We are happy to offer you social activities, which are fun, interesting and provide opportunities for socializing and networking.
Wednesday, September 19th at 17:30:
Scenic teleferic trip up to “Herzogstand” mountain hut
After a short bus transfer you will take the cable car with beautiful views down to lake Walchensee. An easy and scenic 5 min walk leads you to the Herzogstand restaurant, where you can enjoy a drink while watching the sunset on the peaks of the Alps. Have your Bavarian dinner while listening to some traditional live music.
Thursday, September 20th at 17:30: Your choice between 3 parallel options:
a) Glentleiten open air museum
b) Franz Marc art museum
c) Boat trip on lake Kochelsee
Try the echo of your yodel reflected from the mountains
Friday, September 21st at 20:00: Bavarian Gala Dinner: Cozy get together in a traditional Bavarian setup. Enjoy regional or international food accompanied by live music from “Koitabach-Musi”. We invite you to bring your Bavarian “Dirndl” or “Lederhosen” or wear a traditional dress from your country!
Optional self organized suggestions for accompanying persons or before/ after the conference:
Celebrate the first day of the famous Oktoberfest 2018 in Munich
on September 22nd: Extend your stay in Kochel and take the train to Munich (1h each way). This is a much better option than trying to find affordable accommodation directly in Munich during the Oktoberfest.
Self guided bicycle tour to Benediktbeuren Monastery: Just a few km from Kochel you can enjoy a coffee or a cold beer in a nice surrounding.This is only one of many options for cycling around Kochel. You will find bike Rental stations in town.
Soaking in thermal waters at Trimini: Relax in the newly renovated wellness paradise
Self guided walking tours: Many nice options around the lake in the surrounding mountains.
Self guided paddle-boat/ rowboat tours: Boats for rent available in town
Walchensee Hydroelectric Power Station: Tours available