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Tours in Munich

tours-in-munichTOURS IN MUNICH: A couple look out over
the Olympic Park in Munich. Pic: Daveybot

There are a lot of benifits to taking an organised tour of Munich.

You can avoid the hassle of public transport, meet fellow travellers and you get an entertaining tour guide who’s there to explain everything and enrich the whole experience.

You often get to skip the queue and get straight into the Munich's most fascinating attractions.
By booking ahead you can go to Munich with the peace of mind that you've got a place on the tour - truly hassle-free travel!

Here are some of the best tours and services Destination Munich provides through our booking partners at Viator.
Give them a go, I'm sure you won't regret it if you do.

Tours in Munich

My top picks

The cream of the crop – or at least I think so! If friends of mine visited the city these are the four tours in Munich I’d recommend the most highly. Have a look, it’s a diverse bunch.

Bavarian Beer and Food Evening Tour in Munich 

viator-beerCost: from €29 
Duration: About three hours 
Discover the delights of Bavarian food and beer on this evening sortie into some awesome Munich watering holes. 
You get free beer and food samples – Weisswurst, roast pork, Obazda cheese…mmmmm, and a guided tour through Munich’s Beer and Oktoberfest Museum
Includes a visit to a traditional beer garden and the famous Hofbräukeller. 
A very popular tour and a great introduction to Bavarian sustenance.
(Read more about the tour) 

Munich by Night and Dinner at Hofbrauhaus 

viator-munich-nightCost: from €65 
Duration: About 4.5 hours 
Are you a vampire? Afraid of direct sunlight? If the answer is yes, here’s a tour that fits your bill. 
First you’ll enjoy a traditional Bavarian dinner at theHofbrauhaus. Then there’s a bus jaunt through the arty Schwabing district and on to the Olympic Park
There you’ll take an elevator up to the viewing platform of Munich’s tallest building, the Olympic Tower
You can see all the way to the Alps from there if it’s clear – a perfect place to watch the sunset. 
Later you can let your hair down with a free drink at a pumping nightclub. 
(Read more about the tour)

Munich Bike Tour 

viator-bikeCost: from €18 
Duration: About three hours 
Why not explore Munich by bike? It’s one of the world’s greatest cycle-friendly cities. 
On this excursion you get an entertaining guide to take you through Munich’s highlights, from the majestic Königsplatz, the Englischer Garten and along the Isar River
There’s a “refreshment” stop at the city’s most famous beer garden, the Chinesischer Turm
This is a great way to really explore the city and have a laugh with other travellers.  
(Read more about the tour)

Hitler and the Third Reich Munich Walking Tour 

viator-third-reich-koCost: from €12 
Duration: 2.5 hours 
This small-group tour opens the lid on one of Munich’s darkest chapters – the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party and its place as the “Hauptstadt der Bewegung” – Capital of the Movement. 
viator-third-reichEisenhower even called the city “the cradle of the Nazi beast”. You’ll get to see the Third Reich’s Munich, from the place where the Nazi party was founded, to site of the infamous failed “Beer Hall Putsch” to the former rally grounds at Königsplatz
It’s a very eye-opening and informative couple of hours.
(Read more about the tour)

Munich Segway Tour 

Cost: from €72 munich segway tour
Duration: About four hours 
Cruise effortlessly through Munich's parks and sidewalks as you view the sights by Segway! Aboard the self-balancing, personal transportation device that's designed to operate in any pedestrian environment, your Munich Segway Tour is limited to a maximum of 8 participants per guide, so you can count on an extremely personal experience.
This is a great way to really explore the city and have a laugh with other travellers.  
(Read more about the tour)

Themed tours

These tours follow a particular theme, allowing you to experience one special side of Munich.

Munich Christmas Markets Tour

munich-christmas-markets-tour-Cost: from €12
Duration: About two hours 
With over 20 Christmas markets in Munich at Christmas time, make sure you see the best on this guided Munich Christmas Markets Tour.  Your guide will lead you through the Old Town to visit Munich’s most enchanting market stalls, steeped in history and festively decorated with fairy lights and Christmas decorations.
(Read more about the tour) 

City highlights tours

These tours in Munich allow you to soak up the city while a indulging a particular interest.  City cruising, soccer, film and television and food, glorious food! They're all your oyster here.

Munich City Hop-on Hop-off Tour

viator-tour-busCost: from €13 
Duration: varies 
Munich’s hop-on hop-off bus tour is a top way to see the city and take it easy on the legs. 
You can get a one or two day ticket for an open-top double decker that cruises by the city’s highlights – Nymphenburg PalaceBMW World, the Pinakothek art galleries, Marienplatz, the Viktualienmarkt, the list just keeps on going. 
Step on and off at your leisure! 
(Read more about the tour) 

Munich City Tour including FC Bayern Soccer Grounds Visit

viator-allianzCost: from €25 
Duration: About 3.5 hours 
This is a lazy cruise through Munich to the home of the city’s famous soccer club, Bayern Munich. 
It starts with a one-hour sightseeing tour where you’ll see Munich icons including KönigsplatzOdeonsplatz and theFriedensengel (Angel of Peace)
Then it’s off to the high altar of the round-ball game, Allianz Arena. There you’ll take a tour of the stadium and stop off at the fan shop.  
(Read more about the tour) 

Munich City and Bavaria Film Studio Tour 

viator-filmstadtCost: from €25 
Duration: About three hours 
This bus tour combines a sightseeing jaunt through Munich with a guided tour through Bavaria Filmstadt. 
A great idea since the Filmstadt isn’t so easy to get to by public transport!  
(Read more about the tour) 

Hard Rock Cafe Munich 

viator-hardrockCost: from €17.44 
Duration: About two hours 
Chow-time! This isn’t a tour as such, rather a square meal at Munich’s Hard Rock with priority seating. 
Take your pick from the menu including grilled Creole chicken pasta served with garlic toasthalf rack of barbecue ribs served with fries, coleslaw or baked beans and hot fudge sundae. Hmmm…yum. 
(Read more about the tour)
Tours in Munich

Dachau tours

These two tours takes you to and from the site of the Third Reich’s original concentration camp at Dachau.  Shocking but very worthwhile.

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Small Group Tour from Munich 

viator-dachauCost: from €21 
Duration: five hours 
This tour includes public transportation to and from the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial and a guided tour of the site. It's done in small groups. Highly recommended. 
(Read more about the tour)

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Afternoon Tour from Munich

viator-dachau-2Cost: from €25 
Duration: About 4.5 hours 
This tour provides an air-conditioned bus ride to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. 
It doesn’t include a guided tour on site, but there is a guide who will accompany you there and back to provide information about the memorial. 
(Read more about the tour)  


Airport transfers

These airport transfer services take you to and from Munich’s Fran***z-Josef-Strauss Airport in style.

Munich Airport Private Arrival Transfer

Cost: from €24.06
Duration: About one hour

viator-airportThis is designed to take the hassle out of getting from Munich Airport into the city.
No need to bother with figuring out the right ticket for the S-Bahn and then getting on with all your luggage after a long journey.
The Airport Transfer Service will take care of it all four you and deliver you safe and sound to your hotel.
(Read more about the transfer) 

Munich Airport Private Departure Transfer

Cost: from €24.06
Duration: About one hour

viator-munich-airportThis service smooths over your departure from Munich – an Airport Transfer Service from your hotel to Munich Airport.
It’s available 24/7. Why battle with the commuter trains when you can travel in style?  
(Read more about the transfer)


Munich Bike Rental

Cost: from €14.50 
Duration: Flexible 
This service allows you explore the city the best way I know how – with two wheels and pedal power! Great idea for a DIY tour in Munich. viator-bike-path
Why go down to the U-Bahn to get around when you could be spinning through Munich’s vast network of bike paths? 
Cycling has got to be my favourite way of getting around the city, it’s an excellent way to indulgue your senses. 
Take a jaunt through the Englischer Garten, along the Isar, over to Nymphenburg Palace, anywhere really, you decide!
(Read more about the service) 

If you have questions relating to these tours of Bavaria, I’ll try to help you out.
But Destination Munich is just a booking partner of Viator, so your best bet is to contact them directly. You can do that through their contact page here

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