Shore Excursion Details

Go Local: Fruit Farm & Bakery

Kiel, Germany

Go Local: Fruit Farm & Bakery

DETAILS

  • 8
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Snack

Mingle with the locals while sampling traditional German specialties at a family farm and while enjoying more treats at a bakery in the city. The Quast family has owned the farm since 1720, and they continue to grow fruits such as apples, plums and pears. You will gain an understanding of how the fruit is harvested and the challenges of running a small private farm in modern times. Feel free to ask questions while enjoying homemade fruit schnapps and cake in the farm’s café. On the return to Hamburg, you will walk among the locals in the pedestrian tunnel that was built under the Elbe River in 1911. Be sure to notice the decorative tiles depicting sea life. You will also mingle with the residents and get an authentic look at daily life in Hamburg by riding public transportation to the Effenberger Bakery. The owner will then regale you with stories of running the bakery and offer fresh-baked goods.


HIGHLIGHTS:
• Interact with a local fruit farmer and baker for insights into their family businesses. • Sample traditional products made on the farm and fresh baked goods. • Mingle with Hamburg residents while walking through a tunnel under the Elbe River. • Get a genuine look at daily life by riding the public transportation in Hamburg.

Need to Know:

Note: This tour includes approximately 4 hours of walking. It is not available to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Scenic & City Tours
Local Food-Wine Tasting

Activity Level:

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Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.
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