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Social Programme

An attractive social programme will be available, as the venue is located in the city center. One may enjoy winter(sports) in the Austrian Alps, explore the Swarowski Crystal World in the nearby city of Wattens.

Alpine Skiing:

Patscherkofel skiingA complimentary shuttlebus service will be available in the afternoons (departure from Hotel Grauer Bär at 12:50) to transfer interested participants to the skiing slopes. Depending on the snow situation, the shuttlebus will take skiers to either Patscherkofel or Axamer Lizum. Please indicate in the travel form if you would like to rent skiing gear. Private skiing lessons are possible for beginners - please contact "Ski und Snowboard Schule Innsbruck"!


Ski Rental

The ski rental "Die Börse" located in Innsbruck offers a 10% discount for SysBio2011 participants upon showing the name badge. A shuttle from and to the Hotel Grauer Bär will be available on Saturday, February 26 and on Sunday, February 27. The equipment can be stored in the hotel (special room) during the whole course. As a special service, the equipment will be picked up by the ski rental store after the course. Please indicate in the travel form if you would like to rent skiing gear.

Swarovski Crystal World:

Swarovski Crystal World Image kindly provided by WikimediaA daily bus leaves from Innsbruck to the Swarowski Crystal World in Wattens. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk in the Hotel Grauer Bär.