Towers of the Frauenkirche in Munich taken from the air.

4 days in Munich

Tips for the perfect city trip

Discover Munich from its best sides. Your four-day trip to Munich could look like this.

Day 1: Culinary Munich

Bavarian delicacies in the morning

During the tasting tour of the Viktualienmarkt you will not only discover the city's best delicatessens but also learn all kinds of interesting and historical facts about Munich's most famous food market.

 

Guided tour of the Hofbräuhaus in the afternoon

The Hofbräuhaus am Platzl is the most famous pub in the world. It has stood at its present location since 1607 and is today regarded by travelers and locals as the epitome of Munich's beer culture. Experience Bavarian culture on a guided tour of the Hofbräuhaus in Munich.

Day 2: Traditional Munich

City tour in the morning

Discover the stores and businesses of the former Royal Bavarian court suppliers in the beautiful old town of Munich. On doing so, you can immerse yourself in a very charming chapter of old Munich history and enjoy the special flair of the city with its traditional stores.

 

City Hall tour, including ride up the tower in the afternoon

The neo-Gothic Munich City Hall offers much mor than the world-famous glockenspiel. A tour of around ninety minutes takes you through its prestigious rooms and onto the City Hall balcony, the stage of the famous Bayern Munich championship celebrations. Take a relaxed elevator ride up to the City Hall tower, which definitely offers one of the most beautiful views over Munich.

 

Münchner Kindl Tour in the evening

The Münchner Kindl Tour welcomes you at the imposing City Hall and shows you the most beautiful corners of the city center, such as the Viktualienmarkt and Marienplatz, and takes you past the Hofbräuhaus and Old Peter. 

Further tips for the second day

Discover one of Munich's exciting quarters with our tour guides or buy great souvenirs at the tourist information at the main station and Marienplatz.

Frauenkirche

Residenz München

Maximilianstraße and Theatinerstraße

Fünf Höfe

Day 3: Nature in and around Munich

Walk through Munich in the morning

Discover Munich's highlights on foot during a guided city walk. An official guide from the City of Munich will lead you from quarter to quarter - including a well-deserved break in the middle of the beautiful English Garden! You can choose between a 3-hour (East-West) and a 4-hour (North-South) walking tour.

 

Rickshaw tour through the Olympic Park in the afternoon

Enjoy the Olympic Park comfortably by rickshaw! On the way your guide will tell you the history and many anecdotes about the City of Munich's bid für the Olympic Games and how the Olympic Park and its sports facilities were built.

 

Alternative: Day tour in the mountains

Take a hiking trip into the Bavarian Alps with your personal guide. You will learn all kinds of exciting facts about the region, history, cultural landscape and the development of Alpine tourism. You can choose between different tours or arrange the excursion individually - just as you like.

Day 4: Art and Royalty

Guides tour through Munich's Kunstareal in the morning

The Kunstareal unites a multitude of Munich's most famous museums. Your guide will introduce you to the individual museums, their most famous works and their special features. 

 

Alternative: Guided tour of the Royal Residence

You will visit the Residenz, the former seat of the Wittelsbach rulers. Behind the representative facades lies a massive complex whose individual buildings are grouped around ten courtyards.

 

Courtyards, corners, alleys - Munich for insiders in the afternoon

Discover on this guided tour old and new courtyards, hidden alleys and passages in the city center. Even if you already know Munich, you will learn many new and interesting things on this walk.

Hotels

Are you looking for accommodation during your stay in Munich? Whether luxury, wellness, design or business hotel, here you will find the right accommodation for your visit to Munich. 

 

 

Text: München Tourismus; Photos: istock/foottoo, Redline Enterprises, Frank Stolle

Covid-19: current regulations

Hotels and accommodation establishments, shops, indoor and outdoor catering, and also clubs and discos are open. However, restrictions apply. All other important information on the coronavirus and your stay in Munich can be found here.

The chef of the restaurant Schneider Bräuhauses München is cutting a knuckle of pork with a big knife.

Greetings from the Munich kitchen

Munich is a city full of tradition - of course also from a gastronomic point of view. An overview.

Munich is full of tradition - of course also from a gastronomic point of view. A tour through the kitchens of the city.

A view of a church reflected in a shop window in Munich.

Munich is a true paradise for shopping

A successful city trip should include an extensive shopping spree.

A successful city trip includes an extensive shopping spree: Munich offers almost heavenly conditions!

Weissenburger Platz in Munich photographed from above with a drone.

Every district a world of its own

Schwabing bohemia, colourful diversity in the Glockenbach, village idylls in Haidhausen: an overview of Munich's districts.

Schwabing bohemia, colourful diversity in the Glockenbach, village idylls in Haidhausen: an overview of Munich's districts.

Young woman sitting at a window in a tram in Munich.

Holiday in the own city

Our author has been a travel blogger. Now she is discovering her own city.

Our author has been a travel blogger. Now she is discovering her own city.

Blue Horse I by Franz Marc on display at the Lenbachhaus in Munich.

Munich's museums

Munich's most important museums, galleries and collections at a glance.

Munich is pure cultural pleasure! We present the most important Munich museums, galleries and collections at a glance.

A woman with curly hair is sitting in front of a painting at Sammlung Schack in Munich.

The best tips for your stay

Relaxation, culture, gastronomy: our suggestions for an unforgettable visit to Munich.

Relaxation, culture, gastronomy: our suggestions for an unforgettable visit to Munich.

Munich Card & City Pass

Discover Munich in a relaxed and uncomplicated way: discounts for the diverse range of art, culture and leisure activities with our guest cards.

Public transport is included

Many discounts with the Card, many things for free with the Pass.

Online or at the tourist information offices

Panoramic view of the Munich Christmas market at Marienplatz.

Christmas Market Tour

Get in the mood for Christmas on this tour through the old town in the wonderful atmosphere of fragrant almonds and glittering lights.

Book now for 28 €!

Get in the mood for Christmas on this tour through the old town in the wonderful atmosphere of fragrant almonds and glittering lights.

Get in the mood for Christmas on this tour through the old town in the wonderful atmosphere of fragrant almonds and glittering lights.

Small meeting room of the Neues Rathaus in Munich

Exclusive tour through the town hall

Explore the Neue Rathaus on Marienplatz with an official City of Munich tour guide. A visit of the famous law library is also included!

Book now from 18 €

Explore the Neue Rathaus on Marienplatz with an official tour guide. A visit of the famous law library is also included!

Magistrates, Monachia and magnificent celebrations: explore the Neue Rathaus on Marienplatz with an official City of Munich tour guide. A visit of the famous law library is also included!

A woman with varnished fingernails holds a gift with the inscription "simply Munich".

Vouchers

Buy now vouchers for your visit in Munich. The ideal gift! Guided tours, guest cards and more...

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Buy now vouchers for your visit in Munich. The ideal gift! Guided tours, guest cards and more...