Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria and It is located on the River Isar. Munich is the third largest city in Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg, with about 1.5 million people who live within the city limits.

Munich is a major international center of business, engineering, research and medicine exemplified by the presence of two research universities, a number of smaller colleges, headquarters of several multinational companies and world-class technology and science museums like the Deutsches Museum and BMW Museum. It is Germany's most prosperous city and in the top 10 of global quality-of-life rankings.

Munich numerous architectural attractions, international sports events, exhibitions and conferences and the Munich Oktoberfest combine to attract considerable tourism. Many travelers to Munich are absolutely stunned by the quality and beauty of the architecture.

We recommend you stay in Munich for at list 3 nights.

Main sights recommended are:

About 80 km drive northwest of Munich visit the beautiful old city of Augsburg. While there, visit the spectacular Renaissance Style Town Hall building.

In order to enjoy the beautiful sights of Bavaria State, take a night stop in Nuremberg, about 170 km North of Munich. The next day, drive to Bamberg, about 60 km North of Nuremberg. Then, about 100 km west, make a night stop in Wurzburg, from where you'll start the 350 kilometers drive of the Romantic Road going south to Fussen near the Austrian border. You'll enjoy visiting some of the most beautiful medieval towns and castles along the road.

About 60 km drive east of Fussen take a night stop in Garmisch, a beautiful picturesque town near Germany's highest mountain, Zugspitze located in the Bavarian Alps.

About 180 km drive southwest of Munich visit the beautiful island of Lindau located on Lake Constance (Bodensee).

Around the lake, visit the towns of Konstanz, the beautiful garden island of Mainau and the charming medieval city Meersburg.

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