Munich Airport is the 2nd busiest airport in Germany, with over 35 million passengers a year. It has been voted as one of the best airports in Europe by passengers around the world. Munich Airport is 28 km away from the city and car hire is a good option to really see the best of Bavaria. The city of Munich is known for its architecture and culture as well as its world famous Oktoberfest.
Munich Airport has 2 terminals – terminal 1 is for non Star Alliance flights and terminal 2 is for Lufthansa and Star Alliance flights. Terminal 2, level 5 has a visitor deck and restaurants as well as exhibition space. The Munich Airport Centre is located between the terminals and has a shopping mall, cafes and a conference centre and forum space for events. Airport tours are available if you want to find out more about the airport. There are information desks situated around the terminal if you require assistance and also a tourist information office. Several lounges are in operation for business and first class passengers. Free Wi-Fi and internet kiosks are available and there are cash points and currency exchange booths. You can shop at the airport too and buy anything from leatherwear and jewellery to deli produce and electronics. Duty free shopping is also an option.
Munich is an incredible city with beautiful architecture and lots of history and culture. In the heart of the city you will find Marienplatz, where you can see the grand City Hall and the famous Glockenspiel clock. Fraunkirche, the largest church in Munich, is nearby along with the infamous Hofbrauhaus, a beer house with a great atmosphere. Take a stroll around the pretty Englisher Garten and explore the quaint streets of the French Quarter and Orleansplatz. Take in a show at the Staatstheatre or Nationaltheatre, home to the Bavarian State Opera and Orchestra. For a little culture there are many museums and art galleries including the Museum Brandhorst and the Deutsches Museum. Finally, you can relax at the biggest beer garden in Munich at Hirschgarten. Exploring the Bavaria region with your car hire in Munich is a great opportunity and you can drive out to the beautiful Riemer Park with its lake and try water sports or just enjoy the beautiful scenery. The castles of Schloss Dachau and Schloss Schleisheim are also within an hour’s drive of the city.