Destination guide

Experience Munich in holiday homes to rent

From tall tankards and high-tech cars to edgy art and Bavarian tradition, Munich is a blend of both past and present. Whether you’re travelling with friends, family or on your own, you can enjoy fine Munich beer, the thriving arts scene and quirky attractions that make for a memorable trip. Holiday homes to rent in Munich put you in the centre of this vibrant city and all it has to offer.

History

Heritage sites near Munich holiday homes

With its storied past, Munich has many historic sites and heritage museums to explore on your trip. Holiday rentals are available near places like the Nymphenburg Palace, a regal 18th-century estate with a rococo interior and baroque gardens, and St. Peter’s Church, the oldest church in the city that houses the jewelled skeleton of St. Mundita. Karlsplatz, a bustling square with historical buildings and a fountain, and Rathaus-Glockenspiel, a clocktower with figurines made in 1908 that re-enacts events from local history.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Munich

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Munich a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Eisbach Surfing (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Nockherberg Paulaner Brewery (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Leopold Street (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Sea Life Aquarium (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Hellabrunn Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Westbad (4 mi / 6.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Munich

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Munich is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • English Garden (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Olympic Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Old Botanical Garden (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Rindermarkt (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Hofgarten (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Mariahilfplatz (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Munich

The nearest airport is in Munich (MUC-Franz Josef Strauss Intl.), located 18.2 mi (29.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Munich Central Station, Donnersbergerbrücke Station and Heimeranplatz Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Munich by catching a ride on the metro at Central U-Bahn, Karlsplatz Station or Lenbachplatz Tram Stop.

Food & drink 

Sample Bavarian cuisine in Munich near holiday homes

With the rural conditions and climate in Germany, Bavarian cuisine is a blend of Austrian and German cuisine that’s distinctive and iconic. Over time, cool-weather staples like beets and potatoes were refined in dishes to be given to the royal court, creating high-end recipes that stood the test of time. Bavarian specialities include pretzels, head cheese, sauerkraut, beets, bratwurst and obatzda, a cheese spread seasoned with paprika, as well as beers brewed in local breweries. If you want to try out the flavours of Bavaria during your stay in Munich, visit a restaurant or beer garden near your holiday accommodation.

Family friendly

Family fun near Munich holiday rentals

If you’re travelling with family, you’ll find numerous attractions to enjoy with the kids. Holiday homes are available near places like the Hellabrunn Zoo, a nature reserve with animals housed in naturalistic habitats, and the Deutsches Museum, a science and technology collection with artefacts and interactive exhibits on science. Kids will also enjoy the BMW Museum, a futuristic steel museum with engines, vintage cars and concept cars from the famous brand, and the Bavarian National Museum, a cultural history showcase with vast collections of art and antiques from Munich’s history.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday homes in Munich

The stunning architecture, world-class art venues and verdant parks in Munich make it a great choice for a romantic couple’s trip. Holiday homes can be found near places like Munich Residenz, a palace and museum complex with original period interiors and artwork and a formal garden, and Victuals Market, a sprawling centuries-old marketplace with stalls of goods ranging from meat and produce to flowers and plants. Alte Pinakothek, a museum with a major art collection in a neoclassical building, and Neuschwanstein Castle, a hilltop castle with dramatic turrets, furnished rooms and whimsical architecture, are also lovely places to explore with your significant other.

Where to stay near Munich?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 331 holiday rentals near Munich. From 261 Condos/Apartments to 42 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Munich for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Munich?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Munich:

  • Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt: 38 holiday homes
  • Thalkirchen-Obersendling-Forstenried-Fürstenried-Solln: 17 holiday homes
  • Au-Haidhausen: 23 holiday homes
  • Munich City Centre: 47 holiday homes
  • Sendling-Westpark: 19 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Munich?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Munich. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Marienplatz: 148 holiday rentals
  • Munich Central Station: 284 holiday rentals
  • Munich Paleontological Museum: 279 holiday rentals
  • Spielzeugmuseum: 281 holiday rentals
  • German Theater: 283 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Munich listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Munich?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 261 Condos/Apartments in Munich. Our other popular types of Munich holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 42 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Munich?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Munich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.