Pulsing with prosperity and Gemütlichkeit (cosiness), Munich (München) revels in its own contradictions. Folklore and age-old traditions exist side by side with sleek BMWs, designer boutiques and high-powered industry. Its museums include world-class collections of artistic masterpieces, and its music and cultural scenes give Berlin a run for its money.
Despite all its sophistication, Munich retains a touch of provincialism that visitors find charming. The people’s attitude is one of live-and-let-live – and Müncheners will be the first to admit that their ‘metropolis’ is little more than a Weltdorf, a world village. During Oktoberfest representatives of the entire planet turn out to toast the town.
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Munich Bike Tour
Bike Munich to make the most of its wide open parks, elegant plazas, meandering riverbanks, beer gardens and winding medieval alleyways. Bike paths are the secret passageways to Munich's heartland's. Your guide will show you around one of the world's great cycle cities.
Munich City Tour including FC Bayern Soccer Grounds Visit
Are you a fan of FC Bayern Munich? After a city tour of Munich, experience the Allianz Arena, constructed for the 2006 Soccer World Cup and home ground for FC Bayern Munich, followed by a stop at the Fan Club Shop. Begin with a one-hour Munich Sightseeing Tour for a great overview of Munich.