The world's greatest off-road adventure and all-wheel drive fair in Bad Kissingen will take place for the 19th time. (Photo: det)

The world's greatest off-road adventure and all-wheel drive fair in Bad Kissingen will take place for the 19th time. (Photo: det)

“Abenteuer & Allrad” as the world’s largest off-road fair

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The off-road fair “Adventure & All-Wheel” in Bad Kissingen arouses itchy feet and thrills 4 × 4 fans. It takes place for the 19th time in Bad Kissingen from 15 to 18 June 2017.

Under the motto “Everything. What we want.” the Abenteuer & Allrad will once again be presented as the “largest off-road fair in the world”. The event underlines its exceptional position in the area of ​​4 × 4, caravaning, expedition and adventure trips.

Once again, the most important off-road event of the year will be presented by more than 250 exhibitors from all over the world, the entire spectrum of the off-road and outdoor scene as part of a unique event. Well over 50,000 visitors from the 15th to the 18th June 2017 in Bad Kissingen are expected. The product range on the over 100,000 square meter area once again covers the entire 4 × 4 life, the complete range of the international off-road and all-wheel drive scene.

The spectrum  shows everything from the most important series cars, SUVs, ATVs and 5 pick-up cars to expedition and desert vehicles, motorhomes and to the point of trucks. In addition there are spare parts and accessories, tents and tent constructions of all kinds, caravaning and outdoor equipment on a large scale as well as spectacular tours of adventure tour organizers from all over the world.

Among the exhibitors are leading manufacturers of all-terrain all-wheel drive vehicles such as Land Rover, VW Commercial Vehicles, Jeep and Suzuki. In a special 4 × 4 terrain course, visitors have the opportunity to set themselves behind the wheel of an off-road car and thus participate actively in the fair.

With the motto of this year’s fair “Everything. What we want “, we express that, like no comparable event, we have devoted ourselves to the topics off road, all-wheel drive and 4 × 4. Nowhere is the visitor more comprehensive informed about these topics than in Bad Kissingen. “Nowhere else you can find more information at only one place”, says Marion Ripberger, managing director of pro-log GmbH.
For the third time in a row, the lecture series “Faszination.Abenteuer.Reise. – fascination.adventure.journey” will take place. Gregor Sieböck, the “world’s wanderer”, made his way into the wilderness of New Zealand. On the 16th of June, Thomas Rahn and Sabine Hoppe, who crossed the African continent in their classic car Mercedes-Benz LA 911 B. On 17 June Mario Goldstein will present his new lecture.

Also for the third time in Bad Kissingen, the globetrotter from Plauen will be presenting his new speech with “Der Freiträumer – die Abenteuer von Mario Goldstein”, which will be shown for the first time at the 2017 fair. In addition, all speakers will be given interviews on the stage in which the stimulus of traveling to the end of the world under extreme conditions will be highlighted.

The Family Day will be a continuation on the last Sunday of the fair. In addition to family-friendly admission for two adults and up to three children, visitors can look forward to various activities such as children’s cosmetics or painting competitions.

The highlight of the family’s day is, of course, the appearance of TV host Ralph Caspers, best known from the children’s broadcasts “Die Sendung mit der Maus” (a famous german TV show for kids) and “Knowledge Makes Ah!”. On the adventure and all-wheel-drive, Caspers will be holding a series of activities under the motto “Stunning and Playing with Ralph Caspers”, in which especially the children are intensively involved.

The “Camp Area” – one of the world’s largest long-distance travel destinations – has become indispensable in the context of the exhibition. A kind of “woodstock of the off-road scene”, where many visitors are at home during the exhibition days, where guests can be seen from almost every continent of the world, from New Zealand and Australia as well as from the USA or from South Africa.

further information: to website of the fair Abenteuer & Allrad (english)

Claus-Detlev Bues

Claus-Detlev Bues

Claus-Detlev Bues has been working as a senior editor for caravaning for decades. In addition to several print titles, he is also responsible for online reporting as a D.C.I chief editor and also oversees the areas of test and technology. Several books about caravaning come from his pen. In his spare time, he likes to work on oldtimers and is an active self-employed and developer of motorhomes with whom he is traveling all over Europe.
Claus-Detlev Bues