Euro Fed Lipid
Munich 2010

Social Programme and Guest Tours

Guest tour description in German language


Sunday, 21 November 2010, 11:00 to 13:00:

Guided City Tour by bus

Meeting point will be in front of the Westin Grand hotel. Departure is at 11:00, please pick up your tickets from the congress office before 10:30

The cosmopolitan city Munich with heart has a population of 1.3 million and presents itself in various kinds of styles, from the gothic to the modern times. The small settlement having been founded around 1000 by the Benedictine monks from Tegernsee was called APUD MUNICHEN. From that designation the name Munich evolved. The duke of welph, Henry the Lion, founded the city and in the year 1158 it was first mentioned in records.

The style of the modern times places a magnificent emphasis in the Olympic Park and the World of BMW which contrasts with the in one century built old baroque castle Nymphenburg whose foundation stone was laid in 1664. It was here that King Ludwig II, the famous fairytale prince, was born.
It was Ludwig I (grandfather of Ludwig II) who in the 19th Century shaped the city with its Ludwigstraße, Königsplatz ("royal square") and a part of the residence.

Munich, known as a magnificent cultural city, has a lot of museums to offer, among them the German Museum presenting technology from the past to modern times, the three famous pinacothecas, Lenbachhaus Art Gallery, the new Brandhorst Museum, the National Museum  as well as the Prehistorical Museum, just to name a few.

The Bavarian State Parliament sits imposingly at the end of the famous Maximilianstraße built by King Max II. Maximilianstraße is also known for its elegant shops.

Registration required.
Minimum number of participants: 25
Price: 20 Euros

Maximilaineum   Maximilaneum, Source Wikipedia, Author Rufus 46

BMW Welt
BMW World, Source Wikipedia, Author Richard Bartz

Schloss Nymphenburg
Nymphenburg Castle, Source Wikipedia, Author Richard Bartz

Sunday, 21 November 2010, 17:30 - 19:00:

Welcome Reception at the Westin Grand Hotel.
Registration is required

Monday, 22 November 2010

08.00 - 18.30 Uhr Full Day Bus Tour to Southern Bavaria

Neuschwanstein - Oberammergau - Ettal
08:00: Bus departure from the front of the Westin Grand hotel to Neuschwanstein castle (approx. 2 hrs). The castle is situated on a hilltop.
The final ascent to the castle has to be walked and is not suitable for persons with walking disability.

16:30 - 18:30 Return to the hotel

Registration required
Minimum number of participants: 25

Price:  70 Euro including lunch and entrance fees

The picturesque trip to Neuschwanstein through the foothills of the alps with views to the moraine hills (alluvial gravel formed in the last ice age) will take approx. 2 hours.

With nearly 1.3 million visitors a year, located on top of a mountainside, Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the worlds most visited attractions. The castle was built by the famous fairytale King Ludwig II within 17 years, from 1869 to 1886, but due to his early tragic death he could not complete his work.

Inside, visitors will find many pictorial scenes from the Nibelungen saga which Richard Wagner used as a basis for many of his operas.
The time of Ludwig II was the last brilliant prime of any kind of arts and crafts.

The Castle can be reached on foot in approx. 30-40 minutes along a lightly sloping road (not suitable for people with walking disability). During favorable weather conditions there is a bus which goes nearly all the way up to the Marien Bridge; from there it is 10 minute?s walk to the castle.

After an enjoyable lunch served in the Hotel Mueller, the bus will take you to Oberammergau in around 1 hour. The village is also known as the home of a long tradition of woodcarving. Oberammergau is as well famous for its "Lüftlmalerei," or frescoes, of traditional Bavarian themes, fairy tales, or religious scenes found on many homes and buildings.

After a short round trip, the journey will then be continued on to the Benedictine Abby in Ettal where we will arrive some minutes later.

In Ettal you will have the opportunity to purchase from an assortment of over 40 different kinds of price-winning original Bavarian Beers. The return trip back to Munich will take approx. 1 ½ to 2 hours along the Autobahn.

Neuschwanstein Castle, Source Wikipedia, Author Cezary Piwowarski

Oberammergau, Birthplace of Ludwig Thoma. Source Wikipedia, Author Oliver Abels

Abbey Ettal
Ettal Abbey, Source Wikipedia, Author Effi Schweizer

Monday, 22 November 2010, 19:30

Casual Bavarian Evening at the Unions-Bräu Haidhausen

with home-brewed beer and bavarian delicacies.

Registration required, all-inclusive fee: 40 Euro
Number of seats is limited to 200.
First come - first serve basis. Make sure too book in time, we expect to be fully booked early!

Einsteinstraße 42  81675 München
Each guest is to make its own way. Please make use of your public transport ticket provided with the conference material.
Take subway U4 four stations from Arabellapark, exit at Max-Weber-Platz.
Map of the area, provided by Google maps.


The Unionsbräu was founded 1885 by councillor of commerce and privy councillor Joseph Schühlein. 20 years later it was one of the largest breweries in Munich. In 1922 the company merged with another brewery, the Löwenbrauerei. In the 1980's the war-damaged listed building was renovated and brought back to public life. Innkeeper Ludwig Hagn founded the homebrewery 1991 with a strong sense of nostalgia and love for details. The popular beers are served in rooms decorated in proper style of bavarian "Gemütlichkeit".

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

09.30 - 13.30  Guided City Walk

The bus takes you from the front of the Westin Grand hotel to Munich City Center where  a guided city walk starts. The walk offers other opportunities and deeper insights than the bus tour on Sunday.

Extensively destroyed during World War II and later reconstructed in large parts in its historical style, the tour will start from the city center.

Continuing on to the Viktualien Market which comes to life from 4 o'clock in the morning, you will be offered a multicolored mixture of fruits and vegetables from around the world.

The new synagogue on Jakobsplatz, with its modern construction stands alongside the medieval building of the City Museum.

The cattle well on Rindermarkt is one of the 1200 wells found everywhere in the city which contribute to the cities lush greenery and keep the city agile.

Marienplatz with its neo-gothic city hall was and is the heart of the city. You can enjoy the chime each day at 11:00 and 12:00, during summer also at 17:00.

The cathedral - also known as Frauenkirche ("Church of Our Lady") - with its two towers is the city's landmark. A legend explains the devil footstep inside the cathedral.

The Alte Hof and the Residence testify to the glory of the Wittelsbacher, the Bavarian rulers from 1180 to 1918.

The city's music and theatre tradition finds its beings in the National theatre and adjacent State Theatre.

The 5 Höfe ("5 Yards") display modern architecture with large attractions, the delicatessen store Dallmayr, famous for its coffee, as well as the Hofbräuhaus ("Beer Hall?" may naturally not be forgotten and is a must see.

13:00 The bus picks you up to return to the hotel.

Registration required.
Minimum number of participants: 25
Price: 25 Euro
Frauenkirche, In using this image or any subsequent derivatives of it, you are required to release the image under the same license. As such, any reproduction of this image, in any medium, must appear with a copy of, or full URL of the license.
Frauenkirche, Source Wikipedia, Author David Illif

Residenz Munich
Residenz, Source Wikipedia, Author Gryffindor

Neues Rathaus
Neues Rathaus Munich Source Wikipedia, Author diliff/Hofres

Tuesday, 23. November 2010, 20:00:

Congress Dinner at the Künstlerhaus München

Registration required
230 seats available, first come - first serve basis. Make sure too book in time!
Price: 65 Euros

Each guest is to make its own way. Please make use of your public transport ticket provided with the conference material.
Take subway U4 seven stations from Arabellapark to Karlsplatz (Stachus).
The Lenbachplatz is adjacent to Karlsplatz.
Map of the area, provided by Google maps.


The building of the Munich House of Artists and its culture of festivities has become a part of the history of Munich. It was originally conceived as a place of convergence between culture and society. In its outer appearance the House of Artists is still living proof of the style of its origin in time. In 1893, Prinzregent Luitpold set the foundation stone of the building designed by architect Gabriel von Seidl, and in 1900 he personally opened the house to the public. Thus he fulfilled the dream of the Munich artists united in the "Allotria" society in the 1850s: to bring together the patricians, the well-to-do brewery families and new industralists in one place to meet the artists of the time; Franz von Lenbach, Fritz August Kaulbach and Franz von Stuck are recognized as the hosts and creators behind many glamorous festivities.

Terms and Conditions for Guest and Social Programme:

Please collect your tickets at the registration desk.
The number of places for all events is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Cancellations are non-refundable. Substitute participants can be named anytime without additional costs.
A minimum number of participants is required on each tour, should the minimum number not be met, the organizer may cancel the tour and inform of its decision within ample time. Purchased tickets will be refunded. Further recourse is excluded.
The organisers reserve the right of offer tours in additional languages, in case a minimum number of 25 participants per language is reached.

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