Romantic things to do in Munich

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

I always thought that Munich is a romantic city, even for those who already live here and are used to its beauty. The city offers from fancy to very simple ways of spending a romantic day with your lover. Whether you are a local or are just visiting, Munich will make you fall in love all over again, you just need to choose the right thing.

In order to help you decide what to do, I have made a small selection of romantic things to do in Munich especially for you. Some might not be what you are looking for, others might just be perfect for your romantic plans…

Gingerbread heart shaped

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

Those pretty gingerbread heart shaped are not famous only at the Oktoberfest or any other Bavarian Volksfest event. They are all over the city throughout the year, and are also a nice way to say “I love you” and “you mean a lot to me”, even the locals do it once in a while. They have different sizes and prices, the bigger the more expensive… the more love. Ohh, and don’t eat it, keep it!

Englischer Garten

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

The Englischer Garten is already romantic on its own, even more during the warmer seasons. Romantic activities here vary: walking, paddling, sitting on a bench, making a picnic, sitting at a biergarten by the water, you pick. Whatever you choose, the scenario is breathtaking.

Wander around old town

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Munich’s old town is one of the most beautiful and romantic ones I have seen so far. Even for those living in the city, taking a little time to wander around its cobbled stoned streets without a care in the world is tempting, charming and romantic. For the first timers… just get lost, it is even better!

Olympiaberg

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This little mountain is in the middle of the Olympia Park and it is a nice spot to sit on the grass and admire the city and the park from above. If it’s sunny, even better, take something to drink and just feel the sun warm up your faces. If you are looking for a nice place to watch the sun set, you just found it!

Romantic dinner with a view

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

Of course that a romantic dinner you can have anywhere in the world, in Munich too. The city offers great options for romantic dinners and what is even better: not only with great food but also with a view. Options may vary depending on your taste and budget.

 By the Isar

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

The Isar river, which crosses the entire city, is basically Munich’s beach. Here you can just lie down by the water, swim, make a picnic and also bring along some beer or prosecco, something Müncheners love doing. Perfect for a romantic date, and a beautiful and relaxing way to spend time together in contact with nature.

Sit at a cafe

Aperol Spritz and Hugo
Aperol Spritz and Hugo

Munich has amazing cafes in which you can sit outside; find one of your taste and order some nice spritz or home made lemonade. Enjoy the time to sit back, watch passers by and talk.

Up in the air

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If you are looking for a scenic view, an unforgettable sunset… then you must go up the Olympic Tower at the end of the day, the best time for that. It is not only beautiful, but also an ideal place to declare your love… maybe propose? I know people who did it!

Movies!

Which couple doesn’t like to go to the movies? Few. Well, going to the movies will always be something romantic to do, and even if you don’t speak German, there are some places in Munich where you can watch the original versions in English.

Ohh, so do you find this program boring? How would you like to watch a movie in a place like this?

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.
ASTOR Cinema Lounge at Bayerischer Hof

or like this…?

Gloria Palast
Gloria Palast

These two places are not only fancy and comfy, they also serve food and champagne on your seat.

Gondola

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Munich is not Venice, but it is romantic and it is also possible to take a Gondola tour. Yes, you read it right! At the Schlosspark Nymphenburg you can take a Gondola tour… and it is beautiful! Even better: it’s cheaper than in Venice. How about that for a romantic thing to do huh?

Extra!

 When in Munich you can also take some romantic day trips to never forget, and here are 3 of my recommendations:

Starnbergersee

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

Neuschwanstein Castle

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

Salzburg

Romantic things to do in Munich, by Packing my Suitcase.

Any doubt that Munich is a romantic city?

About Allane

A Brazilian living in Germany. Married to W. mommy to a baby girl and a Golden Retriever. Traveler, writer, aspiring photographer, diver, wine appreciator, Formula 1 fan, avid reader of historical and young adult fictions books. City girl, nature lover, believer of a better world, one little change at a time.

  • I have heard that
    Englischer Garten is incredible and its biergarten is particularly epic. Definitely a must on my next Munich trip!

    • Linda O’Grady

      It is 🙂 Take my word for it!

    • Yesss, the Englischer Garten is amazing! It is my favourite park in Munich. Next time you come you definitely need to go there 😀

  • Hanne

    I never knew it was that many romantic things to do in Munich. I never saw ior experienced it as a romantic city. Now you made me change my mind 😉 But maybe what is most important is who you are with, anywhere can be romantic if you are with the right person 🙂

    • Yes, Munich can offer some great romantic things to do 😀 but I couldn’t agree more with you… anywhere can be romantic if you are with the right person <3 😀

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    • hahahaha you are so awesome!! Thank you so much for the nomination dear 😀
      I have received this award before, but of course I will celebrate with you! One more award for you of many more that will come 😀 congratulations and thank you!!!

  • Your suggestions all sound wonderfully romantic. I like the cinema and wandering the Old Town. I never knew you could go on gondolas in Munich!

    • Gondolas are new this year!! They didn’t have before, but since the beginning of this month they started doing it 😀 soo cool! I think even the Müncheners are going to try it 😉

  • Gin

    Oh a gondola tour !! It sounds like a unique experience. Better than Venice for budget travelers 😀

    • yesss cool huh?? This is a new attraction here in Munich, and people are loving it haha 😀
      Indeed way cheaper than in venice!

  • Oii Camila!! Obrigada pelo comentário 😀
    Que legal que estão vindo em Setembro, é um ótimo mês para visitar Munique!
    Se precisarem de mais dicas é só avisar ou dar uma olhada aqui pelo blog que você irá encontrar alguma coisa legal 😀

    Boa viagem pra vcs e obrigada pela visita, volte sempre!

  • Glad you liked it 😀
    Whenever you come to Munich try some of these!!

  • Ohh the gondolas are new… they started doing it this year 😀 and I hope it stays because I found it a very nice idea, it gave an extra charm to the Castle Nymphenburg 😀

  • Ohhhh I hope you visit it… and even with the kids you can still do some of them… maybe you will get a heart shaped gingerbread 😀

  • Kathleen (Kat)

    I like the reflection in the spritz 🙂

  • Ohh I hope you get to come back and stay longer, there is a lot to see around here 😀
    I also love great views, I am always in search for some.

  • Now it’s time to visit Munich… both cities are very different from the other, when you come you will see 😀
    There is a lot to see around here, and I’m sure you and your family will love it!

  • Awwnnn, that is so nice to know!!!
    I have to confess that I also love Munich, it is a very special place for me in many ways 😀
    I hope you get to come back sometime!

  • Thank you dear!!
    Ohh yess, Munich has much much more than just beer festivals. I think it’s nice to show the other side of the city once in a while 😀 glad you liked it!

  • Yaayyy come back!!! There are some great things to do around here 😀

  • Ohhh Munich is a must!! Come come 😀
    You will love this town, especially during summer and fall!

  • Cool huh?? I also love this idea!
    Yes, Munich is a very beautiful city… I hope you visit it sometime 😀

  • hahaha glad you liked it Sarah!!
    I hope you can tick Munich off your list soon… trust me: it’s worth it 😀

  • Definitely! Munich is a very nice city for a weekend getaway here in Europe.
    The old town is amazing… my favourite part 😀
    I hope you come sometime!

  • hahahahaa really?? 😀
    I have a veeery big one at home that my hubby gave to me 😀 still haven’t eat it hahaha

  • Happy that you liked it 😀

  • hahaha yess, there is a lot to do in Munich 😀
    I hope you can visit it sometime!! And there is much more!

  • At least if Husband and I ever get a weekend away together we know where to go. Looks amazing x

    • hahahaha I hope you do get one sometime 😀
      Munich is certainly a good idea!!

  • 😀 yes, the Gondola is a very new attraction, it started out this year! So next time you come you can try it, or at least watch it from the park 😀

  • Yaaaay awesome that you put Munich on your list!! I hope you come, and if you need any tips let me know and I will be happy to help 😀

  • Ohh really?? Summer is the best season to visit Munich!
    I hope you come! And if you need any tips let me know 😀

  • Ohhh you need to come to Munich next time!! I am sure you will love it 😀
    You’re welcome, I’m happy that you liked the post!

  • 😀 happy to know that!!

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