Sleep in style in one of LOUIS HOTEL’s 72 elegant rooms. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace overlooking St. Peter’s Church and pamper yourself at its Finnish sauna. Located on the doorstep of Viktualienmarkt marketplace, museums, shops and restaurants are mere minutes away. Courtyard superior rooms from $320; louis-hotel.com. Hire a bike and ride the 7km out to SCHLOSS NYMPHENBURG for a tour of the beautifully preserved 17th century palace. Pack a picnic to eat by the lake in the sprawling gardens as you watch the swans glide by. Entry from $10; schloss-nymphenburg.de.