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Munich Old City Beer History Walking Tour


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Activity Level



Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
This tour can be planned around people with mobility issue. Please let me know ahead of time. Otherwise some places may be challenging to reach.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), German (fluent)

Private tour of the "City with Heart" with beer and traditional Bavarian food tasting

Together, we will explore the old city of Munich, and experience the history of this beautiful Bavarian town, as well as explore the relationship between Munich and Beer Brewing, Beer Gardens, Beer Halls, Beer Brands, Beer Steins, and, well, pretty much anything involving Munich and Beer. . . . . ,

Starting in the center of town, at Marienplatz, we will see not only historical landmarks, but discover the importance of beer to Bavaria. We will see houses built over 750 years ago, as well as city gates that are even older.

Among other things, we will see what is arguably the most famous beer hall in the world, see a small Munich insider beer oasis, and dive into a platter of Bavarian snacks, as well as visit a rooftop Beer Garden secret in the middle of the city (weather permitting) and visit the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum. But the choices are endless in the Beer Capital of the World, and I will be happy to construct your own individual "Beer Experience" while you visit this incredible city!


We meet at the town center, Marienplatz.

We first walk around the old town of Munich and get some background on the city History.
Then, we select our first Beer Hall, and begin to understand why Munich is the beer Capital of the World!

Since there are so many places to visit, and, depending on the season and weather, our destinations will vary, this tour is never done the same way twice. Beer Gardens are not usually open in the Winter, so we would opt for cosy Beer Halls. In the Summer, we should definitely see the Beer Gardens as well.
These are some of the places we can visit:

The world famous Hofbräuhaus

The Beer Garden at the Viktualienmarkt (Open Market square)

The Augustiner Keller

The Hofbräu Keller

Weisse Bräuhaus

The Hofgarten

The Chinese Tower

and many others.

Since we have more choices than hours in a day, we will make our decision beforehand, if you have special requests, or decide spontaneously when we meet.

Let's discover the magic of Munich's Beer culture together!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will meet at the Fish Fountain in front of the New Town Hall at Marienplatz, in the Town Center.

End location: We can end the tour in the Town Center, or a pre designated area.

Duration: 4 hours


This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your private guide for the duration of the tour.

A wonderful and informative journey through the beautiful Old City of Munich!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 Euro - The food and drink are "pay as you go.

If you want to buy souvenirs, you should have a bit of extra cash on hand.

What’s Extra

Other: Drinks and food.

Tickets for the Public transport system, if needed.

A Recent Review of this tour

Jay is an outstanding tour guide who helped make the comparison between American and German so much easier. He did an outstanding job of adapting our tour to our specific interests. If it wasn't for a few remnants of his Texas drawl I would have thought he was German for sure!
Kerry Sims

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