4-7 November 2019
PSI Auditorium
Europe/Zurich timezone

Venue & Accommodation

The workshop takes place at:

Paul Scherrer Institute
Auditorium WHGA PSI West
Forschungsstrasse 11                             GPS Coordinates:
5232 Villigen PSI                                       N 47° 32.317‘
Switzerland                                               E 008° 13.808‘

Closest Airports: Trains from Brugg are running hourly
Zurich Airport 27 km
Euro-Airport Basel-Mulhouse 52 km

By Rail and Bus:
At Brugg railway station (railway line from Zurich to Basle/Berne)
take the bus line 376 Brugg–Villigen PSI–Böttstein–Döttingen.
Bus stops near the entrances PSI West or PSI Ost (East).
Travel time approx. 20 minutes

Accommodation:
Participants are kindly requested to reserve their accommodation by booking themselves. We recommend the following Hotels:

PSI Guest House, Forschungsstrasse 111, CH-5232 Villigenhttps://indico.psi.ch/event/7313/images/3009-3_st.png
Bus No 376 from Brugg bus and railway station to PSI direction Villigen, PSI Ost,  xx:35 and xx:05

PSI is located in the northern part of Switzerland, between the cities of Basel and Zurich and approximately 10 km south of the Swiss-German border. The next cities and railway stations are Baden and Brugg. Periodical flight- and train connections to Zurich and Basel are available from all European cities.

The Guest House (WGHA) is located on the tranquil grounds of the PSI west site. The reception of the Guest House is located at the entrance West (WLGA), opposite the main building and the auditorium.

Outside our opening hours the security guard at the west entrance will hand over the key for your room. To contact the guardian please make use of the intercom, which is located at the entrance of the west site of PSI.

Hotel Zum Hirschen, Hauptstrasse 42, CH-5232 Villigenhttps://indico.psi.ch/event/7313/images/3010-4_st.png
Bus 376 from bus stop Villigen vor Tor to Villigen PSI West/Ost, xx:47 and xx:17

The PSI is 3 minutes by bus, the town of Brugg is 15 minutes, while the spa town of Bad Zurzach is 10 minutes away. The bus Stop is 200 m away. Free parking is possible.

The Hotel “Zum Hirschen” serves a buffet breakfast and Swiss and French cuisine. A wine cellar and free Wi-Fi in all areas are also featured. In summer guests can also enjoy their meals on the terrace.

All rooms are equipped with a TV. Most units contain a private bathroom, fitted with a shower and provided with a hairdryer. Some have shared bathroom facilities.

There is a small ski slope available in town, reachable in a short walk from the Hotel.

Hotel Terminus, Bahnhofplatz 1, CH-5200 Brugg https://indico.psi.ch/event/7313/images/3009-3_st.png
Bus No 376 from Brugg bus and railway station to PSI direction Villigen, PSI Ost,  xx:35 and xx:05

Centrally located in the heart of the Canton Aargau the Business Hotel “Terminus” is in the middle of a wonderful area, surrounded by significant monuments and local sights. Being opposite the train station Brugg, travelling to Baden or PSI by train or bus is fast and convenient. The University of Applied Science (FHNW) and the shopping center are within walking distance. Regional ‘S-Bahn’ trains run frequently from Brugg to Zürich and a direct train to Zürich airport runs hourly.

Newly refurbished rooms, the rich breakfast buffet and any special requirements will convince you of our hotel’s quality.

Hotel Zum Sternen, Endingerstrasse 7, CH-5303 Würenlingenhttps://indico.psi.ch/event/7313/images/3010-4_st.png
Bus No 357 from bus stop «Würenlingen Post» to PSI direction Villigen, PSI Ost,  xx:35 and xx:05

The Hotel "Zum Sternen" in Würenlingen in the middle of the Canton Aargau, in the lower Aaretal, not far from Baden and Zurich, has a centuries-old tradition. Bus connection to PSI and Brugg every 30 minutes.

The rooms are equipped with 1 bathroom, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a balcony with garden views.

The "Zum Sternen"  is also an important vine nursery, where hundreds of thousands of new varieties are grafted each year. Needles to say, many Swiss wine-growers prefer to purchase their plants in the estate where the Pinot Noir is king. Most of the production is based on this variety and is made in many different ways, from full-bodied grands crus to light and fruity wines. The most prestigious wine from the estate is the Kloster Sion grand cru in Klingnau.

Hotel Rotes Haus, Hauptstrasse 7, CH-5200 Brugghttps://indico.psi.ch/event/7313/images/3009-3_st.png
Bus No 376 from Brugg bus and railway station to PSI direction Villigen, PSI Ost,  xx:35 and xx:05, to Brugg bus station is a 4-minutes walk.

Located at the gate of the historic center of Brugg, the Hotel “Rotes Haus” offers rooms with free Wi-Fi. The railway station is a 4-minute walk away. The on-site restaurant serves Italian and Swiss cuisine. All rooms are with cable TV and a bathroom with a hairdryer, toiletries and a shower or a tub.

You can enjoy a daily served breakfast. In summer you can dine on the terrace. Drinks are served at the bar. A cinema and shops can be found nearby. The Aquarena Thermal Bath is a 5-minute drive away.

Trafo Hotel, Bruggerstrasse 56, CH-5400 Badenhttps://indico.psi.ch/event/7313/images/3010-4_st.png
By train S27 track 4, direction Waldshut DE xx:54 and xx:24, in Siggenthal-Würenlingen switch to bus No 357 direction Villigen, PSI xx:04 and xx:34

The modern "Trafo Hotel" Baden is part of the Trafo Culture and Congress Center in the center of Baden. It features free WiFi, a 24-hour snack shop, and a 24-hour reception.

The spacious and modern rooms have a flat-screen satellite TV, a laptop safe, and a bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries. Guests enjoy free phone calls to all landline and mobile numbers in Switzerland.

A scrumptious breakfast buffet is available every morning. The Trafo complex also features restaurants, bars, and a cinema, as well as fitness facilities which guests of Hotel Trafo can use at reduced rates.

Guests will get the city ticket, which grants free use of public transport, free access to the casino, several museums and the public swimming pool, as well as discounts on various other activities. Baden’s casino and the train station are just a 5-minute walk away.

Blue City Hotel, Haselstrasse 17, CH-5400 Badenhttps://indico.psi.ch/event/7313/images/3010-4_st.png
By train S27 track 4, direction Waldshut DE xx:54 and xx:24, in Siggenthal-Würenlingen switch to bus No 357 direction Villigen, PSI xx:04 and xx:34

The “Blue City” Hotel is located 2-minute from the center, the train station, and the casino in the spa town of Baden on the Limmat River. It offers free WiFi in all areas. The local Spa is a 15-minute walk away.

All of the modern rooms have spacious bathrooms with a hairdryer, work desks, and flat-screen TVs.

Swiss and international cuisine is served in the Lemon Restaurant.

Guests will receive the city ticket, which grants free use of public transport, free access to the casino, several museums and the public swimming pool, as well as discounts on various other activities.

The property is located next to the ABB, Alstom and Axpo Company Headquarters.