The Ultimate Family Guide to Munich

Updated: Jun 15

Enjoying Munich with the munchkins!

Find fun for the whole family in one of Germany’s most beautiful cities! Nicknamed “Millionendorf”, Munich really is “the village of a million”. This is a place with all the big city draws that refuses to lose its small town charm. Here you can walk the quiet streets of the city on a Sunday afternoon, or join in on the immersive family fun just a block over. There are festivals, carnivals, and hundreds of nature and educational activities all over the city! Whatever you are looking for, Munich is sure to deliver. But if you plan on making the most of your time here, check out this ultimate guide to traveling to Munich for all the insider tips:

What to do in Munich

Visit the English Garden

Outdoor fun for the whole family! This is a charming waterside park that provides all the space kids need to run around on, and all the quiet spots adults need to relax in. The English Garden is a popular destination not just for families, but for all tourists who visit Munich and are looking for something to do in the great outdoors! It is typically regarded as an incredibly safe space that many parents feel comfortable letting their kids run off some energy in without fear. It is also a beloved destination for parents and couples looking to find some alone time. It is the perfect spot to sit back, relax, and enjoy the warming Munich sun.

Tour the Bavaria Film Studio

Lights, camera, memories! Experience all the movie magic by being in it! At the Bavaria Film studio tour children can enjoy live shows, interactive exhibits, and even a ride! It is affectionately dubbed the “Hollywood of Germany” and has enough fun exhibits to keep people of all ages interested. Parents will enjoy this location too as there is so much to learn about European film making, and even a few attractions catered especially towards the older crowd.

Stop by Viktualienmarkt

All ages love free samples! Here you can taste everything from the finest chocolates to the finest cheeses and explore the vibrant and lively culture center of Munich. This is a great place to spend the afternoon as there are numerous shops to explore, and attractions to draw the eye. There are even a number of high rated restaurants and eateries around here which makes getting the whole family to one place that much easier! And with a shop for everyone, this is the perfect outing for everyone in your party!

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