Serving as one of the most visited cities in Germany, Munich might be a tad overwhelming to the traveler who has never taken to its busy streets, historic buildings, and rich culture. After my stay, I mustered up a list of the top things to do in Munich before leaving the city. Though it would be much more enjoyable to spread everything out over a few days (especially if you enjoy a few too many beers at the biergarten..), if you’re only in Munich for 24 hours or less and you’re committed to seeing as much as humanly possible within that time frame, then the 11 sights below are doable so long as you hustle! Continue reading 11 Things To Do In Munich (That Can Be Done In A Day)
The Viktualienmarkt (or Victuals Market for us non-German speaking folk) is a highlight in Munich for travelers and locals alike. Open year-round, the market serves as an all-purpose stop for those on the hunt for anything from fresh fruit and vegetables to flowers, and beer gardens to local cuisine. Even if you’re not looking for anything in particular, the Victuals Market in Munich is worth a quick stroll through to take in the colorful sights and delicious smells!
Though relatively small and not as widely known as other cities in Germany, Heidelberg is a beautiful historic town just south of Frankfurt. It’s home to the oldest university in modern Germany, has a pretty badass castle overlooking the town, and, simply put, is just really beautiful. If that’s not reason enough to check it out, here are some of the things to do in Heidelberg that might just have you extending your stay!
Many of us know the big cities in Germany that tourists flock to when visiting the country; Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, and Hamburg, just to name a few. Though these cities are all special in their own ways, there are so many other smaller cities in Germany that get overlooked. One of said cities is Heidelberg, known for its 14th century university (the oldest university in contemporary Germany), it’s picturesque cityscape by the River Neckar, which includes the Old Town and Heidelberg Castle; a not to be missed sight that offers visitors spectacular views of the town and beautiful ruins.
The Anne Frank Museum is a definite must-see for anyone visiting Amsterdam. Whether you’re a history buff, student, or parent, the gravity of walking through this museum will fill you to the brim with emotion (and if it doesn’t, there’s probably something wrong with you).