ALL TOURS SHOULD BE BOOKED AND PAID BEFORE AUGUST 24. 
ON SITE BOOKING AND PAYMENT IS NOT POSSIBLE!


 

Pre-Conference Tours: CELJE, PIRAN

August 26 and August 27, 2018

 

August 26, 2018, 9:00 - 20:00

Meeting point at French Revolution Square, at 8.45

Ground-Up CELJE Tour
The Celje Castle, Plečnik, Ravnikar and Post-War social housing in Celje

This tour was set by the local students of architecture and is focusing on the problematic situation regarding the post-war Celje modernism, social housing as well as on highlighting remarkable medival center of Celje, some Secession and Post-War monuments, natural landmarks, museums and historical heritage jewels from the site. The lunch will be served in Hotel Europa. Return to Ljubljana in the evening.

Price: 53 EUR, fees and lunch included.


 

August 27, 2018, 9:00 - 20:00

Meeting point at French Revolution Square, at 8.45

Slovenian Karst Region and PIRAN Tour
Škocjan Caves, Lipica, Piran

This tour will focus on the breathtaking natural and cultural history of the Slovenian Karst and Littoral Region. Groundbreaking Škocjan Caves have been proclamed as UNESCO Natural Heritage Site in 1986. Lipica Stud Farm with famous horses – lipizzaners, was set by the Habsburgs, who ruled this area over 600 years. Lunch will take place at Gostilna Gombač in Lokev village with ecceptional local dishes. The coastal town Piran is one of the most pitoresque spots in Slovenia's 46 km coastline area, with central elliptical square, designed by the architect Boris Podrecca.  Return to Ljubljana in the evening.

Price: 105 Eur, fees and lunch included.


 

Post-Conference Tours: BLED, NOVA GORICA

September 1 and September 2, 2018 

 

September 1, 2018, 9:00 - 20:00

Meeting point at French Revolution Square, at 8.45

BLED and Gorenjska Tour
Stražišče, Kranj, Begunje, Bled, Radovljica

This tour focuses on the pearls of Slovenian post-war modernism by Danilo Fürst's Stražišče Primary School and Bled Forest Authority, as well as on Edvard Ravnikar's masterpieces in Kranj and Begunje. It also gives an experience to rest in the shadow of Plečnik's rudimentar Murke »garden houses« and to experience boat trip to Lake Bled Island. The local cuisine will be served in Pr'Lectar Restaurant in Radovljica, a delightful mediveal town with rich cultural and natural background. Return to Ljubljana in the evening.

Price: 90 EUR, fees and lunch included.


 

September 2, 2018, 9:00 - 20:00

Meeting point at French Revolution Square, at 8.45

ŠTANJEL - NOVA GORICA – GORIŠKA BRDA – TRST Tour
Štanjel, Nova Gorica/Gorizia with sourroundings, Goriška Brda, Trst/Trieste

This tour will start in the Max Fabiani's remarkable Štanjel town. Furthermore it will focus on the modernist new town Nova Gorica, designed by the pioneer of Slovenian urban planning, prof. Edvard Ravnikar in 1947 with LC's La Ville Radieuse as a reference point. Described in Ravnikar's words; We were supposed to build something great, beautiful and proud, something to radiate over the border. In Goriška Brda we will climb the dare functionalist Marko Šlajmer's Gonjače tower with the views as long as to the Trieste Bay and taste cuisine in Hiša Franko, by the 2017s World's best female chef Ana Roš. The tour will end in Trieste, visiting some outstanding examples of Slovenian and Italian modernism. Return to Ljubljana in the evening.

Price: 173 EUR, fees and lunch included.


 

September 3, 2018, 10:00

VILLA TUGENDHAT and Brno city tour

This tour includes visiting 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 registred in the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites.

Apart from Vila Tugendhat, Brno is home of hundreds of modernist buildings constructed between 1918 and 1945. The second guided tour presents some of the most interesting functionalistic buildings in Brno city centre, designed by Bohuslav Fuchs, Oskar Poriska, Ernst Wiesner and other famous architects.

Meeting point: Villa Tugendhat (10:00)

Price: 55 EUR, fee includes guided tours and lunch.
THE FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMODATION NOR JOURNEY.
The number limit of participans: 20 – 50

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Website: http://www.tugendhat.eu/en/homepage.html.

Information you may need about the City of Brno:

 

Hotel accommodation in Brno

There are numerous good quality hotels in the city centre you can see the widest range through the official tourism site of Brno: https://www.gotobrno.cz/en/find-your-way-in-brno/accommodation-in-brno/

Our tips:

Penzion Dvořákova  Single room: 51 EUR
http://www.penziondvorakova.com/  
Walking distance from the centre:            500 m (6 min), from the Villa Tugendhat: 1,8 km (24 min).

 

Hotel Continental Single room: 73 EUR
https://www.continentalbrno.cz/page/en/homepage)  
Walking distance from the centre:            700 m (9 min), from the Villa Tugendhat: 1,6 km (21 min).

 

Hotel Slavia Single room: 69 EUR
http://www.slaviabrno.cz/en/  
Walking distance from the centre:         400 m (5 min), from the Villa Tugendhat: 1,9 km (24 min).

 

BEST WESTERN PREMIER Hotel International Brno  Single room: 130 EUR
https://www.hotelinternational.cz/en/  
Walking distance from the centre:        

500 m (6 min), from the Villa Tugendhat: 2,2 km (29 min).

 

Hotel Bobycentrum Single room: 62 EUR
http://hotelbobycentrum.cz/en/  
Walking distance from the centre:         2,2 km (29 min), from the Villa Tugendhat: 1 km (14 min).

 

How to get to Brno
We recommend going by bus called Flixbus to Brno (1 transfer in Vienna Erdberg).
There is also possiblility to fly from Ljubjana to Vienna with Adria Airways (45 minutes flight) or take a ÖBB train. Then you can choose one of the transfer options from Vienna to Brno.
The bus station and the railway station in Brno are both within walking distance from the city centre.


 

Ljubljana > Vienna

ÖBB (train) - https://tickets.oebb.at/en/ticket

FliXbus (bus) - https://www.flixbus.cz/

Adria (flight) - https://www.adria.si/en/

 

Vienna > Brno

ÖBB (train) - https://tickets.oebb.at/en/ticket

Student agency - regiojet (train, bus) - https://jizdenky.regiojet.cz/?1

FliXbus (bus) - https://www.flixbus.cz/

Lufthansa Austria (flight) - https://www.lufthansa.com/at/en/Homepage


 

How to get to Villa Tugendhat by public transport:

From the main railway station: tram no. 9 to Tomanova stop and from there along Tomanova street (approximately 20 min.)
From Česká street: trams no. 3, 5 to Dětská nemocnice stop and from there along Černopolní street (approximately 15 min.)

TIC - Information Centres  (https://ticbrno.cz/en

  • Information Centre at Radnická (“Under the Crocodile”)

Radnická 8, 658 78 Brno
Opening hours:
Mon – Fri: 08:00 – 18:00
Sat – Sun and holidays: 09:00 – 18:00
October – March:

Mon - Fri: 8:30 – 18:00
Sat, Sun and holidays: 09:00 – 18:00

Contact:
+420 542 427 150 / 151
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  • Information Centre in front of Main Train Station

Nádražní 1, 658 78 Brno
Opening hours:
Mon – Sun: 9:00 – 17:00

Contact:
+420 725 518 113
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