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Excursions

The following exursions are offered (details below):


Thursday, 23rd June 2016

  • Guided City Tour, 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm (in English, 8.00 €/pers.)
  • Climb to the Top of the Tower of the Market Church St. Benedict, 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm (free of charge)

Friday, 24th June 2016

  • Guided City Tour, 9.30 am - 11.30 am (in English, 8.00 €/pers.)
  • Wiperti Church, City District Münzenberg and the Münzenberg Museum, 8.30 am - 11.30 am (Guided Tour, in English, 10.00 €/pers.)
  • Quedlinburg’s Town Hall, 10.30 am – 11.30 am (Guided Tour, in English, 8.00 €/pers.)
  • Abbey Church St. Servatius and Church Treasure, 9.00 am - 11.30 am (Guided Tour, in English, 10.00 €/pers.)
  • Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants (JKI), 9.00 am -12.00 am (Guided Tour, in English, free of charge)
  • Trip to the City of Gernrode / Abbey Church Sankt Cyriakus, 9.00 am -12.00 am (Guided Tour, in German only, 25.00 €/pers.)
  • Walking Tour through the Harz Mountains, 9.00 am – 3.00 pm (Guided Tour, in English, 30.00 €/pers.)


Guided City Tour

In 1994 Quedlinburg became an UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. With its 1.300 timber-framed buildings as well as the Romanesque Collegiate Church of St. Servatius located on the castle hill Quedlinburg is an outstanding example of a European town with medieval foundations.
The guided tour leads you through the narrow streets of this exceptional medieval town. As typical for medieval times the way is paved with cobblestone why we advise to wear comfortable shoes.

Length: 2 hours, approx.
Costs:  Euro 8.00/person (with a minimum of 10 people)


Guided Tour through Quedlinburg’s Town Hall

The Renaissance town hall is located right in the centre of town on the market place. Come to visit the assembly room of the town council. Marvel at the wall paintings of Quedlinburg’s history or the beautiful ornaments of the windows. Let yourself be taken back to the times of the Renaissance.

Length: 1 hour, approx.
Costs:  Euro 8.00/person (with a minimum of 10 people)


Guided Tour of St. Servatius and Church Treasure

Located on the castle hill, the Romanesque Collegiate Church of St. Servatius presents one of the imposing landmarks of the city. Its crypt constitutes one of the most significant monuments in the history of art from the 10th to the 12th century It contains the graves of King Henry I. and his wife Mathilde as well as the famous church treasure.

Length: 2,5 hours, approx.
Costs:  Euro 10.00/person (with a minimum of 10 people)


Guided Tour to St. Wiperti Church, Münzenberg and the museum Münzenberg

One of the important Romanesque buildings in Quedlinburg is the church St. Wiperti with its impressive crypt and its extraordinary cemetery containing graves that date back to the Renaissance.
The hill Münzenberg opposite the castle hill is one of the most beautiful districts of Quedlinburg. Therefore, it is definitely worth a visit. There is a museum in the monastery church of St. Marien where you can visit the remains of the convent.

Length: 3 hours, approx.
Costs: Euro 10.00/person (with a minimum of 10 people)
 

Climb the Tower of the St. Benedikti

Here comes action! We now present our offers for all active people who would like to get a bit of exercise.
The church St. Benedikti on the market place consists of Romanesque and late Gothic architectural parts. In its tower the habitation of the tower watchman can be visited.

Length: 1 hour, approx.
Costs: a donation for the tower and the organ are welcome


Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants (JKI)

Visit of laboratories, greenhouse facilities (about 9000 square meters) and trial fields (about 35 ha).

Lenght: 3 hours, approx.
Costs: free of charge


Walking Tour through the Harz

Quedlinburg is situated on the foot of the highest mountains in Northern Germany, the Harz. A competent guide leads you all the way up through the municipal park to St. Wiperti Church, across the cemetery, to the ‘Altenburg’ where a little picnic is waiting for you. After the break the way leads you through the “Greenvalley” over the Münzenberg and back to the city.

Length: 5 – 6 hours
Costs:  Euro 30.00/person (with a minimum of 20 people)
 

 

Trip to the City of Gernrode / Abbey Church Sankt Cyriakus
(Guided Tour, in German only)

Die Teilnehmer fahren mit dem Bus in Begleitung der Stadtführerin nach Gernrode, wo sie die Stiftskirche St. Cyriakus besuchen.
An der Führung, die 45 – 60 Minuten dauert, können maximal  50 Personen teilnehmen.
Die Rückfahrt wird mit der Schmalspurbahn (Triebwagen) nach Quedlinburg unternommen.

Dauer gesamt: ca. 3h

Kosten: Euro 25.00/Person (Minimum: 20 Teilnehmer)

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In case of questions concerning the colloquium please contact:


Joachim Schiemann

Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Quedlinburg, Germany

joachim.schiemann@jki.bund.de
Phone: +49 3946 47 503

 

If you need help concerning the registration, please contact:


Klaus Minol

Genius GmbH,

Darmstadt, Germany

info@grace-fp7.eu