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Munich: An Evening of Bavarian Beer and Food Culture

1. Munich: An Evening of Bavarian Beer and Food Culture

A warm glow is guaranteed when you immerse yourself in German beer and food culture on this evening tour in Munich. You'll meet a friendly local guide who'll introduce the beer capital of the world and tell you about the secret haunts where locals go for the really good stuff. Learn about the fascinating history of German brewing - from the ancient Hausfrauen brew-women, to the great monastic breweries of the middle ages, and the revered Reinheitsgebot (Purity Law) of 1516. You'll learn why the world looks to Munich for the ultimate examples of cold refreshing great tasting beer. Don't eat before this tour! You'll be sampling several different delicious beer varieties and the best of traditional Bavarian food including Weisswurst(white sausage), dumpling, roast pork and more at our own table in one of the city's finest old beer halls. You'll enjoy an exclusive private tour through the beautiful new Beer and Oktoberfest Museum housed in one of Munich's most historic buildings. After seeing a traditional beer garden, you'll finish at the world-famous Hofbräuhaus. There you have the option of continuing through the night to the sound of Bavarian Oompah bands.

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Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

2. Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Explore the vibrant city of Munich in an active way. On this 3-hour guided bike tour you will learn many interesting stories about the history of the city. The bike allows you to quickly and easily reach the famous sights in the city. Take in the special atmosphere of the city as you cycle together through Munich’s streets and listen to your guide’s interesting stories. During the tour you will make a stop at the Hofbräukeller beer garden. Enjoy a cold beer before you continue cycling along the Isar River. The bike ride takes you along Marienplatz, past the Hofbräuhaus, and down Maximilianstrasse, through Königsplatz, past the Pinakothek der Moderne, through Schwabing, and to the English Garden. At the end, the tour returns to the starting point.

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Munich by Bike: Half-Day Tour with Local Guide

3. Munich by Bike: Half-Day Tour with Local Guide

Starting from the Hauptbahnhof (Central Train Station), this half-day bicycle tour is a great way to see the city of Munich. Guides are local Munich residents who know the best routes, the best stories, and the best spots to stop for a quick drink. The first stop of the tour is the Neoclassical square, Königsplatz, often called Munich's Acropolis. A few minutes away is the impressive Odeonsplatz. Both are the legacy of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, a 19th-century monarch who wanted to make a grand city for kings. He actually succeeded in making Munich a great city for cyclists. From Odeonsplatz, you'll cycle through the picturesque royal gardens to the Englischer Garten, Europe's largest city park, where nudity happens to be legal. Then the tour stops at the famous Chinese Tower beer garden for refreshments. Cruise along the lovely banks of the river Isar, which leads back into the heart of Munich's beautiful Old Town. The charming pedestrianized Medieval streets around Marienplatz feature churches, markets, and cafes, and are a cyclist's heaven.

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Classic 4-Hour Bike Tour of Munich

4. Classic 4-Hour Bike Tour of Munich

Get to know Munich on a bike with a 4-hour guided tour. Meet at Marienplatz 15 next to the Spielzeugmuseum. Here, you will be introduced to your guide and other group members, get acquainted, and hear you about the amazing history of Munich and the buildings closest to that part of the Old Town. After about 15 minutes, walk up the street to a garage location to get your bike. Once you are ready to roll, head out on the city, stopping at the iconic old town, discovering the English Garden, watching the Isar River surfers, and much more. About 2 hours into the tour, stop for a break in Munich's most popular beer garden. Here you will have a chance to eat, drink, and socialize for about an hour before carrying on with the rest of the tour.

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Munich: 1.5-Hour Bike Tour

5. Munich: 1.5-Hour Bike Tour

Your guide will show you the way through the city to the best attractions whilst telling you all about the history of Munich. Throughout your experience you will also be regaled with fun stories about your surrounding sights as well as German culture. As the tour is relatively short, there will not be any stops for food/drink, so please make sure you are ready when you arrive. The usual route travels to Max Joseph Platz, Odeonsplatz/Feldherrnhalle Theatinerkirche, Englischer Garten, Eisbachwelle, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum/Luftwaffe headquarters, Isar river and The Angel of Peace. Main discussion points throughout the tour will evolve around Hitler, the World War II, and Munich's history. Your guide will take wishes to visit other attractions, or alternatively can skip some if a majority of the group would like that. There will be bathroom and water breaks throughout the tour and it will be conducted at an easy pace at which everyone is able to keep up.

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Munich by Bicycle: Custom Bike Tours for Groups

6. Munich by Bicycle: Custom Bike Tours for Groups

Munich’s most beautiful locations are best explored by bike. You will be provided with a bicycle and you can decide the pace of the tour yourself. Along the way you will see the State Opera and the Theatine Church. Cycle through the courtyards of the Residenz to Schwabing and on through the English Garden. With your tour guide you will also discover the Wittelsbach residence, the most beautiful church in Munich, Marienplatz, Viktualienmarkt, the Hofgarten, and much more. You will then ride along the Isar River back to the historical center. You can take a break in the shaded beer garden at the Chinese Tower, enjoy a snack in the English Garden, or visit a museum. Whether for school groups or tour groups for seniors – there is a perfect city tour for every need.

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Munich: 3.5-Hour Night Bike Tour

7. Munich: 3.5-Hour Night Bike Tour

Enjoy amazing views, an easy and relaxing bike ride, and the opportunity to kick back like the locals with a pint of beer on this night tour. Your bike tour begins in the center of town on a comfortable city bike. Ride on bike lanes and small arcades that are off-limits to cyclists during the day to make your way out of the center of the city and into the neighborhoods where the locals gather. Just before sunset, arrive along the river where you can take in the evening atmosphere of people enjoying themselves on its many small beaches. Cross the Isar and make your way to the eastern side of the city. Find yourself on a hill with beautiful views and stop for a pint. Have the chance to try some local German specialties like pretzels, brats, and Bavarian delicacies. After enjoying the vantage point, make your way back into the heart of town, stopping to learn about a few of the famous sights along the way. Ride through Gärtnerplatz, the Lehel Neighborhood with its authentic Bavarian shops, see the former Luftwaffe headquarters, and enjoy a lovely view of St. Michael's Church.

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Munich Bike Tour

8. Munich Bike Tour

This Munich city bike tour is the perfect introduction to one of Germany's most historic cities and capital city of Bavaria. Over the course of this easy four-hour ride, you'll be informed and entertained with sights and stories from Munich, both old and new. On this effortless ride across Munich, you will see the most fascinating sites the city has to offer. Whether it's the origins of the Nazi party, or if you are most interested in their resistance, your tour guide will show you where it all happened and explain how. Aside from Munich's turbulent past, you will be taken to see the best of Munich including the famous city park surfers, Odeonsplatz, the Bavarian Parliament building and of course the farmers market, amongst other highlights. No ride across Munich would be complete without a stop at the famed English Gardens. Here, you can enjoy one of the world's largest beer gardens for drinks and a bite. Your guide will tell you just how seriously Bavarians treat beer while you enjoy a drink to wind down after conquering Munich by bike, you've earned it!

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Munich: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

9. Munich: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

Meet up with your guide at Isartor Gate, where the bikes will be ready for you. After an initial introduction and a few safety tips, you will hit the road and ride to the first stop just around the corner. The main discussion points for this tour are focused on World War II, Hitler and the Nazis, Munich´s history, and German culture. Your tour route takes you to some of the main attractions in Munich as well as some off the beaten path. Main attractions visited include Max Joseph Platz, Odeonsplatz/Feldherrnhalle Theatinerkirche, Bayerische Staatskanzlei/Hofgarten, a visit to the world's second largest beer garten, Englischer Garten, Eisbachwelle, Bayerisches National Museum and Luftwaffe headquarters, the Isar River, and the Angel of Peace.

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Nuremberg: Guided BYO Bike Tour

10. Nuremberg: Guided BYO Bike Tour

Explore the city of Nuremberg by bike and admire the many sights. You can drive around almost the entire of the old Medieval wall, and visit the place of the Nuremberg trials and the former Nazi party rally grounds. You will learn about the treasure chest of the Holy Roman Empire of German Nations, and ride around almost the entire old medieval wall. Passing through the green lung of Nuremberg, you will encounter the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds, where you can see the contemporary witnesses of the National Socialists' megalomania. A detour to the location of the Nuremberg Trials must not be missed. The tours usually take place on well-maintained bike paths, and travel at a comfortable pace. You can look forwards to a nice bike tour, with a maximum of 15 participants.

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What people are saying about Bavaria

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 574 reviews

This tour is a must when visiting Munich. You will visit old breweries and bars while learning a lot about the history of the Oktoberfest The Irish tourgide was great and mixed history with pleasure just right. I think he also had a great time with the 3 guys from Amsterdam...

imagine a tour to make friends. It's worth immersing yourself in the world of Bavaria beer. guide personifies the friend who invites us to drink. super informal, we use subway and walking.

Lovely,warm,good fun informative guide .Made us feel really comfortable and well looked after cycling round the city .With only a day in Munich we got to see the best bits . Thank you!

We had a great time - Steveo was our guide that evening. He was funny, informative and a great guide during our event. We enjoyed the walk, talk and the samples.

Me and my sister enjoyed this alot because we get to see more of the city by bikes. We covered alot of landmarks in the city.