Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is one of Germany's most popular holiday destinations. And it's no wonder: it includes some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. With romantic castles and picturesque panoramas everywhere, there is no doubt that Munich is the perfect place to spend your next vacation. Here is a brief overview of activities to enjoy and places to see on your trip to Munich.
Visit a Castle
It would be unthinkable to go to Munich without visiting the Nymphenburg Castle, the former summer residence of the princes and kings of Bavaria. Its spectacular Baroque architecture, its interior converted into a museum, and its outdoor botanical gardens that are among the most beautiful in Europe all make the site an historical monument not to be missed.
Participate in Oktoberfest
Munich is synonymous with Oktoberfest, the famous beer festival held each year in September and early October.
Biggest fairgrounds in the world, Oktoberfest welcomes some six million tourists annually who come to party and to sample some of the best German beer, eat good meat, and go on the rides for over 15 days.
Besides Oktoberfest, Munich is also known for its popular Hofbräuhaus brewery, many museums and art galleries, great restaurants, and places to party. Beyond that, it's up to you to discover during your trip!