International Rover 75 / ZT meeting 18 – 21 May 2018 (Whitsun) in the Black Forest
(South West Germany)
From Friday May 18 until Monday May 21, 2018 the Club Seventyfive organizes for her members as well as her users a meeting in the Black Forest, in South West Germany. Central location will be the Best Western Plus Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten in Durbach.https://www.bestwestern.de/hotels/Durba ... :gmb:95455English version: see website above; at the top on the right you can choose a different language.Programm: Friday May 18, 2018:
Arrival at ± 16.00 in hotel Vier Jahreszeiten.
Dinner together (buffet or 3 course menu) in the nice and charming restaurant; followed by the annual membership meeting. Only for members; users from http://www.r75.info
can already enjoy a drink in the bar.
Open End of the evening. Saturday May 19, 2018:
After breakfast we will head to the open-air museum Vogtsbauernhof in Gutach (± 28 miles).http://www.vogtsbauernhof.de/
With around 220,000 visitors last year, this open-air museum is one of the best-visited open-air museums in Germany and a popular attraction in the Black Forest. Since the opening in 1964, more than 16 million people visited the museum.
The Schwarzwälder open-air museum Vogtsbauernhof is intended as a cultural forum for the whole of the Black Forest. Discover the typical Black Forest farms, mills, wood sawmills, rooms and haylofts to find out how people worked and lived during the past 400 years.
From 10:30 am to 11:30 am there is a tour with a consumption directly afterwards.
This refreshment consists of a Bratwurst, liver sausage, blood sausage, bacon and some cheese and is served rustically in one of the farms. A bottle of beer and / or a water for every participant as well.
Duration in total: 120 minutes.Afterwards
we continue to Schramberg (± 16 miles). There we visit three museums:
the Auto and Uhrenmuseum (Car and Clockmuseum), the oldtimer car collection Steim (± 130 cars) and the Diesel Museum.http://www.auto-und-uhrenwelt.de/de/Home
There is no guided tour; you can determine your own pace.
Exclusive to us, coffee with cake is served in the Diesel Museum (in the old photo studio).
Back in hotel Vier Jahreszeiten dinner (buffet or 3 course menu) in the evening and Open End. Sunday May 20, 2018:
After breakfast: start at the Durbach hotel at 9 am by bus - at 9:30 am stop at the Kehl station; two guides will join us and we continue to Strasbourg across the ‘Europa‘ bridge directly into the ‘Europaviertel‘ (European quarter) - a global overview of the European institutions - then we drive through the 'Jüdische Viertel' (Jewish quarter), the 'Wilhelmin Viertel` and the `Universitätsviertel zum Mühlen` - recently designated by UNESCO as world heritage and finally the `Gerberviertel`.
We get out of the bus at the `Place Etoile` (square), sanitation stop and issuing of the city maps. Stroll through the city center with stops in the `Rabenhof` and around the cathedral.
Lunch in restaurant `Le Gruber` - `Flammenkuchen‘ with salad. `A tarte flambée‘ is a dish from the Alsace and Baden region. `A tarte flambée‘ has a bottom of thin bread dough sandwiched with crème fraîche, onions and strips of bacon.
Subsequently visit of the inside of the cathedral and afterwards a Canal tour through Strassbourg and on the Ill (duration: 70 minutes).
After that, there is still time left to stroll aound the Centre of Strassbourg on your own.
Return trip by bus for all at approx. 17.30 - arrival in Durbach at 18.00.
Evening dinner (buffet or 3 course menu) in Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten and Open End.Monday May 21, 2018:
After breakfast check out.
We want to keep this Whitsun Monday open. There will certainly be many events in the region, which are still in the planning phase. Please find below some ideas on the left and right side of the Rhine (Vosges and Black Forest); it is interesting to stay a few more days:Ideas:Museums:Germany:
Unimogmuseum, Kuppenheim near Gaggenau http://www.unimog-museum.com/ https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/merced ... og-museum/
Hermann Hesse Museum, Calw http://www.calw.de/museum-hermann-hesse
Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden https://www.museum-frieder-burda.de/en/home/
Museum I'm Ritterhaus, Offenburg http://www.museum-offenburg.de/
Deutsches Uhrenmuseum, Furtwangen (German Clockmuseum)https://www.deutsches-uhrenmuseum.de/no ... start.html
Deutsches Phonomuseum, St. Georgen https://www.st-georgen.de/,Lde/10817733.html
Georg Thomas Schwarwälder Skimuseum, Hinterzarten
Automobilmuseum (Car museum) Volante, Kirchzarten near Freiburg http://www.museum-volante.de/?lang=en
Römische Badruinen, Badenweiler http://www.badruine-badenweiler.de/en/home/
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein https://www.design-museum.de/en/informa ... 383235cfdfFrance:
Tomi Ungerer Museum, Strassburg https://en.musees.strasbourg.eu/
Albert Schweitzer Museum, Kaysersberghttps://www.tourisme-alsace.com/en/2690 ... useum.html
Motorradmuseum La Grange a Becanes, Bantzenheim https://www.lagrangeabecanes.com/
Mulhouse, weltberühmtes Automobilmuseum http://www.citedelautomobile.com/en/homeCulture:
Pfingstfestspiele in Baden-Baden
Whitsun Concerts in the region around Offenburg and slightly further in Karlsruhe and Freiburg.
Village feasts in almost every town.Towns, tourist routes Germany:
Gengenbach (a beautifully preserved medieval city - has been used more often as film location)
Alpirsbach (Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu - beer) https://www.alpirsbacher.de/en.html
Triberg (highest waterfall in Germany - cuckoo clocks) http://www.triberg.de/index.php?id=159
Freudenstadt (Germany's largest market square)
Rottweil (historical center, Thyssen `Lift Test Tower` with a beautiful view (opens as from 2018)http://testturm.thyssenkrupp-elevator.com/en/
Donaueschingen (Brewery Fürstenberg) http://www.fuerstenberg-beer.com/
Donauquellen (Brigach and Breg) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigach
Schwarzwaldhochstrasse (tourist route) http://www.schwarzwaldhochstrasse.de/1- ... ences.html
Schwarzwälder Täler- und Bäderstrasse (tourist route)
Badische Weinstrasse (Winzer, Winzer, Winzer...) (tourist route)
Südschwarzwald with Feldberg (1493 m), Titisee, Schluchsee
Kaiserstuhl (Badische Weine - wines) France:
The German-French border area of Bad Bergzapern / Wissembourg (sandstone rocks, castles)
Ship lift of Arzviller http://www.plan-incline.com/de/
Alsace Wine Route with visit to Molsheim (Bugatti, unfortunately not open for visitors), Ribeauville, Riquevir, Colmar
Drive over the Col de la Schlucht (1135 m) and the Route des Cretes to the Grand Ballon (1424 m)Region Bodensee (Lake Constance)
In this region we had a meeting before, yet we would like to recommend this beautiful area, which is also culinary highly regarded. Fascinating and always worth a visit:
Konstanz, 600 years council of Konstanz
Zeppelin Museum and Dornier Museum, Friedrichshafenhttp://www.zeppelin-museum.de/en/index.php
Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen http://www.pfahlbauten.com/
Rolls Royce Museum, Dornbirn http://www.rolls-royce-museum.at/en/home/ Overnight stay in Best Western Plus Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten:https://www.bestwestern.de/hotels/Durba ... :gmb:95455Prices: EUR 99,00
per day for a double room and EUR 89,00
per day for a single room, city or tourist tax EUR 1,70 per person / night not included.Dinner / half board: EUR 22,50 per person per day
; 3 course menu or buffet; depends on the choice of the kitchen chef.
Also included: buffet breakfast, indoor pool and internet.
Not included: drinks.Contact Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten:
Almstraße 49, 77770 Durbach. Telephone: +49 (0)781-932010
Our contact: Mr. Gerhardt Binder.- If you want to participate, please book your room(s) at the Hotel Vier Jahrezeiten yourselves mentioning: Club 75 meeting.
-Please also activate your nickname and number of participants in the so called “Treffentool” through the following link:
http://www.r75.info/modules.php?name=Fo ... pic&t=9280
-En last but not least; once you have completed your reservation at the hotel, please also inform me. Please send me per PM or per E-mail your full name, address, e-mail and for certainty your mobile phone number.
Please understand that because of the organisation of the meeting your registration in the list of participants is considered as binding; thank you for your understanding. Costs Program:
The costs for the various program components for the whole weekend will be approximately EUR 90,00
The exact amount can be determined once we know exactly how many people will participate.
Included are the consumption and drinks in Vogtsbauernhof, coffee with cake in Schramberg and the lunch in Strassbourg (Flammkuchen, Salat, one drink).The registration closes on Wednesday February 28, 2018
; shortly after I will announce the exact amount. No later than Saturday March 31, 2018 these costs should have been transferred into the account of the Club Seventyfive at the Volksbank in Trier; IBAN: DE89 5856 0103 0005 3324 26 – BIC: GENODED1TVB.
Please note that you can only participate after having transferred these program costs into our account before March 31, 2018. Thank you for your understanding.
Special thanks to our club member Ernst, who is responsible for the attractive program.
Hope to see you in the Black Forest!