Munich, the third largest city in Germany, sits on the edge of the Bavarian Alps. It is known for its seasonal festivals and rich cultural calendar, but there are also many famous attractions not to be missed including Munich Residenz, Marienplatz, the city’s central square, Frauenirch, the city’s massive Cathedral Church, the Cuvilliés Theater, Viktualienmarkt, a large market, Olympic Park, and Hofbräuhaus, a three-floor beer hall dating back to the 16th century.
End of November – December 24, 2019 – CHRISTKINDLMARKT 2019 Enjoy Christmas shopping or a cup of mulled wine at the Christmas Market on Marienplatz.
End of November – December 31, 2019 – TOLLWOOD WINTER FESTIVAL 2019
This fun multicultural Festival features music, theater, show, craft market, and culinary specialties.
Quick day trips outside of Munich City Center are easy with Germany’s vast train system. Nearby destinations include the Neuschwanstein Castle, which inspired Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle. Salzburg, Austria, the home of Mozart and setting for The Sound of Music, is only two hours from Munich. The quaint germany village of Rothenburg provides a trip back in time to Medieval Europe.
Munich offers world-class museums, a legendary music and theater scene, elegant luxury shopping and more. Plan your visit today with help from Simply Munich.
The Maximilianstraße is Munich’s most expensive avenue: almost all international luxury labels of the fashion and jewelry industry are represented here. Boutiques include Armani, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Bulgari and more.
Munich features a state-of-the-art subway system, as well as ample car services to get you where you need to go. Those with a Munich Card and a Munich City Pass can use public transportation for free. With both types of card, you can choose to have one which is valid for either the whole network in the wider city or just the city centre. If you book a card to cover the whole of the Munich public transport area, S-Bahn suburban railway travel to and from Munich Airport is included in the price. You can choose to have a ticket which is valid for one, two, three, four or five days to suit your own personal needs. Learn more at Simply Munich.