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WETLANET Conference travel details

PLEASE, INFORM US ABOUT YOUR TRAVEL ITINERARY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AT: cim@cim.bg

Since the Varna airport will be closed for reconstructions, starting from 15th October 2011, the travel details for the participants in the WETLANET Conference from abroad are as follows:

1. TRAVELING VIA SOFIA

Arrival:

  • land at the Sofia Airport on 15th October. You may check your flight options at the website of the Sofia airport.
  • spend a night in Sofia - possible option is the Dedeman Sofia Princess Hotel, very close to the Central Bus Station. You can make your reservation with Company for International Meetings (cim@cim.bg) or directly with the hotel (sofia@dedeman.com).
  • 16th October, 7:30h - depart from the Central Bus Station to Albena Resort (the journey is about 8 hours and the price is 17 EUR in one direction).


There are several buses, traveling from Sofia to Albena, if you decide to arrive on 16th October and travel the same day to Albena without spending a night in Sofia. Please check the website of the Central Bus Station.

Departure:

  • 20th October, 8:00h – depart by bus from Albena Resort to Central Bus Station in Sofia
  • flight to your destination from the Sofia Airport, if you have a flight at suitable time (after 18:00h).
  • if you have no options with the flight after 18:00h, you may spend a night in Sofia and travel back to your destination on 21st October.


2. TRAVELING VIA BURGAS

Unfortunately, the Burgas Airport does not offer too many flight options. You might check them on the website of the airport.

Arrival:

  • land at the Burgas Airport on 16th October, before 16:30h
  • 16th October, 16:30h - depart by a shuttle bus from the Burgas Airport to Albena Resort (the journey is about 3 hours and the price is 24 EUR)


Departure:

  • 20th October, 7:30h – depart by a shuttle bus from Albena Resort to the Burgas Airport (the journey is about 3 hours and the price is 24 EUR)
  • flight to your destination from the Burgas Airport


POST - CONFERENCE EVENT

On 20th October the WETLANET Project will organize an Open Doors Day of the Ecological Station at the Srebarna Lake Biosphere Reserve. This event will demonstrate the renovations at the Ecological Station, as a part of the achievements of the WETLANET Project, and the main research and outreach activities carried out at the field station.

The travel from Albena Resort to Srebarna and one night at the nearby village of Vetren will be organized by the project. Those of the participants of the WETLANET Conference who would like to attend the post-conference event have to consider two extra days and to arrange their flights via Sofia.

The bus will depart from Srebarna to Sofia on 21st October at 7:30 h. The journey will take about 8 hours and you might take your flights later in the evening on 21st October or on 22nd October.

PLEASE, INFORM US ABOUT YOUR TRAVEL PLANS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AT: cim@cim.bg.



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