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Oktoberfest Transport OnlyAvailability good
Thursday September 27th 2018
Thursday October 4th 2018
A visit to Munich for Oktoberfest is guaranteed to be the highlight of your Fall Semester and will leave you the envy of all your friends back home. Oktoberfest is the world’s biggest folk festival and the most famous event in Germany.
Attended by over 6 million people, with more than 6 million liters of beer drunk, every new Oktoberfest is certain to be the biggest one yet. Known as “liquid gold”, the German region of Bavaria claims to make the best beer in the world which you can judge for yourself in one of the 14 main beer tents at Oktoberfest each with their own band playing traditional and modern music.
At Oktoberfest you can meet people from all over the world, get into the party spirit by dressing up like a real Bavarian in lederhosen and drindl dresses, eat gigantic pretzels with 15 inch diameters and have heaps of exhilarating fun on the rides in the amusement park.
Be sure not to over look Munich itself with its mix of traditional and modern culture and see why it is regularly voted the most livable city, not just in Germany but in the world.
Transport Only - No Accommodation
For those of you who have already booked accommodation, you can use FlorenceForFun as a transport service.
• Round-trip transport by private coach with DVD player
• Drop off and pick up a close to main station/Oktoberfest
• FlorenceForFun mini-guide to Munich and Oktoberfest
• FlorenceForFun tour leaders
Drinks and meals other than specified above, are not included in the price of the tour package and are at the expense of the individual.
The Oktoberfest festival is free to get into however many of the beer tents require tickets for entry. There are NO beer tent tickets included in the tour package. For a good low-down on Oktoberfest have a look at the website www.oktoberfest.de
We recommend that you bring a pillow for sleeping on the bus. The bus may be used for FlorenceForFun transport throughout the weekend so it is better if take all of your belongings with you when you get off the bus. You will receive the FlorenceForFun Oktoberfest mini-guide when you get on the bus, which has information, things to do, the low-down on Oktoberfest as well as maps which clearly identify the FFF meeting points and tour guide phone numbers.
The most important thing to know is that they do not accept credit or debit cards at Oktoberfest. There are several cash points around the Oktoberfest grounds and some tents have an ATM. A beer in 2016 cost €10.50 and it is customary to tip your waiter/waitress.
Munich is a similar price or maybe a little bit more expensive than Florence but the food is very good quality and there are a lot of different options including all of your American fast food favorites.
Using the public transport system is efficient and inexpensive. They offer group tickets for up to 5 people traveling together and 3-day tickets which cover your weekend in Munich. The metro stop or main station is only a short walk the Oktoberfest ground.
We will give you more information about train travel with a metro map in the FlorenceForFun info packet about Munich that you receive on the bus.
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