Entertainment in Munich

Sport and Activities in Munich

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There are more than 40 clubs in an around the Bavarian capital. This includes the Munchener Golf Club (08170 450), Margarethenhof Am Tegernsee Golf Club (08022 7506-0) Munchen-Riedhof Golf Club (08171 7065) and Tegernseer G C Bad Wiessee (08022 8769).


For those looking to take a dip or to swim for more regular exercise, there are about 17 public swimming pools dotted across Munich. The biggest is Olympia-Schwimmhalle at the Olympiapark. It costs EUR 3 and EUR 2.50 for students. Tickets for six-visits cost EUR 15.00.

Müllersches Volksbad (Müller's Public Baths), Rosenheimer Strasse 1 is a great option if you’d like to swim against a dramatic backdrop. Completely renovated, the baths were designed at about the turn of the last century. Admission is EUR 3.20 and EUR 2.50 for students. Tickets for five visits cost EUR 16.00 and EUR 12.50 for students. You can get free admission on your birthday.&nbs

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There are also several popular swimming areas in lakes and rivers in Munich including in the Isar River, which cuts through Munich. For those wanting to swim in lakes there are Feringasee, Fasaneriesee, Feldmochinger See and Lerchenauer See. Apart from taking a dip they also provide great opportunities for picnicking, sunbathing and just hanging about.


There are more than 90 major gyms spread across the city which means competition among gym operators can be tough. That of course is good news for anyone wanting to take out a membership. The name of the fitness game is negotiation as many gyms will be prepared to do all sorts of deals.

Many of the gyms are parts of chains and offer different services with some of their premises more spacious than others and including extras. When signing up you should ask whether membership entitles you to entry to the company's other gyms which are often also in other cities.

Some of the most popular gyms in Munich are:

Winter sports

Munich is just an hour’s drive from the Alps. Hence, winter sports is a big thing here. For more information on how to have fun in the snow, click here


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Update 2/04/2008


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