Summer Trip 2019

Summer Trip 2019

28th June – 1st July

Visiting the Steiff Summer Festival, Teddy Hermann & more…

As you can see from the itinerary below, this year’s summer trip runs over four days in order to take in the Steiff Summer Festival 2019, as well as Teddy Hermann.

Please note that there is also the option to participate in the Steiff Teddy Bear Workshop 2019. This runs from 9.30am - 12.30pm on Saturday and costs £269. This is booked directly with Steiff, but we can help with arranging this.

Please feel free to call us on 01483 302581 if you would like to discuss the trip further. As always Andrew will be there as your German-speaking guide.

Summer Trip 2019 Itinerary (edit)

Friday 28th June:
Depart Heathrow for Stuttgart.

14.00 Transfer to Steiff.

15.00 World of Steiff tour followed by free time at the festival.

18.00 Meet to walk the short distance to the Sud-Italia Italian restaurant for an early dinner. 

Saturday 29th June:
Day at Steiff, including:

• The birthplace of Margarete Steiff.

• The international marketplace to see exhibitors from around the world.

• The “seconds” shop and other “outlets” to get your “bear” bargains!

• The auction at 6pm (doors open 5.30pm) at the historic Schranne Building, which always features exquisite vintage Steiff treasures!

After the auction: We will stay in The World of Steiff grounds, where there will be food and entertainment, followed by a fireworks display. Obviously this is a little weather dependent. Late return to the hotel.

Sunday 30th June:
Depart by coach for the fabulous walled town of Rothenburg.

11.00 Arrival in Rothenburg. Welcome at teddy bear shop, Teddys Rothenburg. 

16.30 Depart Rothenburg.

18.30 Arrival at Gasthof Schiller, our hotel near Hirschaid.

19.30 Dinner in the hotel.

Monday 1st July:
8.45 Depart by coach for Teddy Hermann in Hirschaid.

9.00 Arrive at Teddy Hermann for welcome. Spend the morning at Teddy Hermann to include:

• Welcome in the showroom, followed by…

• Tour of the factory.

• Visit the factory shop, which includes special offers, discontinued items and sample pieces.

• Refreshments to keep our energy levels up!

11.45 Depart by coach for Nuremberg.

13.00 Arrive in Nuremberg. Free time to explore this lovely historic town and maybe do a little more shopping. There is also a Steiff Gallery shop in Nuremberg, which we will use as our meeting point.

15.45 Depart Nuremberg for Munich airport.

20.20 Depart Munich airport

21.20 Arrive at Heathrow - Terminal 5.