30th ICTCT workshop in Olomouc, Czech Republic on 26/27 October 2017

30th ICTCT workshop in Olomouc, Czech Republic on 26/27 October 2017

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Venue, hotels and travel information


Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic
Palacký University Arts Centre
Univerzitní 3
771 47 Olomouc


Hotel*** & Pension**** ARIGONE

Hotel: +420 585 232 351
E-mail: hotel@arigone.cz

The hotel Arigone is ranked in the *** hotel class and is located in the historical centre of Olomouc. The hotel itself is a valuable city sight and has its name after the Italian painter Franchesco Arigone, who bought and lived in the house in the 18th century.

The hotel has 53 rooms – 16 singles, 28 doubles, 1 suite and 8 junior suites. An extra bed can be added nearly to all of the rooms. Obvious room equipment in our rooms include own bathroom, toilet, hair dryer, TVs with a choice satellite channels, free internet connection. You can choose from the following types of rooms: HISTORY, MEZONET (MAISONETTE), PANORAMA, LONG STAY, DESIGN, DESIGN JUNIOR SUITE.

Hotel Pension Na Hradě****

tel: +420 585 203 231
fax: +420 585 203 232
email: penzion@penzionnahrade.cz

Hotel Pension Na Hradě is located directly in the city centre of Olomouc. The Hotel is surrounded by historic buildings and is about 150 m from the Olomouc town hall with the horologe, the Holy Trinity column and the chapel of St. John Sarkander.

The Hotel offers pleasant and comfortable accommodation in 8 comfortably furnished rooms. The entire hotel is air-conditioned and non-smoking (except for the outdoor terrace). Free WiFi internet connection, TV with satellite, mini-bar and safe are available to guests in all rooms. The bathroom of each room is luxuriously furnished with a shower and WC.

The pension includes attractions such as its own wine cellar suitable for holding private meetings and celebrations, which will mainly appreciate supporters of good and quality wine.

Pension U Jakuba***

tel/fax: +420 585 209 995
Mobil: +420 777 747 688
Email: ujakuba@iol.cz

Pension is situated right in the historic centre of the Olomouc city next to Horní náměstí “Upper Square”, just a short walk from all the historical buildings and monuments – namely The Holy Trinity Column inscribed in the UNESCO list.

It offers affordable, cost effective accommodation solution in Olomouc. Six self-contained studios, an air-conditioned attic apartment  at the top of the building are available for short-term or long-term accommodation. It offers also possibility of accomodation in luxury 2 single bedrooms and 4 double bedroooms.

At its location, you can also use The Olomouc region Card – a discount card that saves your money while travelling around Olomouc.

Clarion Congress Hotel**** Olomouc

Phone.: +420 581 117 117
Cell Phone: +420 777 704 922
Fax: +420 581 117 123
E-mail: info.cchol@clarion-hotels.cz

Clarion Congress Hotel Olomouc offers exceptional comfort in modern rooms and conference and gastronomy facilities with state-of-the-art equipment. The hotel is located directly opposite the railway station, approximately 500 m from the bus station and has a superb transport connection to the motorway in the direction of Prague, Brno and Ostrava. There is a public transport stop which will take you into the city centre directly by the hotel. The hotel has a total capacity of 125 rooms and suites. The Benada Restaurant with a capacity of up to 100 seats offers a wide range of specialities from Czech and international cuisine. You can enjoy a special time in our wellness centre and Beer Spa.

Hotel NH Collection Olomouc Congress****

Tel.: +420 585 575 111
Email: nhcollectionolomouccongress@nh-hotels.com

The NH Collection Olomouc Congress hotel is in a peaceful part of Olomouc, just minutes away from the city center. As for the building itself, it’s a contemporary showpiece, winning a prestigious award for its designer good looks. Ultra-modern rooms team stylish decor with everything guests need for a comfortable stay:

  • comfortable, soundproof rooms ensuring a good night’s sleep
  • extras include Nespresso coffee machines and free Wi-Fi
  • some rooms come with a fabulous view of the city center.
  • 12 function rooms with total capacity (all rooms) of up to 1,600 guests
  • connected to a major sports center next door
  • contemporary restaurant serving local and international cuisine

Travel information

From the main railway station in Olomouc you can get to the Art Center of Palacký University (i.e. Konvikt) by trams No. 2, 3, 4, and 6. Get off at the stop Náměstí Republiky (approx. a 5-minute ride), cross the street and turn right, going along the tram rails. After approximately 30 metres turn to the left onto Univerzitní street (slightly rising). Forty´s Pizza can be used as a landmark on the corner of Univerzitní street.

Travelling from Prague – to Olomouc

From Prague it is possible to get to Olomouc by a train, using one of the following three train service providers: Czech Railways, RegioJet, and Leoexpress.

Czech Railways

The fastest connection from Prague to Olomouc (2 hours and 7 minutes) is provided by Pendolino trains. They usually run at two-hour intervals. The ticket with a mandatory seat reservation is around 255 CZK. Other options provided by the Czech Railways include Eurocity trains, Express trains, all of which run very often. Ticket prices range from 129 CZK to 220 CZK. Please note that tickets cost less if bought over the internet and may include other benefits, for example, seat reservations are provided free of charge. More information and ticket reservation find here: https://old.cd.cz/en/default.htm


Yellow RegioJet trains run on the route Prague-Olomouc every two hours. The journey takes 2 hours 15 minutes and the ticket price ranges between 99 CZK to 300 CZK according to the chosen travel class (low cost – without service, standard, relax, business) and according to the time of departure and the time of ticket purchase or ticket reservation. More information and ticket reservation find here: https://jizdenky.regiojet.cz/?2


Black LeoExpress trains run on the route Prague-Olomouc at an interval of one or two hours depending on the train utilization. The journey takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, the ticket can be purchased in three classes: economy, business, and premium. The ticket price ranges between 159 CZK to 800 CZK. Please note the price is highly dependent on early booking but also on the time of your preferred ride. More information and ticket reservation find here: https://www.le.cz/i.php

Travelling from Vídeň – to Olomouc

If you travel from Vienna to Olomouc, we recommend using the services of the Czech Railways, namely a connection with one transfer, preferably in Břeclav. The ticket price is around 600 CZK and the journey takes two and a half hours. It is also possible to use the services of other travel service providers. It is, however, necessary to combine more bus and train connections. More information and ticket reservation find here: https://old.cd.cz/en/default.htm

Local Organiser

Department of Psychology
Palacký University in Olomouc

Contact Person: Matus Sucha

Address: Krizkovskeho 10,
771 47 Olomouc, Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 777 597 665
E-mail: matus.sucha@upol.cz
Web: www.psych.upol.cz/en