Maximilianeum

Maximilianeum: Our most recommended tours and activities

Glide Through History: Munich 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

1. Glide Through History: Munich 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

Make friends with Munich on a fun 3.5-hour Segway tour of the city’s main attractions. Following a comprehensive introduction to this highly intuitive self-balancing mode of transport, you will explore the historic city center. Groups are kept small so that all your questions will be answered, and you will benefit from the handy insider tips your guide will give you for the rest of your vacation. Starting in the Old City pedestrian zone, you will make frequent stops to admire the city sights and try some typical Munich snacks. Learn about the Munich’s development from a modest medieval town to today’s exciting city of science and technology, evidenced by the colossal Deutsches Museum. Admire the classical architecture of Königsplatz, modeled on the Acropolis in Athens. Glide past the palatial Maximilianeum, home to the Bavarian state parliament since 1949. Learn about Munich’s role during World War 2, and pass the freestanding cube of the starkly modern Jewish Museum. End with a greater appreciation of this city of rich culture and bustling progress, and a better understanding of the city’s motto, "München mag Dich" (Munich likes you).

Munich Highlights by Segway 3-Hour Tour

2. Munich Highlights by Segway 3-Hour Tour

Glide through the streets of Munich on this Segway tour. Learn how to manage a Segway and visit all the major city attractions, including the Maximilianeum and the Theatine Church. After getting the hang of riding a Segway, start your tour at Artur-Kutscher-Platz. Then, head towards the English Garden and along the Isar River to the Angel of Peace. Continue 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, 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 Theatre at Odeonsplatz and admire the Feldherrnhalle and the Theatine Church.  Glide past the Munich Residenz together with the Hofgarten as well as the Bavarian State Chancellery towards the Eisbach. From there, swing around the Siegestor back to the starting point.

Munich's Old Town by Segway 3-hour Tour

3. 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.

Munich: 3-Hour Private Segway Tour

4. 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 towards the Eisbach, a scenic river located in the heart of the city. From there, make your way through the Siegestor back to the starting point.

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.

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What people are saying about Maximilianeum

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 396 reviews

It was a very nice tour. We received a lot of interesting information about the sights. With the Segways we were able to see a lot in a short time. Driving Sagwey is a lot of fun.

It was an excellent experience. Our tour guide(Wolfgang) was extremely knowledgeable and helpful Thru out the tour. Would definitely recommend this to anyone.

A perfect morning with Tine, our guide... Great introduction - just the right tour with explanations and lots of driving fun!

The guides were very nice and professional during training with the Segway, especially for those who have never been on it.

Well organised, friendly guide and interesting spots and routes.