Munich is famous for Oktoberfest, an annual beer festival held in the Bavarian capital. This city is indeed a great place to sample a stein or two of beer. It also offers much more though - from world-class art to ornate Bavarian architecture. Munich is a city that combines the contemporary and the historic with real flair, and this makes it quite unlike anywhere else in Europe.
Accommodation in the city can be as purse-friendly or as luxurious as you like. Cheap hotels in Munich cater very well for those who want to get out and see the city, while 5 star hotels in Munich offer superb service and facilities for the more discerning traveller. The Bavarian city has a range of accommodation to suit all pockets and all kinds of visitors. Whether you travel alone, as a couple, with your family or in a group, Munich is sure to have the ideal hotel for you.
Sampling beer from the city’s six breweries is on the itinerary of most visitors to Munich - especially if they visit during Oktoberfest. Brewing has been an integral part of life here for over 700 years and thanks to the German ‘purity law’, your tipple is guaranteed to be made with the best ingredients and to the strictest quality standards.
In Munich, you can dine in style at some of the most iconic Bavarian restaurants, enjoy a freshly cooked curry wurst straight from a street stall or shop for local delicacies at the city’s Viktualienmarkt, which has close to 150 stalls selling food from Bavaria and beyond.
Munich is almost as well known for art as it is for beer and the city has a world-class range of galleries and museums to discover. Alte Pinakothek houses over 800 of European artists’ masterpieces and Neue Pinakothek showcases sculpture as well as art, featuring in particular the work of French impressionists like Monet and Renoir, along with pieces by Van Gogh and Cézanne. Then there’s Pinakothek der Moderne, Germany’s largest modern art museum. Beyond art, there are museums devoted to Jewish history, BMW cars and, of course, beer.
This German city is also well endowed with parks and gardens, including the Olympic Village built for the 1972 games. There are some lovely lakes and rivers in the area too, which provide the opportunity to take trips out on the water.
If you like the sound of Munich’s attractions, why not have a look at the hotels we have to offer in the capital of Bavaria?