This German city is a powerhouse for culture, history, places to see and visit, and of course, beer and sausages...
Munich has several art galleries and museums, including the Jewish Museum and City Museum. There is also the BMW factory and museum. The beautiful architecture of the New Town Hall is another attraction.
Munich is a popular shopping city, with a number of high-end shops, several markets and annual Christmas markets. It is also close to the Alps at Garmisch, an ideal spot for walking and skiing.
The Olympic Park is still in use today for many cultural, social and religious events. The site is home to the Olympic Tower, which has a revolving observation deck and a 230-seat restaurant.
A visit to Englischer Garten is the perfect way to relax, enjoy the beer garden and chat to the locals. Having arranged your car hire in Munich, you can drive to this attraction with ease.
Munich International Airport (MUC) is situated 30km north east of the city centre, and Memmingen Airport (FMM) is 110km away. Both airports have good public transport links to the city. Munich car hire can be arranged in advance at lower prices than walk-up rates, with your vehicle picked up at the airport.
Traffic congestion and limited parking make driving around the city problematic. However, exploring some of the suburban attractions around Munich or the beautiful Bavarian countryside is more easily done by car.
Using your rental car you can get out to explore the fantastic scenery of Bavaria and the Black Forest area...
Those interested in history can drive out of the city to the Dachau Concentration Camp and also visit Hitler's Eagle's Nest retreat in the mountains.
Some of the excursions possible by car include a visit to the town of Oberammergau for the Passion Play and trips to Nymphenburg Palace, Neuscwhanstein Castle and the Romantic Road.
The Black Forest has some stunning drives, with fast flowing rivers amid mountainous pine-covered forests. It's famous for its cuckoo clock production.