Explore Munich's Oktoberfest with Viator

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Viator brings travelers to the heart of Oktoberfest with reserved tent seating, tours of the festival grounds, multi-day itineraries including visits to famous breweries and other top sights in Munich, and more.

Oktoberfest with Viator

Every year, millions of travelers come together with millions of liters of the world’s finest beer in a Bavarian meadow to celebrate Oktoberfest. To help travelers enjoy this 205-year old tradition (Sept. 19 – Oct. 4), Viator, a TripAdvisor company and the leading resource for researching and booking tours and activities worldwide, has a selection of experiences that bring travelers to the heart of the festival, and Oktoberfest recommendations and information (including a fun infographic) to help plan an über good time. From a few hours to multi-day itineraries that include accommodations, travelers don’t have to navigate the Wiesn on their own.

Oktoberfest 2015

Led by a local expert, the Small Group Munich City and Oktoberfest Tour including Reserved Oktoberfest Tent Table includes an orientation tour of the festival’s grounds at Theresienwiese as well as an overview of the region’s past and modern history and longstanding brewing traditions. This tour also includes a guaranteed seat at one of the major beer tents.

On September 28th, travelers anxious for the ultimate local experience can enjoy the Munich Oktoberfest Reserved Table at Käfer Tent Including Oktoberfest History Tour. The Oktoberfest history tour includes reserved seating at the most exclusive tent of the festival – the Käfer tent, a prime locale for celebrity sightings, incredible food, and a more cultured way to experience the largest beer festival on earth.

Available on September 30th, the 6 Hour Table with Tour at the Oktoberfest experience begins with a brief tour of Munich before heading into the heart of the festival to find your reserved seating in the exclusive private booths above the mayhem at the Hofbrau tent.

More time? More Oktoberfest!

Those looking to combine the best of Oktoberfest with the best of Bavaria will enjoy the 7-Day Munich Oktoberfest and Best of Bavaria Overnight Package, including three days of reserved seating at the best Oktoberfest tents, a walking tour of Munich with beer tastings at the famous Hofbräuhaus, visits to the village of Oberammergau and Ettal Monastery, and private tours of Munich’s city center as well as Neuschwanstein Castle. Another option is the 7-Day Small-Group Tour from Munich: Oktoberfest, Neuschwanstein Castle And Munich City Tour, which includes two days of reserved tent seating with an extra day to explore the festival grounds. Both tours are available September 27th through Oct. 4th only.

Explore Beyond the Tents

Explore beyond the tents at Oktoberfest tents and learn about the history and culture of Munich’s major attractions on an afternoon small group Segway Tour. Enjoy the fresh October air while cruising around the city with a knowledgeable guide to top sights like the Hofgarten, Englischer Garten, Marienplatz and Hofbräuhaus.

Beer aficionados will enjoy the 4-hour Munich Oktoberfest and Bavarian Beer Culture Tour Including Beer Tasting, which includes a visit to Oktoberfest during the festival and a guided tour highlighting why the city is famous for its beer culture. Travelers will enjoy visiting Hofbräuhaus and Augustiner Keller, along with sampling beers and hearing stories of what’s taken place at the popular beer halls.

For more information about these Oktoberfest experiences as well as the latest Viator deals, promotions, contests and news, visit http://www.viator.com or follow Viator on Facebook (ViatorTours) and Twitter (@ViatorTravel).

About Viator

Viator, a TripAdvisor company, is the leading global tours and activities provider for travelers, delivering online and mobile access to thousands of curated trip activities including tours, attractions, shore excursions and private guides, in more than 1,500 destinations worldwide. In-house travel experts work with trusted local operators to ensure the quality and value of every experience, all backed by Viator’s 24/7 customer service and global low-price guarantee. With more than 800,000 verified reviews plus exclusive videos and insider travel tips, Viator has everything a traveler needs to find and book the best things to do worldwide. In addition to the flagship site – Viator.com – travelers can book in advance or in-destination via the Viator Tours and Activities App, as well as local-language sites for European, Latin American and Asian travelers. Viator also provides tours and activities to more than 3,000 affiliate partners including some of the world’s top airlines, hotels and online travel agencies. Viator is headquartered in San Francisco with regional offices in Sydney, London and Las Vegas. Viator – travel with an insider.

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 375 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 250 million reviews and opinions covering 5.2 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2014

**Source: TripAdvisor log files, average monthly unique users, Q2 2015

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