The 3rd Poznań Conference of Celtic Studies will take place at the Faculty of English, Collegium Novum, al. Niepodległości 4, Poznań.
Below is a list of some recommended hostels/hotels/appartments within the walking distance of the conference venue. More offers can be found on booking.com
NH Hotel http://www.nhpoznan.pl/
Hotel Royal http://www.hotel-royal.com.pl/
Hotel Mercure http://www.mercure.com/pl/booking/hotels-list.shtml
Don Prestige Residence http://www.donprestige.com/
Poznań is located about half way between Warsaw (280 km) and Berlin (240 km), and there are good, frequent rail connections between those two cities and Poznań.
Check your connections using the timetables of the Polish Railways (for connections from Poznań, please select the main station, Poznań Główny, if requested; the station to select in Warsaw is Warszawa Centralna; in Berlin, Hauptbahnhof or Ostbahnhof). You can also consult the German Railways route planner.
Poznań is also served by low-cost carrirers. Wizzair serve London Luton, Barcelona, Doncaster–Sheffield, Stockholm Skavsta, Oslo Torp, and Paris Beauvais. Ryanair provide connections with London Stansted, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Bristol, Dublin, Palma de Mallorca, Rome Ciampino and Oslo Rygge.
The airport’s timetable is available here. However, please verify with the respective airlines whether the flights are available.
The złoty (abbreviated PLN or zł) is the official currency in Poland. The approximate average exchange rate (October) is 4.30 złoties to a Euro (or 3.60 złoties to a US Dollar). The latest exchange rates for all major currencies are available here.
Polish sockets are standard European sockets, with a voltage of 230 V/50Hz. All visitors coming from countries using appliances/plugs that do not work with such sockets/voltages (especially American and British guests) are advised to bring adapters.
All European mobiles will work without problems. Polish mobile phone operators use both of the two standard European GSM bands, 1800 and 900 MHz. Visitors coming from the US may need a tri-band (“world”) phone.
The international code for Poland is +48; the area code for Poznań is 61.
Polish weather is usually agreeable in July, with temperatures of around 25 Centigrade during the day. With worse luck, a raincoat and umbrella may find some use. Current forecast available here.
More tourist information may be obtained from the city portal: