“Adventure Archaeology: vacation on a research excavation at ur home Celtic traveling in the footsteps of the Celts and Romans, Bavarii, and Neolithic people experience, like archaeologists made discoveries and findings a colored picture of anything but gray prehistoric” win. Nike is open to suggestions. That is this year again in Lower Bavaria, more precisely: in the District of Landshut. Under scientific guidance, archaeology tourists during each weeklong adventure vacationing dig out testimonials from past millennia in the period from 18 July until 15 August 2010. Headed by archaeologist with extensive excavation experience the archaeology tourists experience the work of researchers the laborious but always necessary legwork as well as Finder luck: because the from all parts of the German-speaking countries and neighboring countries, tourists are participating in research and rescue excavations, which are coordinated with the Bavarian State Office for protection of monuments, and after its end, a scientific documentation of the excavation campaign created will. In recent years, since 2004, archaeology-tourists in the District of Landshut and others have discovered a woman’s grave from the time of the cord ceramist (c. 2400 BC) and recovered, graves from Hallstatt times examined (c. 600 BC), as well as a cult place of sacrifice of the bronze age (1650 BC) and a Neolithic settlement (4800 BC). A high point was also the campaign 2009 at the numerous urns burials could archaeology tourists on a newly discovered burial ground in the Urnfield time (1300 to 800 BC) Mountains area, which were also employees of archaeological excavation companies and a team of the University of Regensburg on the.
Participants in the active vacation which were previous archaeology tourists between 5 and 91 years old experience in addition Bavaria with all its beautiful pages: the excavations are embedded in an attractive excursion program, which leads the guests to museums, archaeological sites and cultural and historical attractions and of course to wonderful beer gardens of Lower Bavaria and Upper Palatinate. Also a presentation of the internationally renowned aerial archaeologist Klaus Leidorf and screenings of experimental archaeologists are on the programme.