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Munich Highlights by Segway 3-Hour Tour

1. 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.

24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Express Tour of Munich

2. 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Express Tour of Munich

Discover the highlights of Munich on board one of our open-topped double-deckers on this compact hop-on hop-off tour. Munich is known for its beautiful and historic architecture, and this tour allows you to see the best the Bavarian capital has to offer. The express tour is ideal for visitors to the city with a busy schedule who would like to explore Munich's various attractions on their own time. Buses come every 20 minutes depending on the season, until 5:20 PM. One full loop lasts one hour. The stops at the various sights and attractions are as follows. Stops include: 1. Hauptbahnhof 2. Kunstareal 3. Odeonsplatz 4. Eisbach 5. Deutsches Museum 6. Marienplatz/Tal  7. Max-Joseph-Platz 8. Karlsplatz/Stachus

Munich: Grand Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

3. Munich: Grand Hop-On Hop-Off Double-Decker Bus Tour

Jump on the blue open-top double-decker bus and experience a hop-on hop-off tour through the beautiful city of Munich. Get on and off the bus as often as you want and explore the sights in the city on your own. Alternatively, you can stay on the bus to enjoy the view and listen to the informative live commentary. On the tour, see the scenic Odeonsplatz and the interesting architecture of the Pinakotheken, home to numerous works of art. Head pass Marienplatz and discover the famous Viktualienmarkt with its delicacies as well as the famous Hofbräuhaus. Get off at Karlsplatz and stroll through the pedestrian zone and shopping arcade. Explore the fantastic castles and their gardens, and discover the history of Munich. 1. Hauptbahnhof 2. Kunstareal 3. Odeonsplatz 4. Eisbach5. Deutsches Museum (Stop temporarily suspended due to construction work!)6. Marienplatz/Tal7. Max-Joseph-Platz8. Nymphenburg Palace9+10. Olympic Park/BMW Welt & Museum11. Schwabing/English Garden 

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.

Glide Through History: Munich 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

5. 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: Skip-The-Line Private Tour of the Deutsches Museum

6. Munich: Skip-The-Line Private Tour of the Deutsches Museum

Get skip-the-line entry to the world’s largest museum of science and technology, the Deutsches Museum in Munich. Enjoy a private tour with a local guide and see what’s old and new in science and technology. Add hotel pickup and drop-off to your experience and relax knowing this is taken care of. First, skip the long lines at this popular attraction and enter the museum with your guide. Listen as they make topics such as astronomy, agriculture, chemistry, and physics fun and easy to understand. Take the chance to ask your guide questions about all things science and technology. Follow as your guide provides information about the 28,000 objects on display. Visit highlights such as the huge mining complex that leads deep under the museum, the first motorized aircraft built by the Wright brothers, the first motorcar made by Karl Benz, a U1 submarine, and much more. Choose to add transport to your trip: get picked up at your hotel in an air-conditioned car and be taken directly to the museum, which is located on a small island in the Isar river. Relax knowing you will be dropped off at your hotel after the museum visit.

Munich: Isar River Landmarks Smartphone Guide in German

7. Munich: Isar River Landmarks Smartphone Guide in German

Take an insightful walk along the Isar River in Munich and learn about the many historic landmarks located on either side of the city center. Grab your phone and download this interactive guide that'll lead you from place to place as you solve exciting tasks. Head over to the Ludwigsbrücke and begin your journey past the Müllersche Volksbad. As you walk, you'll cross back and forth over the many bridges of the Isar. Take part in quick riddles at each stop to find out more about Munich's history. Start your journey at any time and bring your friends and family along on your adventure. Discover sites such as the urban Prater Island and Deutsches Museum, where you can stop to explore if you feel like it.

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What people are saying about Deutsches Museum

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 495 reviews

The segways were well maintained and worked beautifully. The individual training gave us confidence for the ride. The guide was knowledgeable and informative. We stopped often to look at special places for more in depth history. Very pleasant and just the right amount of time.

Fantastic guide in Katharina, really proud of her city and Bavaria and her enthusiasm flowed thru to her delivery. Fantastic time, showed all the great sights of Munich!

Great driver, slowed down or stopped at the photo worthy spots. Very informative, always recommended. We had the grand tour.

An excellent way to see the highlights of Munich! While we didn’t go into every stop, we had a great time.

Very well organized city tour. Punctual in the no too long stops.