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Munich City Breaks

Munich is the capital city of the German federal state of Bavaria and the third largest city in all of Germany. Munich is perhaps best known for its weekend breaks for the Oktoberfest celebrations, but city had many other delights to offer for visitors on a short break.

Munich is a centre for art, technology and business in Germany. You’ll find a high standard of living and it’s considered one of the nicest cities to live in. This has lead to a sharp increase in tourism in recent years as well as an increase in things to do and see.

Making the Most of a Short Break in Munich

Visit the BMW Museum

A great activity for the whole family on mini breaks to Munich is to visit the BMW museum. The car manufacturer’s headquarters are based in the city, along with a museum featuring many of their classic models. Germany is a country that has a reputation for their industry and efficiency as well as the quality of their cars and the BMW Museum gives you an opportunity to see how they’ve built this.

Take a Trip to the English Garden

Suggesting somewhere with the word English in the name may seem like strange advice for a holiday activity in Germany, but one of the highest rated places to visit on city breaks to Munich is the Englischer Garten, or English Garden. The name refers to the landscaping of the park, which is based on English parks. Englischer Garten is one of the largest urban parks in Europe and is bigger than Central Park in New York.

Take in Some Modern Art

Artistic types should make sure they visit Museum Brandhorst on their weekend breaks to Munich. This museum of modern art is only one euro to visit on Sundays and features works by such modern visionaries as Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and Germany’s own Gerhard Richter. The building itself is a work of art and was designed by prestigious Berlin based architecture firm Sauerbach Hutton.

Visit an Authentic German Market

German markets have become a modern staple of the holiday season in the UK. A novel way to spend summer breaks in Munich then is to see a German market stripped of the holiday festivities. The best place to do this in Munich is the Viktualienmarkt, a farmers market that began in the 1800s. The traditional sausages are still there but the Santa’s Grottos have been replaced with more obscure German dishes, guaranteed to make your short break to Munich a memorable one!

Visit a Historic Palace

The Nymphenburg Palace is a historic palace which was built in the 1600s, and was later used as the main summer residence for the rulers of Bavaria at the time. Today you can tour the Palace and take in artwork from the Baroque period to Classicism. The extensive gardens including a 900 meter canal are also a sight to be seen and there’s no entry fee to visit them, making them a great thing to do for free on your break in Munich.

Munich - Essential Information

Here are some useful facts that may come in handy on short breaks to Munich:

  • The official language of Munich is German, but many German people also speak English.
  • The currency in Munich is the euro.
  • It takes roughly 2 hours to fly between the UK and Munich.
  • Munich Airport is the closest airport to the city of Munich.
  • Munich is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

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