Whether wellness, shopping or simply sightseeing - the Bavarian capital Munich is always worth a visit. Here you will find current offers for your cheap city trip to Munich .
There are many good reasons the Bavarian capital, Munich to pay a visit to . The metropolis in southern Germany is not only popular with holidaymakers because of its great sights. The wide range of leisure activities and many great beer gardens also attract countless tourists from all over the world to Munich every year. And of course there are one or two insider tips for Munich.
Arrival to Munich
You have many options when traveling to Munich: You can get to the south of Germany with various long-distance bus companies that offer direct connections to the Bavarian metropolis.
The city is also very well connected to the rail network in Germany , so that you only need about 4 hours from Berlin to Munich with the ICE Sprinter, for example. Of course you can also arrive by plane , there are domestic flights to Munich from several German airports.
If you are planning a small road trip through Germany and with your own car or a rental car want to travel to Munich , your route usually takes you via the A3 and A9 motorways. If you arrive by car, please make sure to book a parking space at the hotel. So you can arrive relaxed without having to look for a parking space in the city center.
How long should you stay in Munich?
There is a lot to see in Munich, including numerous sights . You should also try the Bavarian delicacies . Eat a fresh buttered pretzel in between, enjoy hearty roast pork in the evening or complete your snack with a portion of Obazda.
The nightlife in Munich also has a lot to offer. Visit one or the other beer garden in the evening before hitting the clubs in the metropolis.
As you can see, the list of possibilities in Munich is long. The Bavarian state capital is therefore only suitable to a limited extent for a day trip. The best way to spend a long weekend in the city is to soak up the charm of Munich.
If you have trips to the surrounding area on your to-do list, you should plan more time for your city trip to Munich .
Best travel time for Munich
The classic in Munich is the Oktoberfest from the end of September . If you want to celebrate exuberantly and fancy visitors from all over the world, book your city trip to Munich during this time. The folk festival is world famous and lasts two weeks . Numerous marquees are set up on the Theresienwiese during the Oktoberfest season.
Even apart from this festival, Munich is worth a trip. In winter you can often expect snowfall - Munich is considered the snowiest city in Germany . Then the sights of the metropolis are covered by a layer of snow and look particularly romantic.
Munich has a warm temperate climate . In the summer months , up to eight hours of sunshine are sometimes achieved. The maximum temperatures are around 37 degrees. Just the right weather to explore the city's famous beer garden culture.
The most popular sights in Munich
There is a lot to see in Munich. We have put together the best sights in Munich for you :
Nymphenburg Palace and park
The Nymphenburg Palace in the west of Munich is a much-visited sight in Munich. The founding is due to the long-awaited heir to the throne of the then Bavarian electoral couple, Max Emanuel, who saw the light of day in 1662. Guided tours of Nymphenburg Palace and the Marstallmuseum take place daily from April to October 15 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., from October 16 to March from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For entry into the castle you have to reckon with 6 euros.
The palace park can be visited from November to March from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., from May to September the park is open from 6 a.m. to 9.30 p.m., in April and October you can visit between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m During the summer season you can also ride a gondola on the central canal in the park .
Munich Olympic Park
In 1972 the Olympic Park was the venue for the Olympic Games . The area north of Munich city center is a popular local recreation area. On the site you will find, among other things, the Olympic Stadium with its distinctive tent roof construction, the Olympic Tower, which is over 290 meters high, and the Olympic Lake .
Although football is no longer played locally, the park continues to attract many visitors each year. Ice hockey games are regularly held in the Olympic ice rink . In the summer, visitors can stroll through the Tollwood Festival. In addition to a varied cultural program with concerts, there is a market of ideas. Many events take place with free admission.
Hardly any place in the Bavarian state capital is better known than the Viktualienmarkt . We recommend that you stroll across the square in the city center in the morning, marvel at the wide range and maybe buy one or the other for a typical Bavarian snack. Afterwards you treat yourself to a "Russ'n", a mixed beer drink made from wheat beer and lemonade.
For 225 years, the English Garden has been the perfect place for Munich residents to take a relaxing break. , for example, is worthwhile The Chinese Tower . From the nearby beer garden you have a good view of it. Also take a look at the surfer wave on the Eisbach , where surfers show off their tricks. You will also find a waterfall very close by, where you can make yourself comfortable in the shade and listen to the sound of the water.
You can find the Asamkirche on Sendlinger Strasse in downtown Munich . Make a quick stop while strolling the shopping street and admire the ornate facade of the Baroque church. Incidentally, a short walk away you will find the well-known Hofbräuhaus , which serves Bavarian delicacies.
What do you absolutely have to do in Munich?
On a city trip to Munich you can of course just let yourself drift. These tips ensure that you don't miss any of the city's highlights .
Nightlife in München
To celebrate, go to the area between Sendlinger Tor and Maximiliansplatz . Numerous clubs and bars are lined up there. There's something for everyone - musically and in terms of price.
Our pirate tip: Visit the Cord Club with its quaint retro furnishings. When celebrating on the first floor you have a great view of the hustle and bustle on Sonnenstraße.
If you want to immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the rich and beautiful, we recommend the Pacha Munich directly at the S-Bahn station Karlsplatz/Stachus and the legendary P1 . Pay attention to an outfit befitting your status at both clubs – the bouncers can be pretty strict.
Shopping in Munich
Shopping fans feel completely at home in Munich. are located here on Neuhauser Straße The classic shops of well-known brands and several department stores . Various passages can also be found here. Munich 's pedestrian zone stretches as far as Odeonsplatz. For a more luxurious shopping experience , head to Maximilianstrasse .
There are also exclusive offers in the “ Fifth Courtyards ”. These inner courtyards are located at the end of the wine route and also offer places to stop for refreshments such as small cafés.
Our pirate tip: At the central Viktualienmarkt you will discover Bavarian specialties and great souvenirs for those who stayed at home.
Museums in Munich
in the Pinakothek der Moderne Four different museums are combined . These are
the new collection,
the modern art collection,
the State Graphic Collection and
the architecture museum of the Technical University of Munich.
The German Museum of Masterpieces of Science and Technology is the largest technology museum in the world. You can see this in the picture (above).
In the Munich City Museum you can see everything that is typical for the city.
Excursion destinations around Munich
Munich is a good starting point for trips to the surrounding area. , for example, is world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle and can be reached in about 1.5 hours by car.
A trip to the picturesque Lake Starnberg is also possible. The Andechs Monastery is located on the eastern shore of Lake Ammer and is also a popular destination for day trips. Here you can spend relaxing hours in the affiliated brewery, including the Bräustüberl.
Eating and drinking in Munich
You start the day in Munich with a tasty breakfast . For this you go to the Café Voila , for example . Food is served there from 8 a.m. The back area of the location in particular is beautifully designed: large mirrors hang under a stucco ceiling. Another highlight is the Café Marais in the Westend. Did you like the facility? No problem - all items are for sale. can try a legendary white sausage breakfast You in the Beim Sedlmayr restaurant not far from the Viktualienmarkt.
Regional cuisine at lunchtime awaits you at Servus Heidi . A real classic is the Wammerl : The hearty pork belly is served with a crispy crust and homemade dumplings. The ambience scores with the contrast between typical Bavarian style and modern furnishings. serves delicious Bavarian cuisine at fair prices The Wirtshaus Zum Straubinger .
Of course, a visit to the Hofbräuhaus should not be missed on a trip to Munich. Here you not only drink the typical Bavarian beer , you also taste the roast pork or a white sausage with sweet mustard . Your meal will be accompanied by traditional brass band music.
Accommodation in Munich
Whether in a hostel, tavern or hotel - in Munich Germany you will find numerous accommodations for your city trip. During the Oktoberfest it is even possible to camp and camp at the specially set up areas. There are accommodations in the Bavarian metropolis in many price ranges and in different locations.
Hotels in Munich
It does n't matter whether it 's a luxury hotel or a low-budget room: you'll find both in Munich. If hotel rooms in the center of Munich are too expensive for you, we recommend that you look for a hotel on the outskirts of the city center . are ideal for this Hotels in the Trudering-Riem, Laim or Sendling districts , as there is a good connection to the center.
There are also many hotels in Domagkpark in the Schwabing district , including international hotel chains. Here, too, it is worth looking if you are looking for a good offer for accommodation in Munich.
We can recommend the following hotels for your city trip in Munich:
Hotel Cocoon Stachus
Star Inn Hotel Premium Munich Domagkstrasse
Ruby Lily Hotel & Bar
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Hostels in Munich
Hotels are too stuffy for you and you only need accommodation where you can sleep anyway because you are out and about during the day? In Munich you will also find some hostels that offer shared and double rooms. In the hostels in Munich you usually pay significantly less for an overnight stay. So you can spend more money on activities in Munich, in the beer gardens or when partying.
These hostels and cheap accommodations are ideal for a city break in Munich:
wombat's City Hostel Munich
Meininger Hotel Munich Olympic Park
H2 Hotel Munich Olympic Park