In this land of bratwurst and biergartens, a new moniker for the former medieval town is being bandied about: the Silicon Valley of Germany. The tech start–up scene aside, the Bavarian capital retains an old–school cool, with its love of Christmas markets, dirndls and, of course, Oktoberfest.

Where to Stay

  • 25hours Hotel Munich The Royal Bavarian
    For the trendy design
  • The Flushing Meadows
    For the views
  • Beyond
    For the personal attention
  • Aloft Munich
    For accessible comfort
  • Hotel München Palace
    For the retreat-like atmosphere