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Winter semester

Trip to Walhalla on 10.10.15

A boat trip down the Danube leads us to one of the most recognizable structures in the Regensburg region. Walhalla is considered the masterpiece of all the artistic creations of the Bavarian King Ludwig I. Walhalla was built by the architect Leo von Klenze from the year 1830 to 1842. The steps of the monument provide a great view over the Danube and surrounding region, while the interior of the monument honors “big heads”: 128 marble busts and 64 plaques attest to German and European history, the benchmarks of the humanities, natural science, literature, music, and the visual arts. After the tour the boat brings us back to Regensburg.

Walhallaws

Registration required:

on 06.10. in the Coffee Hour room at 12pm


Trip to the castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau

on 07.11.15

Visiting the castle Neuschwanstein should not be missed during one’s stay in Germany. The most well know castle in Germany was constructed by the Bavarian King Ludwig II in 1869. It was modeled after a night’s castle and dedicated to Richard Wagner. Since then, the impressive architecture with its splendidly furnished interiors and the breathtaking view of Allgäu draws millions of visitors per year.

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After a tour through this famous building we go directly across to the castle Hohenschwangau, where Ludwig II spent many happy days during his youth. In this Gothic style castle the furnishings have been preserved from the Biedermeier period. This can be seen especially in the banquet hall, which is rather impressive and occupies the entire width of the castle.

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Registration required:

international.fahrten@ur.de


Trip to Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg

on 12.12.15

During the Advent season one must go, at least once, to the Nürnberg Christmas market. Nowhere is the atmosphere nicer, the gingerbread taste better, nor the mulled wine warmer. Before we jump in to the pre-Christmas bustle we learn about historic Nürnberg through a city tour. It is a great opportunity to explore a medieval city in a pre-Christmas atmosphere while at the same time spending an afternoon with nice people at the Christmas market.

N _rnberg

Registration required:

international.fahrten@ur.de


Trip to Ausburg

on 21.01.16

This excursion leads to the city of Augsburg by bus. The city has rich tradition and culture. From the Romans to the textile industry, it offers a lot of history, which more than 2000 years old. Numerous water-tower the hydroelectri power plant in the Wolfzahnau or the hydroelectric power near Hochablass shaw the long tradition  of the hydroelectri engineering in the city.

Augsburg

Registration required:

international.fahrten@ur.de


Trip to Bamberg

on 11.02.2017

This journey leads us to the city of Bamberg. It offers of a rich cultural legacy shows through several international titles. Since 1993 the oldest part of the town of Bamberg belongs because of its part as a role to the UNESCO-world cultural heritage. After a city-tour through the oldest part of the town we visit the new residence of the city which was the seat of the royal prince bishops in the time of baroque.

Bamberg

Registration required:

international.fahrten@ur.de



Summer semester

Trip to Walhalla on 22.04.2017

A boat trip down the Danube leads us to one of the most recognizable structures in the Regensburg region. Walhalla is considered the masterpiece of all the artistic creations of the Bavarian King Ludwig I. Walhalla was built by the architect Leo von Klenze from the year 1830 to 1842. The steps of the monument provide a great view over the Danube and surrounding region, while the interior of the monument honors “big heads”: 128 marble busts and 64 plaques attest to German and European history, the benchmarks of the humanities, natural science, literature, music, and the visual arts. After the tour the boat brings us back to Regensburg.

Walhalla

Registration on 18.04. at 12 pm at the Coffee Hour


Trip to the castles of Neuschwanstein and Linderhof on 13.05.2017

Visiting the castle Neuschwanstein should not be missed during one’s stay in Germany. The most well know castle in Germany was constructed by the Bavarian King Ludwig II in 1869. It was modeled after a night’s castle and dedicated to Richard Wagner. Since then, the impressive architecture with its splendidly furnished interiors and the breathtaking view of Allgäu draws millions of visitors per year.

Neuschwanstein

After a tour of this famous building we continue to Linderhof, which is the smallest of the castles of Ludwig II. Apart from the sumptuous rooms of the royal summer residence, we will also visit the parks and the grotto, that was specially built by Ludwig II for the production of the play the "Ring of the Nibelung" by Richard Wagner.

Linderhof

Registration required:

international.fahrten@ur.de


Trip to castle Herrenchiemsee and to Burghausen on 17.06.2017

The excursion takes us first to Burghausen. The Burghausen Castle is of the largest castles in Germany. The grounds of the castle are accessible throughout the year.

After the castle tour we travel to Prien at Chiemsee. On Herreninsel (an island), situated in the middle of the lake, the Herrenchiemsee castle attracts thousands of visitors. Also we go by boat to the island and then visit the castle, that King Ludwig II had built following the example of Versailles.

Chiemseecmyk

Registration required:

international.fahrten@ur.de


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Social Activities, Excursions
Elena Scott Adrit

International Coffee Hours:
When: Tue + Thu 1.00 - 2.30 pm
Where: International Office (room 18a)