Swiss edu-ID project - final event


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Date of the event: Wed, 8 September 2021, 10:00 - 16:00

You were part of an exciting journey: Together with us you have further developed an important basic infrastructure for the Swiss Higher Education institutions.
At the end of this part of the journey, we would like to invite project participants to celebrate with us what has been achieved and to look together further into the future.
After a long period without an opportunity for direct meetings, we would be very pleased to welcome you to this get together. To take account of the circumstances, most of the programme takes place in the open air (ship, garden, garden tents) and we adhere to the respective COVID precautions.


Bring with you: GA / half fare travelcard (GA/Halbtax), protection mask, casual clothing, comfortable shoes, sunglasses, ev. umbrella

  • Individual journey to Biel. Arrival of trains:
    • from Basel (8:28 - 9:43 (duration 1:15)
      from Berne 9:12 - 9:38 (duration 0:28)
      from Brig 7:48 - 9:35 (duration 1:47)
      from Chur 7:08 - 9:43 (duration 2:35)
      from Fribourg 8:34 (duration 1:04)
      from Geneva: 8:15 - 9:43 (duration 1:28)
      from Lausanne  8:31 - 9:43 (duration: 1:12)
      from Lucerne 8:05 - 9:43 (duration1:38)
      from St. Gallen: 7:28 - 9:43 (duration 2:15)
      from Zürich 8:30 - 9:43 (duration 1:13)

  • 10:00-10:15 individual walk to the harbour (ca. 15 minutes; see map below)
  • 10:00 Gathering at the harbour of Biel near the ship
  • 10:15 Departure of our ship "Chasseral". Welcome and aperitif
  • 11:05 Arrival at harbour Ligerz and few minutes walk to bottom station of Vinifuni (see map below)
  • 11:22 and 11:27 Departure of extra trips from Ligerz Talstation with Vinifuni funicular, some minutes ride to Festi/Château
  • 11:30 - 12:15 From Festiguet guided tour in the footsteps of Dürrenmatt or individual visit of Festi
  • 12:15 -15:15 Barbecue at Festiguet
  • 15:24 extra trip Vinifuni back to Ligerz or walk through the vineyards (ca. 25 minutes walk; see map below)
  • Departure of trains from Ligerz for individual return
    • to Basel: 15:54
    • to Berne: 15:54
    • to Brig: 15:54
    • to Chur: 15:54
    • to Fribourg: 15:32 (take regular Vinifuni 15:17)
    • to Geneva: 15:32 (take regular Vinifuni 15:17)
    • to Lausanne: 15:32 (take regular Vinifuni 15:17)
    • to Lucerne: 15:54
    • to St. Gallen: 15:54
    • to Zürich: 15:54


 Walk from train station to harbour Biel:


Overview Ligerz (walk to Talstation):


Walk from Festiguet to Ligerz back to train station:


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