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Munich EDITOR'S PICKS
Munich Top 10 Things to Do
Discover the culture, traditions and top attractions of Munich, the capital of Bavaria! The home of Oktoberfest and world famous beer is also full of old world charm, with centuries-old buildings beautifully preserved throughout the city. Check out the top things to do in Munich and don’t miss the chance to explore royal palaces, taste authentic food, visit local attractions and try one of a kind experiences.
See the best of Munich with these top things to do!
1. Watch the Rathaus-Glockenspiel show at Marienplatz and see the mechanical clock come to life with chiming bells and dancing life-sized figures
2. Admire the baroque architecture andmanicured gardens of the Nymphenburg Palace, a former summer residence and one of the largest royal palaces in Europe
3. Enjoy a pint of beer and learn about Bavarian beer culture at Hofbräuhaus am Platzl, the historic Munich beer hall, or at the world famous Oktoberfest
4. Join a day trip from Munich to the Neuschwanstein Castle and visit nearby royal palaces like Linderhof and Hohenschwangau
5. Take a stroll in the Englischer Garten, Munich’s largest public park, and enjoy recreational activities such as cycling and football
6. Travel from Munich to Salzburg, where you can visit Sound of Music film locations and walk in the footsteps of Mozart
7. Explore the Alte Pinakothek, Neue Pinakothek and Pinakothek der Moderne in the Kunstareal and see an unparalleled collection of art
8. Tour the Allianz Arena, home of FC Bayern, for a chance to watch a football match or explore the training grounds of one of Germany’s greatest football teams
9. Spend a relaxing evening to the sounds of classical music at a Residenz Chapel concert with an option to enjoy a gourmet dinner at a local restaurant afterwards
10. Visit the picturesque villages along Germany’s Romantic Road, such as Rothenburg ob der Tauber and Harburg, on a day trip from Munich
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  1. Visit the home of FC Bayern Munich, the most successful German football club in history! Feast your eyes on the architectural marvel that is the Allianz Arena.
    English Available

    USD33.71

    Thu, Fri
    4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Highlights of Munich Half Day Bike Tour
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    Embark on an exciting bike tour around Munich. Experience the best way to explore the city's hidden paths that lead to parks, plazas, gardens and famous landmarks!
    English Available

    USD34.29

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Visit two of Germany's most famous fairy-tale castles in one day: the towering Neuschwanstein and the extravagant Linderhof Royal Castles. Travel along Bavaria's Romantic Road with a stop in the beautiful village of Oberammergau!
    English Available

    From USD66.25

    Daily
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Neuschwanstein Castle Day Trip from Munich
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    Hop on a train and journey to the ethereal Neuschwanstein Castle built by King Ludwig II. Hear about the story of the magnificent structure and admire the mountains and valleys that surround the area.
    English Available

    USD60.44

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Munich Hop-On Hop-Off City Sightseeing Bus Tour
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    Explore Munich in an open air double-decker bus. See Munich's major sights, including Alte Pinakothek, Neue Pinakothek, Marienplatz, Palace of Nymphenburg, Olympic Park, BMW Museum and more!

    From USD26.73

    Daily
  6. See Munich top attractions such as Nymphenburg Castle, Deutsches Museum, the Alte Pinakothek and the beautiful Town Hall during this 3-hour tour by private car with a driver guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD273.49

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Enjoy the sounds of Vivaldi, Handel, Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven in the old court chapel of the beautiful Residenz. Visit the hidden treasures of the old kingdom, with various dinner options.
    Meal Provided

    From USD33.71

    Thu, Sat
    (evening)
  8. Rothenburg and Harburg Day Trip from Munich
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    Take a walk along the famous Romantic Road on a day tour from Munich. Visit one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval villages in Southern Germany, Rothenburg and Harburg.
    English Available

    USD62.77

    Sun, Wed
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Trace the history of beer all the way to Munich and discover its history at the Oktoberfest Museum. Indulge in the authentic Bavarian gourmet food and the finest beer at Hofbrauhaus!
    English Available

    USD45.33

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4 hour(s) (evening)
  10. Salzburg and Lake District Day Tour from Munich
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    Follow in the footsteps of Mozart on a Salzburg day trip from Munich. See the sights on a walking tour, a boat trip on Lake Wolfgansee. Travel past Lake Mondsee from the Sound of Music and much more!
    English Available

    USD62.77

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    10 - 11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Salzburg Day Trip from Munich by Train
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    Bask in the old-world charm of Salzburg, home town of Mozart and the city behind the magic of The Sound of Music. Marvel at ornate buildings, palaces, & churches with a glorious backdrop of the Alps.
    English Available

    USD60.44

    Daily
    10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Travel back in time and stroll along the colorful alleys of the Romantic Road to Rothenburg. Discover picturesque buildings and charming houses on this private guided tour from Munich.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD982.17

    Daily
    7.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)