Organized Activities and Excursions (all included in the Conference Fee)
– Gala dinner (September 28th)
– Guided Bucharest city tour with an English-speaking guide (September 27th)
– Romanian wine tasting experience with an international sommelier (September 27th)
You’ll take a Guided tour of the most important attractions of Bucharest and areas of the city such as the Old Town, Victory Square, The Royal Palace (nowadays the seat of The National Art Museum), Romanian Atheneum, Revolution Square, Victoriei Avenue, Union Square.
2. Day Trip to Peles and Cantacuzino Castles (beautiful route through the Carpathian Mountains – Prahova Valley) – September 29th
- Visit to Sinaia Monastery
- Peles Castel tour with an English speaking guide
- Cantacuzino Castle tour with an English speaking guide and lunch
* Please note that the day trip to Bran and Braşov has limited capacity and is expected to be filled fast, hence, it is recommended to book your tour as soon as possible.
Sinaia, mountain resort, well-known as the "Pearl of the Carpathians" is situated on the outskirts of this resort city, amidst sculpture gardens and fountains, Peles Castle is an exquisitely detailed landmark. Rivaling the castle itself is the beautiful natural setting in which it stands. Once the summer residence of Romania's kings, this spectacular castle, built at the end of the 19th century, is now one of Romania's most beautiful museums. Boasting priceless collections of weaponry, hand wove n silk rugs and furniture, Peles Castle is a unique look back at life under the monarchy.
Sinaia Monastery – Situated in the Prahova Valley, the monastery gave its name to the nearby town of Sinaia. The monastery consists of two courtyards surrounded by low buildings. In the centre of each courtyard there is a small chur ch built in the Byzantine style. One of them—"Biserica Veche" (The Old Church)—dates from 1695, while the more recent "Biserica Mare" (The Great Church) was built in 1846.The monks possess a library that is a repository for valuable jewels belonging to the Cantacuzino family, as well as the earliest Romanian translation of the Bible, dated 1668.Take Ionescu, former Prime Minister of Romania, is buried on the grounds.