Bike Touring Highlight
During the 1936 Olympic Games, the 3600 male athletes with attendants and staff lived 18 km from the Olympic Stadium, including the American Jesse Owens. With four gold medals he was the most successful Olympian of the XI. Summer Olympics. The village was intended as a retreat and training ground, it was also offered an entertainment program. People were separated according to nations, women were forbidden to enter. From the Nazi side was planned from the beginning to use the village later as a barracks, in this aspect, his name "village of peace" almost cynical.
Over the years, the village has been used for a variety of purposes, since 1992 it is empty.
Eg 2km from Elstal station or from U2 Olympiastation just under 20km by bike
April 1st to October 31st
Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays 10am to 6pm
Monday to Friday 11.00
Saturday, Sunday & public holidays 12.00 and 15.00
The tours take about two hours, meeting point and booking at the box office.
without guide Adults € 4, children under 12 free
with guide 10 € per person, families 15 € (with children up to 16 years)
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