City Tour Aktiv
Discover with us Munich and the Surrounding area

City Tour Aktiv organises city tours and excursions in various languages in the charming city of Munich and its surrounding areas. We are a company that is dedicated to tourism and it is our aim to make your visit in Munich unforgettable. In a fun and friendly atmosphere, you are able to discover the wonderful secrets and anecdotes which characterise and enrich the city of Munich.

Our guided tours

Our tours and excursions are tailor-made to the needs of our customers. We structure and cater our tours accordingly to the wishes of families, groups, companies and lone travellers.
Furthermore, there is the option of taking an individual guided tour which offers the advantage of discovering Munich at your own pace.
Our guided tours and excursions are in a multiple of languages, English, German and Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic etc...

  • Visit the city centre by foot

On our delightful tour, you have the chance to leisurely stroll around the historic city centre and soak up its unique atmosphere. The historic city centre of Munich is marked by the city's most famous square Marienplatz. It is the city's great gathering point for cultural, political and social events and is home to a prominent Christmas Market. Several buildings encompass the Marienplatz, each of which express grandiose and melancholy elements of Munich's past. The sites that you have the opportunity to discover are the Neo-Gothic Town Hall built in 1908, which its unique Glockenspiel, that show via dancing figures the wedding celebration of Wilhelm V of Bavaria to Renate of Lothringen.

Other sites that you will get to know are St Mary's Column, the protector of the city, The Old Town Hall and St. Peter's Church,( Munich's oldest church). The exotic Viktualienmarkt (the oldest market of Munich), the Frauenkirche, the symbol of the city, the Royal Residenz Palace as well as the world famous Hofbräuhaus Brewery.

We also arrange longer, more specialised guided tours on the additional places of Königsplatz, Ludwigstraße and the University.

Duration: 2.5 hours. Extension up to 5 hours.

Information regarding price and the meeting point, you can find under: info@citytour-aktiv.de

  • Neuschwanstein

The idyllic landscape in the heart of the Bavarian Alps are the magical setting Germany's most renowned castle Neuschwanstein, which was erected in the 19th century. The Neo-Romantic historicist castle of was a prime example of King Ludwig II's pomp and ostentatiousness. As one of the most visited tourist attractions in Germany, this fantasy castle captured the minds of people all over the world, notably Walt Disney, who took inspiration from Neuschwanstein to create some of the well loved stories such as Sleeping Beauty.

King Ludwig was a complex character whose death was shrouded in mystery. On this tour, a day of beauty and intrigue awaits you, as we will discover more about his death and legacy.

Duration: 8 hours. Information regarding price and the meeting point, you can find under: info@citytour-aktiv.de

  • Linderhof

The castle Linderhof is situated in the astonishing mountain landscape in Graswangtal. Linderhof. It was the only castle which was completely finished during the lifetime of King Ludwig II. Its situation and baroque and rococo style give the castle as special beauty. Linderhof and Neuschwanstein are visited every year by more than one million tourists.

Also in the Baroque and Rococo style, this castle is situated in one of the three Isles of Lake Chiem. It is recognised as "the mini copy" which was based upon the Wonderful Versailles Palace.

Duration 8 hours. Information regarding price and the meeting point, you can find under: info@citytour-aktiv.de

  • Castle Nymphenburg

Castle Nymphenburg was the summer residence of the royal Bavarian family. It is situated slightly west of the city centre and is easily accessible by tram from the city centre. Nymphenburg is famous for its beautiful gardens and its renowned porcelain factory. It was also the birth place of King Ludwig II in 1845.

Duration: 3 hours

Information regarding prices and the meeting point can be found at info@citytour-aktiv.de

  • Dachau Concentration Camp

The concentration camp in Dachau was the first concentration camp to span all of the 12 years of the Third Reich and served as a model for all other concentration camps that later arose. During the Third Reich it was known as "school of terror" where SS military operations were planned. It is now an important centre of remembrance, commemoration and reflection across Europe. On the tour you have the chance to see the living conditions and explore the plight of those who entered those infamous doors.

Duration: 4 hours

Information regarding prices and the meeting point can be found at info@citytour-aktiv.de

  • Olympiapark and BMW World

Olympia Park Complex, located in the North of city centre was considered revolutionary when it was used to stage the 1972 Olympics. The games showcased Germany's re-constructional achievements and technical progressivism. However the games were tragically marred by the murder of several Israeli athletes occurred.

The Olympia tower, which is 290m high, offers spectacular panoramic views over the city of Munich. In this tower, a revolving restaurant is situated and at 181m from which you can enjoy a beautiful view of Munich whilst treating yourself to some hearty German cuisine.

The BMW Museum is a must for all car enthusiasts. This architectural masterpiece is delivery centre for all new BMW auto-mobiles and likewise offers a chance for visitors to experience one of the world's leading and most famous car brand

The BMW museum showcases all the stages of necessary in the production of these stylish yet robust cars. The development of the BMW brand from its humble beginning to its hugely successful present is also discussed.

Duration: 4 hours

Information regarding prices and the meeting point can be found at info@citytour-aktiv.de

  • The Football Stadium: Allianz Arena

The Allianz Arena, due to its form, is generally recognised as a gummy boat. It is the home of Germany's most successful football team, Bayern Munich. The dimensions of the Allianz area in Munich are: 258m long, 227m wide and 50m high. The field measures 105m x 68m. The outer architecture is composed of 2874 panels overall. Each panel can be lit individual in white, red or blue independently. The intention behind this, is that the Allianz Arena can be lit up in colour of the current playing home team.

The Allianz Arena is a world class stadium, which was confirmed by its selection as the host of the FIFA World Cup final in 2006. In total, the Allianz Arena hosted 4 of the 48 games of the 2006 World Cup.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Information regarding prices and the meeting point can be found at info@citytour-aktiv.de

  • The English Gardens

The English Garden is saturated in tradition and has maintained its popularity still today. In the year 1789 Arch Duke Karl Theodore followed the advice of his Minister of War Benjamin Thompson, an American, physicist and social reformer also known as Duke Rumsford. It was him, who had the idea to make this park available to the public giving both recreation and education to the people. It now spans 417 Hectares, which makes it one of the largest urban parks in the world. The park received its name because it followed the style of the English landscape parks, which Friedrich Ludwig von Sckell, designed in the beginning of the 19th century.

Today is the park is frequently visited by the Munich people especially in the summer because the two most famous beer gardens of the city are located there: The Chinese Tower and the Seehaus.

Another feature of the English Garden is the River Eisbach. This artificial river runs through the English Garden and it has been taken over by surfers who not only come from Munich but from all over the world. Surfers gather year round, even in Winter where the temperature drops to around -10 °C. They attract a whole host of spectators who admire their technique and bravery.

Duration: 3 hours

Information regarding prices and the meeting point can be found at info@citytour-aktiv.de

If you desire a special guided tour, just contact us and we help you to organise your own individual tour.

Our tour guides are knowledgeable, enthusiastic and above all dedicated to giving you an unforgettable experience.

Our customers' satisfaction confirms this philosophy.

What we offer?:

City guided tours

Car rental

Translators and Interpretors

Accommodation

German classes: our three schools offer intensive, private, company, conversation and grammar courses: http://www.sprachschule-aktiv-muenchen.de

Contact

Heßstr. 90

80797 Munich/Germany

Tel.: + 049 (0) 89 20 062 4 35

Fax: + 049 (0) 89 20 06 24 54

info@citytour-aktiv.de