Venue and Travel info
The International Semiconductor Conference CAS 2018 will take place in the historical mountain resort of Sinaia.
Sinaia is located on the Prahova River valley, just east of the Bucegi Mountains (their highest altitude is 2.500 m). The town was named after Sinaia Monastery, around which it was built; the monastery in turn is named after the Biblical Mount Sinai. King Carol I of Romania built his summer home, Peleș Castle, near the town in the late nineteenth century.
Conference venue: New Montana Hotel, Sinaia, Romania
TRANSPORT from the airport to conference venue and back - info available soon!
Visa information: The conference participants who need an invitation letter for visa formalities should send a written request to the Conference Secretariat at the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For details about the Romanian Visa, please access the dedicated section of the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website, which includes a link to the lists of third states whose citizens must possess a visa for crossing external borders.
Places to visit in Sinaia and surroundings
Peles Royal Castle and Pelisor Castle (details) are within 15-20 minutes walking distance from the hotel. Peles Castle is one of the best-preserved royal palaces in Europe. It served as the summer residence of the first Hohenzollern king of Romania, Carol I. Built in the latter half of the 19th century, it was the king's attempt to imitate the styles of his former homeland, creating a Bavarian setting in the mountains of Romania.
Sinaia Monastery [...], named after the mount Sinai, is located 5 minutes walk from RINA Sinaia Hotel. The city’s orthodox church is one of the interesting places to visit.
Bucegi Mountains - Cota 1400 (meters); Cota 2000 (meters) – access by cable cars […]. The Sphinx is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Natural Park which is in the Bucegi Mountains of Romania. It is located at an altitude of 2,216 metres (7,270 ft) within the Babele [...] complex of rock formations.
Cantacuzino Castle [...], situated in the town of Busteni (8.5 km from Sinaia), is surrounded by waterfalls, caves and fountains and is in top castles in Romania in terms of architecture.
Bran Castle [...] (from the XIV century, recently related to the famous “Dracula”) may be visited on a few hours trip. It is situated in the picturesque Bran Valley, only 60 km distance from Sinaia via Paraul Rece.
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All relevant info about Romania can be found on the website www.romania.org