DocNet goes Pfalz

DocNet goes Pfalz

18 – 20 October 2019

Enjoying one of the most beautiful countrysides of Germany in October with lots of good wine, enjoyable companionship and delicious food.


Program (changes reserved)

Friday, Oct 18:
16:30 Meeting with all participants vis-a-vis Wienerberg Restaurant
17:00 Departure from University of St.Gallen (by Bus from Dufourstrasse/Varnbüelstrasse, vis-a-vis the  Wienerberg Restaurant)
19:00 Stop for short coffee-break
21:30 Arrival in Annweiler (Villa Waldfrieden) and Check-in
-Optional: Werwolf-Evening, Pubvisit in the local Pub in Annweiler to taste a “Riesling Schorle”.
Saturday, Oct 19:
8:00 – 9:30 Breakfast
10:00 – 14:00 Three-Castle Hiking Tour through the biggest Forrest of Germany

Possibility for (Regional) Lunch

15:00 – 16:30 Voluntary Guided Tour in Annweiler
16:30 Departure from the Hotel
17:00 – 21:00 Visiting the Winery Koch in Hainfeld – Walking through the wine yards

Winetasting and Dinner

Sunday, Oct 20:
9:00 – 10:00 Sleep in and Breakfast
10:00 Check-out and Departure from the Hotel to Hambacher Schloss
11:00 – 11:45 Guided Tour through Hambacher Schloss
12:30 Drive to Villa Ludwigshöhe and with the Rietburg Bahn up to the Rietburg

Lunch up at the Rietburg with a view all over the rhine valley

15:00 Drive Back to St. Gallen
approx. 19:30 Arrival in St. Gallen


Price includes:

  • Hotel + Breakfast
  • Bus
  • Guided Tour at Hambacher Schloss
  • Winetasting (8 Wines + 1 Sparkling Wine)
  • Entry costs at Trifels
  • Tickets for the Rietburgbahn

Not included:

  • Lunch (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Dinner on Saturday

Additional Information:

  • Please be aware that it is widely not possible to pay by card in regional areas in Germany (So, please be sure to have Euros in cash!)
  • Bring your own food for the travel (Friday) or buy something when we have a quick stop


  • Hiking shoes or comparable
  • Warm, waterproofed clothes

We are excited to have a wonderful weekend in the German countryside with you!

18/10/2019 - 20/10/2019
16:30 - 20:00