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Federation for the Science and
Technology of Lipids (Euro Fed Lipid)
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Mixer, Sunday 1 October 17:30-19:00
at the Faculty of
Medicine of University Complutense. Admission is free, but registration
Dinner, Tuesday, 3 October 2006, 20:00
Banquet will be held at the Casino de Madrid,
Calle Alcalá 15. Registration is required.
Admission Fee: Euro 75.00 per person.
Please note that the casino requires men to wear ties.
From the hotels take Metro line 3 (yellow line) to Puerta do Sol or
line 2 (red line) to Sevilla. On foot it is a distance of appr. 1,5-2 km
The Casino is an
impressive classical palace built at the end of the 18th
century, located in the centre of Madrid. It
was originally a private club for gentlemen only. Within its walls,
writers, musicians and others came to relax and found it an ideal place
meet. Today, the Casino of Madrid is a symbol because of its tradition,
culture, architecture and art, and because it has managed to combine
its past with the technology of modern times, but always displaying the
same principles of tolerance, coexistence and harmony that drove its
founders. When it comes to tasting the most select cuisine, the choice
has to be the Casino's restaurants; a luxurious atmosphere, the utmost
in service and creativity presented dishes, which turn flavor into a
All tours depart from
outside the Faculty of Medicine, University of Madrid. Please collect
your tickets at the registration desk.
All tours will be accompanied by an English-speaking Tour Guide.
1 October: Panoramic Tour of Madrid
show you some of the varied facets of Madrid by taking you on the
panoramic tour of this rapidly expanding city whose population is now
million and spreads over an area of 200 square miles.
|There are several
different styles of architecture to be seen in its buildings and
Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassic, Romantic and Modern, and
socio-economic districts, such as the Madrid of the artists, the
antiquarians and the wealthy. |
You will be driven
along famous streets like the Gran Via and see pretty plazas (squares)
Puerta del Sol, Neptune, Cibeles and Plaza de España (from here
you will have a
panoramic view of the Royal Palace). You will see modern
Madrid with its wide avenues like the Castellana, and parks and gardens
the Retiro and Casa de Campo. Also included on the route are the
"monumental" Bullring, the Bernabeu Football Stadium and the Madrid
Euro 35.00 per person
2 October: Full Day Tour to Toledo
being a World Heritage Site is a stunning testament to the history of
just the city but also of Spain
as a whole. This history, dominated by the Romans,
the Muslims, the
finally the Christians, can be seen in the buildings and layout of the
|Once one of the
centers of European medieval
history, you will be visiting the Cathedral, the Synagogue
Tome. Walking through its streets one feels like having stepped back
the Middle-Ages, hardly another town
is so well conserved in its
Euro 61.00 per person
including Entrance Fees
| ||El Escorial is a
fortress/monument (palace, monastery and
one of the best stocked libraries in the world), it commands the town
neighbouring region for its impressive structure covering a rectangular
over 30,000 square meters. Just to give you an impression: Escorial has
9 towers, 9
organs, 16 patios, 73 statues, 86 sets of stairs, 88
fountains, 300 cells, 1.200 windows, more than 1.600 paintings, 2.673
was built with the idea to maintain the
symmetry and austerity, while showing forth might and power of the
crown of Spain
?where the sun never set?. Afterwards you will be
visiting the Valley
of the Fallen which is an impressive memorial built to
commemorate victims on both sides of the tragic Spanish Civil War.
Located in a
forested valley it features a monumental stone cross nearly 150 meters
rising above a Basilica carved
into solid rock.
Euro 48.00 per person including
The number of
places for all events is limited and will be allocated on a first come,
first serve basis.
Cancellations are non-refundable unless the tickets can be re-sold.
A minimum number of participants is required on each tour, should the
minimum number not be met,
the organizer may cancel the tour and inform if its decision within
Purchased tickets will be refunded. Further recourse is excluded.