SCOPES 2011 Venue and Travel Information
The workshop will take place in the beautiful "Schloss Rheinfels" hotel at St. Goar, Germany. Schloss Rheinfels is a castle at one of the nicest places within the Rhine valley, itself a world heritage site. Among a set of hotels focusing on the customer’s "well-being", the hotel was voted the #1 hotel within Germany in 2007. There is a beautiful view from the hotel onto the river Rhine. See http://www.schloss-rheinfels.de/englisch for more information about the hotel (unfortunately, partially in German).
- By Plane
St. Goar is located between the airports of Frankfurt, Frankfurt-Hahn, Köln-Bonn (Cologne), and (somewhat further away) Düsseldorf. Frankfurt-Hahn (served, for example, by Ryanair) is the closest airport (just 46 km away), but there is hardly any public transportation. From the airports, you can reach St. Goar by train or by car as indicated below.
- By train
From Frankfurt: You have to change once at Mainz or Bingen. Travel time is between 1:04 and 1:36 hrs. From Cologne airport,
you can go to the city of Cologne first, take a train to Koblenz and then to St. Goar. Travel time is between 1:50 and 2:30 hrs.
Check http://www.bahn.de/ for details.
- By car
By car from Frankfurt: you can head for Mainz, then take A 60 in the direction of Bingen and the continue on the A 61 until exit Pfalzfeld. From the Pfalzfeld exit, you can drive into the direction of St. Goar. You can see the castle just before coming to the city of St. Goar. The expected travel time from the airport is about 90 mins. From Frankfurt-Hahn, travel time is less than an hour (GPS or map recommended). From Cologne: you can head for the A 61 in the direction of Koblenz/Mainz, leave A61 at exit Pfalzfeld in the direction of St. Goar.
The workshop will take place in the beautiful "Schloss Rheinfels" hotel at St. Goar, Germany. A special low room rate has been negotiated for the workshop if you book before May 29, 2011, i.e., a single room for the rate of 110 EUR/night or a double room for the rate of 150 EUR/night. If you wish to book a room in this hotel (highly recommended), please click here to download the hotel reservation form. Fill in the form and send it directly to the hotel by Fax to number + 49 6741 802 802 .