Cultural Excursions

Students will visit various sites around Germany, experiencing the rich historical, cultural and religious roots of the area. While staying at Schloss Wissen, fellows will visit places like: Aachen, Cologne, Xanten, Düsseldorf, Moselle, Cochem and Trier.

Fellows will participate in the traditional “Parkfest”, a local fair hosted by Baron von Loe and his family at Schloss Wissen. Students will also visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Kevelaer – the most visited Catholic pilgrimage location in north-western Europe, with more than 1 Million pilgrims yearly. The Shrine connects to Schloss Wissen via a part of the “Camino de Santiago”.*

Aachen
Cologne
Düsseldorf
Cochem
Xanten
Moselle
Maria Laach
Monschau
Kevelear

*Schedules and sites subject to change.