8th to 12th January, 2015 - Bayreuth, Germany

Field Trips and Guided Tours

Field trips and guided tours will be on Thursday before and on Monday after the conference.

  • Field trips will be full day bus excursions departing at 8.30 a.m. They are not included in the conference registration costs. Costs include transportation, entrance fees and lunch boxes.
  • Guided tours are 1-3 hours walking tours. Most of them - besides the city tour of Bayreuth and the Paleobotanical Rossmann Collection - are free of charge.

- Please register as soon as possible, as the number of places is restricted! -

Pre-conference field trips and guided tours
January 8, 2015

Trip 1 Humboldt in Frankonia

Humboldt as a Young Scientist (1792 – 1796)

Trip 2
Bamberg World cultural and natural heritage in Bamberg

Guided Tour 1


Bayreuth The City of Bayreuth  (2 p.m. - 3 hours)
Guided Tours 2+3
Greenhouses OBG 3 Ecological-Botanical Gardens (1,5 hours)
  • Tour 2: General Tour (1 p.m.)
  • Tour 3: On the botanical traces of Alexander von Humboldt (3 p.m.)

Post-conference field trips and guided tours

January 12, 2015:

Trip 3 Castle

Biodiversity and beerdiversity in the Franconian Switzerland

Trip 4
Spring Winter

Forest springs as island habitats and natural laboratories

Guided Tour 4 Greenhouses OBG 3 Ecological-Botanical Gardens (9 a.m. - 1,5 hours)
Guided Tour 5

EVENT Experiments (I to VII) and European Coordinated Experiment SIGNAL
(11 a.m. - 2 hours)

Guided Tour 6
Paleobotanical Rossmann Collection

Paleobotanical Rossmann Collection (11 a.m. - 1,5 hours)