Traditional Bavaria meets modernity and innovation in trendy & sophisticated, Oktoberfest-loving Munich. Ideally located for a pitstop on your way through Central Europe, or for a couple of days kicking back and enjoying a few beers and exploring the old town.
How long should I go for? We recommend 1-3 days.
The main square at the centre of the old town. A hub of activity especially during high season, you can wander round admiring the beautifully grand Bavarian facades whilst snacking on some Lebkuchen.
For beer aficionados this 3 storey beer hall is the king of breweries. Their specialities are a wheat beer, pale & dark lagers and Oktoberfest lager.
This Baroque palace was once the residence of the House of Wittelsbach, the former rulers of Bavaria. Take a tour of the rooms, visit the museum or wander around the palace gardens.
This neighbourhood pulls in the younger crowds, with a vibrant nightlife scene of bars, restaurants and clubs. The main hub of this area is the Gartnerplatz.
This fairytale 19th century castle sits upon a hilltop – if you can brave the climb, enjoy epic Bavarian views of the surrounding mountains. Visit on a day trip from Munich.
Bet you didn’t know Munich had a beach, did you?! This bizarre place has an outdoor and indoor bar area with a manmade sandy beach, and you can rock back in a deckchair with a drink or try a game of volleyball.
Getting there: Munich is well placed for connection to other major German cities, as well as the surrounding countries of Switzerland, Czech Republic, Austria, and Hungary. It’s also a gateway to Italy via Venice.