Ladies, if you thought Munich was just all beer festivals and Bratwursts, you need to look again. This gorgeous city, with the dramatic backdrop of the Bavarian Alps, really does have it all; great food and drink, interesting culture, history and architecture, shopping to die for and incredible spas and bars.
We think you’ll love the Alstadt area for its party-central feeling. Handily pedestrianized and packed with bierkellers and eateries, it’s a fun place to sway from bar to bistro to sample traditional specialties from the Müncher Weißwurst (their tasty version of a hot dog) pretzels, schnitzel and all those delicious Germanic face-stuffers that keep you going ‘til it’s time for cake…oh the CAKE! Munich’s café culture is where it’s at from breakfast through to late afternoon. Not too much cake though, or you won’t be able to try anything on in all the lovely shops.
Munich loves it high-end gourmet restaurants and stages a brilliant medieval banquet but cruise down to Schwabing, the famous bohemian quarter, and you’ll get an incredible blend of uber-cool glamour, exclusive shops, unique culture and magical open-air music in that Kate Moss/Caroline Flack kind of way.
Fancy a little culture? Head to the 80m high Neues Rathaus tower on Marienplatz, take in the incredible city views from the viewing platform and choose your landmarks to locate and visit. The Deutsches Museum (3 guesses what’s in it) heads a cast of countless museums, galleries, stunning churches and important, architecturally pleasing buildings to explore. Public transport is excellently facilitated with buses or trams, but why not take a guided tour.
Munich’s surrounding forests and vast parks are great chillout and picnic areas, and even its own crystal clear lake is begging for you to take a dip (oops, was that you in the nudist area?!).
Let’s give a nod to the world famous OktoberFest, brought about by being the home of so many excellent breweries. Boy these locals are professional party-throwers pouring those steins of premium lager all year round in over 260 bars, pubs, breweries and clubs, come on over. Something tells us you’ll be itching to try one of those traditional wench dresses out just once on your trip.
As the home of BMW and a plethora of high-tech companies, Munich has that certain gravitas of quality. Enjoy the city’s summer vibrancy or its winter ice-rink and festive Christmas markets…ah yes, Gluhwein! With Designaventure it doesn’t matter when you go, the place is packed full of amazing activities and we’ll steer you to the best things to do to get the most out of your trip.