16th Multinational Congress on Microscopy [4 - 9 September 2022]


BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel International Brno is a luxury four-star hotel situated beneath Špilberk Castle. It is less than 100 metres from náměstí Svobody (Freedom Square), and is tastefully situated to one side of the historic centre. This important functionalist building from 1962 has been entered onto the list of cultural monuments, and was influenced by pre-war Bauhaus architecture and partly by the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.

How to get to the International Hotel from the Brno airport? From bus station Letiště Tuřany (Airport Tuřany) by bus no. 76 to tram station Hlavní nádraží (Main Railway Station), the change for tram no. 4 to tram station Česká. How to get to the International Hotel from the Main Bus Terminal Zvonařka? From Zvonařka Main Bus Terminal by tram no. 12 to tram station Česká. Useful maps: From the Main Railway station to the International Hotel From Česká to the International Hotel From the Hotel Grand – Student Agency bus station to the International Hotel

Travel connection to Brno

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How to get to Brno

You can comfortably get here by air, bus, train or car. Please see instructions and a map below.

By plane

Visitors of Brno can use International Airport Brno-Tuřany, which provides flights to London/Stansted and other charter destinations. The visitors can use International Prague Airport and Brno is also well connected to international airport in Vienna (Austria). Brno – Tuřany Airport Brno 904/1, Tuřany, Czech Republic, Phone: +420 545 521 111 E-mail: sekretariat@brno-airport.cz Website: www.brno-airport.cz/en

Airport is located 12km/20 minutes from the city center and you can easily take a taxi or the express bus, which is directly located outside the entrance to the airport terminal. Vienna International Airport Einfahrtsstrasse, Schwechat 1300, Republic of Austria, Phone: +43-1-7007-0 E-mail: aviationmarketing@viennaairport.com Website: www.viennaairport.com/en/passengers There is no direct flight from Vienna to Brno because of too short distance. Easiest transportation from Vienna airport to Brno is with bus operator Student Agency offering 8 connections daily from Vienna to Brno from 13 EUR one way. Duration of the travel is approximately 2,5 hours. Tickets are available to purchase online at the website. Václav Havel Airport Prague K Letišti 6/1019, 160 08, Prague 6, Phone: +420 220 111 888 Website: www.prg.aero/en Easiest transportation from Prague is with bus operator Student Agency offering 36 connections daily from Prague to Brno from 8 EUR one way. Duration of the travel is approximately 2,5 hours. Tickets are available online website with German and English version.

By bus or train

Student agency is a reliable bus and train company www.studentagency.eu/en From Vienna and Prague, we also recommend the RailJet train category to Prague and Vienna www.idos.cz – universal bus/train search engine and public transport planner

By car

Brno is located on the main Czech highway D1 and D2. For highways and some bigger roads it is necessary to have a highway sticker, which is for sale at the border crossing, petrol stations, post offices and in the motor clubs.

By Taxi

Private Airport Transport BRNO TRANSPORT  Brno – Prague Brno 125 EUR Brno – Vienna – Brno 130 EUR Booking is available directly on the website.

Useful Links:

Czech Trainways Brno Airport RegioJet – bus & train Public Transport – time tables TAXI information (City TAXI Brno)

Brno Microscopy Ecosystem

Research institutes led by the Institute of Scientific Instruments of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the scientific centre of CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno University of Technology and three major manufacturers such as Thermo Fisher Scientific, TESCAN and Delong Instruments form the backbone of a unique ecosystem of Electron Microscopy in Brno.

The functionality of the ecosystem is demonstrated by regular events directed at students and the whole public, where representatives of business, academic science-popularization institutions (Star Room and Planetarium Brno, VIDA! Science Center, The Technical Museum in Brno) and local and regional authorities jointly implement the Electron Microscopy Days, the School of Electron Microscopy and several activities within Science and Technology Week. The number of partners involved is growing gradually. Conference participants have a great opportunity to meet Brno Microscopy Ecosystem thanks workshops and excursions.

Brno and South Moravia

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The capital of the South Moravian Region with a population of almost 400.000 people. Strategic geographic position within Central Europe with excellent transport accessibility, including an international airport. Modern, dynamic and fast growing centre of industry, trade, science, information technology, research and innovation with business incubators and centres of excellence in science. A city of universities with more than 86,000 students at 14 universities and 3 university campuses. Important centre of international trade fairs and exhibitions.Good business environment – major global companies and property developers. Support infrastructure for business in the field of science, research and innovation.  High quality of life – a centre culture and sports, historical sights (Villa Tugendhat, a UNESCO site, functionalist architecture, shopping centres and services for leisure time and beautiful natural environment.

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The BRNOPAS tourist card: Shows you around the city and chooses the most interesting places for you; Provides interesting discounts and free admission to the 5 TOP places (gardens at Brno villas, Old Town Hall tower, Brno underground, Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, and the Brno Zoo); Saves you time and money and is your free ticket on city transportation!

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The South Moravian Region is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located in the south-western part of its historical region of Moravia . The region’s capital is Brno, the nation’s 2nd largest city. South Moravia is bordered by the South Bohemian Region (west), Vysočina Region (north-west), Pardubice Region (north), Olomouc Region (north east), Zlín Region (east), Trenčín and Trnava Regions, Slovakia (south east) and Lower Austria, Austria (south).

Famous villas in Brno (Tugendhat, Jurkovičova, Stiassni, Löw-beer) Mendel Museum and Augustinian Abbey City of Brno beer tour and wine travels Sports: Golf, Kiteboarding Concerts, banquets and adrenalin (singletrack) in Moravian Karst caves Hot air balloon flight over scenic Pálava hills 10 best of South Moravia