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.

 

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. 

 

Itineraries as PDF for download

Tips for Munich‘s neighbourhoods (PDF)

Tips for a sustainable city trip (PDF)

 

 

Text: München Tourismus; Photos: istock/foottoo, Redline Enterprises, Frank Stolle
The chef of the restaurant Schneider Bräuhauses München is cutting a knuckle of pork with a big knife.

Eat & Drink

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.

Shopping & Design

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!

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

Arts & Culture

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.

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

Merchant with dried fruit on the Viktualienmarkt in Munich.

Viktualienmarkt Tasting Tour

Discover the most delicious delicacies of the city and learn all kinds of interesting facts about Munich's most famous food market.

Book now for 40 €!

Discover the most delicious delicacies of the city and learn all kinds of interesting historical facts about Munich's most famous food market.

Munich's Palace of Justice

Justizpalast Tour

During the guided tour of the present-day seat of the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, you will learn everything about the history and significance of the neo-baroque court and administrative building.

Book now for only 20€ !

During the guided tour of the present-day seat of the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, you will learn everything about the history and significance of the neo-baroque court and administrative building.

Small meeting room of the Neues Rathaus in Munich

New Town Hall Tour

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 22 €

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!

Exterior view of the Hofbräuhaus Munich at dusk.

Hofbräuhaus Tour

Discover the most famous beer hall in the world with an official guide of the city of Munich and enjoy a fresh Mass of beer afterward!

Book for 28€, Mass beer included!

Discover the most famous beer hall in the world with an official guide of the city of Munich and enjoy a fresh Mass of beer afterward!

Discover the most famous beer hall in the world with an official guide of the city of Munich and enjoy a fresh Mass of beer afterward!

Towers at Marienplatz in Munich

Old Town Tour

The city walk for everyone who wants to become acquainted with the most beautiful parts of Munich's city centre.

Book now for 18 €!

The city walk for everyone who wants to become acquainted with the most beautiful parts of Munich's city centre.

Wort kettle at the Spaten brewery in Munich.

Spaten Brewery Tour

Experience a brewery tour at Spaten with a look behind the scenes, interesting facts about the company history and beer tasting in the brewery tower.

Book now for only 22 €!

Experience a brewery tour at Spaten with a look behind the scenes, interesting facts about the company history and beer tasting in the brewery tower.

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...

Buy vouchers from 6,50 €

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

View of the Salzach river and the castle in Salzburg.

Salzburg and the Lake District

Visit the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and relax on the journey to beautiful Lake Wolfgang.

Book now from 58 €

Visit the birthplace of composer extraordinaire Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, stroll through the Baroque old town and then relax on the journey to beautiful Lake Wolfgang.

A stone jug with the inscription Oktoberfest Munich.

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Oktoberfest Shop

Bring a piece of Oktoberfest home: Purchase official souvenirs such as the Wiesn poster or the Oktoberfest beer stein in the official Oktoberfest shop.

Bring a piece of Oktoberfest home: Purchase official souvenirs such as the Wiesn poster or the Oktoberfest beer stein in the official Oktoberfest shop.

Bikes stand in the green grass in the English Garden in Munich

Rental bike 1 day

With a rental bike, you can experience Munich at your own personal pace. Discover hidden alleys and charming districts off the beaten track.

Book now for only 26 €!

With a rental bike, you can experience Munich at your own personal pace. Discover hidden alleys and charming districts off the beaten track.

A woman in the exhibition "Der Blaue Reiter" in the Lenbachhaus in Munich

Discovery trip incl. City Pass

2 nights in your selected hotel and - thanks to the City Pass - free admission to 45 museums, sights and attractions: our travel package for explorers.

3 days from 313 € for 2 Pers.

2 nights in your selected hotel and - thanks to the City Pass - free admission to 45 museums, sights and attractions: our travel package for explorers.

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Vouchers

Give the gift of a special Munich voucher: we also offer vouchers for all our guided tours. Here you can book unique Munich experiences directly online, print them out and give them as a gift voucher to friends or family.

Buy vouchers from 6,50 €

Give the gift of a special Munich voucher: we also offer vouchers for all our guided tours. Here you can book unique Munich experiences directly online, print them out and give them as a gift voucher to friends or family.