Noble style and Bavarian coziness
Munich can be reached from the Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Starnberg in just 25 minutes – either conveniently on the highway or directly with the train without having to change lines. In Munich, a wide range of museums and exhibits, as well as cultural and sporting events awaits you. And the boutiques fulfill all of your wishes with their diverse offers.
Munich combines a noble style, Bavarian customs and a special kind of nonchalance. Delve into the lifestyle of the regional capital. The hip and cozy cafés are perfect for capturing the Munich's atmosphere – at Odeonsplatz, in the Glockenbachviertel, in Schwabing or in the student district Maxvorstadt. Along Leopoldstrasse you will find a large shopping area, and Maximilanstrasse complements this with a "who's who" of noble boutiques. The residents of Munich know how to savor life, from the delicacies at the market stands at the Viktualienmarkt to the treats in the numerous breweries.
As soon as the sun comes out it's time to hit the beer gardens. Combine a visit to the beautiful English Gardens with the Munich beer garden tradition – for example at the Chinese Tower or the "Seehaus" at Lake Kleinhesseloher.
In sporting activities, Munich is always in the lead. Feel the soccer fever in the Alliance Arena when you take a tour of the world's most famous stadium. The city also has much more to offer in the way of attractions, art, culture and entertainment.
Museums & Attractions in Munich
The Frauenkirche (Cathedral of Our Dear Lady) is the landmark of the Bavarian capital
Be sure not to miss the glockenspiel at the Neue Rathaus (New Town Hall). Every day at 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m, from March to October also at 5:00 p.m.
Site of the 1972 Olympics and, with its Olympic stadium and tower, popular among residents and visitors to this day.
With a historical, landscaped garden – built in the 17th century as a summer residence and for many years one of the favored residences of the Bavarian monarchs.
Alte and Neue Pinakothek
Bavarian State Painting Collections from the Middle Ages to the mid-18th century as well as art from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Pinakothek der Moderne
Four museums: Modern Art Collection, Staatlich Graphische Sammlung Munich, Architecture Museum of the TU Munich, Die Neue Sammlung Design Museum
BMW World and Museum
9 Decades of automobiles, BMW history and an exhibit of BMW models.
Famous for its collection of works from the group of artists "Blaue Reiter" (Blue rider) and regional 19th century paintings. Berühmt für die Kunst des „Blauen Reiter“ und Münchner Malerei des 19. Jahrhunderts
Hofbräuhaus, the Residenz (palace) Munich or the zoo, "Tierpark Hellabrunn", find all the attractions here:
The annual Oktoberfest is an absolute highlight. The world's largest and most popular folk festival, from the end of September to the beginning of October, attracts international guests to Teresienwiese in Munich. Ferris wheel, chair-o-plane and many other rides promise high-spirited fun. In the traditional Munich brewery tents, beer and hearty regional food combine with the exuberant mood of the visitors.
Further information at www.oktoberfest.de/en
Getting to Munich
You can reach Munich by car in 25 minutes from Starnberg. If you take the train, you can depart from the train station "Starnberg-Nord" and reach downtown Munich in just 25 minutes.