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Behind-the-scenes visit to CERN Geneva

Thursday 27th March 2014 @ 18:30
to Sunday 30th March 2014


Roderick Rhys Jones - Tour Leader

So great has been the interest in our tours of CERN that we are delighted to announce arrangements for a third visit for our Members.

CERN III will take place from the evening of Thursday 27 March to the morning of Sunday 30 March.

As before, we have booked the charming Hotel de France in Ferney-Voltaire, France. This small town is conveniently located for CERN, Geneva airport and the centre of Geneva. We will be meeting for dinner on Thursday evening and on Friday we are arranging tours of the Large Hadron Collider and the Compact Muon Solenoid at CERN. On Saturday we will be visiting Geneva to see the Museum of History of Science; the Botanical Gardens, with free time before a guided walking tour of the Old City and the closing dinner. We will be arranging lunch, dinners and most local transportation as part of the tour.

Programme

Thursday 27 March 
Arrive Geneva. We have a block booking for accommodation in Hotel de France, Ferney-Voltaire.
18.30 Drinks, Hotel de France
19.30 Dinner, Hotel de France
 
Friday 28 March
From 7.30 Breakfast 
9.00 Transport to CERN
9.30 Overall presentation of CERN, the LHC and visit laboratories and experiments above ground
13.00 Lunch at CERN canteen 
14.30 Tour of Compact Muon Solenoid experiment including underground facilities and the CMS device itself
17.30 Transport to Hotel
19.30 Dinner at L'imprevu, just a walk down the street from the hotel in Ferney-Voltaire.
 
Saturday 29 March
From 8.00 Breakfast
10.00 Transport to Geneva
11.00 Visit to the Museum of History of Science
13.00 Lunch at Le Pyramus, in the Botanical Gardens
14.00 Explore the Botanical Gardens or visit other parts of Geneva
16.00 Walking tour of Old City of Geneva perched on the hill above the lake 
19.00 Closing Dinner, Navy Syracuse, Old City Geneva
 
Sunday 30 March
From 8.00 Breakfast

Venue: CERN