Holidays in Munich
(from: Sep 18, 2010 to: Sep 23, 2010)
If you have not considered a holidays in Munich Germany before, you should expect to be enticed and amazed by what is on offer. Germany is year-round holiday destination, with fine cities for Autumn and Winter cultural breaks, the famous German Christmas Markets, music, beer and wine festivals, spa holidays, summer river cruising plus of course alpine scenes for family summer holidays and winter skiing.
Although being Germany's third largest city, Munich has the country's strongest economy and lowest unemployment rates for a major city. It houses the headquarters for many major companies and is a world famous destination for tourists. Munich's popularity is such that it is twinned with seven cities worldwide - including Cincinnati, Bordeaux and Kiev.
Demand for hotels in Munich is generally highest late in the year when the city sees an influx of tourists for the annual Oktoberfest. The festival, which was first held in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of the Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Prince Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen, lasts for 16 days and traditionally ends on the first Sunday in October.
The Olympia Park complex, Allianz Football Stadium and Alte Pinakothek are also worth taking time for. The Munich English Gardens are definitely something that you will want to make time for. The Isar River runs directly through these lovely gardens and the natural wave pool is perfect for surfing. You can rent a boat and explore the lake, take a break at the Chinese Tower Beer Garden or visit the Japanese Tea House. You can stroll up to the Monopterus Pavilion and gain a phenomenal view of Munich while atop this amazing point.
Besides the obvious Munich Beer Festival or Oktoberfest, which is held during the end of September and beginning of October each year, Munich, Germany also has many other amazing sights and activities that you can enjoy. Munich is an excellent place to visit if you are seeking fascinating architecture.
From a terrain perspective, Germany has a bit of everything. The north consists mostly of plains and shoreline, while the center of the country is a fertile basin. The south of the country is primarily mountainous, sharing formations with Switzerland. With this divergent terrain, the climate varies from area to area, but is generally cool with significant periods of rain.
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