Car Rental in Munich
With Bavarian beer
, eye-catching architecture, and a diverse array of museums and galleries, Munich is a fantastic tourist destination
. Experience traditional Bavarian dirndl skirts, lederhosen, fairytale buildings, and much more. There are also plenty of historical attractions to visit with rental cars from Munich, including Neuschwanstein Castle and Nuremberg
. What’s more, spectacular alpine lakes and mountain vistas make for excellent active excursions when you rent a car in Munich.
Experience Munich’s best museums and galleries
Munich hosts over 80 museums, which include some of the best in Europe. You’ll find everything from minimalist modern art spaces to grand centuries-old mansions. For classic pieces by Leonardo da Vinci through Rembrandt, head to Alte Pinakothek, one of the world's oldest art galleries. More modern items can be found next door, in Museum Brandhorst's collection of modern and pop art, or the Pinakothek der Moderne’s impressive four-in-one collection of important nineteenth-century-plus artworks. The latter has a particularly noted Bauhaus collection and a fine architectural museum.
Most of Munich’s museums are conveniently located around Maxvorstadt, an ancient university district with charming bookshops. Known as the Kunstareal (Art District), you’ll be hard pushed to find a more concentrated collection of fine museums in the world. These include Glyptothek, Haus der Kulturinstitute, Lenbachhaus, Staatliche Antikensammlungen, and Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst. Outside the museum district, an impressive collection of folk and decorative arts can be found in the picturesque Bayerisches Nationalmuseum. For a taste of regality, take your Munich car hire to Schloss Nymphenburg Palace in Munich’s Western District. This is a sprawling seventeenth-century estate with Baroque period rooms, impressive porcelain collections, and a large English-style garden with manicured lawns, canals, and pavilions.
Tip: If you are planning a road trip, consider adding some extra options
to your rental offer:
- Additional driver
- Child seat
- Cross-border service
- and much more!
Kids' activities in Munich
Munich is a fantastic city for children and families. Aside from the fairytale-like buildings and castles that are sure to engage the imagination, the city is blessed with wide-open parks and playgrounds. Many museums and attractions are particularly geared toward children. These include the Deutsches Museum, which offers interactive scientific displays, and the Paläontologisches Museum, a big hit with dinosaur fans. For animal lovers, a city zoo (Tierpark Hellabrunn) and aquarium (Sealife München) are both easily accessed with car rentals from Munich.
The best day trips from Munich
By far the most popular day trip, with a Munich car rental, is to Neuschwanstein Castle
, one of the most iconic castles in the world. Passing beautiful lakes like Ammersee and Starnberger See, it is less than two hours away with a rental car from Munich
. There are plenty of other historical palaces and castles in the region as well, including the resplendent Linderhof Palace
and Herrenchiemsee New Palace. Also, there are beautiful natural landscapes to explore. For those who prefer visiting some other cities, Stuttgart and Nuremberg
are definitely worth considering.
1. How do you book the best car rental in Munich?
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2. What kind of vehicle should I rent in Munich?
Munich and Germany's roads are unrivaled, meaning that any comfortable vehicle will have no trouble navigating the city. For the best driving experience as you navigate the stunning Bavarian landscape, opt for a convertible BMW or Mercedes.
3. What is the cancellation policy?
Your low-cost car hire in Munich can be canceled free of charge up to 48 hours before pick-up. Cancellations can be made via the helpful HAPPYCAR customer support team.
4. What is the speed limit in Munich?
Munich's city limit is 30 mph. Ensure that you drive your cheap car hire in Munich carefully as the speed-ticketing system is very well integrated and enforced. Germany's autobahns have a suggested limit of 80 mph, but there is no actual legal cap.
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