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5th Zeuthen Workshop on Elementary Particle Theory

Loops and Legs in Quantum Field Theory

Bastei/Königstein, Germany

Sunday, April 09 - Friday, April 14, 2000


Arrival will be on Sunday, April 09, 2000.

We would like to ask you to register on arrival at our Welcome Desk at Hotel "Berghotel Bastei" after 4:00 pm.

The welcome reception will be at 8:30 pm.

The conference meetings start on Monday morning at 9:00 a.m.


Payment at the Workshop Secretary and of extras at the restaurant should be made in Deutsche Mark (DM).

You may exchange easiest foreign currencies on arrival at an exchange office at the airports, where also traveller cheques (in US $ or Deutsche Mark) may be cashed. Traveller checks (DM) and Eurocheques (ec) may be used for payment or chashed at the local bank office and the local post office up to DM 400,- + bank handling. If not possible otherwise currency exchange of European currencies (convertible in Germany) and US $ may also be done during the working hours of the local bank office of "Sparkasse".

Location and Hotels

The conference will take place at "Berghotel Bastei" in the mountain region Elbsandsteingebirge South of Dresden. The Bastei is one of the best known stone formations in the National Park "Saxonian Switzerland" raising to a height of about 200 m above Elbe river, offering extended hiking paths in its surrounding.

Accomodation will be both at "Berghotel Bastei" and "Landgasthaus Nicolai" at Lohmen.

From Lohmen, a shuttle service is provided to the conference site. Both are *** hotels. We would like to remark that the parking place at "Berghotel Bastei" is extremely limited; please inform the organizers if you will participate by car.


Bastei can be reached:

By car:

Use one of the free-ways leading to Dresden (A13, A4).

From the East the free-way A4 shall be left at exit Ottendorf-Okrilla and turn to Pirna. Cross Elbe river there and drive in direction Radeburg to the North of the periphery of Pirna.

From the West or from A13 use A4 and exit at Dresden Altstadt. Drive further to Pirna. Cross Elbe river there and drive in direction Radeburg to the North of the periphery of Pirna.

Then drive to Lohmen passing Radeberg following the signs. At the signs, "Bastei" is marked as a historic site (brown background).

By plane:

Dresden offers frequent flight connections to a series of the big European Airports. Please check the schedule here.

You may use the Airport bus to Dresden Main Railway Station and then proceed as described below. A taxi to the conference site "Berghotel Bastei" (not to be interchanged with the Bastei hotel at Dresden down town!) is about DM 100.

By train:

Take a train to Dresden Main Railway Station.

Change there to the S-Bahn direction Pirna/Bad Schandau and leave at Pirna.

We strongly recommend to take a Taxi in front of the station then to your hotel (about DM 30).

In principle, from the bus station in Robert-Koch-Strasse there commute a few times a day also busses to a bus stop near the Bastei, from where the conference site can be reached by a short walk.

The bus schedule is for going there here and for going back here.

In case you want to use a bus please ask at Pirna Railway Station how to reach the bus stop Robert-Koch-Strasse. It is a 5-10 min walking distance away.

Time table information of Deutsche Bundesbahn may be searched for here or here


On Friday 14, 2000, there will be conference bus leaving after lunch to Pirna Railway Station. The bus will reach there at about .....

Some additional links with touristic orientation:

Fortress Königstein: here

Elbsandsteingebirge: here

Visiting Dresden

If you plan to stay at Dresden for a couple of days before or after the Workshop,

please contact for Hotels,

for general information here,

and for museums here and here.

For the opera house please contact here.

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