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Big Hat Tours

Kaufinger Str.1, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 176 74122033
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Ranked #1 of 129 Activities in Munich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: A tour with Curt Milburn is like having a welcoming family friend show you around Munich. Curt's been called "The Wikipedia of History". He specializes in small group and private tours. Tours are tailor-made and Curt finds out what YOU want to see. His City Tours go beyond canned, set routes. You'll see the famous sites, architecture, learn about kings, Hitler, foods and beer. Our Third Reich Tours delve deep into more than when, but why and how the Nazis came to power and you'll see the bombed buildings of Hitler. Curt's Dachau tours are sensitive and remarkably moving and his Neuschwanstein and Castle tours are great fun. Salzburg & Nuremberg are within your reach with Big Hat Tours! Every tour is accompanied by an Apple i-Pod with hundreds of photos to put you into history.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a full day, 2 castle, private tour booked with Curt. We met him at the train station as planned, and when we arrived at the train platform with Curt they advised us that all trains to the castle area had been cancelled that day due to a strike. So Curt adjusted our day "on the... More

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We had been to Munich previously, but after our tour with Curt we realized that we didn't learn anything about the area the first time. His explanation of the local foods and the market were as interesting as his Third Reich information. Would strongly recommend spending a day with Curt. It will definitely enhance your stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

My wife and I learned years ago when going to someplace new, before you do anything else, take a tour. Tours can give you immediate insights as to those things you REALLY want to spend your limited time focusing on. Coming to Munich for the first time was no different. Through luck...and of course Traveladvisor advice...we contacted Curt Milburn of... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Recently went on a Big Hat Tour of Munich. We had four adults, some not so thrilled to be on another tour. But, Curt's knowledge and humor made for a great time. Definitely one of our better days in Europe. He had a chance to sell us another tour of the Neuschwanstein Castles, but was gracious enough to pass on... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

From the moment we met Curt and started the city tour, we were captivated. His enthusiasm is infectious and wealth of knowledge astounding. Taking time to ask what my girlfriend and I wanted from the tour, it was tailored specifically to our interests - a whirlwind tour of local history, focussing on the Third Reich. Curt's company was a joy... More

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Traveling with 2 kids, 11 and 8, we booked a tour with Curt to a get good overview of Munich and we are glad that we did. Of our 8 days in Germany, the tour was our kids favorite thing. Curt kept them fully entertained with interesting facts and jokes and provided them with a very knowledgeable experience. My wife... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Curt was an excellent guide, speaks impeccable English as he is originally from the US and is extremely knowledgeable of history of Munich. It is obvious that he has invested quite a bit of time researching the area. We went on the the Munich City Tour as well as the Dachau tour. Thanks again Curt- we had a great time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Wonderful historical tour of Munich with Curt! He is extremely knowledgeable about the history and loves questions! Language not a problem. A highlight of our trip to Europe!

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My parents and I went on a private Third Reich tour with Curt in late October and had a great time walking around town. Curt brings history to life and makes sure your tour is tailored to your interests. We had chilly weather, but we were able to sneak in and out of coffee shops to warm up, all the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

We contacted Curt after reading his great reviews on TA. We had a short time in Munich and wanted to see a lot. He combined a city tour, third reich tour and a trip to Dachau in one day for us. He brought his son along for the first half of the day and he was very cute and a... More

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