TRANSPORTATION: In the mornings/evenings on the days of the workshop, transportation will be
provided between the centre of Garching (Maibaum) and ESO. The bus will
leave from the bus stop Maibaum , in front of the Hotel Am Park. Travel time is
about 5 min (by bus), and approximately 20-25 min for those wishing to walk.
The bus will leave from the Maibaum as follows: at 08:25 on November
18,at 08:45 on November 19 and 20.
Return in the evenings is planned for 19:00 on Nov. 18, 18:45 on Nov. 19
and 17:30 on Nov. 20, respectively. A detailed bus schedule will be provided at the workshop.
WELCOME RECEPTION: On Monday 18 November, there will be a welcome
reception offered at ESO for participants and accompanying
persons between 17:35 and 19:00.
LUNCHEON: Participants may take lunch in the nearby MPI canteen. Typical prices
(sandwiches or warm meals) range from DM 7 to DM 14.
BANK SERVICE: The opening hours of the banks in Garching are: Mon-Fri: 08:30-12:30 /
13:30-15:45 (until 17:30 on Thursday). There is a 24-hr cash-point at the
Reuschel Bank (Burgerplatz 7). All the main credit cards are acceptable
(with PIN Code).
TRAVEL AGENT: The Carlson-Wagonlit Travel Office in the ESO building (office 203) is open
on weekdays between 09:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:30 hours.