International Club of Berne

Visit Germany

  • Saturday, 23rd September 2017 at 7am
  • Saturday, 18th January 2020 at 10am

Location: meet by arrangement

This event is in the past.

This is a copy of a 2017 visit just for information

When           Friday to Sunday, 22–24 September or 29-30 September
Where          We discuss details online, by email or at the Club Meeting
Contact         Graham Tritt

Deadline        Please tell us of your interest as soon as you can, so we can talk about the trip. II will go by car, I have room for four passengers.

Leaving early Friday evening allows us time to settle into accomodation in Bad Säckingen, to see the town or take a walk along the Rhine or around a lake, or to go to the Aqualon spa for a swim and sauna (included in the open swimming price of €13 is a clothed sauna).

It is also possible to leave early on Saturday morning and meet up between 9 and 10 am. The same on Sunday for a day trip. For instance the train leaves Berne 08:04 with two changes to reach Bad Säckingen at 10:00. On Saturday, we pick up at the station on our way into the Black Forest.

Locations which we visit: see this map
On Saturday: Todtnau, Feldberg, Titisee, St Blasien, Schluchsee, Waldshut, and back to Bad Säckingen.
On Sunday: Waldshut, Wutach gorge, Blumberg, Bonndorf, ...

Local festivals, golf, dancing, etc may be included.

The return from Bad Säckingen by train to Berne is possible every half hour from 15:37 to 21:37, taking around 110 minutes. So we are not limited by any deadline in Bad Säckingen.

Activities in Säckingen see http://www.bad-saeckingen-tourismus.de/index.shtml?en_sport_freizeit
http://www.bad-saeckingen-tourismus.de/index.shtml?en_kultur
Pauschal deals: http://web4.deskline.net/badsaeckingen/de/package/list

Activities in the southern Black Forest
Watch this 6 minute video
See https://www.black-forest-travel.com/map/ and
http://www.germany-insider-facts.com/southern-black-forest.html

Alternative accomodation for future trips may be found in Waldshut, Griessen, Bad Dürrheim, and near Lake Constance.

Please comment by email to me or below in the comments or on this forum.

Graham

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Graham wrote
at 11:10pm on Tuesday, 14th January 2020
Friday 1700 leave Berne, meet in Basel.
Or continue to Bad Säckingen to the Aqualon spa for swim and dance. Cost €9:50 plus €6 for a drink
https://www.aqualon.de/aktuell/17223/weekoff-tanz-party.html
Alternative on Saturday 18 January, special Sauna evening "Fire and Ice"
Graham wrote
at 3:41pm on Sunday, 29th December 2019
On 17 January - Basel Museums Nacht
Saturday 18 January - Trip to the Black Forest

Locations which we visit: see this map
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Au2bsCEAvmxidrS5rvkmBbjfTU0&usp=sharing

On Saturday: Todtnau, Feldberg, Titisee, St Blasien, Schluchsee, Waldshut, and back to Bad Säckingen.
On Sunday: Waldshut, Wutach gorge, Blumberg, Bonndorf, ...
Graham wrote
at 3:36pm on Sunday, 29th December 2019
Trip on 2-10 May 2020

https://www.chtour.ch/

2.- 10. Mai 2020 Von Sigmaringen nach Stuttgart. Wir haben in der Schule Deutsch gelernt, aber verstehen wir die Deutschen? Wir versuchen es und beginnen in Württemberg. Auf landschaftlich ansprechenden Bahnstrecken erreichen wir zwei Schlösser der Hohenzollern-Dynastie (Bild), besuchen Tübingen und Rottenburg, entdecken die Metropole Stuttgart mit ihren Museen und Bauprojekten (Weissenhofsiedlung von 1927, Stuttgart 21), die königliche Residenz in Ludwigsburg sowie Marbach am Neckar – von dort stammt der Autor des Dramas “Wilhelm Tell”, und dort befindet sich auch das deutsche Literaturmuseum der Moderne. Nicht zufällig findet die Reise während der Spargelsaison statt.

Das genaue Programm finden Sie hier spätestens Ende Januar.
Graham wrote
at 12:29pm on Friday, 29th September 2017
Next trip Germany 13-15 October
13 October Bad Säckingen
(alternative: pickup in Waldshut at 10:30 on Saturday)
14 October Stuttgart Night https://www.stuttgartnacht.de/
15 October Esslingen lunch http://www.esslingen.de
15 October Tubingen Jazz http://www.jazzklassiktage.de/
15 October Return to Berne around 8 pm
Graham wrote
at 12:28pm on Friday, 29th September 2017
Great trip. Dancing and spa visit in Säckingen, Oktoberfest in Stuttgart - see the image above and www.cannstatter-volksfest.de/en/landing-page/
Graham wrote
at 7:25pm on Thursday, 21st September 2017
Thanks all, I have made my plans. Next possibility 29 September - 1 October.
Graham wrote
at 11:32pm on Monday, 18th September 2017
Two emails of regret, two maybes so far (Monday 18). Who is interested?

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By Graham on 9th February

ICB activities in March:

Sunday 9 11:00 Art Museum guided tour

Sunday 9 14:00 afternoon walk on the Gurten

Tuesday 11 19:30 Italian Café at LeseBar in Münstergasse

Wednesday 12 19:30 French Café and various "other activities"

Friday 14 at 20:00 Valentines Party at www.englishclub.ch

Sunday 16 Walk Beatenberg and Panaroma swim

Thursday 20 visit to Forever Young and English tea time

Sunday 23 11:30 Philo Cafe and 14:00 Walk & Talk

Tuesday 25 19:00 Club discussion meeting

Wednesday 26 17:00 Sophie book discussion group

Thursday 27 18:00 German Café

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