Category Archives: Around Munich

A day trip to Salzburg

Explore the beautiful city of Salzburg and the surrounding historic and cultural landscape of the Salzkammergut based at the Platzl Hotel Munich. Both are easily reached by Premium Bus in just two hours from Munich. We offer day trips to … Continue reading

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Munich Airport Visitor Park – All about Munich’s Terminals

Watch Boeings and jumbo jets take off and land from the 28m high artificial mound in the Visitor Park at Munich’s Franz Josef Strauss Airport. You can also explore historic aircraft and learn more about the airport at its interesting … Continue reading

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Top ski resorts

The winter in Munich has so much to offer – you can enjoy everything from varied shopping opportunities with excellent restaurants, to cultural highlights in the state capital. However, Munich during the cold season offers a very special feature: Just … Continue reading

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Bike Riding in Munich – Discover Two Sublime Tours

In hardly any other city will you encounter as many cyclists while strolling through the streets, as in the “bicycle capital” Munich. The city itself has initiated this campaign with that latter title, and is helping to lure more and … Continue reading

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Asparagus season begins in Munich

Spring in Munich means it’s time for fresh asparagus. In Bavaria in particular, the famous Schrobenhausener variety is seen as the epitome of asparagus. This traditional asparagus-growing region, with over one hundred years of history, became famous primarily due to … Continue reading

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The Munich Olympic Park

The Olympic Park in Munich is best known as the site of the Olympic Summer Games 1972. It remains the site of many sporting and cultural events. In addition, the park and its attractions are one of the most popular … Continue reading

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Springtime in the Platzl Hotel and its restaurants

The Pfistermühle Restaurant The Pfistermühle restaurant offers a truly special Bavarian gourmet experience. We spoil you with up-scale Bavarian cuisine made with fresh local ingredients, paired with new creations and seasonal variety. Your journey through Bavarian cuisine will be accompanied … Continue reading

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Event Highlights: Spring 2013

The first rays of sunshine are bringing people young and old into the open air. The days are getting brighter, longer and warmer. As spring begins its return, people are drawn outside to stroll the streets and soak up the … Continue reading

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The Diocesan Museum in Freising

The Domberg Museum is the diocesan museum of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. It is located on the historical Domberg (Cathedral Hill) near the Mariendom in Freising. Overall, the museum has approximately 16,000 works from the last 2,000 years … Continue reading

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Winter sleigh rides around Munich

With the first snow fall the country takes on a magical appearance under a blanket of white. People are drawn to nature to take winter walks, build a snowman or go sledding. Another way to enjoy the magic of winter … Continue reading

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