Programme of the Haeften-Meeting 2016 in Germany


Programme for Saturday, 14.05.2016

Arrival in the afternoon. We start with a simple dinner at the castle of Herberg on Saturday at 6 pm (sharp).


Programme for Sunday, 15.05.2016

09:30 – 10:15 Departure to the 1st Highlight of the Day (30-36 km; 45 min)

10:15 – 10:45 Visit of the „Denkort am Sigmaringer Erinnerungsweg“ Stätte wachen Gewissens: Agnes von Haeften, Werner von Haeften, Hans-Bernd von Haeften, Friedhof Großschönach

11:00 Visit of the Exhibition
Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg und der Umsturzversuch vom 20. Juli 1944 as well as the Exhibition “Agnes & Hans von Haeften and their children Elisabeth, Werner & Hans-Bernd”

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Drive to Salem (15 km; 30 min)

14:00 Guided Tour Schloss Salem (ca. 45 min)

Visit of the Aula with a Bookshelf marked “Haeften”

15:00 Optional free program:

– Visit of the Basilika Birnau

– Strolling through Meersburg

19:00 Dinner at a restaurant close to Hersberg


Programme for Monday, 16.05.2016

09:30 – 12:00 Official Meeting of the Haeften-Family at Schloss Hersberg

12:00 – 13:00 Final lunch at Schloss Hersberg

13:00 Arrivederci ceremonies and departure.

14:00 Optional: Boat trip on the Lake (60 min)

Although German cannot be avoided to be spoken, we’ll try to translate everything into English 🙂