Social Events

Gala Dinner on Wednesday September 7th

Discover a Swiss typical evening. Bring warm clothes!

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Visits on Thursday, September 8th (at the end of the Scientific Sessions)

Three visits are organised simultaneously during the afternoon of Thursday.
The rates of the visit are not included in the congress registration fees.
For the visits, The participants must be equipped with walking shoes, warm clothes and sunglasses

Visit 1 – Parc des Diables

Les Diablerets’ treetop adventure park!
Venture along obstacle trails set-up high in the trees. Experience the 3 different courses and negociate the obstacles, ladders and bridges that lead you high up into the trees.
Rate: CHF 90 per person (VAT not included) – the rate includes the guides, the parc entrance and refreshments
Duration of the tour: 2-3 hours – back to Les Diablerets at 15h30

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Visit 2 – Hiking « les Ormonts »

Hiking from les Diablerets to Vers l’Eglise and visit of the typical mountain village and the charming museum. The current exhibition illustrates the story of the « A.S.D » Aigle – Sépey – Diablerets trainline, 100 years of conquering the mountain!
Rate: CHF 60 per person (VAT not included) – the rate includes the guides, the museum entrance and refreshments
Duration of the tour: walk around 1 hour – back to Les Diablerets at 15h30

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 Visit 3 – Glacier experience

24 peaks over 4000m can be seen from the top of the glacier! A variety of activities are organised surrounded by this breath-taking panorama.
13h: transfer by minibus to Col du Pillon
13h20: Ascension by cable-car to the Glacier 3000
Treck on the Glacier (1h): accompanied by 2 mountain guides, who shall explain the glacier geography
Ride the Alpine Coaster: highest roller-coaster in the world, 1km descent, 100m drop in altitude, 11 waves, 3 jumps, 2 bridges and a maximum of speed of 40km per hour!
Peak Walk: The « Peak Walk by Tissot » is the first suspension bridge (107m long and 80cm wide) between two points, connecting the View Point with the main peak « Scex Rouge ». « Schnaps » offered at the end of the bridge!
16h00: Descent with the cable-cars to the Col du Pillon
16h30: Back to the village Les Diablerets
Rate: CHF 180 per person (VAT not included) – the rate includes, the bus transfert, the guides, the cable car, the alpine coaster, the Peak-Walk and refreshments

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