Leisure Program

Leisure Program

Darmstadt was a main centre for Jugendstil (art nouveau) in Germany and is worth sightseeing any time a year; Photo: Ulrich Mathias
Darmstadt was a main centre for Jugendstil (art nouveau) in Germany and is worth sightseeing any time a year; Photo: Ulrich Mathias

Wednesday & Thursday: Sightseeing Darmstadt

A guided tour to visit the interesting sights of the City of Darmstadt will be offered on Wednesday, Sep. 9th and Thursday Sep 10th.

Departure from the conference site will be 1 p.m. and you will be back at 4 p.m. The tour itself will last about 2 hours.

To take part you will need to pay € 3,-. Tickets can be bought at the conference site only. Please contact us during registration or anytime during the conference in the Conference Office. The number of tickets is limited to 24 persons each tour.

Please make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

The Puetzer Tower next to the entrance to the main site of the Merck Group in Darmstadt. Image: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt
The Puetzer Tower next to the entrance to the main site of the Merck Group in Darmstadt. Image: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt

Thursday: Merck Company Visit

We are happy to be able to offer you a Merck company visit on Thursday, Sep 10th. The tour is free of charge.

Departure from the conference site will be 11:30 a.m. and you will be back at 5 p.m. The tour itself will last about 4 hours including lunch.

It is free of charge. Please note, as we have to register you at Merck, you need to get a listing until Tuesday Sep 8th, 11 a.m. Please contact us during registration or in the Conference Office. The number of participants is limited to 29 persons.

These safety regulations from Merck have to be followed:

  • Each participant must carry valid identity papers with them
  • Please do not smoke or take photographs
  • Mobile phones and other electronic devices must be switched off
  • Please wear closed shoes and clothes that cover your shoulders and knees (e.g. trousers)

Please note that for health reasons, pregnant women are not permitted to visit certain areas.