DESTINATION

FEBRUARY 26TH - MARCH 4TH
MUNICH, GERMANY

Munich - capital and the most populous city in the German state of Bavaria, third largest city in Germany (after Berlin and Hamburg), home to famous breweries, wheat beer and of course, the legendary Oktoberfest.

Highlights of this trip will include:

  • An emersion into traditional Bavarian cuisine

  • Visit to 19th century Romanesque Revival Castle Neuschwanstein, which inspired the Sleeping Beauty Castle of Disneyland

 
 
 

Trip

Itinerary

 

DAY 1: Sunday, 25 february

Arrival & Hotel Check-in

 

DAY 2: Monday, 26 February

09:30 - 10:30 :   Traditional Munich Weisswurst Breakfast
10:30 - 13:30 :   Fencing Training
13:45 - 14:30 :   Lunch
14:45 - 17:00 :   Fencing Training - Line Drills
18:00 - 20:00 :   Dinner at Lindwurmstüberl

 

DAY 3: Tuesday, 27 february

09:30 - 13:00 :   Fencing Training
13:45 - 14:45 :   Lunch  
15:00 - 17:00 :   Guided Visit of Munich
18:00 - 20:00 :   Dinner at Restaurant Löwenbräu-Keller

 

DAY 4: Wednesday, 28 february

09:30 - 12:00 :   Fencing Training
12:45 - 13:45 :   Lunch  
14:00 - 18:00 :   Free & Easy Sightseeing in Munich
18:00 - 19:30 :   Dinner at Restaurant 3 Mühlen

 

DAY 5: Thursday, 1 March

09:30 - 12:00 :  Fencing Training
12:45 - 13:45 :   Lunch  
14:00 - 14:30 :   Leave for Giesinger Bräu
15:30 - 17:00 :   Visit and Beer Tasting at Giesinger Bräu
17:00 - 18:00 :   Depart for Residenzkeller
18:00 - 20:00 :   Medieval Dinner at Residenzkeller

 

DAY 6: Friday, 2 march

Rest Day from Training
10:00 - 12:00 :   Depart for Castle Neuschwanstein- UNESCO World Heritage Site and inspiration for the Sleeping Beauty Castle of Disneyland

 

DAY 7: Saturday, 3 march

08:00 - 15:00 :   Fencing Tournament "The Bavarian International Championships for Veterans"
18:00 - 20:00 :   Evening Dinner and Debriefing (to be confirmed)

 

DAY 6: Sunday, 4 march

08:00 - 15:00 :   Fencing Tournament "The Bavarian International Championships for Veterans"
18:00 - 20:00 :   Evening Debriefing & Closing Ceremony (to be confirmed)


The above itinerary is accurate as of 25 January, 2018.

 

Meet the Folks

REGISTERED

Bill Walker
Denise Hahn
Gianni Soleti
Gerry Duffy
Karma Thayer

Mark Segal
Monisha Tasker
Sharrie Zafft
Theresa Knutson

 

Guest

Coach

Giorgio Guerrini
 

Giorgio Guerrini 

Is an Italian coach who is based in MTV München - the largest fencing club in Munich. Giorgio comes with vast international experience. Prior to his position in Munich, he was a head coach in Lausanne, Copenhagen and Singapore. His students have won the Swiss Championships, Danish Championships, and medalled at the Asian level.

Giorgio has a German Master of Arms degree. In addition to coaching, he will also be the armorer during the camp.

 

Travel

Getting There
& About

Getting There

There are numerous airlines with routes connecting travellers from the US directly to Munich Airport. The most economical ticket you'll find is probably one offered by Lufthansa. Please note that transportation from and to the airport of Munich is not included, and should be self-arranged.

 

Travelling within Munich

Transportation will be catered in the form of mini-busses to take campers to and from sites. Outside of the program, commuting via Munich's extensive public transportation system is easy. For more information, check out the Munich Tourist Information page.

 

address of Fencing Centre

MTV München
Häberlstraße 11 b
80337 München

 

Book

Hotel

The hotel listed below is within a minute's walk to the training venue. Please let us have your travel dates so that we may make the necessary bookings on your behalf. 

Hotel Herzog
Häberlstrasse 9
80337 München, Germany

 

budget

Cost Estimates

camp fees

Fencing Camp plus Recreational Activities: US$2,165.00*, includes 7 nights at Hotel Herzog with breakfast buffet.

Fencing Camp Only: US$750.00*.

Recreational Activities Only (for non-fencers): US$890.00*, includes lunch and all afternoon trips, visits, scheduled beer tasting and dinners.

A non-refundable US$300.00 deposit is required to register, with full amount to be paid upon confirmation of registration.

* All dollar amounts will be converted to Euro for final payment.

 

Flight

US$850.00

 

Accommodation

Included in full camp fee of US$2,165.00

 

save your seat

Register

Registration is open from now till February 12, 2018.

Save your seat with a non-refundable US$300.00 pre-registration fee, payable on this site itself. The balance of the camp fee is due upon arrival. You could also choose to pay the full cost of US$2,165.00 immediately.

Click on the button below to be directed to the registration page!