Art, culture, architecture, beer gardens, tasty local cuisine and a vibrant nightlife, Munich holidays have a lot to offer. The capital of Bavaria, Munich is packed with lots of things to see and experience, making it an ideal destination for a city break. Culture fans should head for the Deutchers Museum, the Karis Gates, Frauenkirsche Church and the House of Art. Shop til you drop in the trendy boutiques of the Schwabing district. The Bavarian countryside is a haven for walkers and bikers while a visit to the Glockenspiel in Marienplatz with enthral young and old alike. Summer is the time to enjoy outdoor concerts at the famous Nymphenburg Palace or lakeside concerts at Olympia Park. Oktoberfest, the biggest festival in Europe, takes place annually in Munich from late September to early October and is a great experience. Winter brings snow and sets the festive scene for the city's Christmas markets. All of this is under a two hour flight away from the UK, making holidays to Munich perfect for short breaks and long weekends.
You'll be spoilt for choice of things to see and do during a holiday in Munich. Walking tours around the city bring the area?s historical past to life. Motor enthusiasts will enjoy the exhibits at the BMW Museum. Munich Zoo, the Sea Life Aquarium and Circus Krone are tops with children. Helicopter rides give you an aerial view of the city and surrounding forests.
Nightlife is where the Munich really comes into its own. From lively beer gardens and outdoor bars to trendy cocktail bars and nightclubs, there's something for everyone in Munich after dark. For a spot of culture, the theatre district offers shows and performances throughout the calendar, including famous German operas.
The cobbled streets of Munich are lined with tasty restaurants, beer gardens and bars. Regional specialities include grilled pork knuckle with sauerkraut and weisswurst sausages. While German wines and beers make the perfect accompaniment to your meal.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk)website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.
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