A number of strange facts that you are perhaps unaware of…

Up to 7 October beer lovers meet in Munich for the Oktoberfest. This is the most famous beer festival in the world, lasting 17 days and attracting around 6.5 million people from all parts of the world. Munich is a beautiful city and above all, well organised. Many companies organise coach trips to the Oktoberfest which is definitely the most convenient More...

By Rik | 24 August 2014
By Rik On Tuesday, 19 August 2014
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The „Wiesnzelt“ at Stiglmaierplatz – The only party of its kind to the Oktoberfest Munich!

It became almost impossible to enter the beertents at the Theresienwiese without advanced booking. For everyone, who could not get one of these desirable seats or for those who just want to party without any closing More...

By Rik On Saturday, 16 August 2014
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Do you know how many nations in the world celebrate an event similar to the Oktoberfest?

The Oktoberfest is the most famous festival in the world, and has many competitors in different corners of the globe with the same title. The largest outside of Germany is in Canada, in Kitchener-Waterloo, two twin More...

no septemberfest
By Rik On Monday, 11 August 2014
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Why not SEPTERMBERfest?

With the name Oktoberfest, everybody would expect the most famous beer festival to be held in October. This is not the case. The greater part of its duration – nearly three weeks – takes place in September. Why More...

Das Oktoberfest in den anderen Nationen
By fra On Wednesday, 23 July 2014
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Do you know how many nations in the world celebrate an event similar to the Oktoberfest?

The Oktoberfest is the most famous festival in the world, and has many competitors in different corners of the globe with the same title. The largest outside of Germany is in Canada, in Kitchener-Waterloo, two twin More...

oktoberfest statistics
By Rik On Thursday, 30 January 2014
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Oktoberfest 2013 Statistics

About Visitors, Food and Drinking Number of Visitors: 6.4 mln Liter of Beer brewed: 6.7 mln Devoured: 114 oxen Violence, Brawls and Injuries Violent assaults: 449 Serious Injuries: 99 Brawls involving beer glasses: More...

El circo de las pulgas
By Rik On Friday, 03 January 2014
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The Oktoberfest’s Flea Circus

The Oktoberfest is one of the biggest festivals in the world, known and remembered primarily for the beer, but not just that: the Wiesn, as the huge lawn where the festival has been organised since 1810 is known, More...

By Rik On Tuesday, 22 October 2013
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The hot side of the Oktoberfest

Rivers of beer and beautiful women. The Oktoberfest can be summed up as such. The creators of “Wiesn Décolleté” are well aware of this: an unusual and extravagant schedule dedicated to the Oktoberfest. Twelve More...

By Rik On Tuesday, 24 September 2013
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Did you know that Einstein worked at the beer festival?

That’s right! Even the brilliant Nobel Prize physicist, when he was just 17 years old in 1908, worked as a steward in the organisation of the festival. He was employed as a trainee for his uncle’s electrical More...

By Rik On Friday, 13 September 2013
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On the brain…just beer!

There are times when all we want is a nice cold beer! During the Oktoberfest the idea of beer is foremost…it must have been the idea of somehow giving shape or form to the thoughts that pass through our mind More...

Guided Tour of Munich

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