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Munich City Guide Introduction - Munich, Germany

Intro to Munich

Munich is a city of several impressions, some of them at once. One minute, strolling broad, leafy boulevards lined with imposing, palatial buildings on one side and small public parks overflowing with flowers on the other, you appear to be in the most refined city in the world...

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Expect to Spend: Munich

Beautiful Munich is not a bargain hunter's paradise. We can help you navigate exactly how expensive it is here, telling you what you can expect to pay for a night at a hotel, a decent meal at a mid-range restaurant, and an inexpensive imbiss fast-food snack. » read more

Getting Around Munich

Getting around a city this well linked by public transportation is a joy. How well linked? Consider the 27 U-Bahn (metro) and S-Bahn (commuter train) lines that criss-cross the city and the almost 70 bus lines. We'll also lead you through transit pricing and warn you off taxis, while we're at it.» read more

Getting Into Munich

Munich's beautiful airport is well-linked to the center of the city. Read how to get in from or back to the airport, and let us warn you for the umpteenth time not to take a taxi while in Munich. We don't know about you, but we don't like paying more for a taxi than we do for airfare. » read more

Munich Budget Tips

Munich Car Rentals

Cars and Germany go hand-in-hand, what with Germany being the home of the high-speed Autobahn highway. But is a car rental a good idea for your Munich sojourn? We'll tell you what you can expect to pay for a three-day economy car rental. And we'll tell you why it's absolutely essential that you wear your seatbelt while driving in Germany. » read more

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Munich City Guide Introduction

Munich is a city of several impressions, some of them at once. One minute, strolling broad, leafy boulevards lined with imposing, palatial buildings on one side and small public parks overflowing with flowers on the other, you appear to be in the most refined city in the world...

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Munich Day Trips

Marvellous Munich is a joy and a half. If you're looking for a day trip or two, however, we've got three nifty suggestions: darling spa town Bad Aibling, horrifying concentration camp site Dachau, and quirky lakeside idyll Bernried. » read more

Munich Hotel Overview

What are the main characteristics of the Munich hotel scene? We'll tell you where to look for a budget bed, what you can expect to pay for cheap and midrange rooms throughout much of the year, and why you should think about decamping to Rosenheim if you want to celebrate Oktoberfest.» read more

Reviewing Munich

Read about EuroCheapo staffer Alex's favorite hotels, favorite Bavarian meals, and what surprised him about Bavaria's biggest city. » read more

From our Munich blog

Who are we? EuroCheapo is a guide to the best affordable hotels in Munich and throughout Europe. Our editors show up unannounced at hotels, inspect the rooms, and recommend only those that are central, clean and cheap.

Munich is a reasonably affordable city when it comes to hotels—granted that you don’t show up in town during Oktoberfest. Even then, we have some suggestions for small, independent hotels and B&Bs that won’t ruin your party.

Getting started: Ready to dive into the Munich hotel hunt? Head straight for our reviews of recommended hotels. For more information about the different parts of town, read through our neighborhood overview. And be sure to read the articles listed below for additional tips on keeping it cheap in Munich.

Munich’s famous festival tradition always begins the second-to-last weekend in September and ends the first weekend of October. We prefer going in September, before the masses start arriving from all over Europe an ... read

Bavaria is Germany’s wealthiest region, and Munich is known for its posh spots and expensive tabs. However, not everything is out of a Cheapo’s budget in this city. Munich is also home to wonderful traditions and ... read

Deutschland is home to some of the best bakers in Europe, Bavarian being a doughy turf for fabulous cakes and gigantic pretzels. Even better are the deliciously-low prices for a big sweet treat: rarely are they over €1 ... read

One week down, one more to go at Bavaria’s Oktoberfest. My dispatch is here to help those still on the Munich mission find their place. No matter which tent you end up in, beer will be €10 a pop and people are bounci ... read

In April this year, Deutsche Bahn (in cooperation with Polish partners) launched a cross-border IC Bus service linking Berlin and Kraków — with stops along the way in Wroclaw and Katowice. Departure is from Berlin at ... read

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