Social Events and Tours

   17.07.2022, Sunday -  Welcome reception 

 
Place: Conference venue:   Auditorium Maximum, address: 33, Krupnicza St.
Time: Starts: 18:00 / Ends: 20:00
The Reception will be held at the Exhibition Hall of Auditorium Maximum (2nd floor).

 

 

19.07.2022, Tuesday - Sightseeing tour of Kraków and Coctail Party at the City Hall of Kraków (beverages and snacks)  

For over a thousand years, Kraków has been a place of many events that changed the fate of Polish history. Our tour of this beautiful city is a great introduction to learn about its history, monuments and to know the most important figures related to our city. You will begin your tour walking from the conference venue, through  the Planty Park – the largest urban park in the Europe, encircling the oldest part of the city - to the Main Market Square which is a part of the The Royal Route - the most ceremonial route through the city, the route of grand entrances, parades, and funerary processions. Royal Route begins by St. Florian’s Church in the Matejki Square and runs past Krakow’s Barbican (built late in the 15th century), Florian’s Gate, across the Main Market Square, the route leads to the Wawel Hill  – the seat of royal power until 17th century and Wawel Cathedral – the largest necropolis of royalty and national heroes in this part of Europe. Nearly every Polish monarch was buried at Wawel. The Cathedral and its vaults contain the tombs of kings and queens, their children, national heroes, great poets and Church dignitaries. 
After a tour of full of experiences, the 19th ICEM 2022 Organizers have a pleasure to invite all participants to enjoy some light snecks and refreshments prepared at the Krakow City Hall, the seat of The Mayor of Kraków City.
  • Departure time: 17.00
  • Departure place: conference venue
  • Duration: tour and coctail 17.00 - 20.30  
  • Tour includes: English speaking guide 
  • Itinerary may be changed due to weather, 
  • The tour is on foot.

 

 

20.07.2022, Wednesday - Gala Dinner at the Wieliczka Salt Mine 

Legend has it that the salt mines in Wieliczka were part of the dowry of the Hungarian princess, Kinga when she wed Bolesław the Shy over 700 years ago, making the Wieliczka Salt Mine one of the oldest in all of Europe. Over the centuries, devout and superstitious, miners have carved fabulous figures, monuments and altarpieces out of its salt walls. These amazing works of art, in addition to the mine's historical importance, have earned the Wieliczka Salt Mine a place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list.Our route through the mine leads you through galleries and chambers on three levels, from 64 to 135 meters below the ground, including the unique and richly ornamented Chapel of the Blessed Kinga.
 
Scenario of the evening:
Meeting at the conference venue, transfer to the Wieliczka which is situated 14 km from Krakow. Guests are divided into groups (one guide takes max. 40 people due to restricted Mine’s rules). Everybody goes down the mine by stairs. Tour lasts about 1-1,5 hour and ends at the Warszawa Chamber situated 125 meters underground where a sited dinner will be served. After dinner a lift will take guests to the surface. Coach transfer back will be organized to the conference venue, individual returns to hotels.
 
Salt Mine in Wieliczka - interesting facts
  • Departure time: 16.30
  • Departure place: conference venue
  • Duration: tour and dinner 16.30 - 23.00  
  • Tour includes: English speaking guide, entrance fee
  • The tour is not recommended for people suffering claustrophobia.

 

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With our licensed guides you will have a chance to experience beauty of important places of the City of Krakow as well as many interesting places of the Region.