Munich

Munich exudes Bavarian charm. Beer fanatics should head immediately to the Hofbräuhaus, a hops heaven that’s been churning out the good stuff since 1589. The drinking is downright legendary during Oktoberfest, a celebration of local beers and German specialty foods. Emulate world-class athletes at the Olympiapark, where skating on the Olympic ice rink will make you feel like a champion. The promenade of Marienplatz is perfect for people watching and gawking at the Glockenspiele of City Hall.

FC Bayern Museum

The FC Bayern Museum provides an emotional journey through time from the founding of the German record champions in 1900 to the current triumphant era. On over 3,000 square metres excitement is guaranteed in discovering or rediscovering the most moving and significant moments in the club’s history. In contrast to a traditional (football) museum, the interactive installation comprises much more...

Olympic Tower

Look down at Munich from a height of 190 metres. Here you have the best views as far as the Alps. At a speed of 7 m/s you soon get nearer to heaven. The view of Munich, its surroundings and, if the weather is good, the Alps from the Salzkammergut to the Allgäu Alps is just as unique as the Olympic tower itself. Up here on one of the highest towers in Europe you can get away from the bustle of...

Oktoberfest

A raucous celebration of Bavarian culture, Munich's Oktoberfest is one of the world's oldest, biggest, and longest parties. Dating back to 1810, the event these days kicks off when the mayor taps the first keg at noon on the third Saturday of September. Some 6 million revelers spend the ensuing 16 days clinking and drinking 1-liter beer steins, eating sausages and doughy pretzels, and swooshing...