A Guide to an Awesome Vacation in Munich

Have a Killer Visit to Munich

Known for its beautiful Bavarian architecture, rich culture, and Oktoberfest beer celebration, Munich is a fantastic holiday destination for tourists and stands second to none in Germany in enticing visitors. The city ranked continuously among top 10 in terms of quality-of-life. Its ability to stay ahead of technological advancements and cultural heritage has made Munich, the city of laptops and lederhosen.

Awesome Things to See & Do in Munich

There is so much to see and do in this chic and glamorous city. Whether you have children to entertain or just your partner, there’s something for everyone.

Munich Zoo

The Munich Zoo Hellabrunn is the first Geo-zoo worldwide. It is not just a Zoo; it is more of nature preserve within the landscape conservation area of the Isar Meadows. Visitors can enjoy the wonderful view of animals that could normally only be obtained on safari.

St. Peters Church

Its magnificent architecture and stunning interior will definitely sweep the feet of visitors. Travelers can climb to the top of the tower to view the spectacular Alps.

Nymphenburg Palace

Also known as Castle of the Nymph, the Nymphenburg is a Baroque palace in Munich. This extravagant villa was created for an actress in 1663, which was revamped in 1715.

Hiking and camping

With striking national parks and wilderness areas, Munich is a great place for hiking and walking. One can experience beautiful panoramic views of the city in a hiking tour to the Rotwandhaus. It is a great opportunity for you to experience the breathtaking views of the Alps and spend night under the stars.

Bavarian cooking class

Take a course at one of the city’s, award-winning restaurants and learn how to bring the flavors of Munich home with you.

Munich Skyline

Famous Tourist Attractions

Filled with popular tourist attractions such as the Glockenspiel, Marienplatz and both the Old and the New Town Halls, Munich has become a favorite hotspot for travelers across the world. Make your way to Frauenkirche, which is one of the few tall buildings in the city. Next, visit Neues Rathaus (town hall), one of the top sights of Munich. Car lovers should not miss to visit the BMW Museum, while art enthusiasts should not miss Pinakothek der Moderne. After all sightseeing, you can have a drink at the long tables of Hofbräuhaus, the world’s famous beer hall. Local favorites including schweinshaxe (roasted pig’s knuckle), schweinsbraten (roasted pork) are often served with a side of scrumptious dumplings.

Accommodation Makes your Trip worth a Visit

When it comes to choosing accommodation in Munich, there are a lot of options out there. Among various vacation rentals, Cozy studio rentals in Munich could be the best option for travelers. Starting from economical studios ideal for couples to large units for groups of friends or families . At the end of the hectic day, you can just chill out or simply relax at your space.

Photos by Allan Watt and Achim Lammerts under the Creative Commons License

About Christa Thompson

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Christa Thompson is the Founder and Senior Editor of The Fairytale Traveler. Christa has been traveling the world since 2003 when she attended a summer abroad study at the University of Cambridge in England. Since then, her wanderlust has been fierce. Her three passions in life are her son, traveling, and being creative. The Fairytale Traveler brand gives Christa the opportunity to do all of these things and to live intentionally every day.

“It’s never too late to believe in what you love and to pursue your dreams.” -Christa Thompson

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