Articles Tagged ‘Augsburg’

Day Trips from Munich

Day Trips from Munich April 20, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Munich is an awesome hub for sight seeing with a nearly endless supply of day trips.

Holiday Travel Tips – Christmas markets near Munich

Holiday Travel Tips – Christmas markets near Munich November 28, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Christmas markets – Every city in Bavaria has a Christmas market, with the larger cities having the most famous, but also the most commercial markets.  If, like most of my customers (I’m a tour guide), you want to find a more authentic feel, the key is simply to go to a smaller town.  These...

Munich city founding festival, Stadtgründungsfest

Munich city founding festival, Stadtgründungsfest May 24, 2011 | Events | Read More
Munich is a young city and so we still celebrate its founding every year until it becomes an adult at some stage.  This year Munich will be 853 years old. (The neighboring city of Augsburg is 2026 years old this year, if you want to claim Munich as old) As with every year the city celebrates with a...

Top 5 day trips from Munich

Top 5 day trips from Munich May 14, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
All of the day trips below can be done as a day trip in Munich.  All of them are also offered as regularly scheduled tours from tour operators in Munich.   Neuschwanstein is a 19th century fairytale castle built on foot hill right up against the Alps in southern Bavaria.  It is the most visited...

2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Soccer

2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup Soccer March 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
This year the Women’s World Cup Soccer tournament will be held in Germany!  There are nine venues all around Germany with the closest to Munich being in the near by city of Augsburg. Augsburg is a beautiful city only a 45 minute train ride from Munich.  As Augsburg was one of the wealthiest cities...

Top Christmas Markets to visit from Munich

December 1, 2010 | Events | Read More
These are in no particular order as all of these would be worth your time. Munich’s central market, located at Marienplatz (the city center). Haidhausen’s Christmas market, located just north of the Rosenheimer platz S-bahn stop, alternatively a 15 minute walk east from the city center (across the...

Five Reasons to choose Munich for Christmas

Five Reasons to choose Munich for Christmas November 25, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Glühwein.  I don’t think any explanation is necessary. Munich is a great hub for Christmas markets with Salzburg, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Landshut, and Augsburg as top choice day trips. Munich’s Christmas markets.  There’s not just one!  Each section of Munich has its own Chirstmas market and...