Attractions in the City of Munich & its Surroundings

Leisure Activities in and around Munich

Due to its easily accessible location, close to the A99 Autobahn, to the north-west of Munich and its excellent infrastructure, Aschheim offers fantastic opportunities for sports and leisure activities. The area to the east of Munich also offers numerous attractions that are quick and easy to get to.

With a variety of leisure activities in areas such as sport, recreation and nature, there is a lot to discover in the region around Munich.

Here we present some of the top attractions in and around Munich.

E-Bike Rental at Our Hotel

Explore the area with one of our brand-new FATBIKES from FANTIC, which can be reserved at reception. We also have detailed information about cycle tours along the 135km-long 'Münchner Radl-Ring' - an orbital route through the countryside adjoining Munich.


  • 3 hrs.: 12.00 euros
  • 1/2 day: 24.00 euros
  • Full day: 29.00 euros

(Special prices for rentals of 2 days or more!)

Messe München / ICM

Distance: 5km
With around 40 specialist trade fairs for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies, Messe München International (MMI) is one of the world's leading trade fair organisations. Over 30,000 exhibitors from more than 100 countries and more than two million visitors from over 200 countries take part in events in Munich each year. The most important events organised by Messe München include BAUMA, the world's leading trade fair for construction machinery, ISPO, Inhorgenta,, IFAT, Drinktec, Automatica, Trendset Mustermarkt, Electronica, Productronica, Expo Real, Intersolar, Transport Logistics and Analytica. You can more information at:

Messe München and the International Congress Center - Munich are just a 5-minite drive from Hotel Schäfflerwirt. Ample parking is available there. The trade fair ground can be easily and quickly reached by public transport.

MOC Event Center Munich

Distance: 13km
MOC Veranstaltungscenter Munich (in cooperation with Messe München International) has been a proven location and premium partner for successful trade fairs, congresses, conferences, training courses and corporate events since 1993. Events taking place at MOC include: IMOT, Golftage München, Briefmarken Börse, High End, Die 66, Yoga Expo, Hochzeitstage. You will find more information at:

MOC Veranstaltungscenter Munich is only 13 km from Schäfflerwirt, and so can be reached by car in just 13 minutes.

Munich Sightseeing Tours - Discover the World

Join an individual sightseeing tour in Bavaria's capital city and discover Munich's top attractions. Our hop-on, hop-off tours allow you to get off at any stop as many times as you wish, giving you full flexibility. In addition to the usual sightseeing tours by bus, also on offer are city walking tours, boat trips and adventure tours in the region.

Munich Botanical Garden / Nymphenburg

Distance 24km
Covering an area of 21.20 hectares and with over 400,000 visitors a year, Munich Botanical Garden at Nymphenburg is one of the most world's most important botanical gardens. Around 14,000 species of plants are cultivated here. In over 4,500 m² of extensive greenhouses you can go on a botanical journey through wet tropical areas, subtropical mountain forests and hot desserts. You can get an insight into the genetic relationship and ecological demands of plants in the large arboretum and department for systematic botany.

English Garden

Distance 14km
With the area of 417 hectares (incl. Maximiliansanlagen, Hofgarten and Finanzgarten), the 'English Garden' is one of the biggest inner-city parks in the world (larger than Central Park in New York and Hyde Park in London). Today it stretches from Odeonsplatz via the Hofgarten and Finanzgarten parks to the north of the city. The beer gardens at Chinesischer Turm, Seehaus, Hirschau and Aumeister, and the Monopteros monument with a great view of the city, are particularly worth visiting.

Munich Olympic Park

Distance 19km
Venue for the 1972 Olympic Games. Wonderfully extensive park. Venue for many concerts.

BMW World Munich

Distance 20km
BMW World Munich is a mixture of exhibitions, museum, vehicle collection point and event venue.

Oktoberfest "Wiesn"

Distance 17km
It happened on 17 October 1810 in honour of the royal couple (Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen), who married on 12 October 1810: the first horse racing event and forerunner to the Oktoberfest took place at Theresienweiese, which was then still on the outskirts of the city. The name for this "Wiese"(meadow) comes from the then bride, Princess Therese, and the place has be called Theresienwiese since then.


More Top Attractions in Munich & Surrounding Area

From the fascinating Middles Ages to the present day – the City of Munich has all kinds of attractions to discover. Many sights tell of the city's history. Naturally, there are also leisure activities for young and old, as well as sports facilities.

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