• Jacqlyne Mba-Jonas

Munich Itinerary - Tours and Activities

Updated: Feb 6

The capital city of Bavaria, Munich has several of the largest breweries in Germany. It is popularly known for its beer halls and annual Oktoberfest. The city is also rich in history and culture with is many museums, historical sites, landmarks, parks and lakes. Below you'll find an array of things to do while visiting Munich.


Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.


Prices listed are when booking for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.

Munich City Center Walking Tour: English Garden and Colorful History and Culture

Combine city sightseeing with a scenic stroll in the park on this 2-hour walking tour of Munich. Admire landmarks like the Frauenkirche cathedral, the Glockenspiel and the City Palace; hear stories of the Third Reich in Munich as you walk through Odeonsplatz; and browse the stalls of the lively Viktualien market. After taking a peek at the legendary Hofbräuhaus beer hall, head to the tranquil English Garden, one of Europe’s largest urban parks, to watch the surfers along the Eisbach river.


Duration

2 hours

Availability

Tuesday and Saturday at 2:45pm

Price

$20 per person

Alternative


Immersive Middle Ages Tour with Night Watchman

Experience cemeteries and interrogations, silver pennies and executions as you step back to the Middle Ages. Meet Wolfram, your night watchman guide in the central square of Marienplatz. They'll be carrying a lantern, halberd and horn to help immerse you in the world of medieval Munich. Walk with your group to Munich's 12th century city wall, and learn about the executions and beheadings of the middle ages. Smell incense in the ancient remains of St. Peter's church, and learn about the punishments for bad bakers at Metzgerzeile.


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Sunday and Thursday at 8:30pm

Price

$16 per person

Alternative


Munich and Nazi History Tour

Learn about Munich and it's association with Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party on a day tour from Munich. A super efficient way for history buffs and visitors in general to learn about this dark period in German history. Visit the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and walk through areas of Munich relevant to the Nazi Party and Adolf Hitler.


Duration

9 hours

Availability

Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9am

Price

$79 per person

Alternative

Neuschwanstein and Linderhof Castle Day Trip

Escape into the Bavarian countryside—and visit two of Germany’s highlight castles in one day—on this hassle-free coach tour from Munich. Set off in the early morning, and learn about King Ludwig II, who built numerous palaces during his reign. This flexible experience lets you choose whether you want to pay for admission to one or both palaces: Linderhof and Neuschwanstein. You’ll also have time for a traditional Bavarian lunch (own expense).


Duration

10.5 hours

Availability

Friday - Monday at 9am

Price

$60 per person plus €27 in entrance fees

Alternative

Herrenchiemsee Palace and Boat Trip - $50 per person plus €38 in entrance fees


Berchtesgaden Town and Eagle's Nest Day Tour

Take this relaxing trip from Munich to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest (Kehlsteinhaus). Explore the Dokumentation Obersalzberg museum and Eagle's Nest at your expense, and stop at the alpine town of Berchtesgaden. A special bus and lift then take you up to the Kehlsteinhaus at an altitude of 1,834m where you will be rewarded with spectacular views. In the event of bad weather conditions (fog, ice, snow) which make a trip up to the Kehlsteinhaus impossible, we offer the visit of the Berchtesgaden salt mines as an alternative.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:30am

Price

$60 per person plus €28 in entrance fees

Alternative

Zugspitze Day Tour

Visit the famous Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak, on this guided full-day trip with road transfers from Munich. Take a cable car to the summit of Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain at 2,962 meters (9,718 feet) above sea level, for breathtaking views of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Italy, then ride the cogwheel train back down.


Duration

8 hours

Availability

Sundays at 10am

Price

$116 per person

Partnachklamm Gorge Tour

Visit the stunning Partnach Gorge in the Reintal Valley on a full-day tour from Munich. See breathtaking waterfalls, caves, and rivers, and enjoy lunch in a small mountain hut with superb views of the Alps.


Duration

10 hours

Availability

Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9am

Price

$79 per person

Alternative

Königssee Full-Day Tour - $90 per person


Pub Crawl

Get to know Munich's iconic bar and club scene and make new friends on this exciting tour through some of Munich's hippest and trendiest bars in the city center.


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Friday and Saturday at 8:30pm

Price

$28 per person


Bavarian Beer and Food Evening Tour

Get a dose of Bavaria's iconic beer culture with this food and beer tour in Munich. Home of Oktoberfest and a collection of famous beer halls and beer gardens, Bavaria's beautiful capital invites visitors from around the globe with its promise of fun and camaraderie. Partner with a savvy guide for an insider look at this tradition of imbibing. You’ll hit local haunts and enjoy Bavarian nibbles in the company of fellow beer aficionados.


Duration

3.5 hours

Availability

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 6pm

Price

$49 per person

Alternative

Munich Residenz Concert

In the heart of Munich: the Residenz Serenade. Enjoy a classical concert in the Hofkapelle, where Mozart himself used to play, then enjoy a dinner or beer and wine tasting!


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Thursday and Saturday at 6:30pm

Price

$44 per person

Alternative


Bodyflying in Windtunnel Flystation

Experience the thrill of flying in a safe and easy way, by opting for a bodyflying experience in a wind tunnel. You’ll get the sensation of skydiving, but in a controlled indoor setting. It doesn’t matter if you’re a complete beginner, as an instructor provides a briefing at the start and accompanies you in the wind tunnel. Impressively, the wind tunnel flight is the equivalent freefall time of two skydives from the altitude of 16,404 feet (5,000 meters) .


Duration

1.5 hours

Availability

Thursday - Sunday at 8:30pm

Price

$56 per person


Art of Stealing: Live Escape Game

Play the role of a bold thief and discover the art of stealing on this 1-hour live escape game in Munich. Visit the house of a popular artist, where a masterpiece worth several million dollars hangs. With your team-mates on hand to help, take the guise of a burglar in search of the coveted prize! The artist is seemingly away from home for an hour, so bring your trickery and craftiness to the fore and make off with the valuable artwork.


Duration

1 hour

Availability

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 6pm

Price

$74 per person


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