Dining & Nightlife
If you are looking to splurge a bit, try Restaurant Konigshof for some German-style cuisine. As an alternative, a popular choice is Dallmayr with its unique decor and ambience to go with its outstanding food and economic prices.
The Viktualienmarkt has a wide variety of fresh food and delicacies. Just grab a snack, sit in the beer garden, and relax.
Some of the local culinary specialties to try: The Weisswurst is a minced-veal sausage that is made fresh daily, steamed, and served with sweet mustard and a crisp roll or a pretzel. This is served before noon with a Weissbier (wheat beer) which is a Bavarian specialty. Another local food is Leberkas a baked sausage loaf usually served with potato salad. Shopping
Fussgangerzone (pedestrian zone) stretching from Marienplatz and Odeonsplatz is a 2 km stretch of shopping sprawl. You will find most major department stores here. If you are looking for something that is a little off the beaten shopping track, try Schwabing, north of the university.Flying time from: Toronto:
German. English is the second most common language.Currency:
With an average winter temperature of 1C and 19C in the summer, it is a temperate climate.Electricity:
220 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pin plugs are standard. Documents
Canadian citizens need a valid passport to enter Germany for stays of up to three months. For other countries and additional information please check the German Tourism websiteNote:
German Tourist Office website - www.cometogermany.com
German National Tourist Office
480 University Avenue, Suite 1500
Toronto, ON M5G 1V2
Tel: (416) 968-1685
Fax: (416) 968-0562