Your Visit to Munich
Munich is a city that takes pride in its own contradictions, making it one of Germany's must-see destinations. See new BMWs against the backdrop of medieval architecture, or listen to stories of folklore while you shop at designer boutique stores.
Whether you are visiting Munich for its rich history or tourist-packed festivals, Munich will not disappoint you with its wide variety of activities. Visit the Neuschwanstein castle that inspired Disney's castle for Sleeping Beauty, or attend Oktoberfest in Munich for a wild, fun-filled vacation. Whichever route you choose, your Munich experience begins with making travel arrangements on Orbitz.com.
Best time to take a vacation to Munich
Munich is a wet city, with about half of all days seeing significant amounts of precipitation. This moisture leads to humid summers and snowy winters. Thankfully the temperatures during the summer months are not uncomfortably hot, with the average high reaching only 73 degrees Fahrenheit during July and August. The average high temperature during Oktoberfest is around 59 degrees. If you plan to visit during the festival, book your travel on Orbitz.com well in advance. Make sure you pack warm clothing to wear regardless of when you visit, due to Munich's chilly nights.
Insider tips for Munich travel
From office workers to seniors, the locals flock to these gardens because of their fountains and gravel-lined paths.
A café along this street is the perfect place to sip a hot cup of coffee and people watch.
This international restaurant is far from the usual tourist areas, making it a favorite of the local population.
Muller & Sohne
This relaxed café is a favorite for local moms and artists alike to sit with a strong cup of coffee or breakfast.
This business, which has been open since 1879, is the place where gelato lovers stand in line to choose from over 50 flavors of the frozen treat.
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Convenient apartment hotel, close to Munich’s city center The Citadines Arnulfpark Munich serviced residence is in the new quarter of Arnulfpark, in west Munich, 15 minutes from the city center. The hotel offers 146 apartments over six floors, each with a bathroom,... More
The Winters Hotel Muenchen am Hauptbahnhof is located in the heart of the city and right at the main railway station. This 3-star hotel provides excellent tram, train and tourist bus connections. It offers free Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception and a breakfast buffet every... More
Modern luxury hotel in the heart of the Bavarian capital The ultra-modern Eurostars Grand Hotel is in central Munich, the capital of Bavaria. The recently opened hotel combines excellent comfort and exquisite design, with details such as wood flooring and extra-large... More
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Modern Munich hotel with on-site dining, well-appointed fitness centerThe Hotel Prinzessin Elisabeth sits in the old town Glockenbachviertel area and its innovative accommodations include kitchens or kitchenettes, catering to both long- and short-term stays. Chef Shane... More
Family-run Munich hotel bursting with Bavarian charmThe Hotel Excelsior offers guests a Munich experience filled with comfort and surprises. Bursting with Bavarian charm, the Hotel Excelsior combines extravagance with modern classicism for an elegant mix of comfort... More
First and foremost we want you to enjoy a good night's sleep. That is why all our rooms are furnished with top-quality beds and fine linen. Large desks and complimentary internet contribute to a stress-free working atmosphere. All rooms are equipped with: Quality... More
The faade is full of pages. Each floor is dedicated to a literary genre; the corridors and guestrooms pay tribute to the great writings of world history. That is the Eurostars Book Hotel, a hotel establishment of high standing entirely dedicated to books. Located right in... More
This elegant hotel in central Munich offers rooms with specially designed furniture and flat-screen TVs and a stylish cocktail bar. The famous Marienplatz square is a 5-minute walk away. The rooms and suites of the Cortiina Hotel feature free Sky TV channels, DVD players,... More
Family-run hotel, close to city center amenities and attractions Hotel Maxim Stachus, the youngest member of Eckelmann Hotels offers guests a peaceful refuge and easy access to the best Munich has to offer, including Oktoberfest. This three-star hotel is situated in a... More
Modern hotel in the heart of Munich, capital of BavariaThe Leonardo Hotel Muenchen City Center lies on a quiet side street in a very central location, only a few steps from Munich's main train station. The lovingly renovated building boasts modern decor, harmonious... More
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The largest science and technology museum in the world occupies an entire island of its own and includes interactive displays.
Enjoy panoramic views from the twin towers of this church, the tallest building in downtown Munich.
Visit this movie theme park where you can view live studios and see the Crash-and-Burn stunt show.
Car lovers will be interested in the history of BMW, and those who enjoy architecture will appreciate the unique building.
A great place for kids, the city zoo is spacious and has a large variety of animals, including bears, apes, and large cats.
Explore the home of the 1972 Olympics as you participate in bungee jumping and roof climbing.
The site for Munich's famous Oktoberfest is an amusement park filled with rides, food, and tourists during the September-October festival.
One of the original gates to the city during medieval times still stands guard at one of the main streets into the city.
Take a day tour from Munich to visit castles Neuschwanstein and Linderhof buried deep in the Bavarian Mountains.
Dachau Concentration Camp
Enter through the infamous gate and take a guided tour through the Nazi concentration camp and its memorial.