The conference will be held in the town of Velingrad, Grand Hotel Velingrad, Bulgaria.
Grand Hotel Velingrad is located on a picturesque hill in the Chepino neighbourhood in Velingrad, this hotel offers the guests an impressive view of both the city and the beautiful pine forest around. The hotel offers 4 indoor and outdoor swimming pools with mineral water.
In this SPA hotel you will discover traditional Bulgarian hospitality blended with a modern approach to service and standards, promising a genuinely warm and comfortable welcome. Prepare your body and soul to sink into the pleasure of the SPA procedures.
Velingrad is renowned for the healing effect of its mineral water and recognized as the SPA capital of Bulgaria. Velingrad is located 130 km from Sofia, and 80 km from Plovdiv in the western part of the Rhodope mountain. The mild and lovely climate is a perfect addition to the beautiful nature around. Winter is not hard, summer cool while autumn is warmer than spring. The sun is shining in this town for the better part of the year. Beautiful nature and deposits of mineral waters make Velingrad one of the leading “balneological” resorts in the Balkans. Velingrad is rich in mineral springs suitable for treatment of different diseases such as ones of the nervous system, gynaecological diseases, diseases of the lungs and many others. With its variety of the types of mineral springs Velingrad occupies the first place in Bulgaria. Velingrad is also famous for the largest karst spring in Bulgaria, called Kleptuza. Its output is from 600 to 1200 l/sec, and supplies two ponds with a separated resting area with water wheels on the side.