Munich Oktoberfest 2014
The Munich Oktoberfest (Munich Beerfest) is one of the most famous events and the world's largest fair. Oktoberfest 2014 will be no exception. With some six million people attending every year, it is an important part of Bavarian culture. Think Disneyland for adults. Think must do!
Munich's Oktoberfest began life as a wedding for the Bavarian crown prince Ludwig to princess Therese from Saxony-Hildburghausen (hence the name of the Theresienwiese) on October 12, 1810 and attended by the local community. Today the Munich Beerfest traditionally takes place during the sixteen days up to and including the first Sunday in October with Oktoberfest 2014 starting on Saturday, 20th September until Sunday the 5th of October.
One of the easiest ways to enjoy Oktoberfest is to join one of the many Oktoberfest Tours on offer. With your accommodation and transport taken care of all there is for you to do is to enjoy Oktoberfest 2014.
Getting to Munich for Oktoberfest 2014
With literally millions of people turning up for Oktoberfest, Munich becomes a very busy place. Even though Munich is a major tourist destination and European transport hub, available accommodation and flights become non-existent prior to the opening day of Oktoberfest.
For flights to Munich go to opodo.com for a look at most major airlines. For train travel to Munich from throughout Eurpoe head to bahn.de for information and timetables.
Oktoberfest 2014 Accommodation
Best Choice for Camping Thalkirchen Options
Camping Thalkirchen is an institute in its own right and nearly as famous as the Munich Oktoberfest. Situated only a short shuttle ride from the Oktoberfest ground it makes for great value Oktoberfest accommodation. Included in the price of camping is hot and continental breakfast, regular shuttles to and from the Oktoberfest grounds, accommodation in either dorms or pre-erected tents. If you are staying over the weekend the price also includes a day trip to Dachau and Andechs.
Coach (Bus) Tours ex-London
Excellent Value 5 Day Coach/Camp
Excellent valued coach tours departing London for every weekend of the Oktoberfest. Includes camping accommodation a short shuttle from the Oktoberfest grounds, daily breakfast plus a day trip taking in Dachau and Andechs Monastery.