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Munich: Old Town & Viktualienmarkt City Walk in German

1. Munich: Old Town & Viktualienmarkt City Walk in German

Discover the sights of central Munich on an informative guided city walk. See Marienplatz, the Frauenkirche and the Staatliches Hofbräuhaus brewery. Visit the cathedral and Theatine Church. Get a glimpse of the endless shopping opportunities by popping into the Fünf Höfe shopping mall. Pass the Dallmayr store and Schuhbeck's restaurant and stroll across Odeonsplatz. Finally, visit the famous Viktualienmarkt. Enjoy the special atmosphere in one of the typical beer gardens or stroll through the stalls selling flowers, cheese, spices, and other produce. Listen to interesting stories and anecdotes told by your guide, and learn more about the state capital of Bavaria and its citizens.

Munich: Viktualienmarkt Gourmet Food Tour

2. Munich: Viktualienmarkt Gourmet Food Tour

From Weißwurst (traditional Bavarian white sausage) to pretzels, from beer to cheese – the possibilities for eating and drinking at the Viktualienmarkt seem virtually endless. On this tour of the Viktualienmarkt in Munich, open up your senses with tasty delicacies and fascinating stories. This gourmet tour begins at Marienplatz. From here you’ll go directly to the Viktualienmarkt, where you’ll stop at several stands to sample the many delicacies and discover stories about the food and the market traders. Find various types of sausages, cheese, bread, and exotic fruit, and you’ll finish off the tour with some pickled Bavarian delicacies.

Munich: Walking Tour Old Town and Viktualienmarkt

3. Munich: Walking Tour Old Town and Viktualienmarkt

See the highlights of Munich's historic old town on this exciting guided tour. You'll start at Marienplatz and head for St. Peter's, the oldest church in Munich. Stroll through the farmer's market, and let yourself be drawn in by the tantalazing aromas. Try a couple local specialties before setting off for the Old Town Hall. In the Burgstraße, the house of the author in residence awaits you, as well as the Old Court, the former seat of the Duke of Bavaria. Then it's through the medieval Platzgassen alleys, past Schuhbecks Cooking School, and on to the Hofbräuhaus. Here you'll see the Munich Beer Hall, which was even recreated in Las Vegas. Wonder at the exclusive shops in the most expensive shopping street in Germany, Maximilianstraße. The tour ends at the opera hall, with architecture reminiscent of a Greek temple.

Munich: 24 or 48-Hour Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

4. Munich: 24 or 48-Hour Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Ticket

Jump on the blue open-top double-decker bus and experience a hop-on hop-off tour through the beautiful city of Munich. Get on and off the bus as often as you want and explore the sights in the city on your own. Alternatively, you can stay on the bus to enjoy the view and listen to the informative commentary. On the tour, see the scenic Odeonsplatz and the interesting architecture of the Pinakotheken, home to numerous works of art. Head pass Marienplatz and discover the famous Viktualienmarkt with its delicacies as well as the famous Hofbräuhaus. Get off at Karlsplatz and stroll through the pedestrian zone and shopping arcade. Explore the fantastic castles and their gardens, and discover the history of Munich. 1. Karlsplatz/Stachus 2. Kunstareal 3. Odeonsplatz 4. Eisbach5. Deutsches Museum (stop temporarily suspended due to construction work!)6. Marienplatz/Tal7. Max-Joseph-Platz8. Nymphenburg Palace9+10. Olympic Park/BMW Welt & Museum11. Schwabing/English Garden 

Munich: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

5. Munich: Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Get to know Munich at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt and walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. Start your tour from Königsplatz. Visit Karolinenplatz with its beautiful yet bizarre obelisk that oversees it, and explore Odeonsplatz with its magnificent Odeon Hall. Photograph Max-Joseph-Platz with its unique aesthetic and marvel at the Frauenkirche as you get lost in its 2 tall towers. Then the imposing Jesuit Church of St Michael awaits you. From Marienplatz, continue your beautiful journey to the heart of Munich. Admire the Asamkirche. Let the Viktualienmarkt whet your appetite. See the Isartor, one of the 4 gates of Munich. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn interesting facts and create memories that you won't forget. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game.

Munich: Viktualienmarkt Food Tasting Tour in German

6. Munich: Viktualienmarkt Food Tasting Tour in German

Embark on a guided tour of the Viktualienmarkt with food tastings and taste local flavors as you learn about the regional history from your local guide. Learn about the market's historical background as you make your way to eight market stalls, trying typical delicacies. Try a classic combination, including a efreshing or warming welcome drink (depending on the season), hearty sausage specialties, exotic fruits, extra long baked farmer's crust bread, Bavarian antipasti, fresh pretzel, exquisite cheese variety, and freshly squeezed juice.

Munich: Middle Ages Tour with Night Watchman in German

7. Munich: Middle Ages Tour with Night Watchman in German

Experience cemeteries and interrogations, silver pennies and executions as you step back to the Middle Ages. Meet Wolfram, your night watchman guide in the central square of Marienplatz. They'll be carrying a lantern, halberd and horn to help immerse you in the world of medieval Munich. Walk with your group to Munich's 12th century city wall, and learn about the executions and beheadings of the middle ages. Smell incense in the ancient remains of St. Peter's church, and learn about the punishments for bad bakers at Metzgerzeile. Witness the closing of the Talburg Gate and a fight with a halberd. Learn about the terrifying torture techniques used in medieval prisons. You'll also explore the city's castle and the Schwabinger Gate, as you discover the fascinating and gruesome history of middle age Munich.

Munich: Night Watchman Walking Tour in German for Children

8. Munich: Night Watchman Walking Tour in German for Children

Embark on a family-friendly night walking tour in Munich with a guide dressed as a night watchman with a halberd ax. Be transported back in time to the middle ages as you listen to chilling stories from the watchman. Be greeted by your night watchman guide in his historical attire in Marienplatz. Hear your guide explain the duties of night watchmen. Discover medieval stories as you accompany him through the streets and alleys of Munich's old town. Walk along the old city wall and close the city gates together so that nobody can enter the city at night. Find out how the night watchman protects Munich from rabble and devastating fires. Watch as he blows his call horn to signal a fire. End your tour in Marienplatz.

Munich: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour for Children

9. Munich: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Tour for Children

Experience a fun and kid-friendly tour of Munich's old town. Using puzzles and clues from the numbered envelopes, make your way from sight to sight in the historic center moving at your own pace.  Beginning at Stachus, the large square in the center of Munich, you will have the chance to discover the famous Frauenkirche, considered to be the symbol of Munich, Marienplatz, where both the old (Altes Rathaus) and new town halls (Neues Rathaus) are located, and the Viktualienmarkt, a popular gourmet food market.  This self-fun scavenger tour allows you and your family to take your time puzzling your way through the city while still benefiting from extensive information about the history of Bavaria's capital and learning about its landmarks in a fun, unconventional way.

Munich: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

10. Munich: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided tour through Munich's famous landmarks such as the Neue Rathaus, Marienplatz and the Frauenkirche. These sights cannot be missed. Our tour guide also has exciting stories to tell about the famous Hofbräuhaus. Famous highlights such as Maximilianstraße, the Residenz and the Feldherrnhalle at Odeonsplatz are also visited during the tour. The tour ends near the Viktualienmarkt, where visitors can take a short break with a glass of wine or a coffee.

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4.6 / 5

based on 2,057 reviews

Everything was delicious and there was a lot of background knowledge that was imparted along the way. The only thing would have been a little something sweet at the end. But it was indeed a great experience, our guide Julia in particular contributed significantly to it

Excellent tour, went with Stephanie, can highly recommend - very informative (even for someone who's lived in this city for awhile), fun and interesting.

Danielle was amazing! Very knowledgeable and made the tour fun.

Interesting stories, good food - everything was great 👍

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