City Walks: Exploring Munich’s Neighborhoods

Set out on foot to discover the Bavarian charm of Munich — Germany’s fastest-growing city — as local experts lead you through historic neighborhoods, world-class museums and much more!
Program No. 22974RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

There’s no better way to explore the historic streets of Munich and surrounding Bavarian countryside than on foot! On this walking adventure through Germany’s third-largest city, join local experts for an exploration of royal palaces, historic plazas and neighborhoods known for their culinary wonders. Delight in field trips to quaint towns outside of Munich that offer a look at the impressive Neuschwanstein Castle and Herrenchiemsee New Palace, both built by King Ludwig II. Throughout your journey, enjoy free time to explore Munich on your own and take in the sights, sounds and tastes that intrigue you! As a special highlight each year we have one departure during Oktoberfest.
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Walking 3-6 miles per day over varied terrain; some stairs.
Our Flex learning adventures offer more flexible schedules than our traditional programs, with ample independent time and several meals on your own. Enjoy the camaraderie of the group while also getting time to explore on your own.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Embark on an expert-led walk of Munich’s old town, stopping to discover the Marienplatz, St. Peter’s Church and Viktualienmarkt.
  • Hike along the Ammergau Alps for incredible views of Neuschwanstein Castle, built by King Ludwig II.
  • Enjoy a boat ride along Lake Chiemsee to explore Gentlemen’s Island and the Herrenchiemsee New Palace.
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Andrea Janssen
Andrea Janssen was born in July 1963 in Gießen, a small town in Nordhessen, and moved to Frankfurt when she was 12. She studied Interior design and worked as an interior designer and architect for most of her professional career. Andrea is interested in architecture, arts and historical studies as well as in cultural exchanges. She regularly organizes art tours for a group of art lovers. Currently she is working on a book about the end of the World War II and Frankfurt’s liberation.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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John Langton
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