The long weekend and city break is a great way to make a trip out of the county without having to use too much of your precious holiday time. but with Europe on the doorstep and fairly easy to get to with budget airlines, where should you go?
Munich is a great location for a trip away, and there is so much to do there. There is an annual beer festival in the region for a start, and it has also been voted the world’s most liveable city. Exciting stuff, and surely a reason to go and visit.
Once the capital of Bavaria the city has a regal air to it and offers you views of some of the most exquisite architecture in the area. The baroque inspired buildings are enticing and you can visit the residence which houses the ruling family. At the centre of the palace is the Antiquarium which offers a world class collection of antiques collected for the family from the region.
The city is located on the banks of the River Isar and so you can walk up and down the waters to burn off some of the chocolates you may have eaten on your trip. The name of the city derives from the monks that used to populate the area, but now it is a top destination for ex pats and people leaving the UK for a better quality of life.
Oktoberfest is the festival of beer which is iconic across the world, But you will find that whenever in the year you visit the area, there will be somewhere for you to stop to sample the delights of the locally brewed beers. There are buildings designed to be beer halls; brimming with locals and offering a plethora of lots of different flavoured and qualities of beers. You will also be able to find market stalls here selling fresh produced like honey cured ham.
If you are planning on travelling to the city of Munich on a holiday then ensure that you have booked Travel Insurance to protect you against any accident or emergency on your trip.