Class trip to Munich

What is the first thing that comes to your head, when thinking about Bavaria and Munich? Fairy tale castles, snow-covered mountain tops. lederhosen? Exactly! However, Bavaria has so much more to offer. Those Bavarian renaissance palaces, which emanate a strong fairy tale atmosphere, are fantastic sights, but so is the modern architecture in Munich's city centre. From urban to rural areas, trips into nature, visits of castles or science workshops: Munich has a variety of exciting activities in store for you.

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ASTUR group travel programmes to Munich

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Age Group:

10 - 18 years of age in homestay

from 12 years of age in residence/hotel

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Arrival and departure:


München (MUC)

Train station:
Munich central station

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  • Host family (2 - 4 bed rooms)
  • Youth hostel (4 - 8 bed rooms)
  • Hotel (single or twin rooms)

Sample programme

Day 1 - Munich city centre

In the morning:

At first you will attend a guided tour through the city centre of Munich, passing Viktualienmarkt, Frauenkirche as well as the famous Marienplatz. At the end of the tour you will see St. Peter's Church and climb its tower, the so-called „Alter Peter“. It is one of the city's most important landmarks.

In the afternoon:

You will spend your afternoon at Deutsches Museum the largest science museum in the world.

Day 2 - engineering & sports

In the morning:

On your second day your itinerary is focused on activities related to sports and engineering: You start the day at Olympic Park Munich. From here it is a short way to BMW Museum and BMW World. Before lunch you have the chance to climb Olympiaturm, which is the second-highest tower in Bavaria!

In the afternoon:

In the afternoon you will concentrate entirely on football, as you attend a guided tour through Allianz-Arena, the football stadium which is home to FC Bayern Munich.

Day 3 - Neuschwanstein Castle

Day trip:

After breakfast you will head to the world-famous fairy tale castle, built by King Ludwig II. On your way to this popular sight, you will make a pit stop in the Ammergau Alps to take a glimpse at the Pilgrimage Church of Wies, which has been named UNESCO world heritage site in 1983.

Once you arrive at Schwangau you will discover Germany's most famous landmark: Neuschwanstein Castle. From the bridge, called "Marienbrücke" you have a fantastic view at the south side of the palace.

To round off your day trip you will take a walk along the beautiful lake Alpsee. Here you have the opportunity to relax after this thrilling day.

Day 4 - German history

In the morning:

You will pay a visit to the „White Rose Museum“, commemorating the German resistance group. Between 1942 and 1943, the group led by brother and sister Hans und Sophie Scholl called to oppose the regime of the Third Reich.

In the afternoon:

After your visit to the White Rose you will head over to Versailles of Bavaria. The palace is located on an island in Chiemsee lake and was built after the famous French palace of Versailles. First you will take the ferry to the island. After a short walk of about 15 minutes through the park, you will reach the magnificent palace built by Kink Ludwig II. On the guided tour, which is booked for you here, you will learn a lot about the palace and its creator the former king of Bavaria. Finally, on you way back to the main land you will take a small detour to Prien.

Day 5 - Augsburg

In the morning:

You will spend your last day of the trip in Augsburg. In the morning you will learn all there is to know about the Fugger family and their tremendous impact on the city. The Swabian capital is one of the oldest towns in Germany. Before lunch you will also visit Augsburg's town hall and its marvelous Gold Hall.

In the afternoon:

At the end of your trip you will visit the Museum of Jewish Culture. During a guided tour, you learn about the daily lives of Jews living in Augsburg. The museum is located in the west wing of Augsburg's synagogue.

You want to know more?

If you are interested in finding out more about all available Group Travel opportunities to Germany, you can return to the class trips overview here. If you are keen to know what the area has on offer in general, feel free to head on to the presentation of all ASTUR Centers. Here, we have put together a number of activities, which you may add to your own individual group travel programme.

More activities in Bavaria
The class trip you have just browsed through is a popular example of group travel programmes we offer. However, the area has much more to offer. On the ASTUR destinations presentation sites, you have an even greater variety of possible exciting activities. It is our goal to create travel programmes which in a way that corresponds to all the ideas you had in mind. Of course, we are happy to consult you on which activities are best suited for your travel purposes.