Munich's main station (München Hauptbahnhof) is connected to the German ICE network and is easily accessible from all over Germany. From here, take the U2 subway toward "Messestadt Ost" and exit at "Silberhornstraße". Then take Tram 25 toward "Grünwald" and exit at "Bavariafilmplatz" station.
From Munich, head toward "Grünwald/Bad Tölz." Once in Grünwald, follow signs to "Bavaria Filmstadt". From outside Munich, take the A99 to "Autobahnkreuz Brunnthal", then take the A995 toward "München-Giesing" and exit at "Oberhaching". Follow the signs from there.
Take Tram 25 toward "Grünwald" and exit at "Bavariafilmplatz" station. From here it's just a 8-10 minute walk.
The distance from the Munich Airport to downtown Munich is about 40 km. Take the urban railway ("S-Bahn") to get to Munich Main Station (München Hauptbahnhof). From here, refer to section "Train".
April - Oct. 9 am - 6 pm; Nov. - March 10 am - 5 pm
The "Bavaria Filmstadt" (meaning "Bavaria Movie City") is a great attraction for tourists just south of Munich. Visit the home of movie stars and discover one of Europe's biggest film-making facilities.
The Bavaria Filmstadt was founded in the early 1980s with an exhibition of original sets from two very famous movies directed by Wolfgang Petersen, "Das Boot" and "Die unendliche Geschichte." "Das Boot", is an highly renowned epic war film, and "Die unendliche Geschichte" ("The Neverending Story") is a cinematic interpretation of a fantasy novel by Michael Ende.
The main attraction is still the movie tour, which begins with a short ride on a small railway and continues on by foot. Currently (as of November 2013) visitors can view the sets of the movies "Wickie und die starken Männer", "Die Wilden Kerle 5", "The Neverending Story", "Asterix und Obelix gegen Caesar", "Ludwig II" and "Das Boot"; also on display are sets from the German TV-series "Marienhof", "Löwengrube", "Sturm der Liebe" and "Der Alte".
Don't forget to visit the "4D-Cinema" either. Here you'll watch a 3D movie with additional cool atmospheric effects like wind and fog.
Escape Address: Bavariafilmplatz 7, 82031 Grünwald, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Make time for a visit to the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum in Munich. Beer has been consumed as a staple of daily life throughout history- it's as old as civilization itself. And Munich- a city of breweries and Oktoberfest- is the capital of beer. There couldn't be a more perfect place for this museum.
The "Alpamare" in Bad Tölz: regain strength and revitalize your body and mind by immersing yourself in the feel-good atmosphere of the thermal baths.
Visit the Allianz Arena and watch FC Bayern Munich or TSV 1860 Munich in a soccer match among die-hard soccer fans. Or for a bit of a quieter experience, you can also book a guided tour of the Arena.