Informations

Conference venue

The conference venue will be the Hotel Alexandra located in the most beautiful Fjord and Glacier Districts of Norway. The hotel is recognised as one of the best conference venues in Norway. We can guarantee that participants will not quickly forget the extraordinary beauty & hospitality of this region. The participants are expected to arrive at the hotel Saturday, June 9, and to travel home, either Wednesday, June 13 after lunch or Thursday, June 14 morning.

We would strongly recommend you to arrange your travel to Loen as soon as possible to obtain cheapest available flights. The most convenient travel is by airplane from Oslo Gardermoen airport to Sandane or Hovden operated by Widerøe (WF), local airports with hotel transfer service (60 min drive).


Accommodation

Hotel rooms have been reserved at the Hotel Alexandra. The Hotel Alexandra in Loen, surrounded by fjords, lakes, glaciers, mountains and waterfalls is one of the most sought after hotels in Norway. We strongly urge you to bring your partner or family.
The prices for a single and double room are NOK 1950 and NOK 1750, respectively (per person per night). The cost for lodging include breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Persons reserving accommodation are themselves liable. In the event that you should be unable to attend you are strongly advised to notify the Secretariat at least one week in advance.
Hotel Alexandra accepts all major credit cards.


Climate and Clothing

On the west coast of Norway the climate in June is pleasant with an average temperature maximum temperature of 20°C.
Light clothing with a sweater and raincoat for an occasional and rainy evening are recommended. For the excursions, you are advised to bring warm clothing and suitable walking shoes.
Today and next eight days weather forecast.
Hotel Alexandra has an excellent indoor and outdoor swimming pool, so don't forget to bring your swimming suit.


Travel routes to Loen:

Air route via Sandane Airport:
There are daily Widerøe flights between Oslo/Bergen and Sandane Airport by Dash 8 (50 seats). Sandane Airport is located about 55 km from Loen, approximately 60 minutes by coach. The Hotel Alexandra will arrange your coach service between the airport and the hotel according to your booking arrangements. The price of the hotel shuttle is dependent on number of passengers, please consult the price list. See below for pick-up prices.

Air route via Ørsta-Volda Hovden Airport:
There are daily Widerøe flights between Oslo/Bergen and Hovden Airport by Dash 8 (50 seats). Hovden Airport is located about 85 km from Loen, approximately 70 minutes by coach. The Hotel Alexandra will arrange your coach service between the airport and the hotel according to your booking arrangements. The price of the hotel shuttle is dependent on number of passengers, please consult the price list.

Air route via Ålesund Airport:
If you prefer to travel by a larger-sized plane (Boeing 737), you must use the Ålesund Airport, Vigra, 140 km from Loen. Travel time by coach from Vigra to Loen is about 3 hours along a route with magnificent scenery. The Hotel Alexandra will arrange your coach service between Vigra Airport and the hotel according to your booking requirements. SAS and Norwegian operate at Ålesund Airport. The price of the hotel shuttle is dependent on number of passengers, please consult the price list.

By bus:
Nor-Way Bus departures from Oslo daily 10:00 with arrival in Stryn 19:00. You may also use the night bus leaving Oslo 22:30 with arrival 07:00 the next morning. Take a bus or a taxi from Stryn to Hotel Alexandra.

Nor-Way Bus departures from Bergen daily 08:00, 11:40 and 15:10. Travel time to Stryn is approximately 6,5 hours. The bus stops at Hotel Alexandra.

By rail:
From Oslo travel by rail to Otta, and from there take a bus to Loen (200 km further).

By road:
If your prefer to drive, the journey from Oslo to Loen (500 km) will probably take you 7-9 hours. If delegates share a car, travel costs can be reduced considerably.


Alexandra Hotel Pick-up prices in 2016

All prices, one-way, per person, NOK

Sandane Airport, Anda and Hovden Airport, Ørsta/Volda:


Ålesund Airport, Vigra





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