Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Bucket List Request for 3 Older Men to Experience Octoberfest in Germany

Jump to last reply

I have been asked by family members to research a potential trip to experience Octoberbest in Germany - 3 adult males ranging in age from 40 to 70. They are not as concerned about flight itineraries as they are about the location and language challenges. None of them speak German, although all are fairly experienced travelers.

Any recommendations for specific areas? I know Octoberfest is a widespread celebration over a period of weeks. They have mentioned Stuttgart. MY challenges (and I am not even invited) are to find a triple lodging room with access to public transportation that they can manage without speaking German.

Is this reasonable or do they need to drain this idea from their bucket lists?

I appreciate any and all responses.

30 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Writers Needed for Japan
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Mar 26, 15 at 02:38 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Our first trip to Europe
  2. 2 Reestaurant Suggestions in Naples
  3. 3 Paris Museum Pass length of life
  4. 4 Italy: How to get from Venice to Todi, Italy
  5. 5 Mont St. Michele?
  6. 6 Albi/Carcassone
  7. 7 Itinerary help needed!
  8. 8 Best Luggage for Cobblestone/Stairs
  9. 9 driving from Bordeaux to Paris
  10. 10 Which area to stay in Madrid?
  11. 11 Where to travel during the first week of April in Europe?
  12. 12 Hoping to stay cool this summer - any comments on my northern itinerary?
  13. 13 Great Britain Car Tour Help!
  14. 14 Trip Report Trip Report / Amsterdam - Haarlem - Bruges - Paris / by train
  15. 15 Suggestions for my Andalucia Itinerary
  16. 16 Never traveled abroad before — have one week to get from Derry to Paris
  17. 17 Bologna: Aperitivo Time
  18. 18 Exchanging Dollars to Euros
  19. 19 Help with Itinerary, choosing Florence and Venice over Chianti area
  20. 20 Paris Libraries
  21. 21 Bologna Restaurants
  22. 22 Revisit someplace you've already been or go somewhere new?
  23. 23 Bologna: Walk via Arcades to San Luca
  24. 24 Austrian train pricing
  25. 25 Inexperienced traveler trying to plan for 2 weeks in Europe!
View next 25 » Back to the top