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Around Buch am Ammersee – Fünfseenland (Five Lake Country)

Day Trips

Garmisch – Partenkirchen and the Zugspitze Mountain, the lakes of Kochelsee and Walchensee, Bad Tölz, and many other well-known spots in Bavaria uplands can be easily reached by car or rail from Fünfseenland. The church Wieskirche (the most famous Rococo building in Europe) and the famous Bavarian Castles of Neuschwanstein (see photo), Hohenschwangau and Linderhof are only an hour’s drive from Fünfseenland.

Boat Trips

Lake Starnberg:
A boat tour around the whole Lake Starnberg takes around 3 hours. You can break your journey at two points.

Lake Ammersee:
The North Tour takes about 2 hours, the South Tour about 1 ¼ hours, each including one possibility of breaking your journey.


Munich, the capital of Bavaria situated to the near of the Alps, has 1.298.537 inhabitants, 10 Universities with 98.202 students, 46 museums and collections, 2 opera houses and 58 theatres.

Metro network - Plan

Official tourist information by the City of Munich

Places of general interest

Alter Hof (Old Court)

Burgstraße 8
80331 München
First ducal and imperial city residence of the ruling Wittelsbach family. Despite renovations and war damage, it has retained the character of a medieval castle. Beautiful courtyard.

Isartor (Isar Gate)

Most easterly of Munich's three remaining town gates, dating from the 14th century. Careful restoration has recreated the dimensions and appearance of the original structure. The Isar Gate accommodates the Valentin Museum. 

Karlstor (Charles' Gate)

Westerly town gate from 14th century. Incorporated at the end of the 18th century into the square known as "Stachus" (officially Karlsplatz). Today it marks one end of  munich's primary pedestrian zone.

Sendlinger Tor (Sendlinger Gate) 

Remaining towers of southerly fortifications from the 14th century.

Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall) 

Marienplatz 15
Most easterly building on Marienplatz square, at the heart of Munich. Gothic co80331 München uncil hall and ballroom and the adjoining town hall tower have been reconstructed.

Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall) 

Marienplatz 8
80331 München
Built 1867 - 1909 in Flanders Gothic style; its facade, over 300 feet in length, features strikingly elaborate stone ornamentation. Its 260-foot tower with carillon is, with St. Peter's Church and the twin towers of the Cathedral, one of the most distinctive features of the city's skyline.
Glockenspiel im Rathausturm (Carillon in New Town Hall Tower)
Largest carillon in Germany, with near-lifesize figures performing the traditional Coopers' Dance and a jousting match.


Square in Classicist style, bordered by the Glyptothek, a Collection of Antiquities and the Propylaen modeled on Graeco-Roman temples. Unique in Germany's architectural history.

Theresienwiese / Oktoberfest 

The Theresienwiese is mainly known as the site of the Oktoberfest, and is also referred to as the "Wies'n".

Olympia Park

Spiridon-Lois-Ring 21
80809 München
Tel.: +49-89-30 67-24 14
Venue of the XXth Olympic Games in 1972, this beautifully landscaped park is accentuated by the widely acclaimed suspension roof over its main sports facilities.


(Olympic Tower), 951 feet 
Germany's highest television tower.

Schloß Nymphenburg

80638 München
Tel.: +49-89-17 90 80 
Including the Amalienburg, Badenburg and Pagodenburg summer houses, the Magdalenen-klause grotto and the Marstallmuseum  (Royal Stables Museum).

Botanical Gardens in Nymphenburg

Menzinger Straße 65
80992 München
Tel. : +49-89-1 78 61-3 10/3 50
One of the largest botanical gardens in Germany with plants from all over the world in outdoor displays and hothouses.

Englischer Garten

One of the largest municipal parks in the world, the English Garden is situated between the city center, Schwabing and the Isar river. Its origins date back to 1789, the year in which the Chinese Tower - today one of the main attractions and the centerpiece of a thriving beer garden - was erected . A further attraction, particularly for photographers, is the Monopteros, a pillared monument set on a hill in the park in 1838.


Take the Film Express through Germany's Film City, where around 150 hours of cinema and TV films are produced every year. This was the birthplace of films such as "Das Boot" ("The U-Boat"), "Cabaret", "The Never-Ending Story" and many German TV series. 
The dream and the reality, the locations and the scenery, the truth and the tricks of the film business are right here for you to explore.