IUVSTA Executive Committee Meeting ECM-83
Information and Travel Directions
Feb 19-21, 1999; Saillon, Switzerland
ECM-83 will be held at the Hotel des Baines de Saillon, CH-1913 Saillon/VS .
Double room with balcony CHF 170:-
In this price are included: Breakfast buffet, service, taxes and MwSt.
This same rate will apply to people arriving earlier or staying later.
Please reserve accommodation at the hotel through Anschutz Birgit
(ANBI@bi.balzers.net) before December 14, 1998.
A reservation form is attached. She will forward the reservations to the hotel on that date.
The hotel has a thermal bath (temperature 31C); admission fee is CHF 11.50 per day. Saillon gives access to the sking areas of Verbier, Nendaz, Veysonnaz, Crans-Montana and to the smaller ski areas of Ovronnaz and Azere.
Hotel des Bains de
Phone: 0041 27 743 11 12
Fax: 0041 27 744 32 92
From Geneva Airport, trains depart for Martigny approximately every half hour. From Martigny station buses leave for Saillon, les Baines a few minutes after the train arrives. The train ride takes approx. 2 hours; the bus ride is 25 minutes. There is a bus stop in front of the hotel. The train/bus ticket is CHF 88.40 standard; CHF 135.40 first class.
From Zurich airport, trains leave approx. every hour for Lausanne where you connect with the train to Martigny. The ride to Lausanne is almost 3 hours and from Lausanne to Martigny is 45 mins.
The hotel will also provide a shuttle bus from Martigny station at 10.00 and 11.00 am on Friday, February 19. The fare is CHF 10. At other times, the normal service bus stops at the hotel. Note that the taxi fare from Martigny station to Saillon is CHF 80.
Railway schedules are available at http://s2502.sbb.ch:80/pr/fahrplan_e.htm
The ground distance from Geneva to Saillon is about 140km. A route can be obtained at www.route66.nl/demo/demo.html; Saillon is not shown but Saxon is the next town.
Click here for more information on TRAIN SCHEDULES