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Munich: Oktoberfest 2022 Ticket, Tour, Lunch and Drinks

1. Munich: Oktoberfest 2022 Ticket, Tour, Lunch and Drinks

Experience Munich's Oktoberfest beer festival on this guided tour. Get an entry ticket that not only allows you to access the Hofbräu-Festzelt party tent but guarantees seating at one of its tables. Enjoy walking around with your guide and fellow beer lovers, ride the Ferris wheel, eat lunch, drink beers, and have a blast. Meet your guide and fellow partygoers in the center of Munich to begin this beer feast. Take the metro to Oktoberfest to have the best day of your life. Don't worry; what happens in Oktoberfest stays in Oktoberfest.  Get access to all areas in the world's biggest party with your newfound drinking buddies. Experience the electric atmosphere of Bavaria's traditional beer culture. Hop from tent to tent, enjoy 2 liters of the finest German beer, and take a ride on the Ferris wheel. Drink, dance, and cheer beer with the locals. Feeling hungry? No worries - tuck into a chicken lunch. This beer festival is right up your street if you enjoy drinking, dancing, and meeting easy-going people. 

Munich: Royal Water Music on the Starnberg Lake

2. Munich: Royal Water Music on the Starnberg Lake

The high point of the evening is the Royal Water Music in the salon on the main deck of MS Starnberg, a luxurious concert hall with exceptional acoustics. The Residence Soloists and members of the Munich Philharmonic will play masterpieces by Vivaldi, Handel, Mozart and others. Traditionally, on such royal occasions, a hunt would take place: the quarry would be driven out of the woods into the lake for the courtly company to shoot at. Such entertainment cannot, unfortunately, be provided; but you are sure to enjoy the exciting tales of the Bavarian Kingdom, told by cultural historians on board. After this a 3 course dinner including drinks and a champagne reception awaits you. The first course includes canapés, shrimps in potato jackets, a selection of bruschette, Parma ham and antipasti satays, and smoked salmon tartlets. The main course is of pork medallions and turkey steak in Calvados sauce with potato gratin and seasonal vegetables. For pudding you will be served dark and white chocolate mousses with forest berries. The festive music, the thrilling courtly tales, and the delicious 3 course dinner afterwards make this voyage on the Starnberg Lake a glorious and unforgettable event. The team of Bavaria Klassik welcome you onboard Bavaria's biggest luxury ship, the MS STARNBERG, on the Starnberg Lake. Let them treat you like royalty on an incredible cruise and take a trip through time to the days of bavarian royalty with a cultural historian. The ship is well-suited to all weather; in good weather, the concert portion of the evening even takes place on the sun deck. Enjoy a greeting with prosecco before a delicious 3-course meal with drinks, and the night really goes out with a bang as a Baroque firework show awaits you in Starnberg at the end of the tour.

Day Tour to Herrenchiemsee Palace with Skip-The-Line Tickets

3. Day Tour to Herrenchiemsee Palace with Skip-The-Line Tickets

On the Herreninsel, the largest island in Bavaria's largest lake, the Chiemsee, you will visit one of the most imposing sights in the whole of the state: the grandiose Herrenchiemsee Palace of King Ludwig II, the builder of Neuschwanstein. The palace was built in imitation of the Palace of Versailles build by France's Louis XIV, whom Ludwig held in the highest esteem. Afterwards, the boat will take you onwards to the lovely, car-free Fraueninsel. There you will have time for lunch and a tour of the island's fascinating sights, including the Carolingian gatehouse, one of the oldest buildings in Germany, the 2,000-year-old tree, and the Benedictine nunnery, with its famous home-made liqueur. The trip to Herrenchiemsee and the Fraueninsel will acquaint you with two of Bavaria's most beautiful and interesting spots. Come along on an excursion fit for a king!

Munich: Residenz Palace, Museum and Treasury Private Tour

4. Munich: Residenz Palace, Museum and Treasury Private Tour

Join this exclusive tour to explore the nooks and crannies of the Residenz, the largest palace complex in Germany, with a Licensed Guide. Step inside to admire the stunning interiors and learn about its former inhabitants. Visit the Residenz Museum, Treasury and Cuvilliés Theater and enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town. Choose a basic 2-hour option to see the highlights of the Residenz: the Palace, Museum, and Treasury. Follow in the footsteps of Bavarian kings, dukes, and electors who served in this royal residence from 1508 to 1918. Take a journey through the periods of Renaissance, to early Baroque, to Rococo, to Neoclassicism. Admire the lavish rooms and art collections that provide the distinguished taste and political ambition of the Wittelsbach dynasty. As a museum, the Residenz explores the ages of humanism, Counter-Reformation, the Enlightenment, the divine right of kings and constitutional monarchy. In the Treasury, you will find a remarkable collection of crown jewels, royal insignia, goldsmith's works, swords, goblets, and other expensive items. The 3-hour option includes a private car transfer between your accommodation in Munich and the Residenz. This solution is perfect when you don't want to walk too far or use public transport. After the tour, you will be driven back to the address provided when booking. Opt for the extended 3.5-hour to visit the Residenz and the Cuvilliés Theatre. Admire the opulence of the auditorium that Elector Maximilian Joseph III built as his new opera house. Hear about the lavish opera productions and the first performance of Mozart’s Idomeneo that premiered here. Explore also Hofgarten, the formal court gardens of the royal residence. See the Bavarian Government, Marstall Theater, and the Grand State Opera. The 5-hour tour also includes a walking tour of Munich’s Old Town. Take a stroll from the Residenz to Odeonsplatz to see the Feldherrnhalle monument and Theatine Church, and hear about the infamous Beer Hall Putsch that took place here. Step inside the proud Frauenkirche (Munich Cathedral) and hear the legend of its Devil's footprint. Follow your private guide to the city-center square Marienplatz to admire the magnificent New Town Hall as well as the Old Town Hall, Fish’s Fountain, and St. Peter’s Church, the oldest church in the city.

From Munich: Herrenchiemsee Palace and Boat Trip Day-Tour

5. From Munich: Herrenchiemsee Palace and Boat Trip Day-Tour

Spend a lovely day out on a boat exploring the beautiful Chiemsee and its two picturesque islands, the Herreninsel and the Fraueninsel. Known as “the Bavarian Ocean,” Chiemsee is the largest fresh-water lake near Munich. Herreninsel boasts wonderful Herrenchiemsee, a palace built by King Ludwig II in 1878 in the image of Versailles in France. In some respects, however, Herrenchiemsee actually surpasses Versailes – its Hall of Mirrors is a famous example. With its elegant gardens and walkways and the beautiful interiors of gold, glass, and porcelain, the palace is a visually stunning monument to opulence. King Ludwig's difficult personality is reflected in his famous elevated dining table, which was raised and lowered through the floor so the reclusive King did not have to see his servants. This tour gives you the full story of Chiemsee and its islands. You even get the option of touring the interior of the palace. This full day tour is one of the most unique and special touring experiences in Germany.

Munich: Munich Maxvorstadt Historical Walking Tour

6. Munich: Munich Maxvorstadt Historical Walking Tour

Experience Italian flair, bohemian artists, and the horror of war on this guided tour in the middle of Munich. Discover the city’s rich history as you journey from Odeonsplatz to Maxvorstadt. Learn impressive facts and hear exciting anecdotes as the guide leads you through Munich’s Maxvorstadt neighborhood, today a student-oriented district with the youngest residents of the Bavarian capital. Hear history from an expert as you walk through old streets and history-rich areas on a tour carefully developed together with the history magazine, GEO Epoche. Discover how Ludwig I. dreamed of Munich as Athens on the Isar, with Mediterranean aesthetics and grandeur. See where the palaces, concert halls and glamorous cafés from this period are on Brienner Street, the first boulevard in Munich. Explore places both glamorous and dark, highlighting Munich’s role in World War 2, on a tour that will take you into the secrets of the past and tell the truth behind this vibrant neighborhood.

Munich: Unbelievable City Tour

7. Munich: Unbelievable City Tour

Discover an alternative side to Munich on a guided city tour, surprises, and wacky surprises at every turn. Visit some famous and lesser-known landmarks such as the Julia Statue, Marienplatz, Stehausschank, Michael Jackson's Statue, and the Residenz in the Hofgarten. Start at Isartor where your guides will share the first of many surprising stories of Munich. Some are true, and some are false. If you can guess the most correct stories, you will receive a special prize. After that, you will learn about local beer culture and Oktoberfest. Visit the Hofbräuhaus and hear some of the lesser-known tales of this iconic tavern. Hear more anecdotes about the Julia Statue, Marienplatz, Michael Jackson's Statue, and the Hofgarten. The tour will also include a stop for a quick drink, before finishing up near Odeonsplatz.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

This is my first time attending “ Get your guide’s” tour and it was so amazing. Our tour guide Patrick is one of the best story tellers I have ever met. He is so professional in guiding us, very humorous and enthusiastic, deals with every situation in a breeze and with elegance. He told us all the background information that we need to know so as to admire Herrenchiemsee even better. The whole tour went so smoothly that we didn’t spend much time waiting for our train or the ship. The English tour of Herrenchiemsee is clear enough for me to grasp the beauty of the castle and the madness of Ludwig the 2nd as a non native English speaker. Herrenchiemsee is so gorgeous that it should be visited as much as Neuschwanstein. For me, Herrenchiemsee is the perfect representation of Ludwig the 2nd and enabled me to understand the king and the history of Bavaria even more. The steam boat and the ship to the islands are awesome. Thank you Radius tours. Thank you so much Patrick.

Nice welcome by Elisabeth at the boarding, for each a nice word. Also on the return trip, she asked everyone again if everything was ok. Monica took over from Chiemsee, was also great, her comments were very informative. The weather also played along, all in all a successful day

Josch who succeeded in keeping 14 guests with 14 different wishes together

A maximum distribution of sun, sufficient heat and a fantastic guide (Josch). In addition, showed an incredible ability to get a sheepshell of 14 tourists to fit a train. Many thanks, Josch! Class and Inga- Lill Boman Stockholm Sweden

Our guide Anna was amazing, very organised and approachable.

The price includes the castle entrance tickets and steam train and boat tickets. Beautiful location, highly recommend.

Great guide, very rewarding visit

Very nice day, train trip + comfortable boat, well explained castle and museum visits and great weather!