School Christmas Markets Trip to Munich
Munich's traditional Christmas market on Marienplatz in the heart of the city centre goes back as far as the 14th century.
There are more than 100 stalls to explore on Munich's largest square, offering all kinds of hand-crafted items and delicious goodies like bratwurst and gingerbread. The popular Kripperlmarkt, a short walk away on nearby Rindermarkt, specialises in cribs and other Nativity articles. Live Christmas music is played from the town hall balcony every day. On the nearby Theresienwiese, the Tollwood Winter Festival offers 200 food and craft stalls to discover.
|Day 1||Flight from UK to Munich and transfer by S-Bahn to accommodation||Dinner in hostel|
|Day 2||Guided walking tour of Munich followed by time to explore Christmas markets in Marienplatz||Visit the Olympic Park - go up the Olympic Tower for fantastic views or have a guided tour of the Olympic Stadium||Dinner in hostel followed by ice skating on open-air rink|
|Day 3||Guided tour of the Allianz Arena - home to Bayern Munich||Visit to Tollwood Winter Festival||Dinner in hostel followed by visit to bowling|
|Day 4||Transfer by S-Bahn to airport for flight back to UK|
This price includes:
- 3 nights' half-board accommodation
- Return flights from UK
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- 4 day U-bahn and S-bahn pass
- Detailed information pack
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Itinerary planning service
- Motorway tolls and taxes
The Munich Tourist Office offers skilful, certificated guides for your city tour and for visits of sights. Tours can be adapted according to the wishes of your group. Get to know Munich with a 2 hour walking tour. Expert guides will bring the history of the city to life explaining the origin of Munich starting with the salt trade through to the present day. Learn how the city has develop...
Munich’s massive Olympic Park complex was constructed for the Olympic Games in 1972, and remains a marvel of modern engineering. Its main stadium, which can seat close on 70,000 spectators, is topped by the largest roof in the world. Visitors to the site can also enjoy a spectacular view from the revolving restaurant and observation terrace which tops the 950ft Olympic Tower. The Park is als...
At a speed of 7 m/s you soon get nearer to heaven. The view of Munich, its surroundings and, if the weather is good, the Alps from the Salzkammergut to the Allgäu Alps is just as unique as the Olympic tower itself. The height of the Olympic tower is 291,28 meters.
The Olympic Ice Sport Centre offers not only plenty of room but also plenty of excitement. It is subdivided into three sections: The Olympic ice stadium, the SoccaFive Arena (in the former ice skating tent) and the training hall, the centre for competitive ice skating. An ideal evening activity to keep your group entertained
All the Olympic swimming and diving competitions and finals in water ball games were held in the Olympic swimming centre. In the "fasted water of the world" (as experts called it) the American swimmer Mark Spitz won his seven gold medals and became an unmatched Olympic legendary figure. Now you can swim here too!
The famous studios in which, among many others, Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory was shot, and directors such as Stanley Kubrick and Alfred Hitchcock have worked. Children can have a ride on Fuchur from The Neverending Story, and adults will be interested in walking around the original submarine from Das Boot
Since it opened in 1973, the BMW Museum has been one of Munich's leading tourist attractions. More than 200,000 people a year have visited the building next to BMW's "four-cylinder" skyscraper near the Olympic Park, making it the #2 museum in Munich after the Deutsches Museum.In the summer of 2008, a larger and more ambitious BMW Museum opened as part of BMW Welt, or "BMW World," which combines:Th...
The brand new home of Bayern Munich, this magnificent stadium, was one of the host venues for the 2006 World Cup. Visitors will be awestruck by the design of Europe’s most modern Football stadium. A unique feature of the stadium is the exterior shell. Its 2,874 diamond shaped foil panels can be individually lit in different colours depending on who is playing!
The Tollwood Winter Festival takes place on the Theresienwiese, home to the Oktoberfest. A charming Christmas market – which consists of more than 200 stalls where you can buy international crafts or taste organic food from all over the world. Around 75 percent of the shows, which range from theatre, music and performances to environmental activities or kids entertainment, are for ...
AO City Hostel München
Students will be accommodated in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. View on map
What our teachers had to say about this destination
Excellent destination with lots of opportunities for students.
This is an excellent destination, particularly if you consider taking trips into the surrounding area. There are very many activities to choose from. The accommodation was comfortable, immaculate and well situated with friendly, helpful staff.