Local and Practical Information
TRAVELLING TO GARCHING
Garching lies about 13 km north-east of Munich and 17 km south-west of Munich international airport (Franz Josef Strauss). Please follow these instructions to travel to Garching.
To consult the time tables of the Munich public tranportation network please have a look at the MVV journey planner and consult the following link for some more information on the available tickets and use of public transport.
TRAVELLING TO THE WORKSHOP VENUE
We advise all participants participating in the hybrid conference locally to travel to the workshop venue with the subway (U-Bahn), line U6. The subway (U-Bahn) station in Garching is indicated with a large blue "U"-sign, centrally located and within close reach of the Garching hotels. Take the subway (U-Bahn) line U6, with destination "Garching Forschungszentrum" (Garching Research Campus) - this is the last stop on the line. Exit the station at the rear end of the train and follow the sign for ESO (see also this map). Here is some more information on the use of public transport.
Some helpful information about the ESO facilities, Garching hotels and restaurants, the Max Planck Canteen as well as the possibility to experience the ESO Headquarters via a virtual tour can be found here.
The conference will be held in hybrid mode, locally in the ESO Auditorium, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2, Garching near Munich as well as virtually via MS Teams.
REGISTRATION DESK FOR THE CONFERENCE
Registration will take place on March 27, 2023, from 11:00, in front of the ESO Auditorium "Eridanus".
ESO RECEPTION DESK
Contact phone number: +49 89 32006 0
Open wireless internet is available in most parts of the ESO building.
There are banks and cash-points in Garching. All main credit and debit cards are accepted (with PIN code). Please note that the banks may close during lunch time and have otherwise opening hours grossly different from shops.
Munich weather in February/March is cold. Typical temperatures range from about -5 to +5 degrees Celsius, so please dress accordingly. For more information, see Weather Online.
Deutsche Bahn (German Railways)
Munich public transport (MVV)
Munich Tourist Office
Bayerische Staatsoper (The Munich Opera House)
Cinemas in Munich
Restaurants in Garching