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Oktoberfest - 6 Days Camping (Start/End Munich)

Known worldwide as a beer festival, Oktoberfest is actually so much more! From humble beginnings as a royal wedding celebration, the 'Fest has become a party with enough beer, pork, merchandise & amusement park attractions to entertain you for days. Make your own way to Munich & join us there - once you get to Munich, you'll be camping in our pre-set up tents. There’s no thinking required, just have fun!

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Easy
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: CCBF7M/160810
  • Starts: Munich, Germany
  • Finishes: Munich, Germany
You will Visit
  • Munich

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive Munich

Welcome to Munich! Get ready for a week of fun at one of the world’s most famous festivals, Oktoberfest. Arrive at the campsite any time between 8:00am & 12:00pm - our expert Contiki On-site Team will be on hand to show you to your tent & answer any questions you have. Later, if you’re feeling up to it, check out Munich & get the party started!

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Day 2-5: Munich

There’s so much to see & do in this city, so make the most of your time here. Oktoberfest has been an annual event in the Bavarian calendar for more than 200 years, so make sure you don’t miss out on any of the action. Take your place at one of the festival tents & get into all that is Oktoberfest. If you’re feeling like going local then girls don a Dirndl & guys get into your Lederhosen (traditional costume) to really get into the spirit. Food is also a central part of the festival & not to be missed. Try some German treats like Pretzels, Wurst, Sauerkraut or pork knuckle, there really is something to tantalise any taste buds here. If you feel like a bit of time out from the buzzing beer halls, head to the market stalls for some other German treats. A huge amusement park is also a feature of the festival so don’t forget to jump on some rides while you’re here. From the central Marienplatz (market square) there’s heaps of other things to do & see while you’re here. Located right in the heart of the city, it’s a hub for shopping, has a variety of places to eat & many historic sights within easy reach. Marienplatz is also home to the Old & New Town Halls, once the centre of the political heart of Munich. There’s also the spectacular Hirschgarten nearby, with its amazing 8000 seat beer garden. Don’t miss out on a visit to Olympic Park, home to the 1972 Olympic Games, where you can climb the Olympic Tower for awesome city views. There's also the option to join a guided bike tour and see the famous sights as you learn the fascinating history of the city. If seeing some history is on your agenda, then don’t miss the Alter Hof, Munich’s medieval castle, one of the most beautiful locations in the city, or you could Or ask your Contiki team for some other tips on things to do in the quaint nearby towns & villages. If you’re feeling like a day out & about, explore even more of Europe while you’re here. A day trip to the Dachau Memorial Concentration camp is just one of the options Contiki offer if you feel like something different.

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Day 6: Depart Munich

Time to say farewell to the fun times had in Germany! Say goodbye to your new friends, as your tour ends this morning after breakfast.

Inclusions:
      Accommodation
    • 5 nights twin-share accommodation in large tents with comfy air mattresses (sleeping bag and towel required)
    • Regular free coach transfers from accommodation to festival site
    • Contiki Oktoberfest Souvenir
      Staff
    • Contiki Oktoberfest Team
    • Day trip to the moving Dachau concentration camp memorial
    • Guided walking tour of Munich: See Marienplatz, the Glockenspiel, the Rathaus, Munich Residenz, Frauenkirche & Viktulienmarkt
      Food
    • 5 continental & hot breakfasts
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Tour Highlights:
  • Guided walking tour of Munich: See Marienplatz, the Glockenspiel, the Rathaus, Munich Residenz, Frauenkirche & Viktualienmarkt
  • Optional trip to the moving Dachau concentration camp memorial