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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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.