DESTINATION

April 10th - 15th
Speyer, Germany

Pronounced as "Spah-Yer", this little town of approximately 50,000 inhabitants is one of Germany's oldest cities, and one founded by the Romans as far back as 10BC. Get ready to be inSpeyered by the city's rich history and culture.

Highlights of this camp will include visits to: 

  • Speyer Dom Cathedral, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site;

  • Hambach Castle;

  • a Culinary Tasting as well as

  • Winetasting at the Winzergenossenschaft Kallstadt (winery)

 
 
 

Trip

Itinerary

DAY 1: Sunday, 09 April

Arrival & Hotel Check-in
18:00 - 20:30 :   Optional Dinner at “Alter Engel” (reservation required)

 

DAY 2: Monday, 10 April

09:30 - 12:00 :   Fencing Training
12:15 - 13:15 :   Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 :   Fencing Training - Line Drills
16:00 - 17:00 :   Reception at Speyer Town Hall
17:00 - 21:00 :   Culinary visit of Speyer

 

DAY 3: Tuesday, 11 April

09:30 - 12:00 :   Fencing Training
12:45 - 13:45 :   Lunch  
14:00 - 16:00 :   Visit to Speyer Dom Cathedral
17:00 - 18:00 :   Visit to Domhof Essen Brewery
18:00 - 21:00 :   Dinner at Domhof Essen Brewery

 

DAY 4: Wednesday, 12 April

09:30 - 12:00 :   Fencing Training
12:45 - 13:45 :   Lunch  
14:00 - 15:00 :   Depart to Neustadt (New City)
15:00 - 17:30 :   Visit to Hambacher Schloss (Castle)
18:00 - 18:30 :   Visit and Wine Tasting at Weingut Sommer
18:30 - 21:00 :   Dinner at Weingut Sommer “Käse und Wein” 

 

DAY 5: Thursday, 13 April

09:30 - 12:00 :  Fencing Training
12:45 - 13:45 :   Lunch  
14:00 - 15:00 :   Departure to Kallstadt
15:00 - 17:30 :   Visit and wine-tasting at Winzergenossenschaft Kallstadt
18:00 - 21:00 :   Dinner at Morgenstern Themenessen

 

DAY 6: Friday, 14 April

09:30 - 12:00 :  Fencing Training
12:45 - 13:45 :   Lunch  
14:00 - 15:00 :   Departure to Neustadt
15:00 - 16:00 :   Walk Around in Neustadt
16:00 - 17:30 :   Visit and wine-tasting
18:00 - 21:00 :   Dinner at Restaurant Eselsburg

 

DAY 7: Saturday, 15 APRIL

08:00 - 15:00 :  Fencing Tournament "Speyer Bier und Wein Turnier"
16:00 - 17:00 :   Closing Ceremony


The above itinerary is accurate as of Dec 9 2016.

 

Travel

Getting There
& About

Getting There

There are numerous airlines with routes connecting travellers from the US to Germany. Since Speyer is conveniently located near the major hubs of Frankfurt and Stuttgart, the recommended route would be to land in either of the above, then take a train to Speyer.

Tickets can be purchased from the website of the Deutsche Bahn. The train station to alight is Speyer Hfb.

 

Travelling within Speyer

Transportation will be catered in the form of mini-busses to take campers to and from sites. Outside of the program, commuting via the Speyer public bus service is easy and buses are frequent.

The address of the training venue is: Turnhalle der Woogbachschule Rainer-Maria-Rilke-Weg 25, 67346 Speyer
 

 

Book

Hotel

The following are recommended hotels, listed in ascending rates. Please let us know the accommodation of your choice along with travel dates so that we may make the necessary bookings on your behalf. 

 

Hotel-Restaurant Morgenstern
Germersheimer Straße 2b
67354 Römerberg

Rates: Single Rooms 54€, Double Rooms 85€. Breakfast included with rooms.

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Alt Speyer
Große Gailergasse 1a
Speyer, 67346

Rates: Single Rooms 67€, Double Rooms 87€. 8€ for breakfast.

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Hotel Goldener Engel
Mühlturmstraße 5-7
67346 Speyer

Rates: Single Rooms 61€ - 71€, Double Rooms 92-120€.

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Hotel Löwengarten
Schwerdstrasse 14
67346 Speyer

Rates: Single Rooms 95€, Double Rooms 105€. 10€ for breakfast.

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Speyerer Hof
Maximilian-Str. 8
Speyer, 67346

Rates: Single Rooms 65€, Double Rooms 100€.

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Hotel Domhof Speyer
Bauhof 3
Speyer, 67346

Rates: Single Rooms 107.5€, Double Rooms 140€. Breakfast included with rooms.

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budget

Cost Estimates

camp fees

USD$1,590.00 / USD$990.00 (non-fencers)
Inclusive of fencing training, wine tasting, all lunches, dinners (except for first and last night), transportation to and from hotel/training venue.
A non-refundable USD$300.00 deposit is required to register, with full amount to be paid upon confirmation of registration.

 

Flight

US$,900.00

 

Accommodation

 €560.00 for 7D6N

 

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