Congress City: Lugano, Switzerland
Getting there

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By Plane

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Up to 25% discount with Swiss International Air Lines!

To take advantage of this offer, book easily and conveniently via the following exclusive link and enter your e-mail address to begin:
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Swiss International Air Lines is proud to be the Official Carrier for the 9th International Congress of the F.M. Alexander Technique in Lugano and is offering reductions of up to 25% depending on the fare type, route and space availability. Congress Fares are valid on the entire SWISS route network for flights to Switzerland, including flights operated by partner airlines under an LX flight number. These fares are now bookable for the travel period 14 days prior to and 14 days after the event.

The special SWISS congress fare is marked with a red "C". It may not necessarily be the lowest fare but it offers flexibility in the event of rebooking or cancellation.

SWISS looks forward to pampering you on board with typical Swiss hospitality!

 

The best intercontinental flight connections are from/to the Italian airport of ⇒Milan-Malpensa and the Swiss airport of ⇒Zurich.

The Italian airports Milan-Linate and Bergamo-Orio al Serio offer reasonable airfares from Europe.

You may also want to check out the airport of Lugano, which is situated south of the Alps between Zurich and Milan. Note however that flights into Lugano airport might be a little on the expensive side.

Airport Transfers

Milan-Malpensa is served daily by Shuttle Buses to Lugano. Reservations are recommended. For reservations, detailed information on timetable and ticket prices please contact the bus companies directly - since their websites are in Italian language only you might prefer to contact them via email or phone:

Star Station
Email: info@starstation.ch
Info- Phone: +41 91 994 88 78
Reservation-Phone: +41 91 260 04 19
Web: www.starstation.ch

 

Malpensa Express - Giosy Tours
Email: info@giosytours.ch
Phone: +41 91 858 23 23
Web: www.malpensaexpress.ch

From Zurich airport there are hourly trains which travel through spectacular countryside. Please visit the Zurich aiport railway info page or the ⇒official SBB/CFF/FFS website for more details and timetable/route information.

For bus transfers from and to all the Italian airports of Milan-Malpensa, Milan-Linate, Bergamo-Orio al Serio as well as the aiport of Lugano please feel free to contact
Amiconi Consulting, our exclusive local handling agent for the 9th International Alexander Technique Congress.

Logo Amiconi ConsultingAmiconi Consulting
Via al Forte 10
CH - 6900 Lugano
Tel +41.91.921 38 12
Fax +41.91.921 38 13
www.amiconiconsulting.ch
info@amiconiconsulting.ch

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By Train

The SBB/CFF/FFS, the Swiss railroad network, is extremely widespread and permits one to reach every inhabited centre of the country.

The Lugano city centre is easy to reach on foot (10 min.) or with convenient public means of transportation.

Above text taken from Lugano Tourism.

Please visit the official SBB/CFF/FFS website for details and timetable/route information.

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By Car

Lugano is served by the motorway axis that directly connects Northern Europe to the Mediterranean.

Coming from Milan, take the Laghi A9 motorway in the direction of Como-San Gottardo or the A8 motorway in the direction of Varese-Stabio (Gaggiolo). Advised exit: Lugano Sud.

Coming from Zurich take the A2 motorway in the direction of San Gottardo-Chiasso-Italy. Advised exit: Lugano Nord.

Please remember that to drive on Swiss motorways it is necessary to be equipped with the motorway sticker that is to be applied onto the car windshield (the cost: 40.- SFR – valid from Jan.-Dec.) it may be purchased at Customs.

Above directions taken from Lugano Tourism.

Please refer to Lugano Tourism for detailed directions and maps.

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