Post-Conference Tours - Tour III
July 26-29, 2018, Southern Germany: Bonn to Munich
Duration: 3.5 days
The tour will start directly after the ISC on 26th July (04:00 PM) with a trip to Heidelberg including a wine tasting in the historical district.
At the 2nd day our plan is to visit Heidelberg palace (http://www.schloss-heidelberg.de/en/home/), the world's most famous palace ruin.
The tour continues with impressing landscape views in the beautiful Black Forest, where we will stop in order to visit an organic farm showing grassland experiments and full grazing system. Accommodation will take place at LAZBW Aulendorf (Agri-cultural Center for cattle production, grassland management, dairy management, wildlife and fisheries Baden-Wuerttemberg) with a Swabian buffet for dinner.
The following day starts with a tour of the train-ing and research facilities of LAZBW Aulendorf (90 dairy cows, experiments in dairy cattle feeding and grassland).
Afterwards the tour continues with a visit of family-owned dairy farm in the milk and cheese region Allgäu (http://www.walder-kaeskuche.de), including lunch, cheese- and beer-tasting and a guided tour of Neuschwanstein castle (http://www.neuschwanstein.de/englisch/tourist/), one of Germany’s most famous sights in the Bavarian Alpine Upland.
The last day of the tour includes a visit of a family-owned farm near lake Ammer, a historical tour of Andechs monastery (http://andechs.de/en/) with lunch in the pilgrim restaurant and a look at the experimental barns (125 dairy cows, bull fattening) and the silo facilities of the test station Grub (Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture, http://www.lfl.bayern.de/verschiedenes/en/122055/).
The tour ends at Munich central station (05:00 PM). Please note that overnight stays (including breakfast) are in basic rooms, partly with shared sani-tary facilities. Two dinners are inclusive - drinks and two lunches exclusive.
Price for this tour: € 100.00
The prices for the conference tours include all transfers, accommodation and most meals.