OCTOBER DAY TRIPS

OCTOBER DAY TRIPS

Here you will find detailed information about DAY TRIPS around Stuttgart – for more information please scroll below ~

  • Day Trips include ~  

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      • Transportation
      • Activity, Tour and destination fees
      • If a trip is full ~ tickets will not be available for purchase – but I re-visit destinations several times a year, please comment below if you would like to go to a city or site
      • Pre-paid (Paypal) day trips are non-refundable and non-transferable to other day trips
        • i.e. antique and/or shopping trips are not be suitable for children
        • Uh, oh! Can’t go ~ last minute… refunds are not possible, however, you may be able to “swap” your spot on the Facebook Group – Friends of Travel with Wendy ask to join today!
      • All trip details are listed below ~ however, I create separate and SECRET Facebook Messenger groups for EACH EVENT – if you have an alias FB account please email me below to be added.
      • These small group day trips are for recreational purposes, please bring your Smartphone or camera to take photos and learn more about the Baden-Württemberg area.
      • I drive a 9 passenger van and take 7 people with me!
      • ALL Day TRIPS pick up and drop off at Goldberg Park & Ride, on Leibnizstraße, Boblingen, unless otherwise indicated. Do not GPS just GOLDBERG, it will take you to the train station and not the P&R  Goldberg Park & Ride, on Leibnizstraße, Boblingen
      • A reservation is complete when payment is received.

  • RHEIN (Rhine) FALLS & SCHAFFHAUSEN
  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $60/person
  • CLICK TO GO! – SOLD OUT
  • Bring your passport too!

Join me for a day in Switzerland! ~ Today we will be visiting one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Rhein Falls as well as the colorful town of Schaffhausen close by. After walking around the falls and the small town of Schaffhausen on the Upper Rhein we will catch a bite to eat in Schaffhausen. This wine-growing town with Baroque buildings and as Kloster, (monastery) and Romanesque cathedral are stunning.


  • BLAUBEUREN, GERMANY ~
  • Monday, October 7, 2019
  • 8 a.m. – 5/6 p.m.
  • $40/history buff & photo enthusiast
  • CLICK HERE TO HAVE FUN! – SOLD OUT

Going to the blue waters of Blaubeuren and Blautopf is spectacular in the fall. With the colors of the foliage cascading and reflecting off the blue glacier waters your photography senses will be in overload. After lunch and a walk around the mill, we will explore the Swabia prehistoric town of Blaubeuren and the museum to boot! Almost immediately as we drive through the iceberg carved caverns and mountains to the valley of this town you’ll feel like it takes you back in time.

Bring a bit of Euro with you to enjoy some lunch ~ we will be stopping by one of my local favorites the Hotel Ochsen for some traditional German Swabian food ~


  • DAY TRIP – BLACK FOREST HIKE & PASTA SHOP
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2019
  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $35/traveler
  • CLICK HERE to hike and shop!
  • Today’s DAY TRIP includes a short hike (5 km) around the old town of Zavelstein where I will introduce you to the caslte ruins built in the 660’s still in the heart of town with glorious views of the Black Forest and their sister town – Bad Teinach.
  • We’ll also visit the Bad Teinacher NudlenFactory and my friend Dieter who owns an all organic, local pasta and chocolate store. You’ll be able to buy handmade noodles of all kinds including gluten free, paprika, curry, tomato and more ~ don’t forget the chocolate! YUM!! After our exploring and shopping we will have a little lunch in town too ~ 
  • Bring Euro for lunch and any shopping ~ 

DAY TRIP - Calw & Petra Home

  • DAY TRIP – Calw & PETRA HOME COLLECTIONS
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $45/traveler
  • CLICK HERE TO COME!
  • This new DAY TRIP adventure includes a walk and introduction around the beautiful town of Calw. This gorgeous German town is filled with half-timbered architecture, churches, monasteries, a grand park and more!

    After a bite to eat we’ll be off to Petra’s Home Collection for some shopping and tea.


DAY TRIP - Cora, Pottery & MORE!

  • DAY TRIP – Cora, Pottery & MORE!
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
  • 8 a.m. – 5/6 p.m.
  • $50/traveler
  • CLICK HERE TO SHOP!
  • Today we will make our way to the FRENCH ALSACE for a bit of ceramic shopping in Soufflenheim at some of my favorite pottery shops. We’ll enjoy lunch in town after our shopping fun and then head to CORA (the Costco) of France!

    Who is ready to get their shopping on? Bring shopping bags along too ~


 

Day TRIP - Mummelsee

  • DAY TRIP – Mummelsee – Mermaid Lake
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019
  • 8 a.m. – 5/6 p.m.
  • $45/traveler
  • CLICK HERE TO GO!
  • This DAY TRIP is filled with enchantment, mystery, storytelling and a healthy hike! We will be visiting the Mummelsee (Mermaid Lake) in the Black Forest and hike around the lake as well as the hill (about 5 km) in all – this is a slow sloping hill with panoramic views of the Black Forest at the top.

    We’ll enjoy lunch at the Berghotel Seebach with picturesque views of the lake! Great healthy day trip. Please wear hiking boots or sturdy sneaks. Hiking poles are welcome as well.


DAY TRIP - Bad Wimpfen

 

  • DAY TRIP – Bad Wimpfen, Germany
  • Friday, October 25, 2019
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $50/traveler
  • CLICK HERE TO GO!
  • The small German town of Bad Wimpfen not only has the BEST Christmas Markets but is a remarkable town. Old town walls, towers, cobblestone streets, great restaurants and more.

    Join me as we walk about, shop about and discover the ancient, beautiful town of Bad Wimpfen! Bring your shopping bags too~


  • DAY TRIP ~ Armin & Marion Textiles and Tapestries ~
  • Wednesday, October 30, 2019
  • 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $35/shopper
  • Bring Euro for lunch and any shopping ~ 
  • CLICK HERE TO SHOP & have fun!

Today we will be traveling to the little German town of Gruibingen not too far from Stuttgart to shop at my friends Armin & Marion Textile shop! I load up on all my Christmas gifts and knick-knacks, see what’s on sale (usually something from last season or Christmas season) and grab a few totes. They also have fluffy socks, purses, and Reisenthel Totes and bags as well. After our shopping morning, we head to one of my favorite Swabian restaurants ~ the Deutsches Haus. The panoramic views of the valley are breathtaking and the food is spectacular. This fun, easy-going  DAY TRIP will get you back in time to make some dinner. But maybe you’ll just want to take a nap instead!

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