Bakk mas! As the state capital of Bavaria and the largest city in southern Germany, Munich is always worth a visit. Even outside the Oktoberfest season, there is much to discover here! With our tips you can see in the most beautiful corners of Munich.
The journey to Munich was a bit long? First, relax in the Euro Youth Hostel, which is located right around the corner of the ZOB Munich. Backpacking in Munich is a lot of fun with others. A bed in a shared room is available from 16 Euro.
In the city center you can see the Marienplatz, which is the center and heart of the city. Around the Marienplatz are the old and the new town hall and many commercial buildings. Only a few minutes away is the cult beer temple Hofbräuhaus, where you can order in a hearty atmosphere "a mass biddschen".
Close by is the Viktualienmarkt, which has grown from the original farmer's market into a popular shopping destination for gourmets. On about 10,000 square meters, about 110 retailers sell fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, baked goods, spices, flowers and much more. Nowhere in Munich will you find a wider selection of fresh foods and specialties.
Especially worth seeing is also the Nymphenburg Palace, a 500-meter-wide magnificent building with a beautiful castle park and museums. The English Garden, where you can enjoy pure Munich lifestyle, is ideal for sunbathing: a nice beer garden from which you can watch the surfers on the Eisbach and experience a lot of culture in the landscape park.
In the Bavarian stronghold of culinary delights it you may want to try a hearty breakfast! A Weißwurst breakfast in the restaurant Großmarkthalle with wheat beer and a pretzel is a good start to the day. Of course very style conscious before 12 o'clock. Time has stopped in Café Kubitschek. You feel like you're back in the 50s. The café is the perfect stop for a coffee and cake break. The "Livingroom", a café in Shabby Chic, whose furniture and home accessories you can buy, offers itself for a small break.
In Kastaniengarten, a small oasis, you can enjoy your beer in peace, because it is not so crowded. At Max Weber Square you should treat yourself to a delicious Hugo or a Sprizz ice cream in the famous ice cream shop Sarcletti. Munich hospitality and Bavarian beer tradition are combined in the Hofbräukeller on Wiener Platz. For more than a hundred years, Munichers and guests have been meeting here and enjoying delicacies.
Everyone knows the Oktoberfest - very clearly. What hardly anyone knows: In mid-April, the little Wies'n takes place in Munich. The Spring Festival on the Munich Theresienwiese is very popular among the people of Munich, as it is not as crowded as the Oktoberfest. Importantly, the festival is also not as pricy as the Oktoberfest.
The beer belongs to Munich like the Amen belongs to the church and as soon as the temperatures allow to stay outside, the beer gardens in Munich bloom! Are you annoyed that most gardens close at 11pm? Then go straight to the backstage! Cool atmosphere, plenty of space and the opportunity to bring your own meat to stone grills - without curfew!