A short hop across the border from Munich, the picturesque Austrian city of Salzburg makes a popular day trip from the Bavarian capital, tucked beneath the snow-capped Bavarian Alps. The hometown of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg is famed for its old-world sophistication, with grand concert halls and elegant shopping arcades tucked down cobblestone avenues and the glittering Salzach River running through its heart.
Category: Tours & Activities
March 15, 2013
Once you’ve finished admiring Munich’s medieval architecture, exploring its many museums and indulging in a pint (or three) in the city’s famous beer gardens, there are plenty of options for venturing further affield. From grand palaces to Mozart’s birthplace, these are some of the best day trips from Munich.
March 6, 2013
Germany’s biggest Baroque palace and one of Munich’s most impressive tourist attractions, the Schloss Nymphenburg, or Nymphenburg Palace, is reachable by tram from the city center and makes a spectacular addition to any Munich tour itinerary.
August 22, 2012
Seventeen steep curves and 40 chicanes greet the lucky adventure-seeker at the summer bob run at Blomberg Mountain. Fun and entertainment for all ages is the order of the day. Visitors can regulate the bob’s speed independently with a lever in the center of the bob. From March to October, visitors can race down the 4,000 foot-long course daily beginning at 9am. Families with kids will find a trip to Blomberg a fantastic experience. Particularly if the weather is good, this is an unbeatable destination.
July 25, 2012
Biking, no matter the location, is a great way to see your host city. You get yourself outdoors, get some fun exercise and don’t ever worry about traffic, the hassle of public transportation, or parking. So it’s pretty widely-regarded in the worldwide traveling community that if a city is a nice venue for biking, it’s a must-do.
June 13, 2012
Munich is one of those places which reminds you why belts come with multiple notches. There’s the beer of course, great amber rivers of it. Although you could accompany it with lentil salad, let’s face it, you’re not going to.