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Straw Stars 
Recently read the book on "German Christmas Traditions" and it discussed the straw stars. They appear from the picture that they are made from stray/hay. …

2012-2013 New Years 
We've been deciding between Munich and Salzburg for New Years Eve and it looks like Munich has won. I'm finding a lot of sites listing about 5 areas …

Weather 
I will be traveling to Munich on the 6th of August until the 13th and I would like to know what clothes and shoes shall I bring? I will be staying in …

Leaving the Transit Area in Munich Airport 
I am traveling from Sarajevo to Manchester via Munich and have 11 hours waiting for connection flight. So I just wanted to see if I am allowed to go …

Crop Circles 
We are visiting Munich and would like to see the crop circles, is that possible? Judith Reply by Marion Hello Judith, there are several crop …

Getting to Schloss Nymphenburg 
Hello, I will be in Munich in early June and want to go to the Nymphenburg Palace. I have found several suggestions on the internet on how to get there. …

Rent cars 
How far is it from the bus station to the Alamo Rent Car station at the airport? Reply by Marion Hi Tommy, all major car rentals have their …

Legoland 
Dear Sirs, I would like to find out about my trip from Munich to Legoland (Gunzburg). The timetable and prices for a bus trip. I hope it is possible …

Bus travel 
Hello! This is a great website, very informative and the information is easy to find! I have one question. How can I book a bus travel from Munich …

Things to do in and around Munich/Stuttgard 
What are some "must-see" sights and tourist attractions in/around Munich and Stuttgart? We are visiting Germany and Paris and have about 7 days. We …

Kids in Beer Gardens? 
Are kids allowed in beer gardens in Munich?

Skiing near Munich 
Hallo- My family is planning to visit Munich in March. We have 4 children from 12 to 18 years and were thinking we might like to go skiing for a day, …

Weather! :) 
Hello, I'm Ali from Istanbul and I'd like to learn how is the weather in beginning of February? Will there be snow? Of course we can't predict it, …

Can I get a job in Munich? 
I'm thinking of moving to Germany and I would like to find out if I need a visa and where I can apply for a job in Munich. I'm US citizen planning …

Munich On New Year's Eve? 
I'll be in Munich on New Year's Eve. Can you tell me where are the best (outdoor) locations to celebrate and have a great party?

Will it snow on christmas? 
Okay so for Christmas I am going to Munich Germany and I live in the USA in Florida. So.. no snow for me:( And I really want to see snow!! So will it …

How late do the U-Bahn and S-Bahn run? 
We plan to leave our car at the Langwied Park & Ride and take the S-Bahn into the city center. How late can we remain in the city and still take the S3 …

Bus station - train station 
Hi, this is my first time traveling to Germany and I don't speak any German. Usually I wouldn't ask this kind of questions, I'd figure it out by asking …

Parking in Munich attractions 
Hi: Is it possible that we park somewhere near Olympia Park, Nymphenburg Palace and Alte Pinakothek easily and for free? If not, how much does …

Places and cost for pedal boats 
Can you tell me some places and cost for pedal boats (rentals) in Munich. Also, can I still rent them in October? Thanks. Gen Ormond Reply by …

Munich Attractions 
Hello, i will be traveling to Munich this summer and i was wondering if you could tell me what is there to visit out of the city. I have been to Munich …

Monastery Andechs 
Do you know if Monastery Andechs is open Christmas Eve? We are visiting our son in Munich and A) would like to visit Kloster Andechs, and B) are …

Munich food 
Hi My friend and I are planning to spend a few days in Munich at the beginning of December. I would be grateful of any advice that you can give me …

From Memmingen Airport to Zentraler Busbahnhof Hackerbrücke 
I will fly from UK to Memmingen Airport, but I'm still very confused how to get to the Zentraler Busbahnhof Hackerbrücke to take Euroline bus in the most …

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Christmas Markets 
Hi I will be traveling to Munich and I will be there for three weeks, leaving on November 26. I have read that the main Christmas market starts on November …

Late December thru New Year's Visit to Munich 
Could you please tell me if the Christmas Markets are still going as well as celebrations from Dec. 26th thru New Year's? Also, what are the 20 most absolutely …

Fall Foliage 
I am traveling to Munich from October 23rd to the 30th of this year and am wondering if the fall colors will still be out, or is it over by then? Reply …

Andech glassware 
Good Day, I was browsing on this site and found a picture of 2 masskrug glasses with the Andechs logo on them. I was hoping to get one of these as I collect …

In what town is the Andechs Kloster (am Ammersee) located? 
In what town is the Andechs Kloster (am Ammersee) located? Reply by Marion Hi Al Brooks, the Kloster Andechs is actually not inside a town, …

Summer Sales 
When will summer sales start in 2011? i will be travelling to Munich in mid July, will sale season have started by then? Reply by Marion The summer …

What to do on a Bank Holiday if you're just visiting 
My husband is in Munich on a training course and is stuck for something to do or somewhere to go today - can you help? ps he doesn't drink Reply …

UK spouse visa applicability to schengen visa 
Hi, I am a South African citizen married to a British citizen (we live in the UK). My husband and I would like to go to Germany for a few days, do …

BICYCLE RENTAL 
Can one rent a bicycle in Munich ? What is the estimated cost ? Reply by Marion Hi Apostolos, There are several companies where you can rent …

First time in Munich! 
This summer, I will be traveling to Munich for the first time! I am from the US, and I have never been to Germany. One question I had was, for modest …

Rental car transportation from Frottmaning 
Guten Tag. My daughter and I will be arriving by bus to Fröttmaning this June and will need transportation to pick up a rental car. Are there buses …

Public Holidays 
I plan to travel on business to Munich in April. Will the shops be open on Good Friday, April 22nd? Reply by Marion Hello Nanako, all of the …

How many gasoline stations in Munich, approximately? 
This is for our EDSGN project. Currently, we need to know approximately how many gasoline stations in Munich. Please do me this favor if you know it. …

Where to buy a Rolex Watch? 
I will be going to Munich next week. I am interested to buy a Rolex watch there. Can you let me know where is the authorized dealer Rolex shop I can …

Antique Fairs and Shops 
We're visiting Munich in August and wondered if there are any fairs or flea markets on and if so where they are held? Are there antique shops all over …

please advise the dates for the Kaltenberger Tournament and how do I book 
Please advise as to how I book for the event and when in July it is in this 2011. Thank you Lara (South Africa) Reply by Marion Hi Lara, …

Buses out of Munich 
Is there any buses or coaches going to switzerland? Reply by Marion Hi Adi, in fact, there are many buses or coaches going to almost any place …

are tickets required for clubs/bars on new years eve? 
I will be spending new year in Munich and wonder if the situation is similar to the UK where even small pubs require tickets. Also, where would you recommend? …

How far into Austria is the Bayernticket valid? 
We are arriving in Munich from the USA and want to take the train from the airport station to Zell am See in Austria. Will the Bayernticket work for that …

Partner day ticket "Gesamtraum" 
We need to get from the airport to the city center and then to Dachau and back into the city center in the same day. Will the partner pass cover that? …

Royal Rumble 2011 
Weird question....does anybody know of any bar or club in Munich that will show WWE Royal Rumble on the 30th of January 2011?

Munich public transport on New Years Day 
Do buses and/or trains operate on New Years Day in Munich ? My return flight is on that day. Reply by Marion Hi Thomas, yes, the public transport …

Royal Castle of Neuschwanstein 
1. Is it easy for me to use the Euro rail to see the castle rather than spend money to join a tour. I understand I can go to Füssen. 2 I have 3 days …

Christmas markets open in January? 
I know Christmas is in December. However, we will be in Munich during January 2011. Are the markets still open or are they all closed by January? Reply …

all saints day shop opening hours in 2010 
Hey dear, I will be in Munich on the 31st of Oct and the 1st Nov. I've just found out its gonna be bank holiday in Germany!!!!!!! Please let me know …

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Turn and return ticket to the airport 
I'll arrive to the international airport on Saturday morning with my daughter (17years) and we'll leave in Monday night (3 days). What is the most reasonable …

Any outdoor pools for lane swimming? 
Hi, I would like to do some lap swimming for exercise on my lunch hour. Do any of the outdoor pools accommodate lap swimming? Thanks beforehand for …

Train from Munich to Oberammergau 
My wife and I will be in Munich in the second week of August and on the Friday we wish to travel to Oberammergau for the performance that day. Should …

3 days in Munich 
I am going to Munich for 3 days starting Friday, 3rd of September 2010. I am a Lebanese catholic man, 39 years old. I want to see the "Bayern München" …

Connection Munich - Munich airport 
We plan to come this summer to Munich by bus, from Croatia. Then continue on a plane to Egypt. What is the fastest way reach from the main bus station …

Trachtenkleidung shops 
Hello, I am looking for addresses of shops for my next Munich visit, to buy Trachtenkleidung. Can you give me some names and addresses please? …

More info for my 1st Munich trip 
Hi. I'll be in Munich on Oct 3, 2010 for 3 days. Just want to see the beer tents myself. I'm not into drinking but would love to taste and try out foods …

Transport from Czech Republic to Munich 
We shall travel from Cairo, Egypt to Praha then Carlovyvary-Praha-Cairo on chic airlines. How can we go to Munich from there is it better to leave from …

Bus transportation from Munich to Oberammergau and back 
We would like to see Neuschwanstein Castle enroute from Munich on October 1, 2010 and get to Oberammergau by 4pm or leave Oberammergau in the morning …

Best Underground Ticket to buy for multiple people 
Eleven of us are traveling to Munich for the Oktoberfest. The closest U station to our hotel is Nordfriedhof and we'll be going to and from Goetheplatz. …

Weather in Munich 
I'm going to Munich on the last week of October. Will there be snow? Or what will the weather be like? Reply by Marion Hi Francis, most likely …

Neuschwanstein Castle 
How would I get to Neuschwanstein Castle using public transport from Munich? Reply by Marion Hi Paulina, it's not easy to go to Neuschwanstein …

Garages near the Marienplatz 
We will be near Munich in May and would like to visit Marienplatz to see the dancers in the tower. We need to find a Garage for the car near by since …

Getting from Munich to Oberammergau 
Dear Sir, We will be traveling from Munich (actually we will be in Oberschleissheim) to Oberammergau on a Sunday in May. We would like to be in Oberammergau …

Subway costs 
What is the best price for tickets for a group of 22 students arriving in Munich on Saturday afternoon, 15 May, and departing early on 20 May. With …

Acht Hundert Jahre Munchen - 800 years Munich 
When was the parade past the Rathaus for the 800 year Munich celebration? Reply by Marion Hi Mary, the 800 years celebration for Munich was …

Going to Oberammergau 
How do I get to Oberammergau from Munchen Hauptbahnhof? Reply by Marion Hi Stephanus, I have written an article about the Passion Play in Oberammergau …

Buying Christmas decoration in March!! 
Hi, I am coming to Munich for a week in March 2010...to visit a friend in Munich. I met her in New Zealand when she was on holiday. I have a request …

Weather at New Year 
My family will be going to Munich at around New Year. We were wondering if it will snow? And what is there to do for New Years? Do they have festivities …

Schloss Lustheim in Oberschleissheim 
How many rooms does Schloss Lustheim have? Are there any special features?? (eg ballrooms,dungeons ect) Reply by Marion Dear Abbie, Lustheim …

A Tourist in Munich 
Hello, I'm from México, I will be here in Munich for 3 days and my boyfriend doesn't have time to show me the city. Where can I find a tourist …

Sale and Discounts in Munich 
When do the sale and discounts periods begin in winter exactly? Reply by Marion Hi, we used to have official "Winterschlussverkauf" and "Sommerschlussverkauf", …

Visting the Munich Museum of science and technology 
Hello, Thanks for this wonderful site. I am Komal Machindar from India and have been to Munich Museum in 1998. I had decided that I would get my son …

Please help me with subway ticket 
Let's say I have 3 day ticket for inner circle. But during one of the three days I need to go out to the outer circle. Is there a special ticket for …

When is the Knights Tournament at Kaltenberg  
And how do we book tickets? Reply by Marion Hi Robert, the Kaltenberger Ritterturnier (knights tournament) takes place every Friday, Saturday …

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1958 Munich Memorial Site 
Hello, Is there still transport links by either train or bus service that I can get that takes me from the centre of Munich to the Munich-Riem airport? …

Thermal Springs  
I'd like to know about any thermal springs open to the public in and around Munich. Reply by Marion Hi Lisa, there are quite a few public …

Travel from Geneva 
You have a wonderful website! I will be traveling by car to Munich from Geneva. Can you suggest the best route? Reply by Marion Hi Kate, thanks …

Andechs 
Is the Andechs Monastery accessible to those not inclined to long walks? Reply by Marion Yes, off course you can reach the monastery either by …

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