Tuesday, June 4
VISIT CANFRANC UNDERGROUND LABORATORY:
More info: https://lsc-canfranc.es/en/home-2/
The experimental halls of the LSC has been excavated in the rock 800 m deep under the Mount Tobazo in the Spanish side of the Aragon Pyrenees. The rock filters the cosmic radiation providing the “cosmic silence”, which is necessary to study rarely occurring natural phenomena such as the interactions with an atomic nucleus of neutrinos of cosmic origin or of particles of the invisible “dark matter”. Dark matter provides 85% of the mass of the Universe, but we do not know what it is made of.”
The LSC’s total area is about 1.250 m² corresponding to a volume of about 10 000 m³ and it has two experimental halls (40x15x12 m³ and 15x10x7 m³) in which the experiments are distributed as well as offices, a clean room a mechanical workshop and gas storage room.
The LSC headquarters and administration external building has 16 offices for scientific users, 9 offices for LSC personnel and 4 specialised laboratories as well as a mechanical workshop and storage room, meeting, conference and exhibition rooms and 2 apartments.
VISIT CANFRANC STATION:
The construction of the Canfranc International Railway Station is part of the project to create a border crossing through the Pyrenees that connects Spain with France
From the architectural point of view, it consists of the main building, several docks for the transfer of merchandise, and the deposit of machines. In its construction, different materials have been used, such as glass, cement, and iron, typical of the industrial architecture of the time.
Thursday, 6 June
WALKING GUIDED TOUR OF THE MEDIEVAL JACA AND DINNER
Visitors will see the most noteworthy streets, squares and main medieval monuments of Jaca’s historic heart: Cathedral, Museum of Romanesque Art, City Hall square…They will complete the visit at the restaurant for a dinner.