Munich

Euroventure city guide

Munich

Euroventure city guide

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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.

Quick facts

  • Rough location of city South East Germany, Central Europe
  • Language German
  • Population of city 43 million
  • Nearest airport Munich Franz Josef Strauss
  • Main train/bus station(s) Munich Hauptbahnhof (train), Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (bus)
  • Best time to visit? A good all-year rounder! March to May has the best weather vs less crowds, autumn is for Oktoberfest, and winter for festive Christmas markets!
  • Budget level? ££
  • Best for Nightlife, Excursions/day trips
 

How long should I go for? We recommend 1-3 days.

Top Attractions

Marienplatz

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.

Hofbrauhaus

 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.

Nymphenburg Palace

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.

Glockenbackviertel

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.

Neuschwanstein Castle

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.

Beach 38

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

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.

Routes

A Selection of Trips and Tours that include Munich