11 Okt Optional Tours – From a day tour in Potsdam to a graffiti workshop at the ESTREL
Apart from the exciting excursions provided by the ICA 2018, all accompanying persons are welcome to join one out of 5 optional tours.
4 June 2018, Full Day Tour, Cost: 99€ p.p.
“Potsdam and its Marvelous Parks and Castles”.
If you wish to take a day off from the bustling city life in Berlin, this full day tour will make you feel like a king or queen! Spend the whole day in Potsdam with its palaces, gardens and lakes, enjoy the charming old town and visit Cecilienhof Castle where the world’s leaders met after WW II.
6 June 2018, Full Day Tour, Cost: 89€ p.p.
“From Prussia to the German Democratic Republic”
Discover the Prussian roots during the full day tour, including a tour of the beautiful Schönhausen Palace. Starting from the hotel, we will drive to Berlin’s district of Pankow. Your guide will take you on a 1-hour walk around the city and show you the Majakowskiring, luxurious home to many members of the East German government.
8 June 2018, Half Day Tour, Cost: 49€ p.p.
“Let’s Go Shopping in Berlin”
If you prefer to see the shopping highlights of Berlin take a look at the half day tour on Friday 8 June. Join us on a bus tour through Berlin, Europe’s shopping paradise, including the main shopping highlights like the KaDeWe, Europe’s biggest department store, the Friedrichstadtpassagen near the luxury boulevard “Unter den Linden” or the trendy district Hackesche Höfe with small galleries and boutiques.
7 June 2018, 9:00 am – midday, Cost: 10€ p.p.
Lastly, we have added two events located within the ESTREL hotel on 5 and 7 June from 9:00 am until midday. One of which is a guided tour of the ESTREL itself on 7 June. Take a glimpse behind the scenes of Germany’s largest hotel. Visit the kitchen, learn about the technical facilities and the engineering, while experienced employees will answer all of your questions. The tour finishes with sparkling wine and finger food above the roofs of Berlin.
5 June 2018, 9:00 am – midday, Cost: 10€ p.p.
The last event is a Graffiti Workshop, where participants can trigger their inner artist and design a piece of wall with help and instructions of a professional tagger. Inspiration can be found from original pieces of the Berlin wall which are displayed in the ESTREL. As soon as the workshop attendees have created their draft together they can begin to spray their graffiti. The final painted piece of wall will be displayed in the exhibition area of the ICA 2018.
Please note: The additional field trips are not included in the ICA 2018 congress ticket. All tours need a minimum of 20 persons to run. The number of participants is limited. You are advised to book your preferred tour well in advance. All tours will be executed in English language.