Renting a car with Sixt in Europe is essentially a very easy task nowadays. In fact, there are many ways to accomplish car hire service in order to travel to different parts of the continent including Munich, Germany and beyond. One area that offers considerable reward in way of popular attractions is Freising, Germany only twenty miles away from the major metropolitan area of Munich, Germany. It is possible, once arriving in Munich, Germany for the visitor to attain the car rental of his or her choice. Many options exist as far as types of rental cars available. In example, a small group can rent a van, or persons accustomed to driving SUVs can book an SUV rental. If a person is requiring a one way car rental this is possible and persons staying in Germany for a longer period can attain an exceptional deal on a weekly rental car.
Many persons flying into Munich wish to drive the car they have just rented to the magical town of Freising, one of Bavarias oldest towns!
Nowadays, there are many nice enchanting hotels in Freising; however, since Munich is only twenty miles away from the Bavarian town it may be advisable to stay in Munich; that is if booking of a hotel has not been handled in advance of travel. That said there are also many nice attractions in Freising which the visitor to the Munich/Freising area may wish to explore once renting a car is accomplished.
Opposite in the Lyceum is the Asamsaal room. It has a very fine fresco ceiling. Tours are offered on occasion. It is best to check with the tourist office to find out if a tour is scheduled.
The Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan is one the oldest breweries in the world and is a five minute walk from the location just toured. Historically, the monks of the Benedictine monastery of Weihenstephan were given the privilege of brewing their own beer in the 11th century. From the standpoint of tradition, the brewing of the beer continues on today. A guided tour is conducted Monday at 10 am, Tuesday at 10 am and 1:30 pm, and Wednesday at 10 am. There is a slight charge for the tour and the tour includes, naturally, tasting the beer.
Mariendom is located on the Domberg, on a low incline just above the Altstadt. The construction is rather ordinary on the outside; however, once inside, the visitor will find an interior which proves highly lavish. The interior is adorned in the Baroque styling and was ornamented by the famed Asam Brothers during the early 18th century. Egid Quirin Asam is responsible for the interior design and his brother Cosmas Damian Asam created the beautiful fresco styled ceiling which depicts the Second Coming of Christ. There is a great deal of religious symbolism attributable to the art inclusive of clouds and figures that seem to be floating about. Also, inside is a medieval sculpture: the famed Bestiensaule (Beast Column). This is a mass of men and monsters seemingly entwined. However, the churchs most notable feature is a large Romanesque Crypt considered one of Germanys oldest. Look to the left and the 1400s cloister on the cathedrals eastside is the decorative accomplishment of Johann Baptist Zimmerman.
Travel west of the cathedral to the Dombibliothek: a library dating from the 700s. Later, during the 1700s, the library received a ceiling fresco designed by Francois Cuvillies. The ceilings fresco is considered by many of possessing a great deal of vitality.
Last, the Diözesanmuseum remains one of the largest Diocesan museums in the country. It holds a highly comprehensive collection of art (religious in theme) inclusive of the famed Lukasbild which as an exceptional Byzantine piece. The museums displays are exhibitions of the history of the Catholic Church spanning a period of nine centuries. Its days and hours of operation are Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. There is a slight admission fee.