ESTD Conference Berne, Switzerland: November (8) 9 - 11, 2017

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View from the Gurten towards Bern

Social Event on the "Gurten"

Friday, November 10 2017, 19 - 23h

The ESTD 2017 Social Event will be held on the "Gurten", a mountain situated just to the south of Bern. It is 858 metres high, and the summit yields views of Bern, of the Jura mountains and of the Alps.

The Gurten is accessible on foot or by the Gurtenbahn funiculair. A direct tram connects the conference facility with the Gurtenbahn funiculair.

Cost: CHF 90.-


The "Pavillon", where the social event will be held

The Gurtenbahn funiculair

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View of the Gurten with the Alps in the background

How to get to the "Gurten":

Main Entrance / Exit Kursaal Hotel Allegro

è Take Tram Nr. 9 “Wabern” direction of town (tram stop in front of the conference venue, direction to the right)

è Remain in the same tramway for some 15 – 20 minutes to station “Gurtenbahn” (10 stations)

è Follow signs, station of Gurtenbahn is 200 m from Tram stop

è Take the next cable car (funiculaire) and step out at the top

è The Pavillon is on your right

     Your "Bern Ticket" (if you stay at a hotel in Bern) gives you a free ride on Tram and cable car (funiculaire) to Gurten

 Way back to town: Tram Nr. 9 “Wankdorf” brings you to the centre of town 

Special attraction: Authentic Swiss Music

The "Jodeling Club Edelweiss" will perform some authentic Swiss jodeling songs.


For more information on registration.

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