The range of leisure activities in Munich is endless and certainly caters for all tastes: 42 theatres, 2 opera houses, 3 symphony orchestras, 65 museums, art collections and galleries, no less than 211 churches, 56 cinemas (A visit to the cinema costs approx. 8.– €)and the famous Pubs and beer gardens in Bavarian style.
Events Opera festival in the summer, The world famous Octoberfest at the end of September/beginning of October and Christmas markets during Advent.
Sights The old part of Munich town, the town hall, the Residenz Museum, the opera house, the Alter Hof, the Viktualienmarkt, the cathedral and other churches, the Deutsches Museum (science and technology), Castle Nymphenburg, the Olympic Park with the Olympic Tower, the zoo, and the botanical garden.
Art Collections and exhibitions of paintings and sculptures in the ‚Alte Pinakothek‘ (old masters), the ‚Neue Pinakothek‘ (modern art), the Municipal Gallery in the Lenbachhaus, the Haus der Kunst, the Glyptothek, the Antikensammlung and many more.
Culture Musical events and performances in the ‚Bavarian State Opera House‘, the ‚Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz‘ (State Theatre), the ‚Prince Regent Theatre‘, the ‚Residenztheater‘, the Cuvilliés-Theater, the Gasteig (Arts Centre), in the Münchner Kammerspielen (Munich Studio Theatres), the Münchner Volkstheater, the Deutsches Theater and many more.
All forms of sport e.g. Soccer , Swimming, Tennis and squash, Skiing (equipment can be hired, guaranteed snow for skiing about 100 km away), Ice-skating, Cross-country skiing, Kite-flying, Mountain walks, Cycling trips (bicycles for hire for 10.– € a day from most railway stations),Fitness studios (hourly or monthly rates).