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Tall tankards and high-tech cars, edgy art and Lederhosen – Munich is where traditional and modern sit side by side like few places on earth.

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Things to Know

Munich, Germany’s third-largest metropolis, is a city of tankards and tech, artworks and eccentricity. Here's what you need to know before you come.

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Best Neighborhoods

Thanks to Munich’s compact size and excellent bike and public transport network, it’s easy to include many of the most exciting districts in your trip.

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Day Trips

Venture beyond magnificent Munich to discover Bavarian mountains, fairy-tale castles and incredible culture on a day trip. Here are 7 of our favorites.

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Money and Costs

Munich is one of Germany’s most expensive cities but that doesn't mean you can't visit on a budget. Try these tips for a wallet-friendly trip to Munich.

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Discover the best ways to travel in Munich, from an extensive bike lane network to a growing number of mobility-sharing initiatives. Cars? Nein danke!

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Free Things to Do

From concerts to world-class football, expensive Munich does have some free treats tucked away. Here are 9 of our favorite freebies in Munich.

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Traveling with Kids

Munich may be famous for its beer festivals but it's actually a great destination for kids. Here's how to have an amazing trip with the tots in tow.

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