It’s time for a game! One of these things is not like the other: Oktoberfest, beer celebrations, an Upper Bavarian water park, and large corporate companies. C’mon, think… I know you know the answer!
Right, it’s corporate companies. Oh, wait, maybe not since you’ll find all of them in the town of Hallbergmoos.
Why large corporate companies? Well, Hallbergmoos close proximity to Munich (only about 25km to its north) and the Munich Airport [MUC] (just north of town) makes it a great place to do business without the big city commute. All right, I’m only guessing, but Hallbergmoos is such a pretty place, who wouldn’t want to work (or live) here?
Hallbergmoos started out simple enough, as an agricultural village in 1826 established by a man know as Theodor von Hallberg-Broich (notice the similarity?). Today, it’s a place of Greek and regional restaurants, modern pizzerias, cappuccino and wine bars, and taverns. Quite an eclectic array of eateries & drinking establishments. The best are the beer gardens, but call me jaded. ;-)
With all these multi-national mom-and-pops that do business here it’s no wonder you’ll find many different types of hotels in town — from small guesthouses, to modern apartments, to country inns — perfect for resting whether you’re off to see the Alps for the day or spending it in meetings.
Oh, I know what all those hotels are great for… staying during those 17 days beer drinking, song singing days of Oktoberfest (which is really in September) in Munich. Hey, with over 6-million visitors coming for the party, they gotta stay somewhere; and the town’s connected to the city via frequent train services.
If you’re coming right from Munich Airport take the S-8 Line right to town.
My condolences to those of you stuck in the boardroom. I think I’d rather be at Therme Erding with its pool and waterslide or the Neufun Water Park. Maybe you’d like all the golfing, fishing, tennis, or football (a.k.a. soccer) playing?
I’m pretty sure the big corporate honchos will give you the day off to enjoy Hallbergmoos’ mid-March Beer Celebration or the MayFest on May 1st. Then again, maybe not. Careful not to use all your “sick days” at one time. You gotta save some to go skiing. ;-)