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  • Munich Highlights by Segway 3-Hour Tour

    1. Munich Highlights by Segway 3-Hour Tour

    All beginnings are difficult – not on a Segway! Before you start your tour of Munich, you will learn how to ride the Segway and realize that it is actually very easy to ride. Experience shows that every customer gets to grips with riding a Segway within minutes. After the initial training you can get on your way and start your own tour of the city. The tour starts at Artur-Kutscher-Platz. From there you will head towards the English Garden and along the Isar River to the Angel of Peace. Continue on to the Maximilianeum, the seat of the Bavarian Parliament. This building was constructed between 1857 and 1874 by the architect Friedrich Bürklein and fits in with the surroundings by the Isar River. Up the river you will see Museum Island with the Deutsches Museum and the parish church of St. Maximilian on the west bank of the Isar River. Head along Maximilianstraße past the Residenz Theatr...

  • Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

    2. 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.

    I had a great time on this tour. It had the right balance of history, interesting sites, and hot spots to save for later. For a fit guy in his mid 30s, the tour was not very strenuous, which was really nice because I still had some energy after the tour to continue exploring. The tour guide, Michael was very knowledgeable about the area and history and chatting with him was very enjoyable. Recommended!

  • Third Reich & WWII Tour Walking Tour

    3. Third Reich & WWII Tour Walking Tour

    Take a 2-hour walking tour of Munich to discover one of the darkest moments in the city’s history, learning of the birth of Nazism, the rise of Hitler, and the infamous Third Reich. In 1919, Germany was emerging from World War I as a defeated and humiliated nation, with Munich in the grips of hyperinflation and Bavaria dominated by revolution and assassination. Out of this fertile soil of chaos rose the Nazi movement, and one of history’s most powerful dictators, Adolf Hitler. Follow the inception of Nazism, from the first mass meeting at the Hofbräuhaus to the failed attempt to seize power at the Feldherrenhalle. You will go to the site of party rallies at Königsplatz, and stop in the Hofgarten to talk about The White Rose Resistance Movement. The tour covers all the important facts and sites that played a role in the origin of this dark chapter, which ended with the beautiful city o...

    Alun knew a lot about Munich! He loves history and is very personable. He gave us a lot of interesting information.

  • Munich 2.5-Hour Segway Tour with Professional Guide

    4. Munich 2.5-Hour Segway Tour with Professional Guide

    A 30-minute training session takes place before you set off on the tour. Make the most of this 2.5-hour Segway tour of Munich to relax after an eventful day in the city or at work. Enjoy the fun experience of riding a Segway and discover Munich’s most beautiful places from a new perspective. Your experienced tour guide will help you get used to the Segway and how to control it. After a short introduction, you will set off on the tour of the city. The tour takes you past Königsplatz, the Pinakothek Museums, Odeonsplatz, and the old town. Your guide will introduce you to the most interesting sights in Munich and even true Munich experts will learn a lot.

    It was absolutely awesome. Greatest event in Munich for our family. A lot of interesting things about Munich history and other... The segway was easy to use and it was really fun. Guide Dan is real profesional, loves his job and clients. Recomend.

  • Munich: 3-Hour Pedicab Tour of Old Town and English Garden

    5. Munich: 3-Hour Pedicab Tour of Old Town and English Garden

    Enjoy a fun and unique tour experience as you explore Munich in a Pedicab. See more of the city in less time, visit famous locations, and enjoy entertaining commentary from your local guide along the way. Visit the top highlights of Munich's old town and enjoy the beauty of the English Garden. See the Marienplatz and the New Town Hall and admire its neo-Gothic style. Discover the first castle in Munich, the Alter Hof, and head to the colorful Viktualienmarket. Stop by the old Munich city wall and gates, the world famous Hofbräuhaus, and the Hard-Rock Café. Learn about the Opernplatz with the National Theater and Maximiliansstrasse, and admire the beautiful inner courtyards of the Wittelsbacher Residenz. Ride through the baroque courtyard garden of the Residenz with the Hofgarten temple and Bavarian State Chancellery, before you enter the beautiful English Garden with a visit of the Ja...

  • Munich's Old Town by Segway 3-hour Tour

    6. Munich's Old Town by Segway 3-hour Tour

    All beginnings are difficult – not on a Segway! Before you start your tour of Munich, you'll learn how to ride the Segway and realize that it's actually very easy. Experience shows that every customer gets to grips with riding a Segway within minutes. After the initial training you can get on your way and start your tour of the city. The tour starts at Artur-Kutscher-Platz. From there you will head towards Isator. Ride through Tal towards Viktualienmarket and Marienplatz. See Königsplatz and admire its Neo-Classical buildings. Marvel at the impressive Neo-Gothic New Town Hall. See highlights of Munich's oldtown such as Feldherrnhalle and the Theatine Church. End your tour back at the starting point.

    A fun tour of all the key sites in Munich, covering far more ground than you could on foot. Our guide was very informative, with frequent stops to explain the history behind the sites.

  • Munich: 3-Hour Private Segway Tour

    7. Munich: 3-Hour Private Segway Tour

    Create your ideal segway tour of Munich with this customizable private tour. Either choose one of your guide's recommended routes or select which sites you want to see based on your preferences and interests. Start your tour with a demonstration of how to ride the segway, then you'll be on your way. The tour begins at Artur-Kutscher-Platz. From there, head towards the picturesque English Garden and along the Isar River to the Angel of Peace. Continue on to the Maximilianeum, the seat of the Bavarian Parliament. Further up the river, see Museum Island with the Deutsches Museum and the Parish Church of St. Maximilian on the west bank of the Isar River. Later, head along Maximilianstraße past the Residenz Theatre at Odeonsplatz. There, admire the Feldherrnhalle and the Theatine Church. Pass by the Munich Residence, the Hofgarten, and the Bavarian State Chancellery as you make your way tow...

  • Munich: Evening Bike Tour with Beer Garden Visits

    8. Munich: Evening Bike Tour with Beer Garden Visits

    Relax and unwind on an evening bike ride in Munich, and visit two beer gardens along the way. Start in the city center and make your way to the English Garden. There, make your first stop for 45 minutes in the beer garden at the Chinese tower. Savor a beer or fruit juice, and grab something to eat if you like. Next, see the surfers in the park, then bike along the Isar River to Munich's beach, the "Flaucher." Here the river has many arms and banks, making it the best place for a river swim in Munich. Take a seat in the tree-covered beer garden at the Flaucher, and enjoy time to drink another beer or have something to eat. The tour then returns to the city center, where it ends.

  • Munich: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

    9. Munich: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour

    Meet up with your guide at Isartor Gate, where the bikes will be ready for you. After an initial introduction and a few safety tips, you will hit the road and ride to the first stop just around the corner. The main discussion points for this tour are focused on World War II, Hitler and the Nazis, Munich´s history, and German culture. Your tour route takes you to some of the main attractions in Munich as well as some off the beaten path. Main attractions visited include Max Joseph Platz, Odeonsplatz/Feldherrnhalle Theatinerkirche, Bayerische Staatskanzlei/Hofgarten, a visit to the world's second largest beer garten, Englischer Garten, Eisbachwelle, Bayerisches National Museum and Luftwaffe headquarters, the Isar River, and the Angel of Peace.

  • Munich by Bicycle: Custom Bike Tours for Groups

    10. Munich by Bicycle: Custom Bike Tours for Groups

    Munich’s most beautiful locations are best explored by bike. You will be provided with a bicycle and you can decide the pace of the tour yourself. Along the way you will see the State Opera and the Theatine Church. Cycle through the courtyards of the Residenz to Schwabing and on through the English Garden. With your tour guide you will also discover the Wittelsbach residence, the most beautiful church in Munich, Marienplatz, Viktualienmarkt, the Hofgarten, and much more. You will then ride along the Isar River back to the historical center. You can take a break in the shaded beer garden at the Chinese Tower, enjoy a snack in the English Garden, or visit a museum. Whether for school groups or tour groups for seniors – there is a perfect city tour for every need.

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What people are saying about Hofgarten, Munich

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,164 reviews

We booked the tour for 4 people. We really enjoyed the tour. At the beginning we got a short but very good briefing and then we started. With the Segway to the most beautiful sights in Munich. Our tour guide Christine was super friendly and clarified everything with a lot of commitment. We can recommend the tour without hesitation. Was very fun.

Incredibly great! Agnes - you gave us a very magical morning! Individual and a bit of everything! Really great! Beautiful places and beautiful stories. A very warm tour. Couldn't have been more beautiful! Always my pleasure!

Mike was our guide. He was very knowledgeable & informative about Munich & Bavaria. We highly recommend him. Danke!!

The many interim notes that were given to us on the way were best. Top!!!

Informative guide , good overview of old town and WW2 history