Munich Oktoberfest - 6 Day Coach Tour 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 20 September 2018
Drive to Munich
We depart from Victoria Embankment (Google Maps), by the Thames near Embankment tube station at 1430 (2:30pm). Check in at 1400 (2pm). 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 21 September 2018
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 22 September 2018
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 23 September 2018
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.
Day 5 - Monday 24 September 2018
More Oktoberfest or Explore Munich and Departure for London
Free day to enjoy more of the Oktoberfest or explore the sites of Munich. Departure to London that evening with an overnight drive back to Calais.
Day 6 - Tuesday 25 September 2018
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.