School Trip to Munich

The historic capital of Bavaria and renowned for its annual Oktoberfest celebration, Munich has a wealth of culture and attractions to keep students happy. Watch the popular glockenspiel show in the Marienplatz, visit the Olympiapark Munich, BMW Welt and the awe-inspiring palace, Schloss Neuschwanstein.

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Visits

  • Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady): The 99m high twin towers are one of Munich’s landmarks. The large interior forms a bastion of tranquillity in the midst of the city’s shopping hubbub.
  • Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Si: Germany’s first concentration camp. Within the camp headquarters there is now a museum which serves as a poignant reminder of the horrors of World War II.
  • Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Si This was - Germany’s first concentration camp. Visit the museum within the camp headquarters which serves as a poignant reminder of the horrors of World War II.
  • Olympiapark Munich: Built for the 1972 Olympics, the park is now a hot spot for sports, music and leisure.
  • BMW Welt: 125 of the most beautiful and important BMW models are exhibited as originals in the museum here.
  • Schloss Neuschwanstein: This palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a personal refuge and as homage to Richard Wagner. It has appeared in several films and was the inspiration for Disneyland’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.
  • Füssen: A 700-year old town on the edge of the Alps framed by imposing high mountain peaks and an idyllic lake district. At an altitude of 800 –1200m above sea level, it’s Bavaria’s highest town. Attractions include the labyrinth of medieval lanes, High Palace, the Heritage Museum and a Benedictine Monastery.
  • Winterwonderland Füssen: An atmospheric Bavarian Christmas market in the baroque courtyard of the Abbey of St. Mang at the heart of Füssen‘s historical town centre. There are always lots of local arts and crafts.
  • Further Christmas markets you may like to visit: Odeonplatz (medieval), Theresienwiese (Tollwood), Sendlinger Tor and Chinesischer Turm.
  • Alliance Arena: Europe’s modern football stadium, with a capacity of more than 70,000. It has a particularly impressive façade, which has 2,760 diamond-shaped cushions forming  the world’s biggest membrane cladding.

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Where to stay

Stay at the A&O Müenchen Hackerbrüecke, a modern centrally-located hostel with a lovely rooftop terrace with great views. All rooms have their own balcony, shower or bath.

Sample Itinerary

Day One

Arrive at Munich airport and transfer to your accommodation. Make your way by public transport to Marienplatz, taking the S-Bahn. Free time to visit the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady). If travelling during December, enjoy the Advent atmosphere at Munich’s wonderful Christmas market. Evening meal at your accommodation.

Day Two

Make your way by public transport to visit the memorial site at Dachau Concentration Camp, where every student will have an audioguide. Then travel by bus to Olympiazentrum where students will have free time to explore the park and climb the Olympia Tower if they want. Walk through the park to BMW World for a guided tour. Evening meal at your accommodation, then enjoy an evening of bowling.

Day Three

Depart by coach for Hohenschwangau for your guided tour of Schloss Neuschwanstein. There will be time to look in the shop and around the courtyard. In the afternoon travel by coach to Füssen.  If travelling during December, enjoy Winterwonderland Füssen, a Bavarian Christmas market. Evening meal at your accommodation.

Day Four

Make your way to the Allianz Arena for your guided tour of the stadium, the magnificent home of the famous Bayern Munich football team. Travel back to the airport for your return journey home.

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