House swap in Munich

Swaphouse is a free platform to exchange homes with remote workers. An affordable, fun and unique way to travel in Munich and live (and work) like a local!

Discover new places

Work during the day and explore your new location in the evenings and weekends. Save vacation days by combining both!

Free accommodation

We don’t require (expensive) memberships. Swaphouse is 100% free. No money is exchanged in the entire process.

All the amenities you need

All homes feature fast WiFi and dedicated workspace(s). You can expect everything you need to live and work from there.

About Munich

Munich follows Central European Time (CET, UTC+1) and switches to UTC+2 (CEST) during summer months.
Main language
Mild summers and cold winters.
Closest airport
Munich Airport, a major international hub in Germany.
Intl. train station
München Hbf
Munich's main station, one of the busiest in Germany, connecting to Austria, Italy, and other countries.
Near beach?
± 500km
Munich is inland; the closest significant beaches are on the North Sea.
Near mountains?
The Alps start just south of Munich.
Local Cuisine
Traditional Bavarian sausage made from minced veal and pork.
Euro (€ - EUR)
Used by 19 of the 27 EU countries.
Must see
Fairy-tale-like castle which served as inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Hidden gem
Asam Church
A stunning baroque church tucked away in a bustling street.
Water quality
Sourced from the Bavarian Alps, the tap water is of a very high standard.
Home Swap Munich - Enjoy Bavarian Culture and Cuisine

Enjoy Bavarian Culture and Cuisine

To fully immerse yourself in the Bavarian culture, start your day with a traditional Bavarian breakfast at a beer garden, such as the famous Hofbräuhaus. The beer garden culture in Munich is one of its most famous attractions, where locals and tourists alike come together to enjoy the local brews and cuisine. You can also visit Viktualienmarkt, one of the oldest open-air markets in Europe, to try the local delicacies and fresh produce. Many cafes and restaurants in the city offer free Wi-Fi, making it easy to work while you sample some of the delicious Bavarian dishes.

Home Swap Munich - Explore Munich's Art and Culture Scene

Explore Munich's Art and Culture Scene

Munich has a long history of art and culture, which can be seen in its many museums and galleries. Apart from the famous Alte Pinakothek and Pinakothek der Moderne, there are many other museums in the city, such as the Deutsches Museum and the BMW Museum. These museums offer free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating, and quiet environments, making them perfect for remote workers who want to catch up on their work while experiencing Munich's cultural scene.

Home Swap Munich - Discover Munich's Outdoor Spaces

Discover Munich's Outdoor Spaces

One of the most popular outdoor spaces in Munich is the Englischer Garten, which is one of the world's largest urban parks. You can stroll through the park's winding paths, relax by the lake, or visit the Monopteros, a Greek-style temple that offers panoramic views of the city. If you're feeling more adventurous, rent a bike and explore the park's many trails. There are also many cafes and restaurants in the park where you can take a break and get some work done.

Home Swap Munich - Shop 'til You Drop

Shop 'til You Drop

Munich is a paradise for shoppers, with its many designer stores, boutiques, and traditional markets. If you're looking for luxury shopping, head to Maximilianstrasse, where you'll find high-end fashion stores and luxury boutiques. For a more bohemian vibe, check out the Glockenbachviertel district, which is known for its vintage shops and trendy boutiques. The markets, such as the Christmas markets in winter, offer unique shopping experiences, and you can enjoy the festive atmosphere while getting your work done in one of the many cozy cafes nearby.

Home Swap Munich - Immerse Yourself in Munich's Nightlife

Immerse Yourself in Munich's Nightlife

Munich has a vibrant nightlife, which includes a wide variety of bars, beer halls, and clubs. If you want to experience a traditional Bavarian beer hall, Hofbräuhaus is a must-visit. Alternatively, if you're looking for a more modern vibe, visit the trendy bars and clubs in the Glockenbachviertel or the Maxvorstadt district.

Home Swap Munich - Get Active in Munich

Get Active in Munich

Munich is a city that encourages an active lifestyle, and there are many ways to get involved in outdoor activities. You can rent a bike and explore the city's bike paths, or join a group yoga class in the park. If you're looking to stay fit, there are many gyms and sports centers in the city. If you're interested in winter sports, you can visit the nearby Alps, which are only a short drive from the city.

Home Swap Munich - Escape to the Countryside

Escape to the Countryside

Munich's location in southern Germany means that it's surrounded by beautiful countryside, and there are many day trip options available for those who want to escape the city. You can visit the nearby lakes, such as Starnberger See or Ammersee, for a day of swimming, boating, or hiking. If you're interested in history, take a trip to the famous Neuschwanstein Castle, which is said to have inspired Walt Disney's Cinderella Castle. The castle is located in a picturesque setting in the Bavarian Alps and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape. You can easily work from your laptop while enjoying the fresh air and scenic views.

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