Thursday, September 27, 9:30 - 18:00, Baden-Baden
In the morning we visit the historical city of Baden-Baden with the New Castle, the Stiftskirche, a late gothic building with a famous stone carved crucifix and the tomb of Ludwig Wilhelm of Baden, the so called
‘Türkenlouis’. We visit the Roman Bath Buildings and reach the valley of the Oos.
In the afternoon we walk along the Lichtentaler Alee. Starting at the Trinkhalle we pass the Kurhaus, the theatre, the Kunsthalle (Art Museum) and the Museum Frieder Burda and finally reach the Gönner-
Anlage, a rose garden with more than 400 types of roses. From 16:00 - 17:30 opportunity to visit the Museums or to go to the hot springs. Optional Richard Wagner's opera "Tristan und Isolde" in an awesome performance at the Festpielhaus. 16:00 - 22:30. Return to Ettlingen with the bus of the Festspielhaus at 22:30.
Information and booking: Angelika Becker, Festspielhaus +49-7221-30 13 446 (please refer to “IHC Conference, Ettlingen”) 80,00 Euro, lunch included

Friday, September28, 8:30 - 15:00, Maulbronn monastery
Visit of the former Cistercian abbey of Maulbronn; as one of the best preserved medieval monastery monuments north the Alps the monastery has been registered as one of the UNESCO’ World Cultural
Heritage sites. For lunch possibility to try the "Maultasche” (Swabian ravioli), 80,00 Euro, lunch included

16:00 - 18:00 Guided tour through the historical Ettlingen
admission free

Saturday, September 29, 8:30 - 16:00 Black Forest Tour:
Lautenbach – Oberkirch - Allerheiligen
Visit of the Pilgrimage church Maria Krönung in Lautenbach, a gothic church with famous altarpieces of the late middle Ages; lunch in Oberkirch; continuation of the journey to the ruins of the Premonstratensian monastery Allerheiligen. Finally we go for a walk along the Allerheiligen-waterfalls.
80,00 Euro, lunch included

The excursions are guided by an art historian holding a Ph.D. who is a
specialist of the region.