Munich – The city of Oktoberfest, beer and Lederhosen – but also of modern architecture, street art, fashion, vibrant street cafés, a lively underground music scene and so very much more. The capital of Bavaria manages to fulfil all the clichés while defying each and every one. This is what makes Munich one of the top destinations for your groups in 2018.
So why not get the best out of your stay?
C&T can help you with various services surrounding the convention. In the following, we would like to inspire you with some ideas, hand picked by our local experts.
1. Did someone say sausage?
Bavarian food is nothing for light weights. It is the cruise ship that crumbles the decency of the Spanish, Italian and French cuisine, is if they were the posh sailing boat of the guy next door.
So do you want to eat Bavarian food? Of course you do! It is rich in taste and flavour and you wont find anything better that goes with the many varieties of delicious German beer. Taste something traditional in one from up to 1200 beer gardens and taverns and feel the Bavarian atmosphere. The popular Munich beer, pretzel and veal sausages are only one from Munich’s best original favourites.
2. The journey itself is the destination!
Getting from A to B in Munich is easy. As one of the most important Metropolis in central Europe you will find a reliable public transport system and affordable taxis. But why not use this time network or educate yourself?
How about a welcome reception in a private tram? Or an educational Rikscha ride through the city? See Munich from a local perspective with public transport or as cyclists. These types of transportation are not only good for the environment but also faster during the rush hour. Therefore the perfect alternative to come to your favourite dinner venue or the congress center!
3. Munich = Automobile
Bearly any other region is so connected to the automobile industry as Bavaria. The spotlight clearly is on BMW with its factory, museum and the world famous “BMW Welt”.
Intrigued? You feel like sitting in one of Munich’s famous car brands BMW? Experience something about new car models, designers and co-drive feeling during your airport or city transfer to the congress centre. The electro series is also very eco-friendly, especially for short distances.
4. Food for the mood
The proof of the pudding is in the eating! The Viktualienmarket started as an original farmers agora and has grown to a popular gourmet market with daily fresh fish, meat and selected wine bottles.
Our Viktualienmarkt tasting tour offers delicious specialities and historical background information on various market stalls – a delight for all senses. A refreshing guided tour through one of the most famous markets in Germany shows a wide variety of culinary secrets and delights.
A must visit for all art lovers. The old, new and modern Pinakothek connect over 700 old paintings from Dürer, Botticelli, da Vinci, etc. over new inspired pictures from Delacroix, Monet, van Gogh, etc. to modern motivated artists from the Who-is-Who 20th century scene. Follows us into Germany´s art history.
6. Surf the ice!
For over 35 years the churning wall of water in the city centre has cast a magic spell not only on Munich surfers but also on pros from around the world. The wave is both loved and feared since only the best of the best can master it.
The Eisbach is one of Munich’s numerous brooks that usually traverse the city below ground. It surfaces at the Eisbach bridge at Prinzregentenstrasse, near the Haus der Kunst art gallery where it rushes for 2 km in an easterly direction through the English Garden, one of the largest city parks in the world.
A small dam and the brook’s abundance of water, fed by the Isar river, results in a so-called standing wave 1/2 m high and about 12 m wide. But this wave lasts forever.
7. Germany´s first museum for Urban Art
The MUCA believes that art has the potential to change the perception on the world. It is their goal to provide space for such a young and transient form of art, in which street and urban art engage in a dialogue with other genres of contemporary art, establishing an atmosphere of synergy, inspiration and creative openess.
Launched in 2017, this is one of Munich´s newest and most secret hot spots – the perfect way to impress your groups.
Regina PugaRegina D. Puga-Hertzsch