Munich is the third largest city in Germany and the capital of the state of Bavaria. The city’s origins date back as far as 1158 and it has a rich history that has played a vital role in the formation of the country. Munich has been built up over the years and is now a major German centre for business, research and engineering. The city sees millions of visitors every year and the annual Oktoberfest alone attracts nearly 7 million people. Munich Airport has 38 million passengers through its doors every year, including those on board flights from Bristol to Munich.
What to do in Munich
There is something for everyone in Munich. From watching one of the famous FC Bayern Munchen’s matches to touring some of the world’s oldest castles and attending the world’s largest beer fest; there is something for both the young and old. Families can enjoy a day at Munich Zoo which is considered to be one of the largest zoos in the world. The zoo houses over 17,000 animals including zebras, elephants, alligators, seals and gorillas.
There are many historic churches and palaces that can be toured throughout the day, including the Residenz Schloss Schleibheim, Schloss Nymphenburg, Frauenkirches, Perterskirches and Michaeliskirche. There are also many great museums in Munich that make a great way to spend the afternoon, such as the BMW Museum, Deutsches Museum, Museum of Munich and the German Theatre Museum.
Travelling from Munich Airport
Munich Airport is located around 30 kilometres from the centre of Munich. It is one of the largest airports in the world and oversees hundreds of flights each week, including flights from Bristol to Munich. The airport has plenty of facilities including a tradition Bavarian pub, a medical centre with a pharmacy, two hotels, a conference centre and internet access.
The quickest way to travel to Munich is on the rapid railway line. Passengers should use Line S1 or Line S8 to reach Munich Central Station. A train leaves the airport every 10 to 20 minutes and takes about 40 minutes to reach Munich. Car hire services and taxis are also available at the airport.
Travel to Munich with bmi
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