Munich (München) in southeastern Germany is the state capital of Bavaria and the third largest city in the country. Hotels in Munich range from delightful Munich Pensions to luxury hotels in Munich and are invariably clean and friendly with a unique Bavarian charm.
When to go to MunichMunich enjoys warm, wet summers and cool, dry winters: peak temperatures in July and August are 72°F but will drop to 23°F in January. The nearby Alps, less than a two-hour drive, are ideal for winter sports. Regular festivals such as the international Filmfest München and Munich Opera Festival, the Christmas Markets, and, of course, the internationally-renowned Oktoberfest mean there is always something happening in Munich.
How to get to MunichMunich Franz Josef Strauss Airport (MUC) is situated about 20 miles north of the city and there is a wide choice of hotels at Munich airport. Two train lines connect the airport with the city center. Alternately you can transfer by bus, hire a car, or travel to your city hotel in Munich by shuttle bus or limousine. Travel around the city is easy by bus or by subway train (U-Bahn), or, as you’d expect in the city that is the headquarters of BMW, automobile.
Things to do in MunichMunich hotel rooms are at a premium at the time of the Oktoberfest, which runs from mid-September to early October annually. The numerous beer gardens and beer kellers are a welcome sanctuary for food and drink throughout the year. A trip to Munich would be incomplete without watching the display of the glockenspiel on the Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall), a huge gothic building on the Marienplatz. BMW Tower is a Munich landmark and the BMW Museum right next door is a must for automobile enthusiasts.
Where to stay in MunichSituate yourself at Munich hotels near the train station such as the Kings Hotel Munich or the five star hotels in Munich that include the Hotel Sofitel Munich Bayerpost. Whether you are looking for a cheap hotel in Munich or the best hotel in Munich make your Munich hotel reservations with Hotels.com.