Travel guide to Munich

Facts

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Local name
München
Inhabitants
1.298.537
Timezone
When it is 12.00 in England, it is 13.00 in Munich.

Best time to visit

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You can go to Munich all year, but if going in the peak season you should be prepared for a city crowded with people. It could be a good idea to go in both ends of the peak season, from April to June and from September to late October.

Literature

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Frommers Munich & the Bavarian Alps Fodors Pocket Munich The Beer Drinkers Guide to Munich Lonely Planet Munich

Culture and entertainment

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As to music, Munich can offer anything from classical concerts to rock music. A good information source on what is happening in the city is Münchener Stadtzeitung or the monthly Monatsmagazin from the tourist office. And then you shouldn't forget that Munich has one of Germany's best football team during times - FC Bavarian München.

Accommodation / Hotel

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It can be difficult finding cheap accommodation in Munich. This is especially true in summers, when the tourist season reaches its highest point. If you visit Munich during the famous October Festival you would have to book a room a considerable time in advance. Book your hotel in Munich here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are plenty of taxies in Munich, but they are not cheap.

Other transport

It is always a good idea to depart from Munich's central station. From here depart the busses, regular trains and underground trains. For about 10 DEM you can use all three transports in the centre unlimited for 24 hours.
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