Incredible costumes, pretzel-fueled beer drinking contests, Dachshund races—here's a peek at the first weekend of the 182nd Oktoberfest celebration.
Munich + Bavaria
Munich + Bavaria Travel Guide
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Hotels in Munich + Bavaria
Family-owned hotel with a vaulted restaurant that serves Bavarian fare (sausage and strudel) and, on Sundays, a popular brunch.
Room to Book: Ask for a room overlooking Promenadeplatz.
Junior suite from $590, including breakfast.
Restaurants in Munich + Bavaria
Surprisingly good soups and sandwiches, prepared by lauded restaurant Zimmes & Zores.
Things to do in Munich + Bavaria
Low-stakes gambling (slot machines and video card games) are legal in Germany, but in typical German fashion, the airport location of this casino chain is spotless to the point of being sterile. Video slots and card games accept bets starting at one euro.