Bad Cannstatt: Automobile Pioneers Tour in German

Bad Cannstatt: Automobile Pioneers Tour in German

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Tour Bad Cannstatt and discover the story of some of its most famous residents, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach, automobile pioneers.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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German, English
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  • Discover the Old Town of Bad Cannstatt and hear about the former automobile visionaries Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach
  • Hear everything about the first developments, the dangerous test drives and the long awaited breakthrough
  • Learn about the obstacles they had to face and the problems of espionage in those days
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Stroll through Bad Cannstatt while actors in costumes will show you the spa center of Europe. Listen in awe as the fairy tale comes true and the Daimler star rises over the Neckar river. Learn all about the baker's son and the young orphan who became friends for life and were willing to go through fire and water for their visions. Individual mobility, that is exactly what Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach are tirelessly working for. While Bertha Maybach muses about the often hazardous outings by motor carriage, Martha Daimler proudly spreads the word about her brother's brave heroic deed: He was the first test pilot of the riding car which scorched the bottom of his pants. Hear about the difficulties and obstacles the two had to master and how they protected themselves from spies. On November 10, 1885, Paul, the eldest of Daimler's sons, made the three-kilometer journey from Cannstatt to Untertürkheim on a wooden two-wheeler with support wheels. The dream comes true and brings the breakthrough that changed the world.
  • German-speaking guide in costume
  • Certified city tour
  • Transfers
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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戴姆勒纪念馆(Daimler Memorial Site)地址:Taubenheimstraße 13, 70372 Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt

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