edaWorkshop09 - Location, Accommodation and Directions

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Location

Dresden, the capital of Saxony and the former residence of the Wettin dynasty, is a city of art and culture with magnificent buildings, many world-class museums as well as a rich tradition of theatre and music. No book about the history of architecture can forget to mention Dresden’s Zwinger Palace. The reconstructed Frauenkirche, the Semper Opera House and the Royal Palace as well as many other historical monuments and collections define the image of the city.

For more information see also www.dresden.de

Dresden Impressionen

Accommodation

The event takes place at the 4-star Dorint Hotel Dresden which is located close to the Old Town.

For attendees of the edaWorkshop09 and CATRENE/MEDEA+ DTC edacentrum has arranged special room rates, valid from May 25 – 28, 2009. Please book your room by April 24, 2009, and mention “edacentrum” as the keyword. After April 24, the fixed quota of rooms for the event will be closed. All participants are kindly asked to make their own hotel reservations directly:

Dorint Hotel Dresden
Grunaer Straße 14
01069 Dresden
Germany
Fon +49 351 4915-0
Fax +49 351 4915-100
www.dorint.com/en/hotel-dresden

Special Room Rates at Dorint Hotel Dresden
Single room EUR 110 incl. breakfast
Double room EUR 131 incl. breakfast
Alternative Hotels
For alternative hotels see this page

Directions to the Dorint Hotel Dresden

From the airport:

  • By taxi:
    The taxi fare to the hotel is about EUR 16.
  • By public transportation:
    Take S2 local train (direction “Pirna Bahnhof”), get off at “Dresden Mitte”. Take tram no. 1 (direction “Dresden Prohlis”), get off at “Deutsches Hygiene-Museum”

See also: www.dresden-airport.de

From the main railway station:

  • Take tram no. 3 (direction “Dresden Wilder Mann”), 7 (direction “Weixdorf”) or 10 (direction “Dresden Ludwig-Hartmann-Straße”)
  • Get off at “Pirnaischer Platz”
  • Take tram 4 (direction “Dresden Kronstädter Platz”) or 12 (direction “Dresden Leutewitz”)
  • Get off at “Deutsches Hygiene-Museum”

See also: www.dvb.de

From the west via A4/A14 (Frankfurt/M, München, Leipzig):

  • Exit no. 77b “Dreieck Dresden West” into motorway A17 (direction Prag/Dresden-Gorbitz)
  • Take exit no. 3 “Südvorstadt” into B170 towards “Dresden Zentrum” (approximately 6 km)
  • Drive straight ahead up to “Pirnaischer Platz”
  • Turn right into “Grunaer Strasse” (direction “Gruna”)
  • After 200 m the Dorint Hotel is on the right side
  • Using a navigation system: Choose “Pirnaische Vorstadt” as district when you enter “Grunaer Strasse”.

From the north/east via A4/A13 (Hamburg, Berlin, Bautzen):

  • Exit Nr. 81 “Dresden/Hellerau” into B170 towards “Dresden Zentrum” (approximately 7 km)
  • Pass the bridge “Carolabrücke”
  • At the 2nd crossroad at “Pirnaischer Platz” turn left into “Grunaer Strasse” (direction “Gruna”)
  • After 200 m the Dorint Hotel is on the right side
  • Using a navigation system: Choose “Pirnaische Vorstadt” as district when you enter “Grunaer Strasse”.

Lageplan

Contact

Ms. Maren Sperber
edacentrum
Schneiderberg 32
30167 Hannover
Germany
fon: +49 511 762-19699
fax: +49 511 762-19695
infoatedacentrum [dot] de