character is still clearly visible, and the properties are a real insiders' tip for indulging in tranquility and comfort within a lush landscape. Your host family still upholds the ethos of Bavarian farmlife, living their commitment to tradition and local produce.
Your host family will happily explain the special characteristics of the region and its local delicacies.