General information:

You can book the cultural program for yourself or an accompanying person together with your registration for the conference. The realisation of the tours is depending on a minimum number of participants. The booking on site cannot be guaranteed (depending on availability). Please be aware of the different meeting points.

 

Sunday, September 18th

Walk through the historical city center

Discover and experience Bremen´s main historic attractions that include the idyllic Schnoor quarter and Böttcherstreet. Enjoy our stories about the patrician buildings at the market square, the city´s history, famous local residents, Bremen’s city hall and the Roland statue (UNESCO World Heritage Site).

Duration: 4 – 5.30 pm / approx. 1.5 hrs
Meeting point: Market square/ in front of the Roland statue
Price: Euro 8.00 per person
including English speaking guide
Minimum number of participants:   
15

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Monday, September 19th

Bremen sightseeing tour by bus

The sightseeing tour gives you an introduction into everything the Hanseatic city of Bremen has to offer. Find out more about Bremen´s history, culture and economy, and discover the architecture of the city´s vibrant quarters, including the modern Überseestadt in the old docklands - all from the comfort and convenience of a coach. There will be a stop-off at the market square with its UNESCO-listed town hall and Roland statue.

Duration: 10 – 12 am / approx. 2 hrs
Meeting point: Congress Center Bremen (outside staircase)
Price: Euro 17.50 per person
including bus and English speaking guide
Minimum number of participants:   
15

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CANCELLED!!! Mercedes-Benz factory tour Bremen

Discover what makes Mercedes-Benz cars so remarkable and see for yourself how a Mercedes is built! Find out what makes Mercedes-Benz cars so special and take a look behind the scenes at one of the most modern automotive factories in the world, witnessing the genesis of the SL, SLK, C-Class, E-Class Coupé and the all-terrain GLC. Since 2015 Bremen is the worldwide biggest production of cars of the Daimler Company. You spend around 90 minutes walking around and watching the car bodies being put together and undergoing final assembly.

Duration: 3 – 5.30 pm / approx. 2.5 hrs
Meeting point: Congress Center Bremen (outside staircase)
Price: Euro 26.00 per person

including bustransfer, English speaking guide and guided tour on the Mercedes premises

Minimum number of participants:   
25 / max. 50

 

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Beck´s and Haake-Beck brewery exclusive tour.

The award-winning Beck’s beer is still brewed in Bremen, Germany. The brand with its distinctive green bottle has a truly international reputation: It is exported world-wide to beer drinkers in over 120 countries and is responsible for 30 percent of all German beer exports.

Start the evening with an interesting and varied tour of the museum, the raw materials area and the brewhouse, passing by malt silos, fermentation and storage tanks and the laboratory, and complemented with information on the company and two films in a cinema. A visit to the bottle filling line is only possible when the line is in operation. Back in the guest room you can expect a beer test and a mini draught course. Afterwards you will be served with brewery products as well as non-alcoholic beverages and pretzel sticks (Laugenstangen).

Duration: 6.30 – 9.30 pm / approx. 3 hrs
Meeting point:

6 pm at Congress Center Bremen (foyer) for accompanied trip with public transport

or 6.30 entrance of Becks visitor center Am Deich 18/19

Price: Euro 28.50 per person

including tour & Drinks

Minimum number of participants:   
20 / max. 50

 

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Tuesday, September 20th

Visit the Artists’ Colony Worpswede

The scenic Worpswede is approximately 28 kilometres away from Bremen located within the unspoilt Devil's Moor. In the late 19th century, the farming community developed into an artists’ colony. Artists such as Paula Modersohn-Becker, Heinrich Vogeler and Rainer Maria Rilke settled here around 100 years ago. Today, artists and craftpeople still live and work in Worpswede displaying their works in various local exhibitions, studios and galleries. During your stay you will visit two exhibitions/galleries and it will remain some free time to stroll around or to take a coffee.

Duration: 1 – 5.30 pm / approx. 4.5 hrs
Meeting point: Congress Center Bremen (outside staircase)
Price: Euro 40.00 per person
including bustransfer, English speaking guide, entrance fee for two museums/galleries
Minimum number of participants:   
15

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Wednesday, September 21st

Walk through the historical city center

Repetition of the Sunday program:

Duration: 10 – 11.30 am / approx. 1.5 hrs
Meeting point: Market square/ in front of the Roland statue
Price: Euro 8.00 per person
including English speaking guide
Minimum number of participants:   
15

Thursday: see technical visits

 

 

Friday, September 23rd

CANCELLED!!! Bus Tour to Bremerhaven

Breathe the healthy sea air only 60 km from Bremen. Discover the “Harbour Worlds complex in Bremerhaven and get to know the town on the mouth of the river Weser close to the North Sea.

You will visit the “Deutsche Auswandererhaus” (German Emigration Center/Museum). Embark on a unique discovery tour and relive the different stations of emigration: departure at the crack of dawn, crossing the Atlantic Ocean on board of a steamship or ocean liner, and finally arriving at Ellis Island, New York.

After your visit of the German Emigration Center/Museum spend some free time for your own. Experience one of the further main attractions, such as the German National Maritime Museum, the “Zoo am Meer” or just take a walk along the dike or enjoy a typical fish roll.

  

Duration: 9 – 4 pm / approx. 7 hrs
Meeting point: Congress Center Bremen (outside staircase )
Price: Euro 49.00 per person
including bustransfer, English speaking guide and entrance fee German Emigration Center/Museum
Minimum number of participants:   
20

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