City Tour Card
3 days unlimited use of public transport in Munich. Reduced
entrance to many tourist attractions. Single ticket from £19, Group
tickets (up to 5 persons) from £30.
Don't forget to add the City
Tour Card to your booking
Third biggest city in Germany
Approx. 1.4 million
The MVV is an integrated system consisting of trams, buses,
U-Bahn and S-Bahn. Many trains run from early in the morning to 1
There are also night buses and night trams which run all night
on weekends, except Sundays.
Munich International Airport
Easy access from the airport to the city centre, 40mins by
Flight Time from London
Stroll along Viktualienmarkt, Many locals
consider this daily market in the city centre the beating heart of
Munich culinary scene. Open throughout the year and set in an
open-air location, here you can taste some of the city's food
specialties or just take a sit in the biergarten and chill out with
a Bavarian beer. Wander around Marienplatz,
Munich's main square at the Town Hall and pedestrian area for a
great shopping experience.
Munich's latest shopping centre, called Fünf
Höfe or Five Courts offers exclusive shops, bistros and
cafés. Alternatively pay a visit to the
Hogstatt shopping mall.
Fashionistas looking for exclusive designer boutiques should
head for Maximilianstrasse, Theatinerstrasse and
Briennerstrasse. For high street shops and department
stores try the pedestrian area between Marienplatz
and Karlsplatz Stachus.
Smaller alternative boutiques and trendier street clothes can be
found in Munich's Gärtnerplatz district, and in
Schwabing, Munich's Bohemian and student
Mich is home to the third largest Louis Vuitton flagship store
at Louis Vuitton Munich
Opening times (larger
shops, department stores, supermarkets):
Mon-Sat 09:00 - 20:00
There are a huge number of restaurants, bars and pubs in Munich
and visitors will find something for every price range and taste.
But no visitor to Munich should miss out on trying some of the
typical local cuisine!
Bavarian & German Food
Ratskeller - Marienplatz 8
Situated underneath the historic Rathaus, this vast restaurant
offers one of the most atmospheric surroundings in Munich.
Wirthshaus in der Au- Lilienstr. 51
A very popular local restaurant serving creative Bavarian food
in authentic settings.
Beer halls and gardens
One of the finer ways to sample Bavaria's best brews and tasty
local delicacies are the many beer halls and beer gardens all over
the city, i.e.:
A popular beer garden located around the famous Chinese Tower in
the centre of the English Garden. Brass bands play on Sundays.
Augustiner Beer Garden - Arnulfstr. 52
In walking distance of Munich's main station, this giant leafy
beer garden is buzzing with life and good cheer.
This square in the city centre is the heart and soul of Munich
Old Town, together with the neo-gothic New Town hall. The carillon
in the tower resounds when the clock chimes the hour (11 and 12
a.m. - in summer also at 5 p.m.) and spreads it sounds all over the
square, being a main tourist and local attraction.
Odeonsplatz and Royal Residence
Odeonsplatz is one of the other main hotspots in Munich. On the
south side of the square stands the impressive Field Marshal's Hall
Monument while on the west side of it you can find the beautiful
and glorious Theatiner Church. Last but not least, on the east side
of the square a gate leads to the Renaissance Royal Gardens and the
Royal Residence, the largest residential palace in
English Garden © Luis Gervasi
One of the largest city parks in the world and the perfect place
for strolling, relaxing, surfing in the Eisbach, paddle-boating and
enjoying a tasty Bavarian beer in the beer gardens.
Alternatively enjoy a Japanese Tea and watch the many surfers.
Just around the corner from Marienplatz and the Town Hall, you
will find one of Europe's finest food markets. In summer, the
entire place is transformed into a beer garden.
A enormous, beautiful park area in the northwestern part of
Munich that surrounds the baroque summer residence of the Bavarian
Visit the Pinakothek galleries. The three galleries of Old, New
and Modern offer some of the finest works in Germany. With
paintings exhibited by such masters as Dürer, Hals in the Alte
Pinakothek and Goya, Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir and Van Gogh in
the Neue Pinakothek there is something for all Art lovers!
The 'Cathedral of our Blessed Lady' with its twin towers, is
Munich's most famous landmark. The gothic cathedral and its
onion-domed towers are a distinctive landmark of the city.
Philharmonie am Gasteig
Home to Munich's Philharmonic Orchestra and the city's premier
cultural venue with a diversified schedule throughout the year.
Located on the museum island in the Isar River. It is one of the
oldest museums for science and technology in the world.
BMW Welt and Museum
The BMW Welt with its unique and futuristic architecture is the
BMW experience and delivery centre. The museum presents an unique
collection of the most important and original brand examples and
the current development of BMW.
This park was for the Olympic Summer Games back in 1972. This
sport area finds itself in the north of Munich and it's now a
popular urban destination for recreation and fun. On the top of the
Olympic Tower you can get a great view of Munich and the Alps.
The futuristic stadium has been the home of FC Bayern München
Munich's nightlife has something to suit most tastes. Apart from
clubs, pubs and beer halls, the city offers some excellent
classical, jazz and opera venues.
Hofbräuhaus - Am Platzl 9: Bavaria's
best-known and most celebrated beer hall. A live band plays
Bavarian folk music most of the day.
Alter Simpl - Türkenstrasse 57: This pub
in the district of Schwabing has good jazz and an arthouse vibe.
Some of Germany's most famous writers and artists used to meet here
in the early 20th century.
P1 - Prinzregentenstrasse 1: This
upmarket club is regularly frequented by Munich's jet set;
exclusive, expensive and difficult to get into, but nevertheless -
a real Munich institution.
Atomic Café - Neuturmstr. 5: A trendy
spot in the city centre, featuring pop and rock music, touring DJs
and some live bands.