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7th International Symposium on Beamed Energy Propulsion

April 10 -14, 2011, Ludwigsburg, Germany

Schlosshotel Monrepos

Venue
Schlosshotel Monrepos

Schlosshotel Monrepos


The symposium will take place at the Schlosshotel Monrepos in the northern outskirts of Ludwigsburg, just north of Stuttgart. The Schlosshotel Monrepos is embedded in the picturesque parkland of the lakeside Monrepos Castle which dates back to the 18th century. Surrounded by a riding club, a golf course and most importantly the dreamlike Monrepos Lake with its fairytale baroque castle, this romantic hotel guarantees an active and at the same time romantic vacation in Germany. The 250 hectare large parkland offers a purely peaceful idyll, meanwhile the city centers of Ludwigsburg and Stuttgart are only a short car journey away.

(Image: Schlosshotel Monrepos)
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Ludwigsburg

Ludwigsburg


The city of Ludwigsburg has many different faces. It is the county seat of local government and has about 85,000 inhabitants spread over seven suburbs. Ludwigsburg is one of the most prosperous economic centres in the state. It is home to 50 factories, 1200 craft-oriented and commercial companies and over 2000 wholesale and retail outlets. Accommodating a teachers' training college, the University of applied sciences and the only film academy of the state, Ludwigsburg is also a centre of education. The greatest and best-preserved baroque palace in Germany is also situated in Ludwigsburg. The city is said to be the cradle of Swabian poetry and in the past the kings of Württemberg resided here.

(Image: Stadt Ludwigsburg)
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Stuttgart

Stuttgart


Charmingly situated in the heart of one of Germany's largest wine-growing regions, this vibrant metropolis fascinates visitors from all over the world. The state capital of Baden-Württemberg delights tourists not only by virtue of its magnificent panorama, its impressive gardens and parks, its fine squares, splendid palaces and buildings in a wide range of architectural styles, but also by its cultural diversity. A big draw for visitors to Stuttgart is the sensational Mercedes-Benz World as well as the magnificent Porsche-Museum. Discover the myth of those world-famous premium cars in Stuttgart’s unique automobile museums! The magnificent castles and palaces, historic towns and splendid vine yards in the Stuttgart region entice visitors to enjoy wonderful walks, cycle tours and boat trips on the River Neckar and the many idyllic lakes.

(Image: Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH)
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