From Munich, its takes 2h40 - 3h. You will either change trains in Kempten only or in Garmisch-Partenkirchen and then in Reutte in Tirol. The Bayern-Ticket, a Bavaria-wide travel pass, is valid for the trip from Munich to Vils.
Bus 71 heads direct to the castles. Bus 74 heads to the nearby German town of Füssen.
Aparthotel Grüner Baum Vils, Stadtgasse 2. +43 5677-20135. Has bike rent for trips around.
- The nearby villages of Pflach, Pinswang and Musau are easy to reach by bus or train. Reutte around 10 km to the south, is the area's main town.
- The Castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, near Füssen, are the region's main tourist draw. Walk, cycle or go by bus 71.
- The nearest major cities of Innsbruck, Munich and Augsburg are easy to reach by car or train.