What you need to know about

If you’re looking for a city that fulfils all those Alpine cultural stereotypes – thigh-slapping Bavarian beer halls, dirndl-clad waitresses, lederhosen and big sausages, then Munich definitely won’t disappoint. But Germany’s third-largest city is so much more than Oktoberfest – it’s one of Europe’s most dynamic business centres, regularly voted one of the best places to live in the world.