Munich Oktoberfest - 7 Day Coach Tour Opening Weekend
The complete Oktoberfest 2017 Beerfest tour. Enjoy a huge opening weekend party in Munich and then escape to the Alps. On top of all that is included in our 5 day tour you have an extra day in the beerhalls and we also take you on excursions to beautiful Tirol region of Austria. Ideal for those who want to do Oktoberfest 2017 properly!
Day 1 - Thursday 14 September 2017
Depart London - ferry crossing
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 video and loo.
Day 2 - Friday 15 September 2017
Arrival in Munich
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! You can either join the mob at the camp bar or perhaps head into town to the Augustiner or Hofbrauhaus permanent city beerhalls for the pre-beerfest party.
Day 3 - Saturday 16 September 2017
Beerfest 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!! PP Shuttle coaches will take you from the camp to the fest grounds.
Day 4 - Sunday 17 September 2017
Dachau and Andechs Tours and Beerhalls
After breakfast you can either head straight into the beerfest where the main Oktoberfest "Rifleman's" parade occurs this morning. Or let us take you on a very sobering experience, a self guided tour of 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. Then it's back to the beerhalls for the night's festivities. These excursions - like all our shuttles - are free.
Day 5 - Monday 18 September 2017
Escape to Austria
Need a break ? Well we get you out of Munich for the day taking you to spectacular Austria.
Our day tour takes you to the beautiful Austrian Tyrol region and stops at the ritzy ski resort of St Johann for lunch. Here you have the chance to go up the gondola for a birds eye view of the amazing Wilder Kaiser. For the real adventurous, there is the option to go paragliding or do St Johann's famous ropes and climbing course at the middle station.
Day 6 - Tuesday 19 September 2017
Munich ... more beer??
After breakfast you have the day free to have a final look at the city. Perhaps a visit to the BMW factory or the huge Deutsches museum. For the hardy, perhaps a final visit to the beerhalls before we depart Munich late afternoon for a night drive back to the English Channel
Day 7 - Wednesday 20 September 2017
Back to London
We catch a morning ferry back to the White Cliffs of Dover then on to London arriving back late morning.
Please note that as this information and itinerary is subject to change when circumstances beyond our control require change.