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Free tours, guided tours and the best excursions to do in Munich

Munich is one of the most beautiful cities to visit in Germany. It is a relatively small city that you can visit in two days. Also, near Munich there are some incredible places such as Neuschwanstein Castle, Linderhof Palace, Dachay concentration camp, Nymphenburg Palace… among many other places.

If you want to get the most out of your visit to Munich, in this post I propose several very interesting free tours, guided tours and the best excursions you can take from Munich.

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You have many options for free tours to do in Munich and they are the perfect opportunity to learn about the history of the city, its culture, its gastronomy, its curiosities and a lot of legends.

Free tour in Munich

This free tour will allow you to know the most essential and important places in Munich. Starting with the old and the new town hall, its famous carillon, the beautiful Frauenkierche cathedral and the legend that surrounds it, the odeonsplatz, the national theater, Viscardigasse and the Munich opera.

Free tour of the historic center of Munich

If you want to visit only the old part of the city with a guide, this is the best free tour to do so. You will visit Marienplatz, the carillon, Frauenkirche Cathedral, Fünf Höfe, Odeonsplatz, Theatinerkirche, Feldherrnhalle, Residenz, Viscardigasse, Bavarian State Opera, Maximilianstrasse and the Hofbräuhaus brewery.

Free tours of legends and curiosities of Munich

If you prefer to take tours of the cities knowing their history, their legends and many curiosities in Munich you have the opportunity to do several. Each of them offers a different route.

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In addition to the free tours, you have a wide variety of guided tours to do in Munich. You will be able to learn about the most relevant historical facts of Nazi Germany, learn about the most essential places in Munich, original tours such as the beer tour, the Nazi resistance tour or the Munich residence.

Guided tour of the Munich Residence

This impressive building is the largest urban royal palace in Germany. This impressive place has 130 bedrooms, several lounges, libraries, galleries... It's impressive.

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Historical Nazi Tour in Munich

There are several tours that offer guided tours where you will discover the most relevant facts of Nazi Germany. You will also learn about the hidden faces of the opposition to the Third Reich and many relevant events.

Fun guided tours to do in Munich

If you want to get to know the city from another point of view, doing more enjoyable activities, you can book one of these guided tours.

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Neuschwanstein Castle and Linderhof Palace Tour

Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most amazing castles in the world. This castle inspired Walt Disney to design his own castle, and you can visit it from Munich. In addition, normally the excursion to the castle always includes other stops to visit the Linderhof Palace, the Alpsee lake, some towns, including Oberammergau, one of the most picturesque towns in Germany, among other places.

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Excursion to Nymphenburg Palace

Nymphenburg Palace is one of the largest palace complexes in Europe. And it is the former summer residence of the Wittelsbachs, the Bavarian royal family.

The surroundings of the palace stand out for its large English-style garden and the canals. On the guided tour inside the Palace you will get to know its majestic noble rooms, the gallery of beauties, the Stone room, the central pavilion and the collection of carriages.

Dachau concentration camp

Visiting a former concentration camp is not usually one of my favorite activities. Even so, it is part of the history of Germany and is a recommended excursion to do from Munich. During the excursion you will get to know in depth the terrible history that the country lived through in the 20th century. In 1933, the first prisoners began to arrive at the Dachau concentration camp and during the 12 years that it was in operation, more than 200,000 prisoners passed through there, of whom more than 40,000 were murdered. It went from being a labor camp to one for prisoners, and later to a place of extermination.

Other interesting excursions to do in Munich

If you have time to add more excursions to your trip to Munich, you can visit the Harburg Castle, the city of Rothenburg, Regensburg, Nuremberg, Austrian cities, excursions to enjoy the nature of the area such as the Zugspitze mountain, among many more excursions. Here I leave you the most recommended and interesting excursions:

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