Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Furnished 2 bedroom apartment for rent during Euro UEFA 2008

FOR RENT

Nice, cosy, fully furnished 2 bedroom flat in the heart of the oldtown of Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

Located in a quiet street, spacious rooms, living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Short-term hire possible; rent 1200 CHF per month (June 6th until June 29th, 2008). 500 CHF per week and 250 CHF for the weekend. Ideal for a couple or for a group of friends as sofabed available in living room (max. 4 people).

Please note that the price is an additional 100 to 200 CHF per stay (depending on the duration of the stayover) if more than 2 people. Available as of June 5th until noon of June 29th, 2008. Shops, banks, all commodities within walking distance; public transport on the doorstep. Laundry and dry cleaners are within 5 minutes walking distance. The flat is within 15 minutes walking distance from the main train station in Biel.

There are 4 trains per hour heading to Bern - the capital of Switzerland. During Euro 08 there are special rates for the train fares. For further information please contact the members of staff at the train station in Switzerland.

The main airports in Switzerland offer direct connections by train from the airport to the city of Biel (1 1/2 hours from Zurich Airport to Biel, 1 hour and 20 minutes from the airport of Basel to Biel and approx. 2 hours from Geneva Airport to the city of Biel). The rental fee has to be paid in advance or upon arrival.

A security deposit of CHF 500 has to be advanced for security reasons - the full amount will be refunded to you by handover of the flat including keys etc. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly if you wish to receive photos of the flat or if you have any further questions. I'll be pleased to answer your questions. My e-mail address is: tanyarenfer[at]yahoo.co[dot]uk

UBS Arena - Switzerland's fifth stadium of the UEFA Euro 2008 (Public viewing / Free entrance)

The UBS ARENA offers a unique festival of soccer for the whole of Switzerland throughout UEFA EURO 2008™. A small stadium featuring a giant video wall, covered seating and free standing places. Come and enjoy an exclusive range of food and drinks and cultural events. Spectators at the UBS ARENA will experience the UEFA EURO 2008™ matches in a stadium-like atmosphere. Football fans and party people will be getting together in June 2008 in the fan zone and the UBS ARENA right next to the main train station of Biel-Bienne situated next to the lake. The UBS ARENA is a stadium for everyone - join in the party during UEFA EURO 2008™ at the UBS ARENA, Switzerland’s fifth stadium.

Basic Information Biel-Bienne

Welcome to Biel-Bienne, Switzerland's largest bilingual city. Biel-Bienne is the urban center of the Three Lakes region. Typical features of Biel-Bienne are the urbane Zentralplatz, the bilingual street signs, and the beautiful old town, which is a residential area as well as a magnet for tourists. Sporty persons have the largest free training park in Switzerland right on their doorstep: Everything is possible, from biking and climbing in the Jura mountains to rowing on the lake or rollerblading through the lakeland countryside. Biel-Bienne offers unmistakable savoir-vivre.

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