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Munich 3-Hour Guided Bike Tour

1. 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 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 2.5-Hour Segway Tour with Professional Guide

3. 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.

Munich's Old Town by Segway 3-hour Tour

4. 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: Third Reich Tour in Spanish

5. Munich: Third Reich Tour in Spanish

Trace back the political origins of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi movement on a guided walking tour in Munich. Discover Munich’s dark side as you visit the historical locations during the events of the Third Reich. Begin your guided tour in Marienplatz. From there, take a walk through the most important events of the Third Reich. After making your way to Odeonsplatz, visit the Hofbräuhaus and delve into the history of Hitler's Putsch and the origins of the National Socialist German Workers' Party. Continue to the front of the Haus der Kunst, which was the first propaganda building in Nazi Germany. Hear stories from your guide about the influence of the regime on art, the banning of Entartete Kunst, and degenerate art. Discover the German Resistance Movement and learn about protagonists such as Georg Elser and the White Rose. Afterward, reach the Führerbau, the place where the Munich Agreement was signed in 1938 before concluding the tour at Königsplatz.

Munich Third Reich Tour

6. Munich Third Reich Tour

Take a walking tour of Munich and examine the infamous streets where some of the darkest stories of human history took root. Hitler referred to Munich as “Die Hauptstadt der Bewegung” (“Capital of the Movement”) and the city and its surrounds were central to the Nazi leader’s rise to power. During the tour, you will examine how a nation of people known for their level-headed thinking allowed what is perhaps the greatest tragedy of the 20th-Century to unfold, and how the world lay sleeping while the Nazis built their war machine and solidified power. You will discover how Munich has emerged from almost complete destruction during the Allied bombings and has been restored to its former glory. You will visit the famous Hofbräuhaus, the world's most famous beer hall, and the birthplace of the Nazi Party. You will also go to the Feldherrnhalle, Brienner Straße - home of the Nazi Party's powerbase – Führerbau – where the infamous Munich Agreement took place - Altes Rathaus, sites of the German resistance movements, memorials to victims of the Third Reich, and much more.

Munich Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

7. Munich Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Solve riddles and find clues on a self-guided scavenger hunt through Munich. Download the smartphone app onto your phone and explore Munich on this self-guided tour. Enjoy the flexibility of exploring sites at your own pace. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answer trivia questions, and solve challenges. Work with your team or compete against them as you learn interesting facts and create memories that you won't forget. Discover another side to Munich on this fun tour. Walk around and explore this iconic city. Be sure to take photos of the Asam Church and Odeonsplatz, where the city's most emblematic monuments are. Scavenger hunts are great as an everyday activity for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthday parties, or team-building events. Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by the person. Start the activity any time, the schedule is flexible. You will visit Köningsplatz, Caroline’s Plaza, Odeonsplatz, Max Joseph Platz, Frauenkirche, St. Michael, Marienplatz, Asamkirche, Victualsmarket, Isartor, and more.

Glide Through History: Munich 3.5-Hour Segway Tour

8. 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: Nazi History Exploration Game Walking Tour with App

9. Munich: Nazi History Exploration Game Walking Tour with App

Explore the history of WWII in Munich on a self-guided exploration game via an app on your smartphone. Solve puzzles to unlock clues that will lead you to your next location, passing by famous sights along the way. Engage in an interactive game with your loved ones as you learn about history. Start your exploration adventure at Königsplatz and make your way around the city. See and learn about iconic WWII sights as you make your way to the final location of the game: the Old Town Hall. Solve challenges, watch the story unfold on your app, and follow the exact directions on your phone that will guide you to the next location. Best of all, explore at your own pace, pausing the game for a coffee or a meal and resuming it anytime from the location where you paused it.

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What people are saying about Königsplatz

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 2,213 reviews

Excellent historical discussion of the Third Reich period in Munich, while seeing the places where it all happened. Wonderful guide who made the tour really come to life. Highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in this horrible, but fascinating period in German history.

Guide often found quiet areas where she could talk without worrying about loud conflicting noises. Unfortunately, she also spoke to the group in areas where road noise made it difficult to hear her; even when quiet alternatives were very close by.

The tour was very good. With the bike you could see many highlights. I can absolutely recommend. Last but not least, our guide was also very good.

Florian was great!! His stories were interesting and accurate. Loved it and will recommend!!

Steffi did a very nice informative bike tour with us. We recommend