Meeting in Chur

Here is some of the booking information regarding our physical meeting.

1.) Travelling from Zurich Airport to Chur

Chur is about 125km away from Zurich. There is no direct train from Zurich airport (except for a slow one going via St. Gallen) so you will have to change at Zurich Main Train Station (Zürich HB). Travel time is approximately 1:45 with the Intercity (IC 3) from Zurich airport to Chur Main Station (Chur HB). Chur is the end station of the IC 3 line. Discounted / early booking tickets and timetables can be found here:

2.) Accommodation

You will be staying in Hotel Stern which is a four star hotel in the old town of Chur. It is located about 6-8 min from the main train station of Chur. Your rate includes Economy rooms with own bathroom, breakfast, wireless network.

Here is the homepage of the hotel:

And the location on Google Maps

3.) Workshop location

The workshop will be on Monday and Tuesday from 09:00 to 17:00 at Building B of the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons (FHGR - Fachhochschule Graubünden) in conference room B2.04 (Ringstrasse 34, second floor). The university is a 25 min walk from Hotel Stern. If you do not want to walk you can take Bus 2 from the main train station to “Obere Au” and leave the bus at “Grischunaweg”. This is a bus ride of about eight minutes. The ticket can be bought from the bus driver.

Here is the location of the University B Building in Google Maps

There will be catering during the workshop provided by the university.

4.) Evening programs

The following formal and informal meetings are possible

Saturday – Dinner at Restaurant “Zum Metzgertor” (informal, at your own costs)
Sunday – Dinner at Restaurant “Calanda” (informal, at your own costs)
Monday – Short “Apero” at Giger Bar Kalchbühl (hosted by the university), followed by a short sightseeing of the old town, dinner at Restaurant “Franziskaner” (hosted by the university), followed by optional beers at “Tom’s Beerbox” (at own costs)
Tuesday – Dinner at Restaurant “Sunshine Pub” (informal, at your own costs)