Cultural Events | Program Summer 2019

April – Exploring Dachau

When: Sunday, 28th of April
Time: 9:45 a.m.
Fee: EUR 3.00

With its 1,200-year history, the former artist colony Dachau offers a variety of sights. Together with our guide we will explore the historic city center and visit its Renaissance castle and court garden – a perfect place to enjoy scenic views of Munich and the Alps. [sign up]

May – Hike through the Partnach Gorge

When: Saturday, 18th of May
Time: 8:45  a.m.
 
Fee: EUR 4.00

The Partnachklamm is a 80 meter deep gorge that has been cut into the rocks by a mountain stream, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Together we will explore the gorge and follow its tunnel system to marvel at the steep cliffs and beautiful waterfalls of the Klamm. After the 702 meters long trail, we will hike up to the Eckbauer Alm to have lunch and enjoy the mountain panorama together. [sign up]

June – Visiting the Gärtnerplatztheater

When: Sunday, 23rd of June
Time: 10:45 a.m. 
Fee: EUR 3.00 

The Bavarian State Theater at Gärtnerplatz looks back on a 150-year history. It is characterized by its special repertoire, consisting of opera, operettas, musicals and dance performances. After a five-year renovation phase, the Gärtnerplatztheater has been reopened in 2017. If you would like to take a look behind the scenes and learn more about the long and varied history of the classicist theater, join us for our guided tour! [sign up]

July – Kocherlball at the Chinese Tower

When: Sunday, 21st of July
Time: 4 a.m. 
Fee: EUR 5.00

Back in the 19th century, when Munich’s upper class was still asleep, the servants would get up early on Sunday mornings to meet up in the English Garden and dance around the Chinese Tower. Thirty years ago this tradition was revived and attracts nowadays more than 10,000 visitors every year. Like in the old days, we will meet (ideally dressed in traditional costumes) well before sunrise and dance together into the day. [sign up]

August – Excursion to Herrenchiemsee

When: Sunday, 25th of August
Time 8:30 p.m.
Fee: EUR 10.00

Lake Chiemsee has three islands, the largest one being the Herreninsel. In the 19th century, King Ludwig II of Bavaria acquired the island for the construction of his Royal Palace of Herrenchiemsee. Due to its role model in France, it is also called „Bavarian Versailles”. Highlights are the State Staircase, the State Bedroom and the Great Hall of Mirrors. We will take the train to Lake Chiemsee and continue by ship to the island. There we will take part in a guided tour through the palace and afterwards marvel at the beautiful garden. [sign up]

September – Royal Warrants

When: Saturday, 21st of September
Time: 10:45 a.m. 
Fee: EUR 5.00

Since more than a hundred years „Ludwig Beck”, „Dallmayr”, „Ed Meier”, „Eilles” or „Röckl”, just to name a few, belong to the most exquisite shops in Munich. As the favorite shops of the Wittelsbach family they still form an important part of Munich’s cultural history. On our tour we will follow the path of the Bavarian Court and gain insight into the development and peculiarities of the warrants before enjoying a royal cup of coffee together. [sign up]