Munich Oktoberfest - 6 Day Coach/Camping Opening Weekend
Great value Oktoberfest tour. Coach/ferry, pre-erected tents at Camping Thalkirchen, full breakfast, tour option to Dachau concentration camp and Andechs monastery, shuttles to and from Beerfest, services of experienced PP crew and typical PP fun and organisation. This tour covers the opening ceremony and main Oktoberfest parade. This 6 day tour is also available for the 2nd weekend and the 3rd weekend of the Beerfest.
Day 1 - Thursday 14 September 2017
Drive to Munich
We depart from Victoria Embankment (Google Maps), by the Thames near Embankment tube station at 1330 (1:30pm). Check in at 1300 (1pm). The drive to Dover for a mid afternoon sailing to Calais. Once in France we take a leisurely drive across Belgium entering Germany in the wee hours. All our coaches are complete with music, video/dvd and toilet. Of course there will be comfort stops along the way.
Day 2 - Friday 15 September 2017
Arrival in Munich - pre Beerfest party day
Now the fun really starts. After arriving at the Munich camping ground "Thalkirchen" mid-morning you will be issued with your pre-erected tent and then you've got the day free to party. Join the mob at the camp bar or head into town to the Hofbrauhaus permanent beerhall for the pre-beerfest party. Pre-Beerfest opening Friday night at the camp's bar is legendary - join the thousands of revellers getting some last-minute practice in before the big event.
Day 3 - Saturday 16 September 2017
Oktoberfest Opening day
After breakfast we head into the famous Oktoberfest grounds for a huge day. At noon the Munich mayor taps the first keg ... then it's time to party! Free PP shuttle coaches will take you to the fest grounds from the camp.
Day 4 - Sunday 17 September 2017
Dachau, Andechs and Beerhalls
After breakfast you have the choice of heading back to the beerhalls or joining our self guided tour to the infamous Dachau concentration camp, north of Munich. This was the first of its kind built by Hitler. In the afternoon we change the mood completely by taking you to the beautiful Andechs beer monastery - the home of the famous boch beer. After Andechs we head back to the fest for our final departure to London that evening with an overnight drive back to Calais.
Day 5 - Monday 18 September 2017
Back to London
We catch a morning ferry back to the White Cliffs of Dover then on to London arriving back approx late morning.
Please note that as this information and itinerary is subject to change when circumstances beyond our control require change.