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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.
Asamkirche

Asamkirche

Augsburg

Augsburg

The city’s name originates from the Roman provincial capital of Augusta Vindelicorum, which was founded in 15 BC by the Roman Emperor Augustus. So this “city of the Fuggers” is one of the oldest in Germany.
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”.
Bogenhausen

Bogenhausen

The old centre of the village is by the old parish church of St. Georg and was first mentioned as early as the 8th century. Since the late Wilhelminian era, an extensive and prestigious residential development has been built, starting from Prinzregententrasse. Places of interest include the Angel of Peace by Maximilian Park, the Prince Regent Theatre, the Villa Stuck and the Hildebrand House.
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”.
City sightseeing tour

City sightseeing tour

A varied and informative coach tour to learn about Munich’s chequered history and see the city’s principal sights.
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.
Cycling tours of Munich

Cycling tours of Munich

Cycle gently or with bravado on attractive routes to see Munich’s sights.
English Gardens

English Gardens

The English Gardens are among the world’s largest and most beautiful city parks. Whatever the season, this historic park tempts visitors to undertake a tour of discovery, walking along the many paths, across green lawns, passing the surfers on Eisbach, climbing up to the Monopteros for a view of the city and relaxing in the beer garden by the Chinese Tower.
Football stadium (Allianz Arena)

Football stadium (Allianz Arena)

The Allianz Arena built by the architectural team of Herzog & de Meuron was opened in May 2005 and will delight the heart of every football fan. Not only the Munich football clubs of FC Bayern München and TSV 1860 play their home games in this stadium, which can accommodate just under 70,000 spectators. On this tour, you can look behind the scenes at this state-of-the-art World Championship stadium.
Haidhausen

Haidhausen

The changing world of Munich. Haidhausen – the history of a Munich suburb. See all the places of interest in Haidhausen on this tour. Not only for Munich experts.
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’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.
Oktoberfest beer festival

Oktoberfest beer festival

The Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich is one of the largest fairs in the world and meanwhile looks back on 200 years of history. It was first held on 12th October 1810 in a field outside Munich’s city walls to mark the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese. In honour of the bride, the site was called “Theresienwiese” (“Therese’s meadow”), leading to the festival name of “Wiesn” used by locals. Hear its history and entertaining stories associated with the Oktoberfest.
Old City

Old City

A varied and entertaining circular walk through the history of Munich and to the principal sights in the heart of the Old City.
Old South Cemetery

Old South Cemetery

The Old South Cemetery in Munich was laid out in the 16th century as a plague cemetery outside the gates of the city. In the 18th and 19th century, numerous well-known personages from the worlds of science, politics, art and culture were buried at this cemetery, which holds a place in the history of art and culture.
Olympia Park

Olympia Park

Track down the Olympic spirit and the history of the 1972 Summer Olympics and discover Munich’s sporting side in the extensive Olympia Park with its numerous sports facilities and attractions. From the Olympia Tower, you can enjoy a magnificent view of Munich, the BMW World and the unique tent roof of the Olympic stadium.
Schwabing

Schwabing

From an artist’s bohemian idyll to Highlight Towers - enjoy the atmosphere of Schwabing to the right and left of Leopoldstrasse around Münchner Freiheit. A former village outside the gates of the city, it gained literary notoriety in the Prince Regent’s era as an “art town” and is today still one of the most popular Munich districts for students, artists and the “in” crowd. The writer Franziska Countess of Reventlow coined the famous phrase: “Schwabing is not a place but a condition.”
Stuck Villa

Stuck Villa

This neo-Classicist mansion located in Prinzregentenstrasse in Bogenhausen was built in 1897/98. Its exhibits include the paintings and the ground-breaking studio and living accommodation - designed by the artist himself - of Franz von Stuck (1863 – 1928), the famous Munich Art Nouveau “painter-prince”. The inner courtyard and garden have been laid out as shown by historic plans.
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.
Tram tours of Munich

Tram tours of Munich

Follow in the footsteps of the Bavarian folk singer Weiss Ferdl and his song about “Wagen der Linie 8 (Tram on Route 8). Experience Munich’s sights and city districts from a very different perspective on a fascinating trip in Munich’s trams. All aboard!
„Hier geht’s zu wie am Stachus“: Allotria, Prachtbauten und Revolution

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

“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.




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