Romanian Society for Sports MedicineThe 15th Balkan Sports Medicine Congress,
"Health through Physical Exercise,
Performance through Sports Medicine"
The XVIIIth Annual National Conference of Sports Medicine,
1-4 October 2008, Bucharest, Romania
Balkan Sports Medicine Association
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The Romanian Athenaeum
The Romanian Athenaeum

Gala Dinner - 3 october 2008 - Jaristea Restaurant
(2000 - 2300)  -  fee: 60 euro


Duration: 3 - 4 hours
Departure place: hotel
Arch of Triunph
Arch of Triumph
Romanian Athenaeum
Romanian Athenaeum
The Parliament Palace
The Parliament Palace

Highlights included
: Nicolae Balcescu Avenue & Magheru Avenue - University Square (The Building of University - The Building of Romanian Commercial Bank - The National Theatre) - Intercontinental Hotel - Lido Hotel - Ambasador Hotel - Romana Square; Victoriei Square (Victoria Palace - The Government); Aviatorilor Square; Charles de Gaulle Square; Kiseleff Avenue - Arch of Triumph –Village Museum- House of Press Square - ROMEXPO Exhibition Centre - Sofitel Hotel - Arch of Triumph; Victoriei Avenue- Victoriei Square (Grigore Antipa Museum) - George Enescu Museum - Romanian Athenaeum - The Royal Palace - Post Office Palace – The Victoriei Gallery – The Central Army House – The National Savings Palace - History Museum –The Old Princely Court Complex- The Parliament Palace.

The House of the People / The Parliament Palace
Built between 1984 -1989, it is the biggest administrative construction in Europe and the second in the world, after the U.S. Pentagon in Washington D.C, with an area of 330 thousand square meters. From the volume point of view, the Guinness Book ranks this building as the third in the world.Romanian Peasant's Museum
It was declared in 1996 the European Museum of the Year. Many of these merits owe to its late director - Horia Bernea, an outstanding representative of Romanian painting.
The museum is hosted by a historical monument building in new Romanian architectural style, recently renovated and which hosted the former Museum of the Communist Party.

Village Museum

The Village Museum, located on the lakeside of Herastrau Lake, was founded by the sociologist Dimitrie Gusti in 1936. It is one of the first ethnographical museums in the world and one of the biggest and the oldest outdoor museums in Europe. It displays different kinds of rural constructions: houses, inns, stables, water mills, farms, roadside crosses, churches from all over Romania.

The Old Princely Court Complex

Ancient political and administrative center of Wallachia, it contains the most significant medieval buildings (15th – 18th centuries) of nowadays capital. It was built during the reign of Vlad the Impaler, better known as Dracula, and represents both a fort and the Court. Nearby is the old commercial area, named Lipscani from the city of Leipzig.

Bucharest Sight Seeing Tour rates:
By car: individual- 200 EUR ; 2 persons- 100 EUR/person ; 3 persons- 68 EUR/person ;
By van Mercedes Vito 8 seats: 4-7 persons- 34- 59 EUR/person;
By minibus Mercedes Sprinter 16 seats: 8-15 persons- 19- 36 EUR/person.The rates include VAT, transportation and professional English guide. The entrance fees of the mentioned museums/tourist points are not included.


approx. 4 hours
Departure place: hotel

Highlights include: Brâncoveanu Centre of Mogosoaia, Tiganesti Monastery, Caldarusani Monastery. This trip offers the possibility to combine a short sightseeing tour of Bucharest with the surrounding beautiful landscape offered by forests with monasteries and palaces.

Bucharest SurroundingsTour rates:
By car: individual- 225 EUR ; 2 persons- 120 EUR/person ; 3 persons- 82 EUR/person ;
By van Mercedes Vito 8 seats: 4-7 persons- 36- 63 EUR/person;
By minibus Mercedes Sprinter 16 seats: 8-15 persons- 19- 34 EUR/person.The rates include VAT, transportation, entrance fees and professional English guide.


Duration: full day
(12 hours)
Departure place: hotel
Peles Castle
Peles Castle
Bran Castle
Bran Castle
Bucegi Mountins

Sinaia Monastery, visit of the Royal Palace in Sinaia (Peles Castle), Sinaia resort, visit and sparkling wine tasting at Rhein wine cellars in Azuga, visit of the Bran Castle (Dracula’s Castle).
Known as the official provider of the Romanian Royal Court between the two World Wars, the cellars Rhein & C
ie Azuga 1892 are the oldest “location” where it is produced sparkling wine following the traditional method used in the Champagne province. In April 2006, at the Elisabeta Palace, the Rhein Extra brand was relaunched. It is the oldest and the most famous sparkling wine brand made in Romania.The visit includes the complete tour of the cellars and the presentation of wine producing technology, as well as the tasting of two sparkling wine types.

Carpathians Castles Tour rates:
By car: individual- 360 EUR; persons- 193 EUR/person; 3 persons- 138 EUR/person
By van Mercedes Vito 8 seats: 4-7 persons- 80- 118 EUR/person
By minibus Mercedes Sprinter 16 seats: 8-15 persons- 56- 80 EUR/person
The rates include VAT, transportation, professional English guide, entrance fees for the mentioned museums/castels, visit and lunch at Rhein wine cellars in Azuga.

Information belongs to S.Ro.M.S. (& Partners)   Contact:: Assoc. Prof. Anca Ionescu MD, PhD

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