PILSEN – EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE 2015
Official information server of the city of Pilsen
Pilsen 2015 – Opening Ceremony (16.1.2015)
Virtual sightseeing of Pilsen
The conference will be held at Angelo Hotel in the center of Pilsen: http://www.vi-hotels.com/en/angelo-pilsen/location/
Angelo Hotel offers rooms for a special conference price to the conference participants:
Single room with breakfast for 60 EUR per night
Double room with breakfast for 70 EUR per night
Participants are expected to book a room themselves via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject of the email, please mention “VCIC”.
The city has access from the D5 motorway connecting Prague (Praha) with Germany. Parking space is available at the hotel location.
Public transport: Bus and train departures
Pilsen has very good bus and train connections with the capital of Prague. From the Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) you can reach Pilsen by regular public transport in 1.5 – 2 hours.
Bus and train departures from Prague to Pilsen can be found at http://jizdnirady.idnes.cz/vlakyautobusy/spojeni/ (you can switch to the English version by clicking a button in right lower corner). The arrival station in Pilsen is CAN (Centrální autobusové nádraží = Central Bus Station) and Plzeň – hlavní nádraží (Main Railway Station). The easiest and most convenient way to get by bus from Prague to Pilsen is to buy your ticket online at the Student Agency website (not only for students): http://www.studentagency.eu/.
Information about fares in Pilsen public transport can be found at http://www.pmdp.cz/tourist/how-should-i-travel.aspx?LayID=2. If you arrive by bus, the hotel location is most conveniently accessible by tram no. 2, direction Světovar. Get off at the stop “Hlavní Nádraží” and cross the street to reach the hotel.
If you arrive by train, go straight through the tunnel leading to the city centre, continue straight ahead across the street in order to reach the hotel after 100m.