Salzburg main station in Austria with the train tracks

How to get from Munich to Salzburg by train

A local’s guide to finding the fastest and cheapest train connection from Munich to Salzburg. Austria beckons and is barely 90 minutes away from Bavaria’s capital. But what are your options and what’s the best way to get from Munich to Salzburg (and possibly back)? Here is what you need to know: Munich and Salzburg …

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munich in autumn as seen from the English Garden hill

The best time to visit Munich

A list of pros and cons for each season of the year and ranking them by crowds & price levels I love my hometown but there is no denying that it can be crowded at times. With the many festivals and trade fairs that are held in Bavaria’s capital each year, it can also be …

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oberammergau town center in bavaria with the church tower in the background

Day trip from Munich to Oberammergau

How to get to Oberammergau from Munich and spend a lovely day in rural Bavaria the easy way Oberammergau probably needs no introduction. It’s the place of the decennial Passion plays, filled with fresco-adorned houses, and there are traditional woodcarving shops all over town. But how do you get from Munich to Oberammergau as a …

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Autumn foilage in munich germany

The best places to see Autumn Foilage in Munich

A local’s guide to the best places to see the autumn foilage in Munich and other things to do in I always keep on saying that Munich is worth a visit all year round. There are just so many things to do in Bavaria’s capital. But there’s no denying that autumn might just be the …

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The Ruhmeshalle in Munich with the Bavaria Statue in front of it

The Bavaria Statue in Munich

Everything you need to know about visiting the famous Bavaria Statue in Munich above the Oktoberfest festival grounds.