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2017

2017

Art Nouveau in Munich

Art Nouveau in Munich

Munich at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. Art Nouveau is an epoch in art history, named “Jugendstil” in Germany after the illustrated cultural magazine “Die Jugend”, which was founded in Munich. Renowned artists contributed to Bavaria’s capital city becoming one of the centres of art nouveau, to which numerous buildings in the city still bear witness today.
Baroque in Munich

Baroque in Munich

Munich’s cityscape today still features numerous impressive examples of Baroque art – castles, churches and palaces. This architectural style, which originated from Italy, was dominant for several decades towards the end of the 17th century. You will be introduced to the Baroque era in architecture, musical history and painting in “Italy’s most northern city”.
Christmas and the “Christkindl” Market

Christmas and the “Christkindl” Market

On this very atmospheric cultural history and culinary tour, you can experience Munich at Christmas time, with mulled wine stands and the fragrance of roast almonds in the heart of the city. On a walk through the Christmas market, including the many stands with nativity sets, you will hear poems and stories about the traditional Munich “Christkindlmarkt”.
Customs and traditions

Customs and traditions

Have you heard of the “Schäfflertanz”? Learn more about living traditions and typical customs which create Munich’s very special flair and lend the city its unmistakable character.
Cuvilliés Theatre

Cuvilliés Theatre

The Cuvilliés Theatre (formerly known as the Residence Theatre) is considered to be Germany’s major Rococo theatre. It is today located in the so-called Apothekenstock (Apothecary Block) of the Munich Residenz and is one of the leading buildings designed by François de Cuvilliés.
Football tour

Football tour

Munich as a city of football. The Bavarian capital and football go together, for both professionals and amateurs. This tour is a highlight for all lovers of sports and offers informed answers to everything that a football fan always wanted to know. Background infos and amusing anecdotes about FC Bayern München and TSV 1860.
Gedenkstätte Dachau

Gedenkstätte Dachau

Memorial Camp of Dachau
Jewish life in Munich

Jewish life in Munich

Codes of remembrance. Jews had lived in Munich since the Middle Ages. With the rise of National Socialism, years of defamation, eviction, deportation and extermination began. Today, Jewish life has returned to the centre of the city, in the Jewish Cultural Centre, synagogue and Jewish Museum.
Modern Munich

Modern Munich

Whether a “village with a million residents”, the “international city with a soul” or a modern metropolis - this tour shows Munich’s contemporary architecture, innovative design and art in public areas. A guide to the city in its progress from the 20th to the 21st century.
Munich for children

Munich for children

Discovering Munich with a bag full of surprises A special tour for 6 - to 10-year-olds which gets them to know Munich with all senses. Our bag full of surprises and many local stories will help to become familiar with Munichs history in an entertaining way.
Munich for children

Munich for children

Munichs riddles - living history during a tour for 10- to 13-year-olds where they can take active part in doing research and a quiz in Munichs old town.
Munich On The Run - Guided City Running Tours

Munich On The Run - Guided City Running Tours

Take a run on your running shoes! You want to discover Munich on the fast lane? Sightrunning? Follow the tracks of Munichs sporty spirit! We show you all parks and green sights in motion. There is so much to see: You want to enjoy the morning in the English Garden and see the city waking up? You would rather prefer the lanes along the sparkling Isar River in the city center along many famous sights? You want to join the romatic sunset on the Olympic hill in the Olympic Park? What about the historic Nymphenburg Park with its hidden treasures of Bavarian ancestors? Lets go! We will run and guide you on the nicest tours! An amazing experience!
Munich’s city streams

Munich’s city streams

History from the Middle Ages to the present. Through Munich, there flows not only the River Isar but also a great number of streams – and our tour focuses on these major arteries.
Musical life in Munich

Musical life in Munich

Munich as a city of music. Join this tour to experience Munich’s impressive and internationally renowned musical history right up to the present day.
National Socialism in Munich

National Socialism in Munich

The darkest hour of Munich’s history during the era of National Socialism and the Second World War. Including the rise and fall of the “capital city of the National Socialist Movement” during the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler, the resistance by the “White Rose” Group of the siblings Hans and Sophie Scholl and today’s memorials and monuments, not forgetting those built as a warning to future generations.
Stadtmuseum

Stadtmuseum

Tracking down the Wittelsbach dynasty

Tracking down the Wittelsbach dynasty

The house of Wittelsbach is one of Germany’s oldest aristocratic families and played a decisive role in Munich’s and Bavaria’s history for more than 750 years. Track down the dukes, electors and kings in Munich’s Old City! This historic city walk presents impressive memorials from the worlds of politics, architecture, art and culture.
Tracking down Thomas Mann

Tracking down Thomas Mann

Although born in Lübeck, Thomas Mann, winner of the Nobel prize for literature, lived in Munich for more than four decades. On this tour, you can relive the era of the Nobel laureate in Bavaria’s capital, which was then one of the world’s leading cultural metropolises. He commemorated his adopted city in his novella “Gladius dei”, which includes the much-quoted phrase “München leuchtete” – “Munich shone“.
Women in Munich

Women in Munich

On this tour, you will meet famous and less well-known women closely associated with the history of Munich past and present – wenches, noble ladies, women with a sense of humour, artists and singers of folk songs, business women and nuns, ladies who are/were saints or just sanctimonious.
„Hier geht’s zu wie am Stachus“: Allotria, Prachtbauten und Revolution

„Hier geht’s zu wie am Stachus“: Allotria, Prachtbauten und Revolution

“Munich – the World’s Capital of Beer”

“Munich – the World’s Capital of Beer”

Qualified beer tastings with detailed information about the history of beer.
“Paths of Faith” through Munich

“Paths of Faith” through Munich

A pilgrim’s route through Munich’s city centre. These circular walks include not only Roman Catholicism and Protestantism but also the Jewish community and the role of the Orthodox Church in Munich.




The result is not in alphabetical order but is mixed so the same guide is not always at the top of the list.