Munich - June 24-30, 2020

Join us at the crossroads of the contemporary and the classic in Bavaria

 Filmfest München is one of Europe’s most exciting international film festivals.  Every summer over 2,500 film industry professionals meet in the charming Bavarian state capital at the foot of the Alps. Filmfest München attracts over 200 feature films and docs, with scores of  forums, panels, special events, parties and galas. Mix with the film crowd in a very relaxed atmosphere and tour the top sights of the Bavarian capital – such as the famous Hofbräuhaus, castles of the Bavarian kings and the BMW museum.

 

Itinerary highlights

Wednesday June 24, 2020  - Arrival + Welcome Day
You travel hosts will meet you at 25 Hours Hotel Royal Bavarian following check-in. We’ll dine together locally (and, yes, there will be a brief orientation, too)

Thursday June 25, 2020 – Fest Day One
Breakfast at hotel followed by …  A combo  hop on / hop off and walking tour with lunch that includes (time permitting) the historic center (Altstadt), Marienplatz and City Hall,  Viktualienmarkt the large open food market and on to the Prince Carl Palais and the English gardens.

Join your travel hosts for a cocktail reception prior to attending the film fest’s opening night festivities (venue to be confirmed, likely the Mathäser Filmpalast theater).

Friday June 26, 2020 – Fest Day Two
After breakfast join your hosts for a guided tour of the Baroque Nymphenburg Palace,  "Castle of the Nymph", home to the famous Gallery of Beauties of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, the carriage museum and  Porzellan Manufaktur Nymphenburg. 

This afternoon and evening are free for movies and dining on your own.

Saturday June 27, 2020 – Fest Day Three
Following breakfast we will tour Alte Pinakothek,  home to a significant collection of Old Masters. A group lunch together follows.

This afternoon and evening are free for movies and dining on your own.

Sunday June 28, 2020 – Fest Day Four
Free day to enjoy Munich, the festival and the surrounding environs.    Optional Tour Suggestions Include:
- The Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
- All-day excursion to the Bavarian Alps towns of Oberammergau and Mittenwald
- Take the Karwendelbahn leading up to the top of the Alps for a spectacular view as seen while standing in Germany and Austria at the same time.

Monday June 29, 2020 – Fest Day Five
This morning we’ll tour Bavaria Film Stadt followed by a group lunch.
This afternoon and evening are free for movies and dining on your own.

Tuesday June 30, 2020 – Departure Day

Registration Information: 
Per person single occupancy:$4,900
Per person double occupancy: $4,100 

To guarantee your place, please remit a deposit of $1000 per traveler payable by check to Talk Cinema Inc. PO BOX 686 Croton on Hudson NY 10520.  As soon as 14 travelers are confirmed, the balance of fees will be due. For information or to reserve a place, contact Susan Jacobson at 914.737.7654 or susan@talkcinema.com . Please do not obtain non-refundable air until the tour has been confirmed.

Registration fees include:  
- 6 nights' accommodations at centrally located 25hours Hotel Muenchen The Royal Bavarian
- Daily breakfast buffet at our hotel
- Festival briefings with your travel hosts  
- Film Festival Accreditation  (this admits us to films)
- Guided tours as detailed in the itinerary highlights
- Some lunches and dinners  as detailed in the itinerary highlights
- Tips to guides

Registration fees do not include:  
- Air transportation to and from the US airport from which you are departing and returning, or hotel accommodations should your trip require an overnight stay  
- Meals not specified in the itinerary highlights
- incidentals
- Taxis and public transportation around Munich
- Travel / Trip Cancellation insurance
- Optional add on tours