About the destination

Munich is an industrially active city. It is known for developing many new technologies. From a cultural point of view, Munich is famous for being the beer capital of the world. This beautiful German city is also home to castles, and several museums.


The official currency of Germany is the Euro. This currency can be used in all member countries of the European Union. If you plan to use your cards at your destination, don’t forget to communicate the dates of your stay to your financial institution.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health professional to discuss vaccinations for the following diseases: hepatitis B, influenza, tick-borne encephalitis, yellow fever and measles. Note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required for flights from Canada and for crossing the United States border.


“Germany is a Schengen country. Canadian citizens do not need a visa to travel to Schengen countries. However, you can only travel without a visa for 90 days or less within a 180-day period. Stays are cumulative and include days spent in any Schengen country. “Government of Canada

According to the Canadian Government, your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after the date of your expected return from the Schengen area.


Month Max Min Prec.
January 4 °C -1 °C 65 mm
February 4 °C -1 °C 40 mm
March 12 °C 3 °C 65 mm
April 12 °C 3 °C 45 mm
May 18 °C 7 °C 55 mm
June 20 °C 11 °C 75 mm
July 22 °C 13 °C 75 mm
August 22 °C 13 °C 75 mm
September 18 °C 10 °C 70 mm
October 13 °C 6 °C 65 mm
November 8 °C 2 °C 70 mm
December 5 °C 0 °C 80 mm


The official language of Germany is German. There are also several regional dialects derived from it. However, it is possible to be served in English in most tourist places.

Things to do in Munich

The Oktoberfest

The Oktoberfest is a festival dedicated to beer. It is a tradition from Munich that started in 1810. Today, many cities around the world hold their own beer festivals based on Oktoberfest, but nothing compares to the original celebration. The downtown area is host to thousands of brewery exhibitors who want to showcase their products. At this celebration, one beer equals one liter! In short, this is an event not to be missed, starting at the end of September and ending in mid-October.

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is a majestic German monument that was built under the orders of King Ludwig II of Bavaria in 1868. Even if this castle does not date back to medieval times, its typical German architecture will amaze you.

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