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CONTACT

RACIRI SUMMER SCHOOL
Secretariat, c/o DESY
Notkestraße 85
22607 Hamburg

M: raciri@desy.de
T: +49 40 8998 4172
F: +49 40 8994 4172

 

Quick Information

Local Information

The RACIRI Summer School 2016 will take place in Repino, near Saint Petersburg in the Russian Federation. The meeting venue is the Repino Cronwell Park Hotel, Primorskoe Shossee 394, 197738 Repino, Russia.

More information on the venue is available here.

Travel information:

Repino is a small town located at the north shore of Gulf of Finland 30 km out of St. Petersburg. The Organizing Committee will arrange the local transfers of the participants and lecturers from the railway stations and the airport of Saint-Petersburg to the Repino Cronwell Park Hotel at the scheduled time. We kindly ask to inform us about your travel plans to give us possibility for organizing local transfers.

By Air:
You can get to Saint-Petersburg through Pulkovo Airport (LED). More than 100 flights per day connect Pulkovo Airport with the most major European cities.
You can also use the airports of Moscow (700 km out of St. Petersburg) and Helsinki (450 km out of St. Petersburg) from where you can get to St. Petersburg by train for 3.5 - 4 hours.

By train from Moscow:
Please, use the fast train “Sapsan” – 10 trains per day, it takes 4 hours from Moscow to Saint-Petersburg. Another option is to use the night trains. They pass the distance roughly in eight hours.
By train from Helsinki:
There are 4 trains per day. It takes 3.5 hours from Helsinki to Saint-Petersburg.
You may get detailed information about train time-table and buy a ticket on the web-site of Russian Railways (http://pass.rzd.ru/main-pass/public/en).
By taxi from the Pulkovo Airport (Saint-Petersburg):
Travelling by taxi from Pulkovo Airport offers the flexible way of getting into Saint Petersburg or beyond. Taxi Pulkovo counters are located at Arrivals hall on the first floor of the Terminal (https://www.pulkovoairport.ru/en/transport/taxi/). The way by taxi to the Repino Cronwell Park Hotel takes 1.5 - 2 hours.
Please do not use an illegal taxi and please take in mind that the Organizing Committee will arrange the local transfers of the participants and lecturers from the railway stations and the airport of Saint-Petersburg to the Repino Cronwell Park Hotel. Just inform us about your flight or train.