The Sixth International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference
Zürich, June 21-26, 2011

Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction

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Post-Conference Cultural Tours

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Post-conference cultural tours organized by Zürich Tourism are scheduled for June 25 and 26, 2011. Advance payment is required either by Paypal (on Registration page) or wire transfer before May 22, 2011.

June 25: Culture tour to the Rhine Falls in Schaffhausen

  • Duration: 4-5 hours
  • Start: ca. 9.00am
  • Participants have lunch individually near the Rhine Falls (various options)
  • Participants choose their program individually:

e.g. - Boat trip to the rock in the middle of the Rhine Falls
e.g. - Boat trip round the Rhine Falls basin
e.g .- Guided tour of the Rhine Falls

Difficulty Level: Most of the area around the rhinefall basin is quite flat; steep stairs are involved to get to some special places (eg. Rock in the Rhinefall, one of the restaurants). The boat trips require that you be able to climb into the boat.

June 26: Culture Tour to Lucerne

  • Duration: 6-7 hours
  • Start: ca. 9.00am
  • Participants have lunch individually in Lucerne
Recommended sightseeing locations in Lucerne:

Chapel Bridge, Water Tower, Lion Monument ("The dying Lion of Lucerne"), KKL Luzern (Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne, designed by Jean Nouvel), Glacier Garden (a significant natural monument with its huge glacial potholes and erratic blocks from the Ice Age, fossilized shells and palm leaves from 20 million years ago) Jesuit Church (first large sacral Baroque church in Switzerland), many historical buildings clad in frescos that border the Old Town on the right bank of the River Reuss.

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