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PAC Study Group Tour to Belgium & Germany

October 15 – 22, 2019

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Pricing

Member price (single occupancy) – $3,820 per person

Member price (double occupancy -two members in one room) – $2,950 per person

Guest price (sharing room with member – double occupancy), not attending OST Messe – $2,500 per person

Schedule


Tuesday, October 15

Departure – overnight flight to Europe
Suggested flight AC832 Leave Montreal 7:50 pm /arrive Brussels 08:40 am on October 16th


Wednesday, October 16 – Brussels

Arrival in Brussels Upon arrival met by  driver & guide for a city tour of Brussels by coach and foot. Afterwards travel by coach to Geel (1 hour and 45 minutes’ drive)
Lunch on route to Geel.
Afternoon Visit Thomas Moore.
Late Afternoon Transfer back to Leuven (1.5 hours drive) by coach.
Evening Dinner on your own.

Overnight: Hotel Binnenhof


Thursday, October 17 – Cologne

Morning (B) Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit to Orthopaedic Shoetechnics Vansteenwegen in Kortenberg (20 min. Drive). Afterwards travel to Brussels (30 min. drive). Lunch TBA. 
12:25pm Depart Brussels South Station for Cologne – ICE train
02:25pm Arriving in Cologne  (subject to change)
Afternoon Coach transfer to hotel.
Dinner at hotel Group dinner with other international guests.

Overnight: Hotel Radisson Blu Messe


Friday, October 18 – Cologne

Morning (B) Breakfast at the hotel
Day Convention at the Messe in Cologne until 5:00pm
Evening At your leisure

Overnight: Hotel Radisson Blu Mess


Saturday, October 19 – Köningswinter

Morning (B) Breakfast at the hotel
Day Convention at the Messe in Cologne until 5:00pm
Evening 5:30pm Departure from the hotel and transfer to Köningswinter; dinner at hotel is arranged for 7:00pm.

Overnight: Hotel Maritim Köningswinter


Sunday, October 20 – Frankfurt

Morning (B) Breakfast at the hotel
Day Coach tour of the Rhine Valley and Gorge
12:20pm Depart on the KD waterbus towards Lorch passing the famous Loreley Rock

(1 hour 20 mins) – cafeteria on board

1:40pm Disembark ship and continue journey to Frankfurt by coach
Afternoon Rudesheim wine walk with tasting
Evening (D) Transfer to hotel; dinner at hotel or local restaurant

Overnight: Westin Frankfurt


Monday, October 21 – Frankfurt

Morning (B) Breakfast at the hotel
10:am – 12:00pm Visit Birckenstock Campus near Neustadt.  After lunch continue with a Walking Tour of central Frankfurt. 
Evening (D) Dinner on your own.

Overnight: Westin Frankfurt


Tuesday, October 22

Morning (B) Breakfast at the hotel
09:30am – 12:00pm Justus Liebig University Gießen followed by a local lunch
1:30pm Coach transfer from city centre to airport. We will take traffic conditions in consideration and will reconfirm your departure time with you the evening prior.
2:45pm Scheduled check-in at the airport.

Suggested departure flight AC877 Leave Frankfurt 5:10 pm / arrive Toronto 7:35 pm


Inclusions

Hotels: 6 nights accommodation with private facilities on the room (you may follow each hotel link for full property information.

Meals:

  • Daily breakfast
  • Day 5: 3-course dinner, including 1 beer or 1 soft drink
  • Day 6: 3-course dinner, no drinks included

Coach Services and Transfers:

  • Day 2: Full day coach service
  • Day 3: Half day coach service until drop off at the train station
  • Day 3: Transfer from the Cologne Messe train station to the hotel at Cologne Messe
  • Day 5: Transfer from Cologne Messe to Köningswinter
  • Day 6: Full day coach service
  • Day 7: Full day coach service
  • Day 8: Full day coach service until drop off at the airport 
  • Day 2: Guided city tour of Brussels by coach and on foot
  • Day 3: Second-class one-way train ticket Brussel South Station – Cologne Messe
  • Day 6: Entrance to Rheinfells Castle
  • Day 6: KD boat tickets from St. Goar to Lorch
  • Day 6: Wine walking tour including wine tasting