Imagining your trip to Munich full of dirndl-wearing waitresses, gigantic steins of beer and platters of bratwurst and sauerkraut? Think again. Sure, you’ll find all of these things in the Bavarian capital, but there are also plenty of lesser-known gems and unique experiences available to you in Munich which don’t involve donning a pair of lederhosen. To help liven up your itinerary, here are 10 things you didn’t know you could do in Munich.
With its atmospheric Old Town, lush parks and riverside promenades, Munich offers an ideal backdrop for a walking tour and there’s no better way to explore. Whether you want to learn more about the city’s notorious history, discover the legendary beer halls or sample an array of Bavarian specialties, here are five of Munich’s best walking tours.
In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes this German region so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Munich and Bavaria!
As Bavaria’s flagship event and the world’s biggest beer festival, Oktoberfest is the main draw for many visitors to Munich. To help you prepare for an unforgettable week of beer-drinking and pretzel-eating, we’ve put together a complete guide to Munich’s Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest Tours Reserved table plus an Oktoberfest history tour Five hour reserved table on September […]
The world’s biggest beer festival needs little introduction. Munich’s Oktoberfest has long been a bucket list favorite, drawing a mind-boggling six million attendees each year. Attending the mega-festival is sure to be an unforgettable trip, but to ensure you make the most of it, here are eight quintessential experiences not to miss at Oktoberfest.
Summer in Munich is among the most atmospheric times to visit and while it’s unlikely to get too hot for sightseeing (average highs are around 24°C from June-August), locals waste no time in escaping the busy center when temperatures soar.
The most popular place to cool off in Munich is in one of the city’s famous beer gardens and there are so many to choose from (more than 200 if we’re counting!), you could spend your whole vacation hopping from bar to bar. To narrow it down, Augustiner Keller is Munich’s oldest beer garden and the Hirschgarten is the biggest in Bavaria, but other good choices include the Waldwirtschaft in Großhesselhoehe, which hosts regular live jazz, the Olympiapark beer garden, the Paulaner am Nockherberg and the Löwenbräukeller.