You are invited to the Welcome reception on Monday July 1st from 20.00 onwards. Note that it will be a walking dinner.
On Wednesday afternoon July 3rd there is a choice between three possible excursions of 4-6 hours:
- Option 1: Jeep Safari
Price per person: 29 euro
Experience an extreme trip on military jeeps through the beautiful Batovo forest. A visit to a barrel master's house, tepavitsa by the river. A visit to a beekeeper's house, honey tasting, mushroom tasting at the fire, rakia tasting and many other surprises! Unforgettable experiences guaranteed!
- Option 2: Silver Coast (Balchik Botanical Garden - Cape Kaliakra)
Price per person: 30 euro
A visit to the "Palace" area - the summer residence of the Romanian queen Maria, situated in a 10 ha large park with more than 2000 different flowers and cactuses. Moreover, you will have the chance to taste a bouquet of flavours and aromas of some of the best Bulgarian traditional wines. A visit to cape Kaliakra and a walk along the picturesque natural reserve, associated with many legends. On the way, visit to the Ethnographic House in Kavarna. On the way back to Albena - visit to the potter's workshop.
- Option 3: Residence Evksinograd
Price per person: 28 euro
A visit to Evksinograd (Euxinograde) palace - The Evksinograd Residence is located at a distance of 8 kilometers north of Varna and lies on a 3-kilometer coastline in close proximity to the resort of St. Constantine and Helena. The complex used to be a royal summer residence for the monarchs who ruled Bulgaria after the liberation of the country from the Ottoman Dominion (1878) – Alexander Battenberg, Ferdinand and Boris the 3rd.
Since it is currently a governmental and presidential retreat hosting cabinet meetings in the summer we have to provide a list with the participants in the excursion including name and date of birth.
After the visit to the residence the participants will have some free time in Varna.
If you choose to attend this excursion, please, send email to Pela.Noe[AT]esat.kuleuven.be with your name and date of birth by June 21st .
The event banquet is held on Thursday evening July 4rd at 20.00 in restaurant Rai.