City Sightseeing Tours

Munich by coach

Explore Munich

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Duration: 3 hours
A classic city sightseeing tour to explore the city's most attractiv sides as well as to get an inside view of history and development from its foundation 850 years ago until today, Munich as a centre of lifestyle and business. Learn more about the way of life of the locals and their traditions. The tour includes the most famous sights of Munich: Marienplatz with its Glockenspiel carillion, Stachus square, the most elaborate painting galleries Pinakotheken, the monumental Ludwigstrasse with Triumphal Arch, Maximilianeum the Bavarian Parliament, the Angel of Peace, the English Garden, Olympic village, just to mention a few.... Short walk through the parc of Nymphenburg Palace.
Note: you could also combine this tour with an inside visit of Nymphenburg palace.

Munich at a glance

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Duration: 2 hours
Orientation tour to get an overview of Munich's history, personalities, attractions and landmarks. The tour includes the main sights of the charming city of Munich.

Walking tours

München - on foot

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Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours
A guided walk through the old town will acquaint you with the main places of interest: Explore Marienplatz with it's wold famous Glockenspiel carillion, visit Munich's oldes church St. Peter and the Frauenkirche Cathedral, view modern architecture in the 5 courts shopping mall, see the Residence, home of the Bavarian rulers, the Opera House, the most prestigious Maximilianstreet with its elegant boutiques, listen to some Bavarian Oompha music at Hofbräuhaus beerhall and last but not least, feel your mouth water at Viktualienmarkt the colourful Munich food market.
Enjoy history and stories of the Bavarian Capital!

Munich - tailormade for children, tutor groups and families

Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours
Munich's history will be transmitted age-based and underlined with thrilling stories and legends. Children's eyes discover many interesting details which adults often miss. Why is devil's footprint to be found in the cathedral? Who can locate the cannonball at Munich's oldest church, where there real lions at the Royal court and whats the reason of the monkey tower.

Munich beneath the Swastika

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Duration: 2 - 3 hours
Walking tour focussing on Munich's darkest past as "Capital of Movement". In fact, the National Socialist Party of Germany was founded here and develloped itself in the political climate of the 1920s based in the bourgeoisie but with best liasion high finance. In 1923 the so-called beerhallputsch, the first attempt to seize power, failed at the Feldherrenhalle, 1933 Hitler was elected to Chancellor and under his direction Munich was supposed to be transformed. This tour introduces you the black chapter of Munich and shows you sites that played an important role during the Nazi movement, covers facts and figures of history and architecture, informes you about mass meetings and party rally parades as well as active resistance movement.

Beer!

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Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours
Tour through the old town of Munich, the true capital of beer to learn more about our national drink - liquid bread! Get a recipe how to brew beer at home as women did years ago and follow the development of the purity law of beer. Beer was important in the daily life of the citizens that important that many beer price increases culminated in revolutions. Of course the most wellknown beerhall Hofbräuhaus is also part of the tour. If desired we could end the tour with a visit of the beer and Oktoberfest museum.

Münchner Schmankerl Tour

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Duration: 2 Stunden
Walking tour of the city centre including all major sights but focussing on old traditions and customs, local food and drink specalities. What's all about the white sausage and which is the real way of eating it. Do you dare to eat Obazda and Leberkäs literally translated liver cheese. Extended stroll over Viktualienmarket and visit of Dallmayr coffee and gourmet shop.

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Duration: each approx. 1,5 - 2 hours
Royal Munich and the Wittelsbach dynasty
Baroque and Rokoko
On the traces of Pope Benedikt XVI.
Old and New City Hall

Seasonal Tours

Oktoberfest - the wold's largest public festival

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Visit the wold's largest public festival Oktoberfest and receive interesting and unbelievable background information! While we walk over the fairground you learn how it all started with a horse race on the occasion of the wedding of crown prince Ludwig I - no beer yet! Learn more about beer, about architecture and specific characteristics of beer tents, showmen, breathtaking new merry-go-rounds as well as historic attractions like the Krinoline carousel with a "Live" Oompaah band. There are lots of quaint things....by the way, did you know that there is even a priest working there?

Christmas in Munich

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City walking tour through Munich's Old town seeing all important sight in lovely Christmas decoration. In the advent season we give a lot of attention to old traditions and many customs are retained, sometimes these go back to dark pagan times. Let's visit the Christmas Market with its colourful variety of decoration and craftwork and be tempted by the smell of mulled wine, ginger breads and Bratwurst!

Nativity scenes in the Bavarian National Museum

Visit the breathtaking collection of valuable Christmas Nativity scenes dating from the early 17th to the early 19th century, whose significance in the history of art and culture exceeds any other public or private collection of this genre.
There were altar reliefs with the depiction of the holy story but nativity scenes did not exist before the 16th century. Let yourself inspire and elate from the marvellous scenes and displays rich in wood-carved figurines from Bavaria, Tyrol, Northern Italy, Sicily and above all from Napels, the centre of Nativity scenes under King Charles III.