Viktualienmarkt Tasting Tour

During the tasting tour through the Viktualienmarkt you will not only discover the most delicious delicacies of the city, but also learn all kinds of interesting historical facts about Munich's most famous food market with an official guide.

Included in the price:

  • 90-minute tour through Viktualienmarkt food and green market
  • tasting portions of special Munich specialities directly on the market (sausage & ham specialities, cheese, bread, exotic fruits, juice)
  • officially trained guides of the City of Munich
  • exclusively with us: city guide "simply Munich" and city map
  • free cancellation until 24 h before tour start


Since 1807, the Viktualienmarkt has been supplying Munich's residents with all kinds of delicacies. In former times it was the most important place for food supply, in the 1950s the market developed into a popular place for delicatessen. From the Leberkäsesemmel (typical bavarian food) to the oyster - there is something for every taste and budget to this day. In addition to the dozens of market stalls from a total of almost 150 companies, the Maytree, the several fountains and the beer garden are typical for the Viktualienmarkt. This beer garden is the only one in Munich that is operated by all breweries – so every day a different beer is served.

Video: simply enjoy

The Viktualienmarkt covers a total area of 22,000 square metres, which can be divided into seven departments - including the butcher's street, the fruits market and the fish hall. On the culinary tasting tour of Munich's most famous market you will not only discover the city's most delicious delicacies, but will also learn all sorts of interesting facts and historical facts: Where can you get the best coffee and the tastiest pretzels at the Viktualienmarkt? Which stand has been here the longest? Where do underground streams still flow?

You want to buy a voucher for this tour? All information can be found here.


Meeting point: Please arrive in front of the Tourist Information at the New Town Hall 10 minutes before the start of your tour.

Duration: approx. 90 minutes

Information about your booked Viktualienmarkt Tasting Tour: Please show your booking confirmation printed out or on your mobile phone to your tour guide.

You will receive the city guide "simply Munich" and the city map upon presentation of your booking confirmation at the Tourist Information at Marienplatz or at the main station. There you can also buy tickets. This tour can also be booked as a group tour.



Photos: Frank Stolle

Hygiene requirements and current regulations - you can help too!

  • Limited number of participants - book in advance online
  • The minimum distance of 1.5 metres must be observed
  • Only packaged delicacies are tasted, portioned per person
  • In public buildings and shops, as well as in designated outdoor areas, it is compulsory to wear a medical mask (surgical mask).
  • Please note the cough and sneeze rules: turn away and sneeze and cough into the crook of your arm

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80331 München


The City of Munich is also affected by the nationwide measures to contain the coronavirus. The good news: hotels and accommodation establishments, indoor and outdoor gastronomy and shops are open again. All other important information about the coronavirus and your stay in Munich can be found here.