Personalized Ecotours of Germany to discover Germany's Secret Green Architecture and Gardens - Green Harmony Tours


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Tour Description

9 Days, 8 Nights, 9 Cities Small Escorted Walking Tour
When: 17.August – 25.August.2009
Where: German States of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, and Berlin
Cost: $2,295 $2,065(10% off) per person based on double occupancy; single room supplement $500
Signup Deadline: Saturday, July 4, 2009

 

Berlin Botanic GardenCome join us as we tour the Federal Horticultural Exposition held in the beautifully historic Baltic Sea city of Schwerin. This Olympian of garden shows, held only once every two years in a different city in Germany will show you all aspects of contemporary and progressive designs from dynamic playgrounds, to bold, colorful plantings, to nature themed recreational facilities, to lively water features with some aspects for children, to the display of using plants as renewable resources, to green, dynamic architecture, fun entertainment, and good food.



a lake at BitterfeldAlso, a major part of this tour will rediscover the rich heritage of Saxony, other eastern Germany states, and the regions beautiful cities like Dresden, Weimar, and Berlin, to the coal mining history and recent ecological rebirth of Bitterfeld, to one of Germany's most influential garden designers, horticulturists, and writers, Karl Foerster, and to the rich architectural history and refocusing of the Bauhaus school.


Wolfgang Oehme's colorful perennial meadow at Amber LakeIn addition, we will explore contemporary environmentally friendly, green, sustainable, and progressive designs as found in Wolfgang Oehme's colorful perennial meadow at Amber Lake, an outrageously conceived mixed use building with roof gardens designed by Viennese artist and architect Hundertwasser, and swimming ponds that allow humans to swim with frogs and fish. Also, if time permits, optional excursions include the beautifully restored city of Dresden, the new idea of a barefoot park, and Germany's longest tree canopy elevated walkway through an old growth forest.

 

Viennese artist and architect Hundertwasser's mixed use building in Magdeburg

Since our tours are adventurous and for the young at heart, we include some days of bicycling, for instance around the new lakes of Bitterfeld, and most days include much walking, for instance in a city's pedestrian zone or a special garden.

Hiking in The Black Forest

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Our incredible land tour includes:Tour's Farewell Dinner

Tour host(s) guidance and knowledge about the culture and places

Great Food, including all breakfasts, five lunches and three dinners, plus snacks, and also vegetarian food options!

All Lodging in small, comfortable, quiet hotels
All Transportation during the tour, including vans, mass transit, and trains
All Entrance Fees to places on the tour
Local Guides at some places
All Bicycle rentals

ICE Train

Our Unique Tour Is a Great Value:

Our tour offers you an amazing itinerary taking you to places most Americans have never heard about, gives you great value, and our unique tours are small in size with a maximum of twelve participants! Our small size allows us to see places large motorcoach tours can't, and provides the participant with a much more intimate, exciting experience.


Note: This tour is designed for the person with an adventurous spirit and the ability to exercise on some days. The tour will include walking large distances on most days; and on some days swimming and bike riding will be optional. Tour participants should be healthy and fit, and capable of walking several miles each day. This is not a motorcoach tour. The tour will travel in large vans, use public transportation, and walk as necessary. This allows for a more intimate and richer experience with the local people and customs.


To Participate on the Tour:

1) Register:

Download Reservation Form Here (PDF file).
Please print out the Reservation Form, fill it out thoroughly, and then either fax it or mail it to Green Harmony Tours.

OR

Call Roland at 410.825.3269 or Email him at Green Harmony Tours
and ask him to either email, fax, or postal mail the Reservation Form to you.


2) Make Payment:

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Adventure Ecotour of Germany 2009- 9 Days, 9 Cities Small Escorted Walking Tour :
$2,065 Total Fee
$200 Deposit Fee (optional)
$1,865 Remaining Fee (after paying deposit fee)


Or

Mail Your Check to

Green Harmony Tours
Attn. Roland Oehme
PO Box 10164
Towson , MD 21285-0164


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Adventure Ecotour of Germany was developed and is under the authority of Green Harmony Tours, a tour company promoting cultural and ideas exchange between Americans and Germans of progressive, green, environmentally friendly, sustainable, and socially equitable concepts with the goal of helping humanity live in harmony with Nature and each other.

No portion of this document may be reproduced without the express written consent of the Green Harmony Tours' president, Roland Oehme. Opinions expressed in this document are not necessarily endorsed by Green Harmony Tours' officers or staff. Copyright © 2005-2009. All rights reserved.

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