17 Jun Grab your Umbrella! – Munich’s Rainy Day Tours
In Bavaria we say: There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.
So, if you visit Munich on a rainy day (which can happen throughout the year) grab an umbrella and explore the city the slow way with our Rainy Day Tours.
The city center tour starts at the historic Odeonsplatz. Stroll along the Residenzstraße and see the city residency of old kings and queens and the Opera House, which you can even tour from the inside. Passing the Marienplatz with its numerous sights you can start the day with a nice breakfast at Dompierre French Bakery. Here they only use natural ingredients and they even get their flour from France!
To take in a little bit of Bavaria’s finest, visit the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum right around the corner. After the beer, it’s time to shop. Munich’s Slow Fashion quarter, the Glockenbachviertel, offers plenty of great slow shops. Auryn, Dear Goods, Glore Fashion – just to name a few.
If you can’t get enough from museums the Jewish Museum and its cafe are tranquille spots to slow down. Located not far from the museum, Prince Myshkin was one of Munich’s first purely vegetarian restaurant. Delicious lunches await folks that dine here!
After lunch, take a nice walk (or a short tram ride) to the city’s river, Isar, and explore the Deutsches Museum, one of the world’s biggest science museums. There are many great guided tours for free and a lot of buttons to push and fun stuff to try out, even for adults. Take a tour of the salt and coal mines or enjoy 30 minutes of floating in space in the planetarium. Say you would take in every exhibit for a whole minute, it would take you two weeks to get through the museum!
Our second Rainy Day Tour leads you to the university neighborhood and Maxvorstadt/Schwabing. In Munich’s Bohemian quarter you’ll find a lot of young creative people sitting in cafes.
You can start your day the same way by having breakfast at Gartensalon located right by the historic University buildings. Mouth-watering omelets made from eggs from happy chickens or tasty bread with homemade spreads are served in this colorful, hippie-like cafe.
In the Pinakothekenviertel nearby you’ll find a lot of art galleries, from the Old Masters to Andy Warhol. And don’t forget: most museums have good cafes!
What better way to slow down on a rainy day than with a couple of hours at the spa. The Just Pure Day Spa offers many relaxing treatments using only their own natural cosmetic line. Altough you’ve probably had enough water (from above) it’s important to stay hydrated. What better way that with a nice hot cup of tea in the Friesische Teestube and a sip of black tea from Northern Germany.