Munich is an international city with provincial charm, located at the foot of the Alpine mountains. Arriving here, you are guaranteed an active holiday. After all, Munich offers tourists a lot of entertainment. It remains only to dress comfortably and go on an adventure. Those who like to explore the historical heritage will be delighted with the number of museums and medieval buildings. Fans of fine art will appreciate the variety of pinakothek, among which are: “Old”, “New”, “Modern”. You can plunge into the beauty of nature, being right in the center of the city by visiting the world-famous English park. Arriving in Munich in October, you will of course get to Oktoberfest. This is a holiday during which beer pours river, pretzels and fried chicken do not end, and merry-go-rounds create a good mood.
Munich Airport Franz Josef Strauss ( Munich Airport ) - download the scheme
IATA code: MUC
Location: 30 km from Munich
Official website: www.munich-airport.de
Information: +49 89 97500
The following car rental companies operate at Munich Airport: Thrifty, Hertz, Enterprise, Europcar, Avis. At the entrance to the parking lot there are rental car rental desks. The first 20 minutes of parking at Munich Airport are free.
Schloss Nymphenburg 1 http://www.schloss-nymphenburg.de/
For vivid impressions, go on an excursion to the palace complex Nymphenburg, which captivates with its beauty and luxury. The construction of the palace took 11 years. To this day, the entire area looks exquisite. In front of the palace there is an area on which lovely lawns and flower beds are planted. On the right and left sides are arches, which are considered the entrance to the main territory. On the back of the palace is equipped with a park area with statues of ancient gods, a pond and a fountain. Walking through the park, you will be surprised at the number of pavilions, and some of them can even be called independent palaces.
Museumsinsel 1 http://www.deutsches-museum.de/
The museum presents a collection of achievements in science and technology. At the entrance of the tour you will have the opportunity to view exhibits from more than 50 different branches of science. In addition to modern items, unique ones are also presented, including: the first computers, painkillers, the first hairdryer and eyeglass frames. Of particular interest are the mountain face located in the “Mine” section, the aircraft hall, and the first cars. Having rented a car, be sure to visit this fundamental museum, with more than 28,000 exhibits.
Residenzstrasse 1 http://www.residenz-muenchen.de/
A week is not enough to inspect the exquisite halls and complexes of the residence. However, one day is enough to catch the beauty and grandeur of this place. It is definitely worth a visit to the Old Residence, which is the oldest part. Go to the Royal Chambers - perhaps the richest and most elegant buildings in which you can touch the royal life. Then go to the Festive Hall. At the end of your journey, stroll through the magnificent gardens while admiring the countless fountain ensembles.
Am Olympiapark 2 www.bmw-welt.com
Traveling in Munich with a rented car, visit the BMW Museum and discover the world of unprecedented luxury. Not only lovers of the world famous brand will be interested to see the architectonics of the last century. The collection includes legendary cars, motorcycles, as well as propellers from the aircraft and engineering innovations. It will be especially interesting for tourists to watch how balls suspended by a fishing line take the form of a car body.
Max-Planck-Strasse 1 http://maximilianeum.mhn.de/
Maximilianium is another luxurious palace located in Munich, the construction of which took almost 17 years. The architecture of the building organically combines the features of the Renaissance and Gothic. Today, the Bavarian Parliament is located here, and capable students live, so you can only see the attraction from the outside. On a warm day, it is especially pleasant to stroll along the well-groomed lawns, sit on the grass and take a couple of memorable shots.
Upon reaching the town of Prien, take an excursion on pleasure boats. During the trip, you are lucky enough to visit the islands of Frauenkimsee and Herrenkimsee, which means Female and Male. On the Man’s Island is the magnificent Herrenkimsee Palace, which was built by order of Ludwig II. The king specially bought the island to build an exact copy of Versailles here. The castle is surrounded by the Alps, which gives a special charm. The first thing that catches your eye is incomprehensible luxury. You can endlessly admire fireplaces, chandeliers, vases. In the palace there are many portraits of Louis XIV in different dresses, which was the idol of Ludwig. Round trip takes a little over 2 hours. For a comfortable ride, rent a car.
If you came to Munich and did not reach Neuschwanstein Castle or as it is also called “Swan Rock”, then you can say that you made a mistake. This is a legendary attraction that tourists from all over the world come to see. The magnificent building was built under King Ludwig. They say that after visiting the castle, Tchaikovsky was so delighted that he had already begun to conceive the famous Swan Lake. Indeed, the luxury of these places is amazing. The interior clearly shows biblical motifs. Inspecting some decor elements, you can clearly read Germanic legends. Everything here seems mysterious and sublime. The castle looks especially impressive against the backdrop of the Alps and the lake. The field of visit, the feeling of flying and inspiration will not leave you for a long time.
The Rhine Falls is a powerful water extravaganza that will impress even the most indifferent tourist. Going down to the observation deck, you can fully enjoy this natural phenomenon, which is fascinating from the first seconds. The waterfall is not very high, while the breadth in width is simply incredible. You will be at the epicenter of events, and watch as tons of water break on numerous cliffs and shores. In this place one feels the complete power of nature and the insignificance of man.
If you have explored Munich and the surroundings, and are looking for new experiences, rent a car and head south to the town of Bad Tölz. The road will take about an hour. The picturesque Bavarian province is amazing from the first minutes. To this day, in its original form, amazing places have remained that are distinguished by their originality and color. Upon arrival, take a walk along the main street Marktstrasse, where once the richest merchants and burghers lived. The picturesque facades of houses decorated with magnificent frescoes can be examined and photographed endlessly. Next head towards the Marienstift Gymnasium and the Old Town Hall. Be sure to stay at the old Gothic-style Ascension Church of St. Mary and try the local strudel in one of the cafes.
Continuing to explore nearby ancient cities, visit Meersburg. At the bottom of the city, local residents live, and at the top - there is a fortress where medieval rulers lived. The city is famous for its museums, of which there are more than 10. The architecture in the city is especially beautiful: the houses are beautifully decorated with an infinite number of colors, the walls are skillfully painted with bright colors. The medieval buildings are well maintained and restored. It seems as if there were no previous centuries and events. After a day's walk around the city, in the late afternoon go down to the lake, sit down to dinner in one of the restaurants and watch a beautiful sunset against the backdrop of the Alps.
Bayerstr. 31 http://www.cadoro.de/#_=_
If you want a delicious breakfast outside the hotel, head to Ca´d´oro. Even at 9 in the morning you will be deliciously fed here, and a charge of good mood is provided for the whole day. Here you can taste delicious pizza, Italian, Mediterranean dishes, wine, desserts. Despite the popularity of the establishment, the prices here are average. The staff is extremely courteous and friendly, the atmosphere is cozy and pleasant. They serve quickly, which is extremely pleasing, especially with a large influx of visitors.
+49 89 26023156
If you are driving a rental car in Munich, be sure to make a short stop at Schmalznudel - Cafe Frischhut. The delicious smell of baking will attract you from the street. The interior of the coffee shop is completely restrained and unobtrusive. Try a traditional German appetizer, such as donuts sprinkled with sugar. As a drink, you can take coffee or hot chocolate. If the weather permits, take goodies with you and enjoy the atmosphere of morning Munich.
Bayerstrasse 35 http://www.muenchner-stubn.de/en/
For a close acquaintance with Bavarian cuisine, we recommend visiting the Munchner Stubn. Inside it is very spacious, a zone for fans is also equipped. In the evenings, it is especially noisy, fun, relaxed atmosphere. You can order soup, duck with dumplings, sausages, schnitzel or bull steak. As a drink - beer or schnapps. The undoubted advantage of the establishment is quick service, reasonable prices, pleasant atmosphere.
Rotdornstrasse 2 http://taverna-limani.de/
If you are particularly pleased to dine in taverns, opt for Taverna Limani. The quality certificate that the institution possesses indicates the high quality of food and drinks. The menu presents Greek cuisine, Mediterranean, European. It is worth trying Halumi cheese with zucchini, salads, fish. Seafood lovers will be offered a delicious set. The tavern is far from the center, it will be more convenient to get by a rented car.
Helmtrudenstrasse 1 http://www.da-fausto.de/
For a delicious dinner and a pleasant setting, head to Trattoria Da Fausto. The menu offers dishes from Italian cuisine, Mediterranean. In this institution it is worth trying a dish with fried artichokes, pizza, pasta, seafood. The owner of the restaurant will not only meet you mentally, but also prepare what you like. The room is small, and visitors are always full, so book a table in advance.
Laimer Str. 40
+49 89 1780380 http://www.laimerhof.de/ double room - from € 105
If you do not count on luxury, comfort and coziness is important for you to stay for a couple of days, feel free to choose Hotel Laimer Hof. Outside, it resembles a small castle and is located in a quiet area of Munich. Nearby is the royal residence of Nymphenburg. The rooms have everything you need for a comfortable stay: bath amenities, minibar, hairdryer. The staff is friendly and the breakfasts are delicious. In addition, pets are welcome at this hotel.
Am Moosfeld 31
+49 89 429190 http://www.hotel-am-moosfeld.de/ double room - from € 75
If you are considering a budget option, opt for Hotel Am Moosfeld. This hotel is especially convenient for travelers on rental cars. During your stay here you can have a good time in the pool, have a delicious breakfast in the hotel restaurant, use free parking, dry cleaning, and visit the fitness room. If necessary, you will have at your disposal a business center with Wi-Fi.
Am Tucherpark 7
+49 89 38 450 www.hilton.com double room - from € 139
The fashionable hotel is located near the English Park. It is especially nice to stay on the upper floors, then the apartments will have a beautiful view of the city. The rooms are spacious, slippers and bathrobes are available on request. You will be pleased not only with a large selection of breakfast dishes, but also with the opportunity to visit the pool, spa, fitness room. If your stay is Thursday and Friday, you can enjoy a seafood grill barbecue dinner.
Riemer Str. 350
+49 89 217683113 http://www.prinzregent.de/ double room - from € 144
Hotel Prinzregent is located on the periphery of Munich, so if you need peace and quiet of the surroundings, stay here. At the same time, keep in mind that it will be best to travel in a rented car. The rooms in the hotel are spacious, comfortable, functional. The atmosphere is extremely friendly thanks to the staff who cares about every tourist. You will be provided with all the accessories for a comfortable stay. The variety of dishes and drinks for breakfast is excellent. For guests - fitness room and free underground parking.
+49 89 5999250 http://www.eurostarsbookhotel.com/ double room - from € 169
The advantage of Eurostars Book Hotel is that it is located in the city center. The main attractions are very close by; restaurants, shops are also nearby. The interior is white, the rooms are spacious and functional. Breakfast is hearty and varied, which will appeal to everyone. Friendly staff will take care of all your needs. In addition, the services of travelers include a fitness center, a conference room.
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