Air travel Information

 

List of airports getting to and around Brno:

Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG)

Brno–Tuřany Airport (BRQ)

Pardubice Airport (PED)

Leoš Janáček Airport Ostrava (OSR)

Bratislava Airport (BTS)

Vienna International Airport (VIE)

Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF)

 

Ground Transportation (to and from the airport)

 

Prague to Brno:

 

By bus: Regiojet yellow bus from Prague airport (bus stop Praha-Letiště Václava Havla) to Brno (transit at bus station Praha Florenc, ca. 45 min waiting time, in total 4 hours trip), tickets available online (https://jizdenky.regiojet.cz/)

 

By bus and train: Bus airport express from terminal 1 to stop Praha main train station (Praha hlavní nádraží), ticket available at bus or online (https://www.cd.cz/en); train Praha main train station to Brno, ticket available online (https://www.cd.cz/en), in total ca 3hours

 

Bratislava to Brno: public transport from the airport – bus line 61 to station Hlavná stanica, Train from Bratislava hlavná stanica to Brno, ca. 2 hours.

 

Vienna to Brno: Regiojet yellow bus from Vienna - Schwechat Airport Busstation, platform no. 3 to Brno, no transit, 2:20 hours, tickets available online (https://jizdenky.regiojet.cz/).

 

 

Public transport in Brno

 

Tram line number 12 from station Hlavní nádraží in direction to Technologický park, bus stop Technologický park (terminus), ca. 20 min, ticket can be purchased from ticket machine at the bus stop (single ticket 60 min 25 czk, 24 hours ticket 90 czk)

 

 

Taxi in Prague and Brno:

 

https://www.citytaxibrno.cz/en/

https://www.citytaxi.cz/en/taxi

 

 

Accommodation – early booking recommended

 

Hotel Palacky: close to conference venue, ca. 600 czk per night and person, breakfast included (www.hotel-palacky.cz/en/).

Sport Hotel: close to the conference venue, ca. 1 000 czk per night and person, breakfast included (http://www.a-sporthotel.cz/en/).

Pension Edison: close to conference venue, ca 2700 czk per night and person, breakfast included (https://www.pension-edison.cz/en/)

VIA Hostel s.r.o.Štefánikova 24, ca 270 czk per night and per person, 

(http://hostelfleda.com/).

Hostel Eleven: Dominikánská 11, ca 300 czk per night and per person, (http://www.hosteleleven.com/en/).

Hostel Mitte: Panská 362/11, ca 455 czk per night and per person, (http://en.hostelmitte.com/).


Brno City Centre

 

Villa Tugendhat

 

The Villa of Greta and Fritz Tugendhat, designed by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and built in 1929–1930, is a monument of modern architecture, and is the only example of modern architecture in the Czech Republic inscribed in the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites.

 

Ticket online: http://rezervace.spilberk.cz/villa-tugendhat/list?mrsid=1 

 

Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul

 

Located on the Petrov hill in the centre of the city of Brno in the Czech Republic. It is a national cultural monument and one of the most important pieces of Baroque architecture in South Moravia. Possible to climb onto a tower which offers nice view.

 

Špilberk Castle

 

It is a castle on the hilltop in Brno, Southern Moravia bulit in thefirst half of the 13th century.

 

10-Z Bunker

 

500 meters of tunnels, which visitors can explore without a guide and at their own pace. If this does not suffice and you want to explore this nuclear fallout shelter from top to bottom in a small group with a guide, consider taking part in a guided excursion.

 

Freedom Square (Náměstí Svobody)

 

This square is triangular in shape and is intersected with tram tracks. You can find several monuments and nice buildings including the Plague Column, the House of Lords of Lipá, and also an atypical fountain and the latest attraction – an atypical clock in the shape of cartridge. The monument is six metres high and is made of black African granite.

 

Labyrinth Under the Vegetable Market (Labyrint pod Zelným trhem)

 

Unique and mysterious places with medieval cellars hidden six to eight metres below ground. You can learn how food, wine, and beer were once stored and how this underground space used to be lit, and also see a collection of archaeological findings.

 

Brno Observatory and Planetarium

 

You can fly into space, look into the microworld, discover the secret of life, immerse yourself into the realm of fantasy, partially reveal the future and live a science-fiction story.

 

Technical Museum in Brno

 

It exhibits technology from clock components to planes. It processes not only material ollections illustrating development of the important fields of science and technology, but also scientific documentation of historical and contemporary production.

 

The Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University (Botanická zahrada Brno)

 

It offers outdoor collections with Plant Systém with about 1500 species freom 85 families of vascular plants situated on an area of 0.3 ha in front of the greenhouses. The greenhouses consist of five tunnel-like structures of which the largest (10.5 m high) is situated in the middle. Four are used for public exhibition and the fifth serves as a nursery. The total area of the greenhouses is 1200 m2.

 

Brno Reservoir

 

It is a dam on the Svratka River right outside the city of Brno.

 

Game-preserve Holedná

 

It is a purpose-built huntsmen facility for enclosure breeding of mouflon and fallow-deer. There is an educative path with information about the bred animals.

 

VIDA!

 

Near the Brno trade fair complex, playful explorers of all ages will find more than one hundred and seventy interactive exhibits over an area of nearly 5,000 square meters that will give them a better understanding of the world around us. This unique exhibition is divided into four thematic sections: the Planet, Civilization, Man and the Microworld. The Science Centre for Children is an independent section for visitors from 2 to 6 years old.