Munich is the 3rd largest city in Germany and is located on the banks of River Isar. This historic town is known for being a major centre for finance, innovation, culture, technology, and is the most popular source of tourism in Germany. It is home to various centuries-old museums and old monuments. Blessed with an impressive number of breweries, this town also boasts of holding the Oktoberfest every year to celebrate the best of the German beers. Flights to Munich will bring you to cheerfully welcoming cosmopolitan city full of life. Fly to Munich and experience this city for yourself.
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Things to do in Munich
There is more to this city than just its famous Oktoberfest. The city proudly boasts a number of old heritage monuments. Even though a high profile city, it is a city that is very down to earth and greets you with open arms.
Some of the attractions in Munich to start you off are:
The English Garden – a large lush green park in the city centre
A visit to the Nymphenburg Palace, a magnificent example of Baroque architecture
Tour the Neuschwanstein Castle, which looks like an iconic fairy tale castle and was an inspiration for the Disney Castle
Take a tour of the BMW museum and ogle at the rich history of this German carmaker
Take a stroll on the town square and take snaps of the old town hall and cobbled stone streets
Get all round city views at the revolving restaurant located atop the Olympic Tower at the Olympiaturm
Visit the Hofbräuhaus am Platzl, a 3-floor beer hall and Bavarian restaurant
Mingle with the locals in the Viktualienmarkt, a daily farmer's market in the centre of Munich
Sit on a wooden bench under the shade of a chestnut tree at the Beer Gardens and savour authentic Bavarian beer
Visit Olympia Park – a mini city complete with hills, parks and landscapes, built for the 1972 Olympic games
Munich Airport is the second busiest airport in Germany, managing almost 40 million passengers annually. This airport hosts airlines from 228 destinations and from over 66 countries. A modern airport, it is well equipped to even handle the wide-bodied Airbus A380. It is also the hub for Lufthansa Airlines.
The airport is located just under 29 km from central Munich city. Ground transportation will connect you from the airport to any part of the city.
Just a few steps from arrival terminal is the train station with a train running to the city centre every 10 minutes. You can hop onto the local bus available from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 not just for getting to the city but to other surrounding areas as well. Select hotels have a free shuttle service from the airport. And if you prefer to drive around in private, book a limousine and see the city in style.
Airport codeMUCThe IATA code of the arrival airport on flights to Munich is MUC
Popular AirlineEasyjetMost popular airline flying to Munich