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Munich, Germany

Quick Overview

Who is this Trip For?

Munich, Germany’s 3rd Largest City, is a vibrant and historical city packed with beautiful Architecture, exciting activities, and epic hiking possibilities in the nearby Alps!

This Trip is Perfect for You if you want to experience adventure & the unique Bavarian Culture!

Suggested Activities

Starting from the Marienplatz, there are so many awesome areas of Munich to Explore.

Must-Sees are the Viktualienmarkt local Market, the famous Hofbräuhaus beer hall, an the Munich Residenz Hofgarten (Former Royal Palace of the Bavarian Monarchy).

The former Summer Residence of the rulers of Bavaria, this 17th Century Palace is a stunning work of architecture and one of Munich’s most iconic Landmarks.

Make sure to explore the extensive park on the Grounds.

Free Entry.

Holding the title of the World’s largest Science and Technology Museum, there is a lot to see here!

This huge historic garden reaching right into the City Centre is the go-to recreation spot for locals and tourists!

Explore the different paths, walk up the Monopteros, eat lunch in a Beer Garden, swim in the Eisbach River or at the Isar Beach (Google Maps link).

This is the perfect way to enjoy the sun and cool off after a day in exploring the streets!

Around 1Hr 30Mins South of the City, take a day trip to the Castle that is famous for being the inspiration for Disney’s Cinderella Castle, and was the first building in Germany to have a Telephone!

Offering the BEST VIEW OF THE CITY, with the Alps Mountain-range visible in the distance, this Park created to host the 1972 Olympics is a Must-See when in Munich!

It is also an incredible spot to watch the sunset!

Google Maps Link (Click here)

Top Tips

This Beer and Amusement Park Festival held Annually between mid-September to the Start of October, and Famous Worldwide as a symbol of not just Bavaria but Germany, is very much worth the hype.

If you like beer or want to visit Munich at a time where you can go crazy…. this is it!

These bikes, which you can hire for €0,9/Minute through an easy to use App, are the best way to explore the city and will enable you to see all of the hidden gems!

Especially the Weißwurst sausage, Wiener Schnitzel, Krustenbraten, or Käßspätzle, Bavaria has many delicious dishes to try!

Make it Unique

Munich actually has a very popular surf spot in the form of a 24/7/365 standing wave at the Eisbach (Google Maps Location), which is extremely popular for local surfers.

And you can Try your skills with this adrenaline-filled activity too!

If you are interested in Cars, the BWM museum is a very exciting and innovative museum, giving you an insight into the history of this iconic Brand and a preview of upcoming Future-Cars!

For breathtaking views and an awesome outdoor adventure, hike in the nearby Alps or visit one of the Mountain Lakes, like Tegernsee, Starnberger See, or Ammersee

How to get There?

Flying: Munich International Airport (MUC) is well connected to major cities Worldwide, and easily reachable via the Subway from the City Centre.

Other: Munich is a major railway hub, with Trains from all over Europe, and also reachable by Car or Bus from neighboring Countries.

How to get Around?

Getting around the city is easy with a combination of walking and public transportation from Trams and U-Bahn Subway Trains.

Buses, Taxis, Ubers, and bike rentals are also available.

How to get There?

Flying: Munich International Airport (MUC) is well connected to major cities Worldwide, and easily reachable via the Subway from the City Centre.

Other: Munich is a major railway hub, with Trains from all over Europe, and also reachable by Car or Bus from neighboring Countries.

How to get Around?

Getting around the city is easy with a combination of walking and public transportation from Trams and U-Bahn Subway Trains.

Buses, Taxis, Ubers, and bike rentals are also available.

Safety Concerns

Germany is a Very Safe Country with low levels of Crime.

As with any tourist destination, it’s always a good idea to be aware of your surroundings and keep your valuables safe.

Where to Stay?

Anywhere near the city center is a good place to stay, but near the English Garden or Marienplatz is ideal.

  • Hostels: There are many great options for affordable hostels, either with shared or private rooms. Hostelworld is a great resource to find and book beds. This is the best value option and ideal for solo travelers. A highly recommended hostel is the Wombats City Hostel Munich.
  • There are many great Airbnb offerings, and this option may be the best value for families or groups.
  • Hotels are a good option for families, or people mainly looking to relax.