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Visit The World Famous Wasserkuppe Museum With The GHC

Farnham Coaches Coach

Join us on a 4-day escorted coach tour to this famous museum. Situated 3,000 ft on the highest mountains in the beautiful Rhoen in the German state of Hesse. The museum is considered to be the largest glider museum in the world with over 120 years of gliding history from the simple Otto Lilienthal glider to the most modern high-performance models of today.

The tour is being organised through the Gliding Heritage Centre (Lasham)/Vintage Gliding Club and the Lasham Vintage Gliding Club, in association with T4 Travel Ltd, a European coach tour specialist and Farnham Coaches Ltd.

The tour starts at Lasham Clubhouse at 06.30 am Sunday morning 26th April. We travel by luxury coach to Folkestone for the morning Eurotunnel crossing to Calais. Overnight stay at a 3-star hotel in Monheim near Koln, Germany.

Wasserkuppe Museum

The following morning complete the final leg of our journey and arrive at appx 13.00 hrs. We have the full afternoon to explore the museum.

Best Western Rhoen Garden

At closing time, we drive the short distance to our hotel for the night, which is the 4 star Best Western Rhoen, Garden Hotel at Poppenhausen. This hotel has excellent facilities such as leisure centre with indoor pool: sauna; bowling alley and billiard’s tables.

On Tuesday morning re-visit the museum and perhaps take time to view the famous “Slope” and surrounding areas including the monument to the Fallen Airmen or if you wish, stay the morning at the hotel and enjoy the fabulous facilities available to you.

At appx 14.00hrs board the coach for home tracing our steps back to Monheim for our overnight stay. The following morning travel to Calais for the mid-afternoon crossing to Folkestone. Expected arrival time at Lasham is 19.00 hrs Wednesday 29th .

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

  • Return travel by luxury coach with reclining seats, tea/coffee facilities & WC
  • 3 night’s accommodation in twin bedded or single rooms with private facilities
  • Dinner (3 course set menu excluding drinks) and buffet breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi provided in all rooms
  • Entrance to the Segelflugmuseum
  • Channel Crossing by Eurotunnel
  • Complimentary luggage labels


If you wish to join us on this exciting journey, please download, print and complete the Booking Form and return it to us with your deposit of £150.00.

Please also ensure that you read the Important Information before making your booking.

For further information pleaae contact Hilton Thatcher email: or write to Gliding Heritage Tours c/o Lasham Airfield, Alton, Hampshire. GU34 5SS

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