The only truly classic way to see BMWs hometown of Munich this summer


Have you ever wanted to see Munich is old world style?

Well this summer is your chance as the press release below explains BMW will start giving tours of it's hometown in classic convertible cars by…you guessed it…BMW.

For a very reasonable sum of 90 Euros (OK,reasonable by Munich standards) you can go for a guided spin through the street of Munich in a BMW 326 Cabriolet or a BMW 335 Cabriolet from the 1930s…among other classic BMWs.

If and when you decide to go for your European vacation this must be a must do ride in Germany for any true automotive enthusiast.

BTW: We can highly recommend the Chinese Pavilion in the English Gardens after your city tour for a bit of traditional Bavaria libation.

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Full tour detail below:

Spring is in the air and the BMW Museum has come up with a rather
special surprise for the new classic season: as of April, visitors to
the Museum can book a three-hour tour that takes in the BMW facilities
as well as Munich's most important sights. But the real attraction is
that this ride through the city can be enjoyed in the back of a classic
BMW automobile.

When it came to selecting the models for these excursions, the BMW
Museum dug deep into its automotive treasure trove. Going all the way
back to the 1930s, there is a BMW 326 Cabriolet and a BMW 335 Cabriolet
to choose from. The flair of the 1950s, meanwhile, is embodied by a BMW
502 Cabriolet – familiarly known as the "Baroque Angel". Finally, the
BMW 3200 CS Cabriolet represents a very rare specimen, with just one
unit of this open-top model having been built.

Participants are driven from the BMW Museum past the BMW Tower and on to
BMW Welt. The chauffeur then takes them to the nearby BMW home plant,
which is not normally open to visitors. Afterwards the route leads to
the premises of BMW Classic with its invaluable collection of vehicles,
and on down Leopoldstrasse to Odeonsplatz. The tour goes on to trace the
ring road around the old centre of Munich, allowing passengers to
discover the city's main historic sights from the comfort of a majestic

Next stop is the flagship BMW showroom on Lenbachplatz. After a welcome
and viewing of the exhibits there, the return journey heads along the
Olympiapark and back to the starting point: the BMW Museum. The entire
excursion takes around three hours. At the end, participants are
presented with a gift box containing a personalised certificate of
participation, an entry ticket to the Museum and a Museum guide.

The entire package costs 90 euros per person/seat and can be purchased
at the BMW Museum information counter. For telephone reservations please
call +49 (0)1802 / 118822. For further information and detailed timings
please go to

The BMW City Tour takes place on the first and third Sunday of each
month from April to October. Tours begin at 11.00 hrs and 15.00 hrs.