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Classic 4-Hour Bike Tour of Munich

1. Classic 4-Hour Bike Tour of Munich

Get to know Munich on a bike with a 4-hour guided tour. Meet at Marienplatz 15 next to the Spielzeugmuseum. Here, you will be introduced to your guide and other group members, get acquainted, and hear you about the amazing history of Munich and the buildings closest to that part of the Old Town. After about 15 minutes, walk up the street to a garage location to get your bike. Once you are ready to roll, head out on the city, stopping at the iconic old town, discovering the English Garden, watching the Isar River surfers, and much more. About 2 hours into the tour, stop for a break in Munich's most popular beer garden. Here you will have a chance to eat, drink, and socialize for about an hour before carrying on with the rest of the tour.

Munich by Bike: Half-Day Tour with Local Guide

2. Munich by Bike: Half-Day Tour with Local Guide

Starting from the Hauptbahnhof (Central Train Station), this half-day bicycle tour is a great way to see the city of Munich. Guides are local Munich residents who know the best routes, the best stories, and the best spots to stop for a quick drink. The first stop of the tour is the Neoclassical square, Königsplatz, often called Munich's Acropolis. A few minutes away is the impressive Odeonsplatz. Both are the legacy of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, a 19th-century monarch who wanted to make a grand city for kings. He actually succeeded in making Munich a great city for cyclists. From Odeonsplatz, you'll cycle through the picturesque royal gardens to the Englischer Garten, Europe's largest city park, where nudity happens to be legal. Then the tour stops at the famous Chinese Tower beer garden for refreshments. Cruise along the lovely banks of the river Isar, which leads back into the heart of Munich's beautiful Old Town. The charming pedestrianized Medieval streets around Marienplatz feature churches, markets, and cafes, and are a cyclist's heaven.

Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

3. Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Explore the vibrant city of Munich in an active way. On this 3-hour guided bike tour you will learn many interesting stories about the history of the city. The bike allows you to quickly and easily reach the famous sights in the city. Take in the special atmosphere of the city as you cycle together through Munich’s streets and listen to your guide’s interesting stories. During the tour you will make a stop at the Hofbräukeller beer garden. Enjoy a cold beer before you continue cycling along the Isar River. The bike ride takes you along Marienplatz, past the Hofbräuhaus, and down Maximilianstrasse, through Königsplatz, past the Pinakothek der Moderne, through Schwabing, and to the English Garden. At the end, the tour returns to the starting point.

Munich: Street Art Bike Tour

4. Munich: Street Art Bike Tour

When you look at how tidy and chic Munich is today, it’s hard to imagine that it was here where the graffiti movement started in Germany back in the 1980s. Discover the street art masterpieces as your stroll around the city on a bike tour. Get on your bike and ride along the Isar river. Go far away from the tourist crowds and explore Giesing, a former working-class neighborhood. From there, head towards the slaughterhouse district. Once there enjoy a break on a boat at a railway bridge. Munich was considered a mecca for graffiti artists, alongside New York. Pass by the works of art made by the old masters who shaped this culture, but also from up and coming new street artists.

Munich: Highlights Private Bike Tour with Licensed Guide

5. Munich: Highlights Private Bike Tour with Licensed Guide

Explore the amazing city of Munich on a bike. Go on a tour around Old Town with a private guide who will lead you through the most breathtaking places such as Marienplatz, Old Town Hall, St. Peter’s Church and much more. Don’t waste your time in the traffic jams, discover Munich the green way. Grab a bike, follow your expert guide and explore the city. On your 2 hour tour you’ll be able to enjoy the amazing sound from the 43 bells of Rathaus-Glockenspiel and admire its beautiful 32 life-sized statues. See St. Peter’s Church and its tower known as “Alter Peter” - a symbol of the city of Munich. Take in Frauenkirche cathedral with its domed towers. On the way back, see the medieval gates of Munich. Extend your tour to 3 hours and see more. Discover more places such as Residenz - the largest city palace in Germany and Maximilianeum - an amazing palace located in the eastern side of the river. Hear many interesting stories about Munich history and legends from a guide who will make your experience unforgettable. Discover even more during 4-hours tour. Fall in love with amazing architecture of the Old Town, learn about its fascinating history from an expert and enjoy a ride through Munich's most stunning streets. You will also see Friedensengel, a bronze symbol of freedom.

Munich: 4 Hour City Sightseeing Guided E-Bike Tour

6. Munich: 4 Hour City Sightseeing Guided E-Bike Tour

Meet your guide in Marienplatz and get kitted out with all the necessary gear for your e-bike adventure. After an introductory lesson on how to handle the bike it's time to head off on your sightseeing tour. Follow your guide as you navigate the picturesque city streets and visit a selection of iconic landmarks and monuments. Highlights of the tour include Nymphenburg Palace, the Olympic Park, BMW World, the Siegestor, the Feldherrnhalle, the Royal Residence, the Bavarian State Opera, the Maximilianeum, the new Town Hall, and Munich's distinctive Cathedral of our Lady. Along the way stop at a popular beer garden to get a sense of the typical Bavarian lifestyle. At the end of an unforgettable tour, head back to Marienplatz where the activity concludes.

Nuremberg: Guided BYO Bike Tour

7. Nuremberg: Guided BYO Bike Tour

Explore the city of Nuremberg by bike and admire the many sights. You can drive around almost the entire of the old Medieval wall, and visit the place of the Nuremberg trials and the former Nazi party rally grounds. You will learn about the treasure chest of the Holy Roman Empire of German Nations, and ride around almost the entire old medieval wall. Passing through the green lung of Nuremberg, you will encounter the former Nazi Party Rally Grounds, where you can see the contemporary witnesses of the National Socialists' megalomania. A detour to the location of the Nuremberg Trials must not be missed. The tours usually take place on well-maintained bike paths, and travel at a comfortable pace. You can look forwards to a nice bike tour, with a maximum of 15 participants.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 574 reviews

Bob was a great guide - incredibly knowledgeable. It was a fabulous tour. We had an issue with one of our bikes and fell behind the group and Bob (& the staff back at HQ) were super responsive & helpful and got us back on track. Would highly recommend!

Steve-o was a laugh and knew the city inside and out! Our daughter (12) had no problem keeping up and enjoyed the tour as much as we did. Great activity to find out more about a great city and it’s history!

Gabriella is very informative and knowledgeable in her subjects. She shows a personal interest in Munich and its history. She took the time to know everyone and get us engaged during the tour.

This tour gave me a good overview of the key historical places in Munich. Patrick made this tour energetic, and fullfilling. thank you for a great tour Patrick.

the best way to see the city and a very informative, fun guide. highly recommend!