Venue

The 8th International Conference on Robotics in Education, RiE 2017, will take place at:
Sofia Tech Park

Incubator Building, 3d floor
111B Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd
Sofia 1784
Bulgaria
http://sofiatech.bg/en/

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How to reach

With public transportation:
Trolley bus № 5, №8 to station “Sofia Tech Park”
Bus: №84 to station “Sofia Tech Park”
Trolley bus №4 to Arena Stadium
At a close proximity (5-10 min walking distance) to Sofia Tech Park is a bus station named after the local hospital „St. Anna“ (or often called “OkruzhnaBolnitza”). You can reach it with busses №3, №5, №6, №76, №84, №204, №213, №305, №306, №604.
Prices for public transportation are currently undergoing a change. In case of change in prices, you’ll be notified in advance. Currently:

  • Single ticket price is 1.60 BGN (~0.80 EUR);
  • Vouchers for ten trips for one passenger is 12,00 BGN (~6 EUR). You can’t use those for subway transportation!
  • A card for unlimited trips for one day is 4 BGN (2 EUR)

More information about current public transportation prices is available here.
For planning your route with public transportation, you can check this website (prices are not updated), although it is always advisable to check twice with you hotel staff or the local coordinators of the conference.

With taxi cars:
taxiWe recommend you to use the company OK Supertrans
Attention! Use only OK Supertrans cars marked with the number 973 21 21 below their logo!

You can order a taxi by calling the number +359 2 973 21 21 or by using the this Android App
A taxi ride from the city center to Sofia Tech Park should not cost more than 15 BGN (7.5 EUR)!

Accommodation

Important: As there are several big events during this period in Sofia and hotels are quickly booked, we cannot guarantee the availability of the below-mentioned hotels. We recommend you to contact Mr. Valery Stoychev, who is responsible for the accommodation on behalf of the local organizer at info (at) 4travellers (dot) bg

Hotel Downtown
Hotel Downtown is located within walking distance to major institutions and tourist attractions of Sofia, close to the National Palace of Culture and the Vasil Levski National Stadium.
Address: 27A Vasil Levski Boulevard, Centrum, 1040 Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: http://hotel-downtown.net/en/

Best Western Premier Sofia Airport Hotel
Sofia Tech Park is also close to Sofia Airport!
Address: 11 Brussels Blvd. Sofia, Bulgaria
Website: http://hotelpremiersofia.com/

Ramada Sofia
The Ramada Sofia is situated within walking distance to tourist sights and commercial areas of the city, offering comfortable rooms in a modern building.
Address: Maria Luiza 131 Blvd, 1202 Sofia
Website: http://ramada-sofia.hotel-rn.com/

Social programs

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