Leverkusen Tour Programme for Bracknell Visitors 2018

Programme for the Bracknell Visitors: June 21st to June 26th 2018

  • Thursday 21st
    About 16.30 (depending on traffic) arrival of the guests and meeting with the hosts in the community centre (Gemeindehaus) Lehner Mühle 8 in Lützenkirchen, greeting from the chair of Bracknell-Leverkusen Twinning, Renate Buchwald and the distribution of informational material for their stay. First talks over refreshments. After that travel to the hosts and supper with the families.
  • Friday 22nd
    09.30: Meet at the Gemeindehaus, Lützenkirchen. Travel to Bonn – look round the town with shopping opportunities from 10.30.
    13.30: meet at the bus
    14.00: Haus der Geschichte (house of history) with an English tour (90 mins). Then at about 16.30 a visit to the Adenauer House in Rhöndorf with guided tour, followed by a wine tasting and supper in Rhöndorf. Return in the evening at about 20.00 to the Gemeindehaus in Lützenkirchen.
  • Saturday 23rd
    09.30: Meet at the Gemeindehaus. Drive around Leverkusen.
    10.00: Visit the Water Tower, the Bayer buildings, Japanese Gardens and Neulandpark.
    13.00: Lunch/buffet at the Wacht am Rhein (hosts pay for themselves).
    After the meal a walk together to the Platz der Partnerschaften (Twinning Square); then on with the bus to the stadium/Hitdorf depending on time.
    16.00: Return to Lützenkirchen
    In the evening Johannisfeuer (midsummer celebration?) at the Wupper Bridge with the German-Finnish Association. Bring a torch! The English guests come with their hosts to the Wupper Bridge. Pay for your own food/drinks.
  • Sunday 24th
    09.30: Meet at the Gemeindehaus. Travel to Brühl (castle with guided tour at about 10.30) plus perhaps Falconry, Max-Ernst-Museum.
    Lunch at the Brauhaus – pay for your own
    Leave Brühl about 17.00. Return around 18.00. Pick up by hosts. Supper and evening in the families.
  • Monday 25th
    09.30: Meet at the Gemeindehaus. Travel to Cologne.
    10.30: English guided tour through the old town. Lunch in the Brauhaus – pay for your own.
    Return around 17.30 at the Gemeindehaus and pick up by the hosts. A short break in the families
    19.00: Supper together with the hosts at Mattea next to the Forum in Wiesdorf. The hosts will be the guests of Bracknell Twinning. (excluding drinks)
  • Tuesday 26th
    10.00: Departure of the guests from the Gemeindezentrum.
    On the way to Düsseldorf Airport a little sightseeing tour through Kaiserswerth! Light meal at the Alten Rheinfähre.
    The guests’ flight is at 15.50.

Renate Buchwald, Leverkusen contact person Tel : +49 2171 51393