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1. Posted by devsk2001 (Budding Member 11 posts) 9y

Dear Friends

We are group of 7 people are visiting Munich for ITMA fair . We would like to extend our stay till ocktober fest and planning to travel around europe for 12 days.

We requires travel information about best country/places to visit, hotel recommendations/ sight seeing / parting and so on.

Would you please guide us. We start from india on 13th and a stopever in paris for couple of days and proceeding to munichLooking forward to hear you guys


2. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Hello Devsk

I live in Munich.
Make sure u pre book a hotel in Munich, before u come. During the October festival, the hotel prices go way up. I would advise, that u dont come, during the October fest, but if u do, book your hotel room now. They will soon be booked up. Also, hotel rooms cost way more than usual, during the Octorber festival.

If u are comming to Munich, u might as well spend some time, in the mountains, South of Munich, and then go to Italy.


3. Posted by devsk2001 (Budding Member 11 posts) 9y

Dear Mel

Thanks for your suggestions. I am looking for cheapest accomadation as of now. could you please suggest one


4. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Hello Devsk

What about this place. U can book online.
Make sure u click on the part, that says Oktober fest rates. They have put up their prices for the Oktober fest, so it costs more than the regular rates. Also, u can change the text to English, before u start. Just click on the British flag.

Another possible option for u would be to stay in another Bavarian town, and then just take a day trip to Munich, during the Oktober fest.

U can get a day train pass, to go all around Bavaria, for 5 adults and around 20 children, for around 25 Euros.

U can also get a Munich city public transport day pass, for the same number of persons, for around 11 Euros.


5. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Hello again Devsk

Here is another place to stay, in Munich, which is open, until October 15th.
Maybe they do not put up their prices, for the Oktober fest, but I am not sure.

It is just a very big tent, where u would rent a bed. Not fancy, but very economical.


6. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y


If u are planning to go to the Wiesn, u will have to book a table in advance. There will be no chance to get in there, if u just show up, without a reservation, during the Oktober fest. I dont know if a table can be booked online, or not.

The link for the tent accomodation, is
I forgot to include it, in my last post.


[ Edit: Edited on Feb 19, 2007, at 2:37 AM by Mel. ]

7. Posted by oslaue (Full Member 571 posts) 9y

i have heard that you need to purchase tickets to go into some of the beer tents...well my friends in stuttgart tells me this, munich might be very different as it is a far larger beer festival.

8. Posted by devsk2001 (Budding Member 11 posts) 9y

Dear Mel

Thats useful information. I did checked out Sounds interesting and rates are comparable with what i have expected.

Thanks once again


9. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

U are welcome.


10. Posted by lutz (Budding Member 7 posts) 9y

Hi Oslaue,

you cant buy tickets to the Oktoberfest beertends. Make sure to go early enough to the tends. The tends open at 9 o clock in the morning and on weekends they somtimes close 1 or 2 hours later, because they are to crowded allready. During the week its better you. I really recommend you to go during the week, its much more pleasent.


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