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Munich: An Evening of Bavarian Beer and Food Culture

1. Munich: An Evening of Bavarian Beer and Food Culture

A warm glow is guaranteed when you immerse yourself in German beer and food culture on this evening tour in Munich. You'll meet a friendly local guide who'll introduce the beer capital of the world and tell you about the secret haunts where locals go for the really good stuff. Learn about the fascinating history of German brewing - from the ancient Hausfrauen brew women to the great monastic breweries of the middle ages, and the revered Reinheitsgebot (Purity Law) of 1516. You'll learn why the world looks to Munich for the ultimate examples of great-tasting beer. Sample several different delicious beer varieties and some traditional Bavarian food like cheese and meats on a Bavarian Food Platter. Sit with your group at a table in one of the city's finest old beer halls. You'll enjoy an exclusive private tour through the beautiful new Beer and Oktoberfest Museum housed in one of Munich's most historic buildings. After seeing a traditional beer garden, you'll finish at the world-famous Hofbräuhaus. There you have the option of continuing through the night to the sound of Bavarian Oompah bands.

Munich's Beer Halls and Breweries: 3-Hour Guided Tour

2. Munich's Beer Halls and Breweries: 3-Hour Guided Tour

Find out why Munich is known as the beer capital of the world on this guided walking tour of the city’s beer halls and breweries. Quench your thirst for beer and your thirst for knowledge of Munich’s brew-making history, even if you can't tell a pilsner from a lager, Meet your guide in Marienplatz, in the heart of Munich's Old Town. Head to several traditional beer halls that are popular with Munich's residents. Learn the secrets of making Weissbier, Munich’s traditional beer which is specially brewed in Munich’s oldest commercial brewery.  Get to sample traditional German dishes at t his brewery. Finally, toast to your newly-acquired knowledge with a liter of beer at Hofbräuhaus, one of the city’s most popular beer halls. Sip on two complimentary beers (0.5 liters each) during your tour. 

Munich: Oktoberfest Tour with Reserved Beer-Tent Table

3. Munich: Oktoberfest Tour with Reserved Beer-Tent Table

There’s nothing quite like Oktoberfest in Munich, it’s the world’s largest beer and folk festival which has been celebrated each fall in Bavaria for over two centuries. Join this unique tour that will explore the festival grounds, explain the history of the celebration, and give you the ins and outs to best appreciate the “Wiesn,” as Oktoberfest is known to the locals. After your guides give you a closer look at this annual festival of beer and culture, you'll venture inside one of the massive beer tents where you'll have a table reserved just for your group.  A couple of liters of beer and a plate of food (generally a half chicken, the typical Oktoberfest meal) are also included in your booking. Your tour group will be limited in size, meaning you'll get personal attention from your guide throughout the experience. Your guide will be a fluent English speaker, who is an Oktoberfest veteran and not only knows how to make the most fun out of the event, but is also a master of group chemistry, ensuring everyone has a fantastic time.

München: Oktoberfest Experience and Lunch in Tent

4. München: Oktoberfest Experience and Lunch in Tent

Explore the fun and festivities that München's Oktoberfest has to offer and meet people from around the world while on the tour. Enjoy a table set aside for the group and taste snacks and enjoy included beer. Discover the Oktoberfest with a group of people from all around the world. Meet close to the Oktoberfest and walk with the group toward the festival. Indulge in a cold welcome beer, waiting for you at the meeting point. Introduce yourself to the group before making a short round through the Oktoberfest and learn more about the festival while walking. Move on to the next portion of the tour where is a table waiting for the group in a small rustic tent, where the first 2 liters of beer are already included. Taste a delicious bretzel, included for each guest, and a snack board for the group to share. Try some bavarian specialties before discovering the rest of Oktoberfest with your new friends.

Munich: Oktoberfest Guided Tour

5. Munich: Oktoberfest Guided Tour

Experience a personal tour of Oktoberfest, the famous beer festival in Munich. Embark on a tour of the tents with a seasoned Bavarian guide. Learn about the history of each tent, try the best beers with all the information, and discover secrets about Munich in a small group. Don't run through the city, enjoy it, with this special guided tour of Oktoberfest. Immerse yourself in the local culture and history of Munich and its famous beer festival. Allow your guide to entertain you, show off the best restaurants, and properly introduce you to the city. Taste beers at each tent in Oktoberfest and discover unique and unknown histories. Learn of WWII secrets, love affairs, and politics and truly enjoy yourself. Ask your guide anything and get advice about what to do for the rest of your stay, after a memorable experience.

Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

6. 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: Vegetarische Viktualienmarkt Probiertour

7. Munich: Vegetarische Viktualienmarkt Probiertour

Discover the flavors of Viktualienmarkt on this 2-hour guided food tour. Explore this vibrant food market full of tasty delicacies and enjoy a refreshing beer as you stroll. Start your vegetarian tasting tour at Marienplatz, Munich's original market square, and head directly to the Viktualienmarkt. Learn amusing and interesting facts about the traditional market from your guide and chat with the vendors who will be happy to tell you stories from behind the scenes. Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle atmosphere of the market with its 140 stalls, colorful displays, maypole, beer garden, and the beautiful drinking fountains with their famous Munich originals.

Munich: Beer Stories Guided Segway Tour

8. Munich: Beer Stories Guided Segway Tour

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, head towards the English Garden with the largest beer garden in Munich - the beer garden at the Chinese Tower. Continue on to the Maximilianeum, the seat of the Bavarian Parliament and the high banks of the river Isar, where the beer gardens have their origin. See the Hofbräuhaus and hear about its history. Learn unknown facts, such as how the Bavarian wheat beer and the Hofbräuhaus saved the state from bankruptcy. See the world-famous brewery Löwenbräu, visit the beer fountain and learn about the Bavarian beer purity law. Highlights of the tour are the beer garden at the Chinese Tower, high banks of the river Isar, Hofbräuhaus, Max-Joseph-Platz, Oper, Löwenbräukeller, Odeonsplatz and much more. Your tour will end at the starting point.

Munich: Beer Brewing Course with Tour and Tasting

9. Munich: Beer Brewing Course with Tour and Tasting

Tour around a Munich brewery, sample craft beer, and brew your own organic beer with an expert. The perfect experience if you don't just want to drink beer but also to learn how to brew it yourself. Get to know the passionate beer makers and learn about the traditional art of brewing. Begin with a mobile 20-liter brewing system. Your guide will teach you everything you need to know about making beer, from the raw materials needed to the final product. The brewmaster will assist you with milling, mixing, lautering, wort boiling, hop addition, hot trub separation, and yeast addition. Explore how beer is made in the brewing seminar. Learn about the right selection of ingredients, and get tips and advice on all common brewing systems and how to build your own equipment. Try local Bavarian butter pretzels on arrival as a welcome snack. To top off your experience, snack on a traditional Brotzeitplatte, a traditional German savory snack during the course.

Munich: Guided Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting

10. Munich: Guided Brewery Tour with Beer Tasting

Take a guided tour of Munich's first certified organic brewery. Get to know the passionate beer makers and learn about the traditional art of brewing. Sample 4 of the beers produced here and take home 1 complimentary bottle of your favorite brew. Meet your brewmaster guide and join them on a tour of the family-run brewery in Munich. Your guide will teach you everything you need to know about making beer, from the raw materials needed through to the final product, and you'll even get to try some of the raw ingredients. Then, enjoy a beer tasting where you'll get to sample 4 different beer varieties produced here, a light beer, a wheat beer, a dark beer, and an IPA. Pick your favorite to take with you as a "Wegbier", a complimentary bottle that you get to enjoy later on.

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Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 301 reviews

Very pleasant, funny and engaging tour. Our guide, Michael, was very nice, he was able to entertain us while keeping our attention high. Very prepared and, speaking excellent English, in a slow manner, he was able to make everyone participate and able to follow the evening. I highly recommend this tour.

Our guide Steve from Ireland was a hit with our English speaking group. The other participants from the USA, Australia etc. were also very pleasant. Open, friendly...I highly recommend this tour!

Our guide Thomas was awesome!! Very animated and visibly excited about the topic! We had an amazingly diverse, outgoing, and fun group also! Made some new Friends that night!! Highly recommend!

Had a great time meet some great people and had some great beers whats not to like

The tour was wonderful, a unique experience for beer lovers