The workshop will be held at the Hotel Suisse Majestic in Montreux, Switzerland. The hotel is located approximately 50m north-west of the Montreux train station.


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The nearest international airport is located in Geneva, Switzerland.  From here, it is a direct one hour train ride passing along the shores of Lake Geneva to Montreux, or approximately one hour drive.

A sample of the direct train timetable (Geneva aiport train station – Montreux train station) is given here, courtesy of SBB (Swiss trains). Return fares should be in the region of 64 CHF (~$60) in second class.

Driving directions can be found here.


Zurich and Berne airports are feasible alternatives.


Built in 1870, the Hotel Suisse Majestic is situated in the very heart of Montreux and dominates majestically the Geneva Lake and the Alps. Its 139 rooms are equipped with bathroom, shower/WC, colour television, radio, direct dial phone, mini-bar and balcony.

Hotel Suisse Majestic
Tel: +41 (0) 21 966.33.33

Accommodation (breakfast included) has been reserved for all workshop participants for the nights of March 13, 14 and 15.

Lunches will be held in the hotel dining room and dinner reservations have been made (see Agenda for details).

Internet access is available at the rate CHF 9 per 30 minutes.

Area Links

Montreux Tourist Board
Map of Montreux




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