Key Information

Final Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta 2024
19. – 21. May 2024

  • venue Opening: 17. May 2024
  • link to World Rowing event site: LINK

World Rowing Cup II 2024, Lucerne
24.-26. May 2024

  • venue Opening: 22. May 2024, no trailers allowed on venue before 21. May, 16h00
  • link to World Rowing event site: LINK

Accommodation and Shuttle Services


Partner Hotel and Shuttle Service

In light of limited availability of fully accessible rooms and increasing costs for accommodation in the city of Lucerne we have pre-reserved a number of rooms at the Seminarhotel Campus Sursee (***) and will offer a shuttle service between the Hotel and the Venue during both the FOaPQR and the WRC II. The hotel has previously been used by some teams and is located just 30min from the venue in Lucerne.
We have also, as in previous years, pre-reserved a number of beds at the Youth Hostel, which is in walking distance of the Venue.
Please make sure to book your rooms as early as possible!


Seminarhotel Campus Sursee

Please find additional information about the hotel here: LINK

Please use the following link for booking and use the PROMO CODE: “LUCERNE REGATTA” – LINK
First come first serve! The deadline for booking is 15.03.2024

Location: The hotel is located a few kilometers outside of Lucerne and can be reached within 30min from the venue by the shuttle service provided.
Google Maps Location: LINK

Price and Services: The ***hotel offers rooms from CHF 80 per night per person (incl. Breakfast and taxes) and has a limited number of fully wheelchair accessible rooms. They are experienced in hosting large sporting events (including para-events).


Shuttle Service

There will be a shuttle service from the Seminarhotel Campus Sursee to the venue, operating daily from 16. May 2024 – 26. May 2024. Detailed shuttle schedule and departure/arrival locations will be published here ahead of the regatta.

The shuttle service is available for all athletes/ staff members staying at the Seminarhotel Campus Sursee. The OC is charging 10CHF per day per person staying at the hotel for the shuttle service.

This fee will be charged to everyone staying at the hotel, irrespective of the actual shuttle service usage.


Low Cost Accommodation

We have also pre-reserved a number of rooms at the youth hostel in Lucerne, in walking distance to the Rotsee. Find more information about the youth hostel here: LINK. Please contact them directly to make a booking.

The booking deadline is 30.04.2024 – First come first serve!

Contact details to make a booking: luzern@youthhostel.ch

Please include a detailed address, the number of beds, the type of room and the exact check-in and check-out dates. There are rooms with 2, 4 and 6 beds available. Prices range from 50 CHF – 70 CHF per night per person. This is a youth hostel with most rooms having no private bathrooms.


Additional support

Do you have any questions? Please contact our head office: info@lucerneregatta.com

Should you prefer to stay in town or are you looking for an alternative accommodation? Please contact the following company for help.

Bucher Travel
Ms Melanie Baggenstoos
Pilatusstrasse 27
CH-6036 Dierikon-Lucerne
Switzerland
Tel.: +41 41 418 55 44
E-mail: booking@buchertravel.ch
www.buchertravel.ch

Please mention “World Rowing Cup Lucerne” when booking.

VISA

Should you require a visa to enter Switzerland, 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:

  • Surname, first name
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number, date of issue and expiry
  • Function in the team (e.g. athlete, coach)

We also need the name of your hotel with address and the exact check-in and check-out dates. The invitation letter will only be issued for the booking period at the hotel.

Please let us know in which Swiss embassy you will apply for the visa/visas in your country.

Please send us this information by email well in advance to: info@lucerneregatta.com.

Unsure about the VISA requirements for entering Switzerland? Please check here to be sure: https://www.eda.admin.ch/eda/en/home/einreise-aufenthalt-schweiz/visabestimmungen-visumantragsformular.html

Services on Site

Catering on site - FOPQR

We are happy to provide healthy low cost meals (lunch and dinner) on the first floor of the rowing centre at the venue during the regatta in Lucerne. Please note that all meals must be pre-ordered by 3. May 2024. After that, meal prices will increase and need to be booked at the regatta office before 9h00 the day before. Note that we cannot guarantee “last minute” orders.

Opening times – venue catering: Friday 17.05.2024 – Tuesday 21.05.2024, from 11h00-14h00 and 17h30-19h00

Prices for meals: Pre-ordered by 3. May 2024: 22 CHF per meal per person, if ordered on site, after 3. May 2024: 26 CHF per meal per person (EUR and CHF will be exchanged 1:1)

Online form: https://findmind.ch/c/catering_fopqr

Tent / Indoor Space - FOPQR

Please fill out this form to book an ouotdoor team tent space and/or an indoor space within the boat hangar during the World Rowing Cup in Lucerne. The space will be available from 17.5.2024 – 21.5.2024.

Please refer to the form for additional information: https://findmind.ch/c/fopqr_teamspace


Catering on site - WRC II

We are happy to provide healthy low cost meals (lunch and dinner) on the first floor of the rowing centre at the venue during the regatta in Lucerne. Please note that all meals must be pre-ordered by 10. May 2024. After that, meal prices will increase and need to be booked at the regatta office before 9h00 the day before. We cannot guarantee “last minute” orders.

Opening times – venue catering: Wednesday – Saturday, 22.-23. May 2024 from 11h00-14h00 and 17h30-19h30, Sunday 26. Mayy 2024 from 11h – 14h (lunch only)

Prices for meals: Pre-ordered by 10. May 2024: 22 CHF per meal per person, if ordered on site, after 10. May 2024: 26 CHF per meal per person (EUR and CHF will be exchanged 1:1

Please fill out the following online form: https://findmind.ch/c/catering_wrc

Tent / Indoor Space - WRC II

Please fill out this form to book an ouotdoor team tent space and/or an indoor space within the boat hangar during the World Rowing Cup in Lucerne. The space will be available from 22.5.2024 – 26.5.2024.

Please refer to the form for additional information:https://findmind.ch/c/wrc_teamspace