Category Archives: Summer in Munich

The Munich Opera Festival – a cultural delight with tradition

The annual Munich Opera Festival is the highlight of the concert season. Every year, opera lovers from around the world are drawn to the Bavarian capital to witness this international and most traditional festival of its kind. The festival is … Continue reading

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Tafelspitz at the Pfistermühle restaurant – a traditional piece of Viennese lifestyle

In many aspects, the arrival of summer brings with it new zest for life. Not only does the sunshine do wonders for the mind, but culinary highlights too, such as asparagus, strawberries, wild garlic and Tafelspitz (prime boiled beef – … Continue reading

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The Munich Isar Meadows – leisure, nature and recuperation in the middle of the city

As well as Oktoberfest, the Frauenkirche and the English Garden, the Isar is just as much a famous symbol of Munich. After the Danube, the Inn and the Main it is the fourth longest river in Bavaria with a length … Continue reading

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The Munich Beer Gardens – the embodiment of the Munich way of life

The beer gardens are an established fixture of the Munich Open Air Season. Big and small, young and old gather here together, different nationalities and languages cross paths and quickly find new people to talk to on the long beer … Continue reading

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“Dult is a cult” – Auer Maidult on Mariahilfplatz

Connected to the original meaning of the name “Tult” or “Dult”, in honor of a saint, stands were erected around the church and goods were sold. Traders came from the surrounding areas and sold scarves, furs, leather goods, as well … Continue reading

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Spring Sweepstake

Spring has arrived in Munich: the diverse plant life in the botanical garden blooms with the most beautiful of spring colours; the city-centre squares are vibrant and the al fresco season is once again upon us. The Platzl Hotel Munich … Continue reading

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Spring trips in Munich’s surrounding areas

Of course Munich is worth a visit all year round, but it is especially nice to go on a trip to the area surrounding the Bavarian capital in spring, when the days get warmer and everything turns green. There are … Continue reading

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Hellabrunn Zoo – a journey of discovery across all continents

Hellabrunn Zoo is not a typical zoo. It was founded in 1911 as the world’s first geo-zoo. This means that the animals live in spacious enclosures corresponding to their place of origin. The enclosures have numerous green spaces and areas … Continue reading

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Event Highlights in Munich in the Spring

Winter is nearly over now, the days are becoming warmer and soon spring will be upon us again. InMunichthis is the perfect time of year to enjoy: perhaps with a spring walk in theEnglishGardenor sunbathing in one of the beer … Continue reading

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The Open Air Season has begun: a slice of the Munich way of life

The winter with its record cold temperatures is now finally over and spring is already upon us. As soon as the temperatures rise Nature will reawaken from her winter slumber – the first flowers will sprout and the trees will … Continue reading

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