Last Updated: 14th Nov 2013

<p><img src="https://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/europe/mattyvcontiki/munich_oktoberfest_001.JPG" class="rightwise" alt="" /> Otherwise known as the &#8216;Beerfest&#8217;, Oktoberfest is held every year in <a href="/contikipedia/articles/munich">Munich</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/germany">Germany</a>, the capital of <a href="/contikipedia/articles/bavaria">Bavaria</a> and also considered by many to the the world capital of beer.</p> <p>What is unquestionable is that it is one of the biggest events in the world and the vibe, buzz and atmosphere created by over 6 million people who visit the city during the 2 weeks of the &#8217;fest is simply indescribable.</p> <p>Oktoberfest takes place in Munich and is held in the last two weeks of September every year.</p> <h5>More information about our Oktoberfest tour packages</h5> <p>Find full itinerary, optional excursions, highlights, maps, booking, departure dates and more at <a href="/tours/170-oktoberfest-munich-5-days">Oktoberfest 5 Days</a> and <a href="/tours/171-oktoberfest-munich-7-days">Oktoberfest 7 Days</a>. Additionally, many of our tours are in Munich during Oktoberfest. Check individual tours for these &#8220;special&#8221; departures.</p>