Book Cheap Flights to Munich, Germany
The peak season to visit Munich is the summer season from June to August. It is warm and humid at about 22-25 deg F with ample daylight to provide a perfect setting to enjoy the Munich Film Festival, Opera Festival and Munich Summer of Music. If you’re looking for budget holidays, you can choose the winter season from December to February. It would be much colder at 38-41 deg F but you can choose this alternative experience to visit the Christmas Market (Christkindlmarkt), and to enjoy Christmas and New Year celebrations during this time along with lower air fares and hotel rates.
The city is served by Munich Airport. It is the second busiest airport in Germany and the seventh busiest airport in Europe. It is a hub for Air Dolomiti, Condor, Lufthansa and Lufthansa CityLine. It is a focus city for Air Berlin, BMI Regional, SunExpress Deutschland, Transavia and TUIfly. One can avail scheduled and charter flights to a number of destinations including Madrid, Rome, Vienna, London and Warsaw among others. One can also avail seasonal flights to certain destinations at different times of the year. The airlines offering support here include Lufthansa, British Airways and Qatar Airways among others.
Places of Interest in Munich
Munich is the capital and the largest city in the German state of Bavaria. Situated on the banks of river Isar at an hour’s drive from the Bavarian Alps, this city is best known for its natural and architectural beauty. You would find it home to a seamless collection of ancient, classic and modern art while delicately balancing it with Gothic and Baroque architectural styles. Some other attractions here are the Oktoberfest beer festival (one of the world’s largest festivals), Deutsches Museum (world’s largest museum of science and technology), the 20 metre high Statue of Bavaria, Munich Residenz palace (a famous museum of interior decoration), Olympiapark (the site of 1972 Olympics) and Englischer Garten (one of the largest public parks in Europe).
Munchner Residenz (Munich Residence)
A royal residence until World War 1, the 14th century Munich Residence is the largest city palace in the country. It is home to an opulent collection of royal antiques like architecture, room decorations and paintings. It is home to Residenz Museum, Cuvillies Theater (a stunning example of Late Baroque architecture), the Baroque Ancestral Gallery and the royal treasury.
Englischer Garten (English Garden)
The English Garden is a large public park in Munich. Built in 18th century English garden form, the park is highlighted through a nearly 5.5 miles long network of streams, an amphitheatre, 100 bridges, a 25 metre high Chinese pagoda temple and a Japanese tea house.
Deutsches Museum (German Museum)
The German Museum is the world's largest museum of science and technology. Built on a First World War military airbase over an island on Isar River, it is home to nearly 28000 exhibited objects from 50 fields of science and technology. It has an impressive collection of full-scale aerospace vehicles and cars, plus permanent exhibits of astronautics, electrical energy, imaging, hydraulics, microelectronics and marine navigation.