Munich Greeter

20 November 2013
by Insa
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A snow-free day with the mountains: The Alpine museum

Autumn is over and with it ended the hiking season. The ski season has not begun yet. When you start to miss the Alps in this “in between-period”, you should visit the Alpine museum on the “Praterinsel”.

Blutenburg

12 November 2013
by Insa
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A castle full of books: Blutenburg castle in Obermenzing

In the Western part of Munich, in the district Obermenzing stands Blutenburg castle. This little castle, a former hunting lodge of the Bavarian dukes, is surrounded by the river Würm and by several ponds as well as by lush green … Continue reading

23 January 2013
by Yvonne
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Sledging in Munich: The best sledding hills in the city

Munich is covered in snow! The English Garden is a real wonderland. Thus, children of all sizes grab their sleds. Whoever comes to Munich with children and needs some rest from a hard days’ sightseeing, can now climb one of … Continue reading

27 December 2012
by Insa
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A place with a view: where to watch the fireworks on New Year´s Eve

As the year is slowly drawing to a close, the question arises where to see the fireworks on New Year´s Eve. If you do not want to fire off rockets in front of your hotel, you have a lot of … Continue reading

17 December 2012
by Andy
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Go West! The Christkindlmarkt in Munich Neuhausen

It doesn’t stick to the eye and as a tourist you don’t automatically stumble over it. Sometimes you might even miss this little district christmas-market in the heart of the district Neuhausen. The speciality of this christmas-market is, that there’s … Continue reading

15 December 2012
by Insa
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Woodcarver´s wonderland: The Crèche Market in Munich

Right there in the middle of the pedestrian zone, on Neuhauser Straße, is a special Chrismas market – the crèche market („Kripperlmarkt“). It´s a small market – only half a dozen booths huddle between the “Bürgersaal” and the Richard-Strauss-Fountain. The … Continue reading

11 December 2012
by Ramona
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Bad weather in Munich? Tollwood winter festival!

Strictly taken, the Tollwood is not a Christmas market. And it doesn’t pretend to be one. That’s why it calls itself a winter festival instead. But where is the difference? First of all, in the range of products found there. … Continue reading

9 December 2012
by Ramona
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Back to the Middle Ages: The Christmas Market at Wittelsbacherplatz in Munich

The Christmas market I will visit most will surely be the one at Wittelsbacherplatz. I have to admit that it’s directly on my way back from work.  But even if this is not your case you should give it a try. … Continue reading

5 December 2012
by Andy
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Rolling Christmas Market: The “Christkindl-Tram”?

Christmas markets are wonderful. Especially when there is snow, night is coming and everything begins to glitter. Soon there will be Christmas feeling. But sometimes you need a break. A break from looking right and left and wandering around in … Continue reading

3 December 2012
by Yvonne
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Christmas Market in Munich: Did you already FLÖFF ?

It’s finally advent seson in Munich! Which also means Christmas market time. It’s hard to choose your favorite one in a town which seems to host a 100 of them. Actually, there seems to open a new one every year … Continue reading