By Yasmin Balent
Munich is not only the state capital of Bavaria, but also one of the most attractive travel destinations in Germany, for both business and tourism. Therefore, Munich is the ideal place for a weekend getaway with an air taxi!
With an Air Taxi you are able to avoid long queues and traffic at the Munich International Airport, by landing in smaller regional airports. Here you can find more information, why an Air Taxi is worth taking!
Top 5 things to do in Munich!
Nr. 1 Oktoberfest
The Oktoberfest is probably the most famous event in Germany and the biggest folk festival of the world. Since 1810, this festival is taking place on the Theresienwiese in Munich. Furthermore, the Oktoberfest is visited annually by approximately six million people from all over the world.
If you are planning a visit to the Oktoberfest by public transport, you have the opportunity to avoid crowds at the main entrance. Take the U4 or the U5 and get off at the station Schwantahlerhöhe. From this station it is only a few minutes walking to the Otkoberfest entrance at the Bavaria Hall of Fame. This entrance is not as crowded as the main entrance of the Oktoberfest. For this reason, do not forget to avoid the stop at Theresienwiese.
In case you are traveling during springtime in Munich, you have the opportunity to visit the “little Oktoberfest”. This spring festival is a smaller version of the Oktoberfest, which takes place at the end of April of each year. You can find more information about the Spring Festival in Munich here.
Nr. 2 Hofbräuhaus
The beer palace in Munich’s old town “am Platzl” is a symbol of Bavaria’s beer culture, which dates back to the 16th century. Enjoy regional cuisine, music, folk dances, waiters in traditional costumes and the historic atmosphere.
Nr. 3 English Garden
With 3.7 square kilometers, the English Garden in Munich, is one of the largest city parks in the world. Streams, lakes, grasslands and beer gardens are popular meeting places to relax in Munich.
Nr. 4 Marienplatz
The Marienplatz forms with the New Town Hall the center of Munich. If you are in the center of the city, do not miss the daily carillon at the New Town Hall. At 11 o’clock and 12 o’clock, the carillon displays two important events from Munich’s history. In case you are visiting Munich between March and October, you can also experience the carillon at 5pm.
As soon as you have experienced a carillon at the Marienplatz in Munich and would like to know more about Munich, then guided city tours are ideal for you! City tours in Munich usually start at Marienplatz and depending on the provider, tours can be undertaken on foot, by bike, by Segway or by bus. City guides in Munich can be found here.
At the Marienplatz in Munich you will also find many shops, department stores and shopping malls. Since the product rage is extraordinarily diverse, everyone is able to find something of their liking. You can find more information about the shops at Marienplatz here.
Nr. 5 Olympia Park & BMW World
The Olympic Park was created for the Olympic Games in 1973. This park includes famous buildings like the Olympic Stadium, the Olympic Hall and the Olympic Tower. Additionally, the Olympia Park offers serval parks, which are often used for various events, leisure activities, sport activities and music festivals. Thus, the Olympia park became one of the most popular places in Munich.
In close proximity of the Olympia Park, you will find the BMW World and the BWM Museum. This is the perfect for every car enthusiast and BMW fan. Visitors have the opportunity to book guided tours of the BMW Group. Moreover, visitors are able to book guided factory tours, to get an insight into the production of BMW cars.
Air taxi to Munich (from Berlin) – example
Route: Berlin – Munich (day return)
Aircraft: Cirrus SR22
Flight time: 1:49
Price: 2.281,82 EUR (for 3 passengers)