Social programs for all participants and accompanying persons
During their stay at Saliris Resort – Spa Conference Hotel****, all participants and accompanying persons may enjoy many of the services of the hotel, as room rates include a generous breakfast buffet table, the use of the spa and swimming pools.
Lunch and the following social events are also included in the registration fee.
Sunday, August 30, 2020 – Welcome reception
Standing buffet for socializing. In pleasant weather on the open terrace of Saliris Resort – Spa Conference Hotel****, in any other case in the restaurant of the Hotel.
Monday, August 31, 2020– Cultural and social program
Sightseeing in Eger’s historical downtown. After the walk a light dinner is offered.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 – Conference dinner
Gala dinner will be held in Kulacs Csárda in the Valley of the Beautiful women.
Sightseeing programs for accompanying persons during the scientific program
Szalajka Valley is one of the most popular hiking destination in Hungary. It is the part of the Bükk National Part, near Szilvásvárad. The most famous attraction of the valley is the Veil Waterfall, but the cave of the pre-historic people, the wildlife park, trout ponds and the forest museum are also located there. Tourist have the opportunity to travel with the country’s most popular forest railway from Szilvásvárad to the waterfall. The almost 30 km long railroad was built in the 1930s for the transportation of the harvested wood and limestone from the Bükk plateau into the villages. Nowadays the current length of the railroad is about 3.5 km. The valley is also accessible on a fabulous tourist route crossed by the marvelous Szalajka brook.
Eger is located in the southwestern edge of the Bükk Mountains, in the vallay of the Eger Brook. In the 16th century Eger was an important fortress in Hungary and in 1552 captain István Dobó and his soldiers were successful in-defending the castle of Eger from the invader Turkish Empire. A famous Hungarian writer, Géza Gárdonyi wrote his novel “Eclipse of the Crescent Moon” in remembrance of the battle. His work has been translated into numerous languages. Nowadays the Eger castle works as a museum and the exhibition presenting the Castle’s history is open to visitors. Finally, the castle was occupied by the Turkish Empire in 1596, and Eger was the part of the Ottoman Empire until 1687. Numerous Turkish monuments preserves the memory of this period, including the Minaret, the ruins of Valide Sultana’s bath and the Turkish bath. Moreover, Eger is an important educational and cultural center of Hungary, one of the largest basilica of Hungary, the Eger Cathedral is located here.