Travel Germany: Oktoberfest

Written by Jean Sutherland

Travel Germany: Oktoberfest

Travelers to Germany during late September and early October are in for an Oktoberfest treat: two solid weeks of beer drinking, revelry and entertainment. For a glimpse intorepparttar festivities, as well as some ofrepparttar 150061 history surroundingrepparttar 150062 event, read on.

Travel Germany: History of Oktoberfest

Even thoughrepparttar 150063 event is named forrepparttar 150064 month afterwards, travelers to Germany’s will notice that Oktoberfest actually starts in September. Originally,repparttar 150065 party began onrepparttar 150066 12th of October, 1810, withrepparttar 150067 marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig (later King Ludwig I of Bavaria) to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The event caused such a stir that it just had to happen againrepparttar 150068 following year! This startedrepparttar 150069 German tradition that travelers from aroundrepparttar 150070 world flock to see every year.

In 1818,repparttar 150071 celebration was comprised of one carousel and a couple of rides (appropriate forrepparttar 150072 times). The beer tents didn’t start popping up until 1896, and because Munich was quite a bit smaller than it is today, visitors torepparttar 150073 German Oktoberfest had to travel to a large, 31 hectare field known as die Theresienwiese, which was named afterrepparttar 150074 Princess. Locals, however, knowrepparttar 150075 area just as die Wiesn.

Travel Germany: Oktoberfest Today

Oktoberfest in Germany to travelers is a lot likerepparttar 150076 agricultural fairs elsewhere, complete with rides, merry-go-rounds, a carnival-like atmosphere, food, and, of course,repparttar 150077 overflowing amounts of beer available atrepparttar 150078 14 Bavarian beer tents. However, German travelers should be aware thatrepparttar 150079 full meal deal agricultural fair, called Zentrallandwirtschaftsfest, is only held every three years. Also, die Theresienwiese now lies withinrepparttar 150080 city limits, so visitors to Germany’s Oktoberfest don’t have to travel so far.

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