Munich Macabre

Cultural & Theme Tours in Germany

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A unique hands-on historical and archaeological tour in English, researched and created by British archaeologist David "Taff" Simon.There is more to Munich than beer, pretzels and lederhosen. Beneath the veneer of a modern European city is another Munich, remote – and yet still here, within touching distance, if you know where to find it….This is not a ghost tour – all the events – every single bone-crunching last one of them – actually happened.Dare you join Hans von Spanker and The Wench to discover the awful truth about:The Black Death and other nasties Medieval architecture and defencesInfamous witch trialsTraditions and folkloreAncient burial ritesWhy was beer so important? Try an authentic medieval brew!Get to handle original artefacts as well as armour and (blunt) weaponsAnd much more besides….
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Marienplatz, Munich, Upper Bavaria, BavariaMarienplatz: the ancient market square of Munich. Meet your guides and kick off the tour with some Medieval beer tastingDuration: 25 minutesStop At: St. Peter's Church, Munich, Upper Bavaria, BavariaSt Peter's: the oldest church in Munich - so it must have the oldest graveyard, right? Discover ancient burial rites, where "Rest in peace" more often than not meant "Rest in pieces"...Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Victuals MarketToday this is a lovely framers market: buy some pretzels and cheese and throw back a few cold ones in the popular beer garden. In the medieval times though you would be very unfortunate to find yourself here... an outcast no less. Find out whyDuration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Alcoholic Beverages - Get to sample an authentic Medieval beer(s)

What’s not included