Oktoberfest Tent, Theresienwiese, © Can Stock / Paha_L
Savor the Tastes of Munich
The Hofbrauhaus – a standard tourist stop for beer and Bavarian music. The Hofbrauhaus is within walking distance from the train station with a stop at the Marienplatz along the way.
Oktoberfest (Wies’n) at Theresienwiese in October is the site for the annual German beer drinking event.
Savor the tastes of German beer, radler (half beer half, half soda or lemonade), bockwurst, bratwurst, sauerkraut, spätzle (egg noodles), schweinebraten (pork dumplings), potato dumplings.
Odeonsplatz Square, © Pixabay / ddzphoto
Average temperatures for Munich weather in July and August are 75 F (24 C), while lows are about 55 F (13 C). By December and January average highs are 37 F (3 C) and average lows are 25 F (-4 C). Rainfall peaks in June.
Munich Weather Graph
August is likely the best month to visit Munich for good weather. September is also a good choice. October is popular for the beer festival known as Oktoberfest.
Nymphenburg Palace, © Pixabay / holzijue
Get to Munich
Most people get to Munich through Munich’s International Airport (MUC). Munich is one of the major airline centers for Trans Atlantic flights to Europe. The central train station is about a half hour cab ride from the airport. The trip by rail is about 45 minutes, with trains departing frequently.
Siegestor Victory Gate, © Can Stock / Boarding1Now
The Munich central train station is gigantic just like the airport. After traveling through smaller cities of Germany by rail, the Munich station seems like a place to live instead of travel through. The rail station has lots of coffee shops, grocery stores, restaurants and other shops. From the central train station, it’s less than a 15 minute walk to the Marienplatz and the Frauenkirche.