Munich has to offer a lot at any time of the year. From our hotel in Schwabing, the city is only a few minutes away by public transport. Discover the Isarmetropole.
Guided city tours in Munich
Explore the secrets of Bavaria's capital during a holiday in Munich. Let yourself be captivated by the charm of the Isarmetropole – take a walk on your own, with tour guides or a bus tour through Munich.
The Tourist Board has a variety of tours to show the best and most interesting ways through Munich to different target groups.
Guided city tours with children
If you are traveling with children during your holiday in Munich, you will be interested in the special guided tours for children. On the following page, special offers for your kids are presented in an overview. For a short holiday in Munich, the team of the Star Inn Munich Schwabing recommends the tour "For families: Munich in 3 days".
Special guided city tours
Adults may be more interested in culinary tours, city tours with Segway or Hop On - Hop Off tours by bus. If you like to walk around the beautiful „Minga“, use e.g. the tours of the Munich Tourist Guides.
Other unusual guided tours are offered by the "Stadtspürer". The tours with themes such as "legends & myths", "ghosts & witches" or even "mystery & magic" invite you to get to know Munich and its fascinating and uncanny Munich knowledge.
Guided city tours in Munich in sign language
If you can not hear, you must see to understand. That is why Munich Tourism has been offering guided city tours in sign language since August 2000 in Munich. The world's first officially trained deaf tour guides answer deaf tourists all questions around the Isarmetropole.
"Spoken" is German, Greek, International Sign Language and American Sign Language.
The tour can be designed according to your preferences. Find out more about Munich Tourism at:
Tel.: +49 89 233 30204
Fax: +49 89 233 30234
Good to know:
- A maximum of 15 people per group is possible.
- If canceled up to 3 days before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
Culture in Munich
For your holiday in Munich, there are many cultural opportunities besides sightseeing. Whether concerts, theaters, exhibitions or shows: the nightlife in Munich inspires young and old.
Whether in the Münchner Kammerspielen, the Bavarian State Opera, which ist the largest opera house in Germany, or one of the plays in the most important Rococo theater of Germany, the Cuvilliés Theater in Munich, friends of well-kept entertainment get their money's worth.
Even those who prefer to watch concerts instead of plays are right in Munich. The largest concert hall in Munich, the Münchner Philharmonie in the Gasteig, is home to large orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra or the Bavarian Radio Orchestra.
Art and culture are omnipresent in Munich. With special exhibits, the exhibition halls attract numerous guests to the city every year. Especially in the Maxvorstadt, the Pinakotheken invite you to view pictures of famous painters from different periods of art. From Dürer, da Vinci and Rembrandt in the Alte Pinakothek, to Monet and Klimt in the Neue Pinakothek, to the collection of modern art of the collection of state paintings in the Pinakothek der Moderne – this is the right place for every art lover. Let yourself be fascinated by the changing current exhibitions.
Events for children
Even if the goggle-box and their virtual adventures are up-to-date in the most diverse forms, the young audience can also be inspired by "real" culture and entertainment. And during a holiday in Munich parents will find a rich offer of children's entertainment.
For example, the children's and youth museum, where the motto is "touch-and-try" and various events alternate regularly, or Bavaria Filmstadt. Here, among other things, the world of the "Wild Guys" can be discovered. In addition, the Bullyversum offers the possibility to solve interactive tasks together with the popular characters of Michael "Bully" Herbig.
Holiday in Munich is a great opportunity to buy the one or other souvenir, or re-equip yourself in one of the many shopping malls. Whatever your wishes are - in Munich and the surrounding area they become true.
The Bavarian costume is probably one of the most famous costumes in the world. Shopping in Munich at one of the most popular addresses: the Trachtenhäuser Angermaier. Choose one of three stores in Munich and assure yourself of the huge selection.
Five shopping centers offer visitors to Munich a particularly wide selection of products. Over 450 shops await our guests in Munich's shopping centers:
- Olympia Shopping Centre / Olympia Einkaufszentrum (OEZ)
- Perlacher Shopping Centre/ Perlacher Einkaufszentrum (PEP)
- Riem Arcades/ Riem Arcaden
- Pasing Arcades / Pasing Arcaden
- Fünf Höfe
The guests of our hotel in Munich Schwabing will find exclusive goods at particularly attractive prices in the following outlet centers:
- Classic Outlet Munich - up to -70% on the normal selling price, is located close to the city center
- Ingolstadt Village - 110 German and international Toplabels with up to 60% discount, own shuttleservice from Munich main station
- Factory Outlet - In Munich there are also many factory outlets of well-known brands like Bogner or Esprit. But also a Milka stock sale is located in close vicinity of the Viktualienmarkt in the middle of the city center.
... also called "Wies'n" by Munich people, according to the venue of the festival on the Theresienwiese. The largest folk festival in the world attracts millions of tourists every year to Munich. As a result, prices for hotel overnight stays often rise to dizzying heights. Book your Oktoberfest overnight at moderated prices at the Hotel Star Inn in Schwabing!
Beer gardens are the epitome of Bavarian comfort. They are the place of harmonious togetherness, where a beer is drunk on lukewarm summer evenings after dinner. The most popular beer gardens in Munich are the Hofbräukeller, the Seehaus and the Löwenbräukeller.
Experience the German record champion at first hand in a game at her Munich home ground. During a visit to the Allianz Arena it is also possible to participate in various tours, such as the VIP- or kick-tour. After a busy football day, all football fans are welcome at the Star Inn in Schwabing.
In winter there are also a lot of offerings in Munich. From open-air ice skating in the middle of the city at Karlsplatz / Stachus, over Christmas markets, all over Munich, to bathing pleasure and relaxation at the Erding thermal baths. Due to our central location, the Hotel Star Inn in Schwabing is the ideal starting point for various winter activities.
We would be pleased to advise you personally about many other interesting leisure activities for your holiday in Munich. We would be glad to welcome you soon as a guest in our hotel in Munich Schwabing. Take a look at our rooms or book your stay in Munich.