Monday 23 May, 2016. Welcome Reception
Botanic garden of the Universidad de Valencia
The congress welcomes the assistants at the Botanic Garden for a cocktail. The Botanic garden of the Universidad de Valencia, known as El Botànic, was founded in 1567. For 200 years it was a cultivated plot used to grow medicinal plants, linked to studies in Medicine. Up until the 19th century it was located in a number of places within the city of Valencia. The year 1802 marks the point at which the University definitively moved the gardens to el Huerto de Tramoyeres, outside the city walls, near the Convent of San Sebastián, near the Torres de Quart.
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Thursday 26 May, 2016. Valencia tour & Gala Dinner
Ayre Hotel Astoria Palace
Visitors will see the most noteworthy streets, squares and monuments of Valencia’s historic heart: Lonja (old silk exchange, World Heritage Site by UNESCO), Mercado Central (Central Market), Plaza del Ayuntamiento (City Hall square), Palace of the Marques of Dos Aguas (the palace houses the National Ceramics Collection), Plaza del Patriarca, Cathedral, Plaza de la Virgen.
Vistors will complete the visit at Ayre Astoria Palace Hotel for the Gala Dinner. To enjoy your stay in Valencia with all your senses, this is an iconic 4 star hotel thanks to its history, location and impeccable quality of service. Located in the historical city center ayre hotel astoria palace is the place to see and to be seen in the city. The hotel has been partially renovated in 2013, on modern contemporary style. It is an expert on rices and mediterranean cuisine. Situated next to the Cathedral, Barrio del Carmen and its mansion houses, Plaza del Ayuntamiento... it enjoys perfect transport links with the AVE Station and the Airport, near the City of Arts and Sciences and Malvarrosa Beach.
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