Social programme and excursions

    Social programme

    Wednesday, June 9, 2021

    19.00 – 21.00
    Welcome Reception/ Cankarjev dom Included in the fee for participants and accompanying person.

    Thursday, June 10, 2021

    20.00 – 24.00
    Conference Dinner/Grand Hotel Union Included in the fee for regular participants

    Additional ticket: price a 80 EUR/person.


    Sightseeing tour of Ljubljana

    Thursday, June 10, 2021 

    Time: 10.00 – 13.00

    Price: 35 EUR per person/min 10 persons. Included for accompanying person.

    Duration approx. 3h:

    • 2h Ljubljana walking tour
    • 45min - 1h wooden boat ride + wine
    Ljubljana the beloved. It will make you fall in love with it at first glance. It captures you with its warm-hearted character, lively cosmopolitan vibe and warm and welcoming people. Ljubljana has it all big European capital city vibe yet intimate and genuine touch.

    Our guide will meet you on previously agreed place and take you on a sightseeing walk combined with nice wooden boat ride on Ljubljanica river.
    The old city centre offers one-of-a-kind architectural appearance, particularly due to the unique combination of Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture and masterful creations by the 20th century architect Joze Plecnik.
    You will get to know why Triple Bridge is actually triple, where locals buy their food, how Napoleon was one of the most popular politicians, why Slovenia really lives with LOVE in our name and many more...

    By wooden boat head towards Špica where Ljubljanica splits into two, offering a view into nature. We turn back at Livada. On the way, you can enjoy the view of Ljubljana Castle, some of the embassies and newly renewed riverbanks. As we approach the old town, you have a magnificent view of the Cobblers’ Bridge, Franciscan church, Tromostovje or the Triple Bridge, the Market, and charming baroque houses. You get a special view of new bridges such as Butchers’ Bridge or Grain Bridge. We turn again at the famous Dragon Bridge and end the ride at Breg.

    Excursion to Bled – half day

    Friday, June 11, 2021

    Time: 15.00 – 20.00

    Price: 109 EUR per person / min 10 person 


    • English-speaking guide
    • Bus transfer
    • Ride with ‘pletna’
    • Entrance to church on isle 
    • Entrance to Bled Castle
    • organization
    • taxes
    Often described as the ‘Image of Paradise’, the Alpine resort town of Bled will enchant you with its emerald-green lake, fairy-tale like island and imposing castle reigning on top of a rocky cliff. This harmonious mix of beautiful nature, rich history and genuine hospitality has been attracting visitors for centuries. It was here that the Yugoslavia Royal Family once had a summer residence, later replaced by the summer residence of President Tito, which can still be seen by the lake. After an enjoyable drive, we board a traditional ‘pletna’ boat and smoothly glide over the lake to visit the only Slovenian island. Its top is crowned with a little church, and you will have an opportunity to ring the mysterious wishing bell. A scenic road takes us around the lake and to the medieval castle perched high on a cliff.  Built over a thousand years ago, it was once an unconquerable property of the Bishops of Brixen. Today, it attracts visitors with its museum, and demonstrations of old crafts and traditions, not to mention the breath-taking view of the surroundings. Before returning to Ljubljana, enjoy a stroll by the lake or treat yourself to the famous Bled cream-cake.

    Excursion to Postojna & Predjama castle

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

    Time: 7.30 – 14.30

    Price: 109,00 EUR / person (if min 10 participants)


    • Tour according to the program with private English-speaking guide
    • Private minibus transportation
    • All traffic related costs
    • Entrance fees: Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle
    • Lunch in Hotel Jama restaurant – Postojna
    Dress: Please note that the temperature in the caves is approximately 8 degrees Celsius. Bring warm clothing and comfortable shoes!
    The mystic underground of the Postojna Cave, most prominent karst cave in the world, with the Predjama Castle, listed among the Guinnes World Records as the largest cave castle.

    The guided tour of Postojna Cave will consist of a ride by electrical train and a walk through beautiful underground passages and chambers with spectacular drop stones, pillars, limestone curtains and other natural stone forms.

    Continue to the idyllic village of Predjama, where you will be amazed by our fairy tale medieval Predjama Castle, famous for its dramatic setting in the gaping mouth of a cavern halfway up a hillside. Learn about the legend of the knight Erasmus ‘Slovenian Robin Hood’, stop for a delicious lunch and return back to Ljubljana early in the afternoon.


    If minimum number of persons is not reached, the program may be cancelled, substituted by another program with notice to participants, or may proceed at altered rate with the consent of all participants.


    Conference and exhibition secretariat Information
    CANKARJEV DOM, Cultural and Congress Centre 
    Kregar Alenka
    Prešernova 10, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Phone: +386 1 2417133
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    Accomodation and delegate registration office

    Prešernova 10, SI-1000 Ljubljana
    Phone: +386 1 241 7136
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    Scientific Programme Information
    Assoc. Prof. Uroš Stritih
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    Dr. Alenka Ristić
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