Munich is a great city in which to have a city break. Located in southern Germany, Munich is within easy reach of the Alps and various other European destinations. The city is probably most famous for the Oktoberfest beer festival but the city has much more to offer and is rich in culture and the arts. Don't miss a trip to Munich when planning your city break!
Munich International Airport (MUC) is a large airport and as such has connections globally. Connect to the city by using the S-Bahn. For flights to Munich click Expedia.co.uk for great flight deals.
Rail: Deutsche Bahn runs rail services all over German and can connect to other countries in Western Europe.
What to See and Do
Munich's numerous attractions include the following:
Oktoberfest : The Oktoberfest Festival is world famous. Bavaria is famous for its beer and Oktoberfest is a celebration of all things beer! The breweries set up large tents with entertainment and music. The barmaids carry around huge jugs of beers around 10 at a time! This should not be missed but bear in mind that you will need to go early to get a seat.
Englischer Garten: A large park in which there is Munich's second largest beer garden! Two reasons to visit!
Dachau : A visit the the site of the Concentration Camp is a sobering experience. Tours can be arranged in English.
Deutsches Museum: This technical museum is well worth a visit. It contains exhibitions on natural science, engineering and construction. Some of the exhibits are "hands on".
U Bahn: The U Bahn is the local metro system and is a very convenient way in which to get around the central parts of the city.
S Bahn: The train service is the best way to get to the airport or the suburbs.
Tram: The tram network in Munich is a great way to get around.
Bike: Munich is a bike friendly city with over 200kms of trails. Bikes can be hired in the centre.