The Viktualienmarkt (farmer's market) is known in Munich same as the beer to Bavaria. Its history dates back to the year 1807. At that time it was only a small herb market, and it gradually evolved into a renowned farmer's market. The long tradition and variety of products make the Viktualienmarkt today to a valued shopping place not only for gourmets as well as a place that invites you to stroll and linger. Here fill young and old, house wives and Munich star chefs their baskets.
The Viktualienmarkt in Munich – a true feast for all the senses
Located in the heart of Munich's old town, the Viktualienmarkt offers a feast for the senses. Small stalls present on 22,000 sqm almost everything that one can desire. The smell of exotic spices and fruits from distant countries, fresh wild mushrooms, homemade bread, seafood and a fresh catch from the fish lakes are for sale just as fresh chicken or original cheeses. Even friends of the fine wines are guaranteed to get something for their money, and if you want to make someone happy, simply buy at the flower stall a pretty bouquet. No matter what you are looking for, in Munich you will find no greater selection of fresh produce and delicacies.
Stroll, indulge and enjoy
When you stay in Munich at the relexa hotel near the main station, you are within walking distance to the market. Just cross the pedestrian zone and you are there. If you weren't hungry before, you certainly will get it while you on the market. Everywhere are many tempting snack bars and stalls offer tasty nibbles. And if you would like to rest and got a little thirsty, what can there be nicer than to settle in the beer garden under the old chestnut trees and enjoy Bavarian hospitality. Here mix Bavarian with Prussian people, construction workers sit next to lawyers and enjoy a spicy sausage roll, or hearty pork with sauerkraut.
The Viktualienmarkt is open daily (except Sundays) from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.