Lucerne is easily accessible from the international airports of Zurich, Basel and Geneva by direct train. Departures from the airport are every 30 minutes as of 5:15 hrs.
Upon arriving at Lucerne’s main station (Hauptbahnhof), take bus No. 1 in the direction of “Maihof” and get off at the “Weggismatt” or “Maihofhöhe” bus stop. Follow the signs down to the lake, it is a short walk.
When driving from Zurich airport, take Motorway A4 (Zurich-Zug-Luzern) and follow the direction Luzern. Take the “Emmen Sud” exit and follow the “Rotsee” signs.
You can reach Lucerne’s main station (Hauptbahnhof) from all directions by train. From there, take bus No. 1 in the direction of “Maihof” and get off at the “Weggismatt” or “Maihofhöhe” bus stop. Follow the signs down to the lake, it is a short walk.
When arriving from the West, take Motorway A1 (Geneva-Berne-Zurich) and exit at the juntion “Wiggertal” which will lead you to Motorway A2 (Lucerne-Gotthard-Milano). Take the “Emmen Süd” exit and follow the “Rotsee” signs.
When arriving from the East, take Motorway A1 (St. Gallen-Zurich-Berne-Geneva) and then change to Motorway A4/A14 in direction Lucerne. Take the “Buchrain” exit and follow the “Rotsee” signs.
There are several buses which you will bring to the Lake Rotsee:
Bus number 19 track F
with direction to Friedental/Kantonsspital until stop ‘Luzern, Rosenberg’
Bus number 18 track F
with direction to Friedental/Kantonsspital until stop ‘Luzern, Jugendherberge’
Bus number 1 track B
with direction to Maihof until stop ‘Luzern, Schlossberg’
Bus number 1 track B
with direction to Maihof until stop ‘Luzern, Maihofmatte-Rotsee’
Bus number 22 track R
with direction to Inwil until stop ‘Ebikon, Falken’
Bus number 23 track S
with direction to Root until stop ‘Ebikon, Falken’
All teams are requested to book accommodation in the city area. The OC in principle does not provide transport services between accommodations and the venue. You will receive a guest card from the hotel, which allows you to use the public bus free of charge. These bus rides usually take 5 – 10 minutes.
If a team nevertheless wishes to have its own means of transport, the OC will assist them in organizing the transport, provided the need is notified to the OC before 1 May 2021. These transports are subject to a fee. Please contact email@example.com for this purpose.
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COVID PROTECTION PLAN
Following extensive discussions with all key stakeholders and applying the previously published decision-making framework, the World Rowing Executive Committee has verified that preparations for the two events conform with the World Rowing requirements and confirms that the two regattas will take place as planned:
- LUCERNE REGATTA (World Rowing Cup II) from 21 to 23 May 2021 in Lucerne, SUI
- Final Olympic Qualification Regatta from 15 to 17 May 2021 in Lucerne, SUI
- Ordering for PCR tests
Legal basis Federal SEM plus hardship case
Will be online as of April 1
Exception from quarantine rule
Will be online as of April 1
If you are coming to participate from a country requiring a visa, you will need an official invitation letter from the Organising Committee. In order to issue an invitation letter for you or your rowing team, we need the following information from each person:
- Family name, name
- Date of birth
- Passport number, issue and expiry date
- Function in the team (as for example athlete, coach)
In addition we need the name of your hotel and address and the exact check-in and check-out data. The invitation letter is issued only for the period of your stay in the hotel.
All teams are requested to book accommodation in the city area. As a matter of principle, the OC does not provide any transport services between the accommodations and the venue. You will receive a guest card from the hotel, which allows you to use the public bus free of charge. These bus rides usually take 5 – 10 minutes.
However, if a team wishes to have their own transportation, the OC will assist in arranging transportation as long as the need is communicated to the OC before May 1, 2021. There is a fee for these transports. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for this purpose.
We are able to offer a limited number of beds in low-cost bed & breakfast accommodation at the Youth Hostel, near the finish area (see attached application form). The accommodation will be allocated on a “first come, first served” basis.
Beds and rooms that have been booked but have not been fully used will be charged.
Closing date for applications: Thursday, 8 April 2021.
Order and cleaning
The Team Manager/Coach is responsible for keeping the accommodation in proper condition and returning room key/cards at the reception. Missing cards will have to be charged to the team. It is strictly forbidden to prepare meals or to change any electrical and/or sanitary installations. All costs which result from damage or degragation have to be paid by the user. The OC will not be held liable.
Number of beds: Limited
50% on reservation; 50% upon arrival
Validity of Reservation
The reservation is confirmed as soon as the payment is registered by the Organising Committee.
To confirm your booking, please return the signed booking confirmation to email@example.com
Accommodation Youth Hostel Lucerne
Valid from Wednesday, 12 May to Monday, 24 May 2021
|TYPE||Bed & Breakfast (excl. VAT)|
|A||Bed in a room of 2 beds||70.00 CHF (per person per day|
|B||Bed in a room of 4 or 6 beds||60.00 CHF (per person per day|
Quotation for full board will be provided upon request
Please use the following Forms
MEALS ARRANGEMENTS AT THE VENUE
Due to Corona measurements, we highly recommend to organize all meals (incl. lunch) with your hotel (accommodation).
We will only offer a limited selection of food in pre-packed packages at the venue for the special price of 18 CHF per meal. The meal details will follow closer to the event but will consist of a healthy, athlete friendly selections.
Please order your meals in advance with the enclosed meal request form.
Orders for these meals must be made:
- before 30 April 2021 for the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta and
- before 7 May 2021 for the World Rowing Cup II
on the enclosed form, to be sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org
TEAM TENTS AND SPACE IN THE ATHLETE’S REST AREA
Teams will not be permitted to bring their own tents.
Tents of 5x5m will be offered by the OC at a cost of CHF 450 per event or CHF 600 for both events (WRC and FOQR). Electricity will be delivered through the OC at costs of CHF 150 per event or CHF 200 for both events.
Please email us your request by 8 April 2021 to email@example.com
In addition, limited space for small teams (up to 3 persons) can be granted on a first come first save basis in the athlete’s rest area.
BOAT RACKS / BOAT TRAILERS
- Boat spaces on the Boat racks will be allocated by OC.
- Boats only used for the Final Olympic Qualification regatta will have to be removed by Monday 17 May 20.00 hrs.
- Boats only used for the World Rowing Cup II will not be allowed on the venue before Tuesday 18 May 16.00 hrs.
- We will provide a list of the Boat allocation by event after the entry deadline.
- Boat trailers may not arrive before Wednesday 12 May 16.00 hrs for Final Olympic Qualification Regatta and before Tuesday 18 May 16.00 hrs for the World Rowing Cup II.
- Boat trailers must be unloaded as soon as they arrive, and the boats have to be placed on the boat racks.
- Boat trailers must leave the boat park immediately after unloading and be parked in Ebikon „Do-it-yourself-Parking“. Maps will be available with the Team Manager Manual closer to the event.
- All drivers of the Boat trailers must be accredited before entering the venue with the Boat trailers. Team managers / Team Covid Officer shall organize the accreditation beforehand.