Mountaineering, freeriding, hiking or skiing: the surrounding area of Munich offers numerous opportunities for outdoor lovers.

Current information about your visit to Munich

The City of Munich is also affected by the nationwide tightened measures to contain the coronavirus. Here you will find the new regulations which are into force since Wednesday, 9 December.

What you have to keep in mind:

All unnecessary travel should be avoided if possible. This also includes touristic trips. Overnight stays in hotels and accommodation are only offered in exceptional cases and in the context of essential business trips.

Since 11 January, only a single person is allowed to meet another household. Compliance with this rule is monitored by the regulatory authorities.

Since 9 December there is an exit restriction, i.e. the house may only be left with good reason. Aditionally a night-time curfew applies between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

From an incidence value of 200, the movement radius is restricted to 15 kilometres from the place of residence. You can find the current value here.

Trade fairs, congresses and conferences cannot take place at the moment.

Bars, clubs, pubs and restaurants remain closed in Munich, but are allowed to offer food and drinks to take away.  

Leisure, cultural and sports facilities such as museums, theaters and cinemas, swimming pools and fitness studios are also closed. All events that serve entertainment and recreational purposes are cancelled.

The retail trade is currently closed. Only shops for food and daily necessities are open.


What else is important:

Wearing a mouth and nose protection is obligatory in Munich on public transport and in all shops. From 18 January an FFP2 mask is obligatory here. Non-compliance will be prosecuted under criminal law.

Until further notice, masks are also compulsory in Munich's pedestrian zone including Sendlinger-Tor-Platz, Rosental between Sendlinger Straße and Rindermarkt, Rindermarkt, Viktualienmarkt, Dienerstraße, Schrammerstraße, Landschaftstraße, in the Tal as well as in the Schützenstraße and in the Stachus basement.

The distribution of alcohol is prohibited between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Consumption of alcohol outside is prohibited in the whole area of the city of Munich. The exact regulations can be found in the city portal

The previous hygiene and prevention regulations still apply: Please continue to maintain a safety distance of at least one and a half meters from other people. You should also make sure that you observe the cough and sneeze etiquette and wash your hands several times a day.


Further information:

During the lockdown from 16 December 2020 to 31 January 2021 the tourist Information offices are closed. The guest service can still be reached by telephone Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm on +49 89233 96500.

If you have acute questions about the coronavirus during your stay in Munich, please contact the Coronavirus Hotline of the City of Munich: +49 89 233 44740

Information on Corona in Munich and Bavaria in English and other languages is given on and on



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