Oktoberfest 2023 - Opening Weekend - Hotel
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Enjoy three nights at our Oktoberfest hotel superbly located near Munich's central train station and a short stumble home from all the Beerhalls.
Oktoberfest Opening WeekendOktoberfest's Opening Weekend sets the scene for 16 days of Beerfest madness and is always the most popular weekend for the many Aussies, Kiwis and other tourists who converge on the city. If you're up for something big, then the opening weekend is definitely that!
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Getting to MunichFares to Munich during Oktoberfest quickly get expensive so your best bet is to make your booking early. Flights between London and Munich are operated by EasyJet, British Airways and Lufthansa. Lufthansa also connects Munich with many other cities in Europe.
Munich is linked to other European cities by train and coach - see Trainline, Deutsche Bahn, Eurolines or Flixbus for details.
Flights into Salzburg, Austria and Memmingen (105km west of Munich) are available with Ryan Air. Trains from each into Munich Hauptbahnhof are around €20 one way or around €50 for a group of 3-5 people - see Deutsche Bahn. The airport coach from Memmingen to Munich is €20 from Allgäu Airport Express.
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- Three nights city centre hotel accommodation
- Continental breakfast daily
- Funky Fanatics Oktoberfest Bavarian shirt or dress
- Easy walk to all the beerhalls
Our HotelIbis Munich City is superbly located for Oktoberfest, just a 20 minute walk from the beerhalls. The hotel is just moments away from Munich's Hauptbahnhof (central station) and town centre and offers unrivalled convenience.
Single Travellers & GroupsOur tours are the ideal way to get stuck into Oktoberfest and everything that goes along with it.
We make it an absolute priority to ensure everyone on our tour is part of the group. So whether you're coming on your own or with a big bunch of friends, you'll instantly be mixing it up with an awesome bunch of fellow travellers all ready to share this experience of a lifetime together.
If you must, leave the friends at home... just be sure to join us as we do Oktoberfest in a massive way!
Friday 15 September - Arrival in MunichWelcome to Munich! Check-in is available from 3pm this afternoon. Arrival details will be emailed to you two weeks before the festival. Meet the Fanatics tour leader at 6:30pm this evening in the hotel lobby to grab your festival merchandise and tour information.
Tonight we head to one of the biggest and best brewery beer gardens not just in Munich, but in the world... it's brilliant! The beer garden is only a short walk away and a great chance to get together with all the Fanatics passengers for our first taste of Bavarian culture for the weekend.
Saturday 16 September - Oktoberfest Opening Ceremony!This morning we head into the beerhalls bright and early in order to get the best possible position when the doors open. Today features the massive opening ceremony that kicks starts the whole festival, with the mayor tapping the first keg at midday! The atmosphere and anticipation in lead up to the midday opening is like nothing else.
After the beerhalls close, why not make your way back to the hotel with your fellow tour members for a nightcap at the hotel's very own bar.