An Isar River enclave where locals take their ease in warm weather
Down by the riverside
After a long, chilly winter, Müncheners love nothing more than to celebrate the arrival of warmer weather by flocking to various bucolic getaways tucked away in corners of their city, such as the Englischer Garter. Another of their favourites is the "lakes zones" along the Isar River such as Flauchersteg, a river beach some five kilometres (three miles) downstream from city centre, alongside the footbridge of the same name. Basically a little offshoot of the Isar screened off from the city (and protected from the summer heat) by a patch of woods, it's an enjoyable place to rub shoulders with the locals kicking back.