A regional capital city of the Bavarian region within Germany, Munich, home to over 2.7 million people is sprawled along the foothills of the Alps. Widely recognized for its culture and architecture, Munich is famed all over the World for ‘Oktoberfest’, an annual beer festival which attracts scores of domestic and foreign visitors. Within easy driving distance from the Alps, Munich displays a continental climate which is strongly modified by its close proximity to the mountains. Showcasing an interesting mix of historic buildings and contemporary modern architecture, Munich is a green-city featuring a number of parks as well.
Well served by the Munich International Airport which is recognized as the ‘Best Airport in Europe’, Munich has train services to/from most major European cities as well. Home to several palaces, castles and museums, including the BMW Museum, Munich also is a great centre for theater, opera and music.