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Things to do in Munich

Experience a variety of things to do in Munich. A city steeped in history, the Bavarian capital will fascinate and charm you with its turbulent past and bursting cultural scene.

Famous for its beautiful architecture, annual Oktoberfest celebration and highly acclaimed museums. Munich thrives with fantastic shopping, dining and nightlife. In December the flea markets are transformed into Christkindlmarkt, a celebration of Christmas with an enchanting atmosphere and a selection of festive treats and souvenirs. Embrace Bavarian culture at Oktoberfest a world-renowned beer festival with live music, traditional food and beer from six of the main breweries in Munich.

Shopping.

Shopping

Enjoy some retail therapy in Munich. Start at the pedestrianised boulevard between Marienplatz and Karlsplatz, one of the busiest shopping areas. Then take a stroll around the city’s largest and most famous outdoor marketplace - it’s a great place to enjoy a tipple in the open-air beer garden.

Sightseeing.

Sightseeing

Visit Olympiapark, home of the 1972 Olympics. Get a great perspective of Munich on a roof climb, or from the top of the Olympiaturm tower. Admire the neo-gothic building that houses the New Town Hall, or Neus Rathaus, in Marienplatz. Then see the third incarnation of its predecessor Altes Rathaus, which is now a toy museum.

Food.

Food

Tantalise your taste buds as you explore Munich’s exciting dining scene. Fraunhofer is a wonderful city centre brewpub that serves a great selection of southern German favourites. It also has a tiny theatre at the back. Enjoy Bavarian-Japanese fusion at No Mi Ya, Greek specialties at Restaurant Piatsa and Tex Mex at Joe Pena’s.

Nightlife.

Nightlife

Founded in 1824, Augustinekeller is still a popular Munich beer garden and one of the few buildings to have survived the WWII bombings. Absorb the authentic atmosphere and admire the beautiful grounds over an Augustiner beer. Hit the nightclubs of Kultfabrik or sip cocktails in Mr Mumble’s New Orleans Bar in Klenzestrasse.

Sightseeing in Munich

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Hitler and the Third Reich Munich walking tour.

Many of Munich's buildings carry the secrets of a dark past. Just six decades ago, Munich bore the official title, Hauptstadt der Bewegung, the Capital of the Nazi Movement. Find out why on this captivating walking tour.

In a unique and fascinating journey, your dedicated guide will open up this hidden history for you. See the beer-halls which hosted the first small gatherings of the fanatics who one day would lead the Third Reich, and the place where Hitler made his first major speeches.

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Munich city hop-on hop-off.

Explore Munich with a one or two day ticket aboard an open-top double-decker bus. See all the main attractions as you hop-on and hop-off at conveniently located stops around the city – it’s a great way to see the city at your own pace.

The route invites you to discover sights such as the Pinakotheken art museums, the world famous Hofbrauhaus, the National Theater with the Royal Palace, Marienplatz and the Viktualien market with its colourful outdoor stalls.

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Bavarian beer and food evening tour in Munich.

Munich is the beer capital of the world. Home of the beer-halls, beer-gardens, beer-cellars and the legendary Oktoberfest. They've been brewing 'liquid bread' here for 3000 years and they do it better than anyone else.

Munich's beer culture. Drink where locals drink and feast on Bavarian snacks as you discover an array of Munich's history and culture. Discover how beer is brewed and the fascinating story of German brewing.

 

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Dachau concentration camp memorial afternoon trip from Munich.

Dachau was the most infamous of WWII concentration camps and represents a time in modern history that should never be forgotten. Your afternoon tour to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial will be both moving and disturbing.

Built in 1933, Dachau was the first Nazi concentration camp and it is believed to have "processed" over 200,000 prisoners of World War II. The main hall houses photographs and models of the camps and gives you an insight into the horrendous acts against humanity that were often performed at the camp.

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Nuremberg day trip from Munich.

Travel to Nuremburg by train on a full-day trip to one of Germany's most beautiful cities. Enjoy a fully-guided visit of the city, as well as an optional visit to the Documentation Center on this rail tour from Munich.

Nuremberg is a beautiful, old city with a vibrant history. An expert English-speaking guide will accompany you on the pleasant one hour thirty minute train journey from Munich and back again, giving you a comprehensive tour through this unique city.

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Munich weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

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