The Palaces & Art of Munich

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1 – Munich

Scheduled flight from your preferred airport to Munich – transfer with our professional guide in our private executive coach to the 4* Holiday Inn Munich City Centre.

Day 2 – Guided tour of Munich & Munich Residenz

Guided tour of Munich taking in the Michaelskirche, built by Duke Wilhelm V for the Jesuits who arrived here in 1559, the Frauenkirche, completed in 1488 and one of Southern Germany’s biggest Gothic structures, the magnificent Rococo Asamkirche, built in 1773 by the Asam brothers as their private church, and the Alter Hof, the former residence of the Wittelsbach – guided tour of the vast Munich Residenz explores the architecture, decoration and works of art spanning the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and neoclassical eras taking in the Treasury, a series of rooms holding the crown jewels of Bavaria, and the decorative vaulted ceiling of the Antiquarium.

Day 3 – Alte Pinakothek & Neue Pinakothek

Guided tour of the Alte Pinakothek introducing us to one of the most important collections of 14th to 18th century European paintings with more than 800 masterpieces by European artists from the Middle Ages to the end of the Rococo period – guided tour of the Neue Pinakothek featuring outstanding works of European art and sculpture from the late 18th to the beginning of the 20th century including a comprehensive private collection of King Ludwig I.

Day 4 – Brandhorst Collection & Lenbachhaus

The Brandhorst Collection, opened to the public in 2009, contains over 700 artworks by the most renowned artists of the 20th century, including Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and Sigmar Polke – guided tour of the Lenbachhaus, a Florentine style 19th century villa, home to a fine collection of paintings by the expressionist Der Blaue Reiter (the Blue Rider) group established in Munich in 1911.

Day 5 – Nymphenburg Palace

Guided tour of the Baroque Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, the summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs, takes in the ‘Gallery of Beauties’ commissioned by Ludwig I, the former bedroom of King Ludwig II and the impressive banquet hall with fine ceiling frescoes by Johann Baptist Zimmerman – transfer to the airport for our scheduled flight back home.

Tour Features

4* central Munich hotel

All excursions & guided tours included

Professional local guide

Scheduled flights to Munich

Executive coach in Germany

One free place per 10 paying passengers

Guided tour of Munich

Munich Residenz - guided tour

Alte Pinakothek - guided tour

Neue Pinakothek - guided tour

Brandhorst Collection

Lenbachhaus - guided tour

Nymphenburg Palace - guided tour


Four nights on bed and breakfast basis at the 4* Holiday Inn Munich City Centre. Located just a 10 minute walk from Marienplatz, the hotel has a bar, restaurant and indoor swimming pool. All rooms are en suite.

Tailor-make this tour

Your tailor made tour

Here are some more suggested places of interest:

  • Linderhof Castle, Neuschwanstein Castle & Wieskirche - travel into Bavaria to see Linderhof, one of Ludwig II’s three famous castles, the fairytale Neuschwanstein Castle, built between 1869 and 1886 as a retreat for Ludwig II and a homage to Wagner, and the Wieskirche, a masterpiece of Bavarian Rococo
  • Pinakothek der Moderne - home to four different collections of 20th century design, architecture, art and graphics
  • Glyptothek Museum - wonderful collection of Roman and Greek statues and terracotta and bronze antiquities

Call us on
020 7064 4970
to tailor this tour
for your group

Tailor make your group tour

Remember these are just our suggestions. Every one of our tours is exclusively for your group and your group alone so each one can be tailor made to suit the interests and profile of your members. You could:

  • stay at a 3* hotel
  • on half board basis
  • for more (or fewer) days
  • include different excursions – see ‘Tailor-make this tour’ tab for suggestions
  • include UK airport coach transfers
  • bring a specialist lecturer
  • include all entrance fees & gratuities

Call us on
020 7064 4970
to tailor make the perfect tour
for your group