• Posts Tagged ‘Oktoberfest’

    Flybe Starts New Route from Cardiff to Munich

    by  • September 1, 2015 • City Breaks, Munich

    A number of city break destinations are available for those who prefer to fly from South Wales.   Budget airline Flybe operated its inaugural flights between Cardiff and Munich on August Bank Holiday Monday.  Passengers on the Munich to Cardiff flight were all given a traditional Bavarian “Lebkuchen” – a huge decorated heart-shaped gingerbread...

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    A September Summary

    by  • August 26, 2015 • Barcelona, City Breaks, Exhibitions, Festivals, Film, Food & Drink, Frankfurt, Munich, San Sebastian, Venice

    From film festivals and car shows to centuries-old cultural events, here’s a snapshot of what’s on in September across Europe. As we prepare to say goodbye to summer (‘what summer?’ I hear you cry!) and autumn fast approaches, there’s still plenty of events and offerings taking place across Europe, perfect for combining with a...

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    Celebrating German Unity Day

    by  • October 3, 2014 • Art, Berlin, City Breaks, Cologne, Dresden, Festivals, Frankfurt, Munich

    Special Events in Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Dresden & Cologne. October 3rd marks German Unity Day, commemorating the anniversary of German reunification in 1990 when the former GDR officially joined the Federal Republic of Germany. Many often consider the 9th of November, 1989, the day upon which the Berlin Wall fell, as the moment when...

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    Munich Prepares to Party…..

    by  • September 18, 2014 • Festivals, Food & Drink, Munich

    The 2014 Oktoberfest starts this weekend For some weeks now Munich has been preparing for it’s annual Beer Festival, with seven enormous tents being erected on the Theresienwiese and temporary stands appearing along the route of the opening parade.  The parade is the official prelude to the opening of the Oktoberfest and involves about...

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    Munich – city of contrasts

    by  • July 19, 2013 • City Breaks, Culture Breaks, Munich • 0 Comments

    Music is famous for its beer festival  – The Oktoberfest – which is held every September and October and features parades, music concerts and other festivities. The first festival took place in 1810 when Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The citizens of Munich...

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