Destination Munich blog

This is where I keep a list of all new and updated pages on Destination Munich. It's a blog, of sorts, to keep you up to date about the latest developments on the site. This page use to live at this address, but I've moved on so so should you :-)

Here they are, the most-recently worked on or created pages on Destination Munich.

About the author

Destination Munich's About the author page.

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Destination Munich - A travel guide to Munich, Germany

Destination Munich is an illustrated, groovy travel guide to Munich. Info on Munich Oktoberfest, Munich hotels, what to do in Munich, things to see in Munich and Bavaria vacations.

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Destination Munich ebook

Destination Munich ebook. This is it folks, 268 pages of reviews, info, maps and photos designed to enrich your stay in Germany’s most majestic corner.

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St Patrick's Day in Munich

St Patrick's Day is celebrated with style in Munich. Thousands of people in traditional, crazy and just plain green costumes make their way to the Munchner Freiheit just north of the city centre around midday, from where a parade kicks off down the grand boulevards of Leopold and Ludwig Strasse to Odeonsplatz. It lasts about 90 minutes.

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Munich Festivals

Munich festivals. An illustrated guide to festivals and events in and around Munich, from Destination Munich.

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Augsburg Plarrer

The Augsburg Plärrer is the biggest beer festival in Bavarian Swabia. It's on twice a year and is a great alternative to the Munich Oktoberfest.

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Munich Strong Beer Festival - Starkbierfest

The Munich Strong Beer Festival (Starkbierfest) is sometimes called the city's fifth season. It's a celebration of potent brews which was started by a group of monks.

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Munich Streetlife Festival

Munich Streetlife Festival. Twice a year, the entire population of Munich moves outside. At least that's what it must seem like to anyone who visits during the biannual Streetlife Munich, the city's biggest street party.

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Kaltenberg Knights Tournament - Kaltenberger Ritterturnier

Kaltenberg Knights Tournament - the Kaltenberger Ritterturnier will thrust you right back to the middle ages.

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Munchener Fruhlingsfest - An illustrated guide to the Munich Spring Festival

Munchener Fruhlingsfest - the Munich Spring Festival. Here's why you should definitely go to this festival that's become known as the little sister to the Oktoberfest

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Kocherlball - A Munich tradition

An illustrated article about the Kocherlball - A unique old-time dance in Munich's bigest park. Here’s one right out of the history books. The Kocherlball or

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Tollwood - Munich's big summer fiesta

Tollwood festival takes place in summer in Miunich, and is all about music, food, and world culture. At Tollwood you can browse craftsman's stands while biting back on a bio-bratwurst.

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Oktoberfest Munich - everything you need to know

Oktoberfest Munich . FAQs, 100s of photos and stories on the Munich Oktoberfest. An illustrated and in-depth guide: Which tent to pick, How much it will cost, when to go, how it started and more.

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Oktoberfest barometer

Oktoberfest barometer. When's the best day to go Oktoberfest in Munich? Weekends are the busiest times as you'd expect. The tents fill up pretty much every evening though, so you're guaranteed an electric atmosphere whenever you're there.

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Oktoberfest 2024 dates - a temporal guide to the beer fest

Oktoberfest 2024 dates and details of special events at the Munich beer festival. When am I allowed into the Oktoberfest tents? Is there anything special afoot on the days I'm going? On what days can I see people in funny costumes and cannon shooting?

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Where is Bavaria - info and map of Bavaria

Where is Bavaria? 8 Fast facts about Germany's prettiest province from Destination Munich.

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Munich weather - about the weather Munich

Destination Munich's illustrated guide to Munich weather. Info about the seasons, temperature and other weather Munich details.

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Munich for disabled travellers - tips and help

Munich for disabled travellers. Tips and help for visitors with a physical disability from Destination Munich.

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The Old Oktoberfest - Oide Wiesn - is well worth a visit

The Old Oktoberfest - Oide Wiesn - is is a part of the Munich Oktoberfest grounds where you can experience what the festival was like in days gone by. This is a special area at the southern end of the Oktoberfest grounds, opposite the huge ferris wheel, where you can find old-style beer tents, folks wearing traditional costumes and fairground rides as your grandparents would have known them.

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Oktoberfest tent guide - an illustrated look at the beer tents at the Munich Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest tent guide. Destination munich lifts the lid on the 14 big beer tents at the Munich Oktoberfest

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