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Date

27-29 June, 2019

Location

Hotel Silvanus

Hotel Silvanus
H-2025 Visegrád, Fekete-hegy
GPS koordináta: É 47.793577 K 18.987661
www.hotelsilvanus.hu

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On the hillside above Visegrád, the hotel offers a breath-taking view of the Danube Bend, with an undisturbed natural environment, quiet surroundings and excellent conference and wellness services.

Visegrád is one of the gems of the Danube Bend to the north of Budapest.
Archeological findings provide evidence that the settlement has been inhabited since ancient times and that its importance first grew under the Roman Empire. Later it became a residence of princes, known as Visegrád.
In the 14th century Visegrád developed rapidly. During the reign of the renaissance King Matthias extravagant construction started. The palace complex evolved, enriched with late-Gothic elements.
With the arrival of steamboat traffic on the Danube in the early 19th century, a new chapter opened in the history of Visegrád.
Today the Danube Bend is an outstanding holiday resort and recreation area where the mountains, the river, and the flat lands meet. The buildings of the former Visegrád fortress are museums, while the excavated and reconstructed parts of the former Royal Palace host castle games during the summer.
Visegrád is further linked to the so called 'Visegrád Four' or V4, which is the alliance of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The Group was formed in Visegrád on February 15, 1991, with the aim to intensify mutual co-operation and friendship between the four states.

Local organizing committee

Chairperson: Janina Kulka
Members: Lilla Madaras, Ildikó Vereczkey, Ilona Kovács

Congress Secretariat

K&M Congress Ltd.
H-1064 Budapest, Podmaniczky u. 75.
telephone: +36-1-3012000
telefax: +36-1-3012001
e-mail: info@kmcongress.com

GENERAL INFORMATION

Weather
The weather in June is usually warm in Hungary, temperature ranges between 20-24 ℃. June is also Hungary's rainiest month.

Dress
is informal at all occasions.

Visas
Holders of passports issued by several countries are granted, under bilateral agreements, visa-free travel to Hungary. For a full list please visit the Consular Services website: konzuliszolgalat.kormany.hu/visa-waiver-agreements

Currency, exchange, bank cards
The official currency is the Hungarian Forint. Exchange facilities are available at the airport, in hotels, at banks. ATMs are available throughout the country. American Express, Visa, Diner, Eurocard, MasterCard, JCB cards are mostly accepted in hotels, restaurants and city stores, but you should ask before ordering a service, or buy.

Insurance
The Organizing Committee does not assume responsibility for injuries or losses occurring to persons or personal belongings during the conference. Participants are therefore advised to carry the proper travel and health insurance.

Electricity supply and phone
In Hungary electricity is supplied at 230 V, 50 Hz like in most European countries. The 2-pin connecting plug is different from that used in some other countries (e.g. USA, UK, Japan etc.). Phoning and mobile servicing background is according to European standards.

Travel
By public transportation: Hungary lies at the crossroad of the main tourist traffic in Europe. More than 30 regular and low cost airlines operate flights to and from Budapest. From Budapest Visegrád is accessible by bus or boat.
For timetables please visit the websites:
www.bud.hu - Budapest Airport flight information
www.volanbusz.hu - bus timetable
www.mahartpassnave.hu - riverboat and hydrofoil timetable

By car: Toll must be paid on motorways. Annual, monthly and ten-day vignettes are available. www.hungary-vignette.eu

MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!