AGRITECHNICA 2017 – PREVIEW DAYS & JOHN DEERE 2017-04-11T16:26:48+00:00

 Agritechnica 2017

 November 8th to 17th, 2017

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Preview Days & John Deere Factory Visit

Tour Highlights

Welcome dinner at the historic Heidelberg brew house, 2 nights in the beautiful city of Heidelberg, Heidelberg Cattle Tour, John Deere Factory visit & lunch, two preview days at Agritechnica , Dinner drinks & live music at the Agritechnica beer hall, 2 Farm visits near Goslar & Berlin- biogas & cropping operation, 2 nights in Berlin, Berlin City tour, sightseeing visit to Potsdam & the famous Sanssouci Palace, Bavarian style farewell dinner in Berlin

Day 1: Wednesday, 8th November, 2017  – Depart Canada overnight flight

Day 2: Thursday, 9th November, 2017 Frankfurt (Main) – Heidelberg (D)

Arrival at Frankfurt (Main) airport to be met by your English speaking tour escort. Transfer to your hotel in Heidelberg. Free time to relax after a long flight.

Welcome dinner at old local brewery restaurant in the historic section of the old city.

Overnight: Heidelberg

Day 3: Friday, 10 November, 2017 Heidelberg (B)

Full buffet breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Mannheim. Visit of John Deere tractor factory. Visit John Deere forum where the whole product range of John Deere can be seen. Visit the museum of John Deere and the souvenir shop.

Return Heidelberg. Visit of a local beer brewery including tasting and dinner.

 Overnight: Heidelberg

Day 4: Saturday November 11th: Heidelberg to Mannheim to Minden (B,D)

Full buffet breakfast at the hotel, followed by a guided city walk of Heidelberg including the famous castle.

 Continue onto Minden. Minden is a town of about 83,000 inhabitants in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The town extends along both sides of the River Weser. It is the capital of the district (Kreis) of Minden-Lübbecke, which is part of the region of Detmold.

Minden is the historic political centre of the cultural region of Minden Land. It is widely known as the intersection of the Mittelland Canal and the River Weser. The town is over 1,200 years old and has many buildings in the Weser Renaissance style, in addition to its architecturally symbolic 1,000-year-old cathedral.

Overnight: Minden

Day 5: Sunday, 12th November, 2017 Hanover/Minden (B,D)

 Agritechnica Exclusive Days

Full buffet breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the fairground in Hannover . Visit to AGRITECHNICA 2017 exclusive day. Lunch on your own at the fairground. Late afternoon you will gather in the Munich Hall at the fairground, a typical Bavarian-style beerhall. You will enjoy a great dinner there. Later return to your hotel in Minden for overnight.

Overnight: Minden

Day 6: Monday, November 13th , 2017 Hanover/Minden  (B) 

Full buffet breakfast at the hotel. Early transfer to the fairgrounds in Hannover.

Visit to AGRITECHNICA 2017 exclusive day. Lunch on your own at the fairground.

Late afternoon transfer back to Minden. Free time in the evening.

 Overnight: Minden

Day 7: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 Potsdam (B,D)

Breakfast at your hotel. This morning your tour continues towards Potsdam near Berlin.

On route you will have two farm visits. The first visit will be at a Holstein dairy farm.  The herd consists of 120 cows, 5-10 breeding bulls and 120 young cattle.  The farm operates a dairy master milking parlor. On 80ha arable land wheat, barley, rape and maize are grown. Another 40 ha grass-land belongs to the farm as well.

 Lunch in a local restaurant. 

Next you will visit a large farm operation with 3.800 ha arable land.  This particular company is very impressive as the farm shows you the change from a communism collective to a modern farm.

You will visit the farm with exclusive explanations from the chairman.

Transfer and check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Overnight: Potsdam

Day 8: Wednesday, November 15th,2017 Potsdam-Berlin (B,D)

Full  buffet  breakfast  at  the  hotel.  Visit  of  the  world  famous Sanssouci  palace.  Continue  to  Berlin  where  you  will  meet your city  guide  and  start  the city tour of Berlin. Berlin is a capital with a turbulent past. The city has risen to the urban and  environmental  challenges  of  rebuilding  itself.  Since  the  unification  Berlin  has  once again  been  the  capital  of  Germany.  The  densest  array  of  sights  lies  to  the  east  of  the Brandenburg  Gate,  on  either  side  of  “Unter  den  Linden”.  You will  see  the  famous spots like the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag and the Museums Island. Check-in at your 4*-hotel Winter  or  similar.  Afternoon  free  time  for  shopping  or  own  arrangements.  Dinner  at  a typical Berlin-style restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Overnight: Berlin

Day 9: Thursday, November 16th, 2017 Berlin (B,D)

Free day to explore and enjoy Berlin on your own

In the evening farewell dinner in brewery restaurant (Bavarian style).

 Overnight: Berlin

Day 10: Friday, November 17th,2017 Berlin – Canada

Depending on your flights transfer to the airport for your flight back to Canada.

Agritechnica Pricing

Twin Rate: $3870 per person land only

Single Rate: $4837.00

Book by June 15th 2017 & save $300 per person – $3570 per person land only!

$500 per person deposit to secure this rate!

Space is limited, book now!!

 

For more information please call or email  Leader Tours Inc.

Sawyer Asmundson or Lawrence Rowley

Toll Free: 1844-370-7044

Email: Sawyer@leadertours.ca  Lawrence@leadertours.ca 

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