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FreisingGermany

Take a city trip to Freising, a university and cathedral town rich in tradition and situated just 30km north of Munich on the River Isar.

It is the well conserved old town in the centre of Freising that will impress you above all else. The resplendent town houses and historic buildings give visitors on a trip to Freising a taste of how the 1,300-year-old town looked in the Early Middle Ages. A short trip to the Municipal Museum, which is housed in part of the old episcopal university, is an absolute must for history buffs. In the exhibition rooms, which were completed in 2007, the rich history of the cathedral town is explained in an exciting way. A visit to the twice-weekly market at Marienplatz also comes highly recommended during a mini-break in Freising. On offer here are regional products and flowers as well as fruit and vegetables. This gives you the chance during your city trip to experience a little bit of authentic life in the Bavarian town of Freising.

The St. Mary and Corbinian Cathedral is usually shortened to Mariendom (St. Mary's Cathedral) by the locals. It is the co-cathedral of the archdiocese of Freising and Munich. In the year 715 the precursory church was planted on the hill in the middle of the town centre. For visitors to the church during a city trip to Freising, the cathedral tour is of particular interest, as it explains in detail the highlights of the church, the famous frescoes and the Romanesque crypt with its Bestiensäulen (pillar of beasts) sculpture. It is also possible to visit the Renaissance courtyard and the royal corridor on an extended tour.

The Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan (Weihenstephan Bavarian State Brewery) is perched on top of Weihenstephan hill and ranks amongst some of the oldest breweries in the world. Beer was first produced here in 1040. The brewery is located in the buildings of the former Weihenstephan monastery in the Weihenstephan district. On a tour you can wander through the brewery and take a look behind the scenes of beer brewing. The tour starts in the brewery’s museum and proceeds to show you the secrets of the art of Bavarian brewing. At the end you can do a tasting to try the traditional beer for yourself.

The Weihenstephan Gardens are also located atop Weihenstephan hill. The former monastery gardens are laid out like a park and are worth a visit at any time of year to see the plants in the different seasons. Visit the centuries-old trees and the trial garden (Sichtungsgarten) with a variety of elaborate shrubs and flower beds. Tours are also available here; these are an excellent way to experience the gardens from another perspective.

Top hotels in Freising

Novotel München Airport
Novotel München Airport
3.5 out of 5
Nordallee 29, Freising, BY
The price is SG$128 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Freising Cathedral, Weihenstephaner Perennial Gardens and Weihenstephan Brewery. Schlittenberg ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,144 reviews)
Good for a trip when you need to change flights

"Very good, 5mins from the airport with the suttle bus"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul,2020

Novotel München Airport
Munich Airport Marriott Hotel
Munich Airport Marriott Hotel
4 out of 5
Alois-Steinecker-Str. 20, Freising, BY
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$123 per night from 19 Feb to 20 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Freising Cathedral and Weihenstephaner Perennial Gardens. Weihenstephan Brewery and Erdinger ...

4.2/5Very Good! (649 reviews)

"Excellent service and cleanliness as always. Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct,2020

Munich Airport Marriott Hotel
Bayerischer Hof Freising
Bayerischer Hof Freising
3 out of 5
Untere Hauptstr. 3, Freising, BY
The price is SG$186 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in the heart of Freising, this hotel is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Weihenstephan Brewery and within 12 miles (20 km) of Erdinger Weissbrau Brewery and Hohenkammer ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (553 reviews)

"The location is great as the hotel is in the center of town. Staff was very friendly and helpful. My only complaint is that I wish I could have stayed there longer than one night. 😀"…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar,2020

Bayerischer Hof Freising
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Freising

Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
4 out of 5
Arnulfstr. 51, Munich, BY
The price is SG$128 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Munich City Centre, this aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Marienplatz, Viktualienmarkt and Residenz. Hofbrauhaus and Nymphenburg Palace are also ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,487 reviews)

"clean, friendly and near the city. price very attractive"…"

Reviewed on 17 Aug,2020

Citadines Arnulfpark Munich
MASEVEN München Messe Dornach
MASEVEN München Messe Dornach
Bahnhofsstraße 6, Aschheim
The price is SG$130 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in München District, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Schuhbecks Teatro and New Fair Munich. Munich Trade Fair is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away. Riem ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)
Sehr schönes Hotel, zu empfehlen!

"Tolles neues Hotel. Sehr freundliches Personal. Das einchecken über IPad war etwas umständlich. Dafür brauche ich dann auch keine Rezeption. Die Fitnessgeräte standen in der Lobby. Das wäre mir beim Sport machen unangenehm! Frühstück lecker und vielseitig!"…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct,2020

MASEVEN München Messe Dornach
THE SPOT - Serviced Apartments
THE SPOT - Serviced Apartments
3.5 out of 5
Petra-Kelly-Str. 3, Munich
The price is SG$186 per night from 25 Jan to 26 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in Schwabing, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Sea Life Aquarium, Olympic Park and Olympic Stadium. BMW World and Olympiahalle are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (16 reviews)

"Fantastic place. Really clean and functional. Bed was comfy, good bathroom and a Nespresso machine. Supermarket next door. Easy to check in and out. Good public transport links."…"

Reviewed on 26 Oct,2019

THE SPOT - Serviced Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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