Accompanying Person Social Programme
The accompanying person fee (ITL 170,000) includes the welcome cocktail, the Conference banquet and a visit of the third generation synchrotron radiation source ELETTRA. See the enclosed Registration Form for the methods of payment.
An attractive accompanying person social programme has also been
organised, including tours and cultural activities.
Monday 4 October 1999
> Tour of Trieste - 9:00 - 13:00
A crossroads between the Central-European and the Mediterranean
cultures, Trieste has always been a pole of attraction. Trieste's setting is particularly
beautiful with the combination of the shining whiteness of its rocks, the blue sea and the
green hills that surround it. Approaching the town along its wonderful coast road, Trieste
appears perfectly inserted in the surrounding territory.
> Art lessons - 16:00 - 18:00
Visit of the Museum art collection and introduction to Romanic and
Roman art: the museums art collection offers a review of Triestine 19th and 20th
century painters. An art expert will introduce the paintings housed in the beautiful
building owned by barone P. Revoltella. The apartment with original forniture will also be
Tuesday 5 October
> Visit of Aquileia and Grado - 9:00 - 18:00
Just 50 km away from Trieste, we find the charming old coastal town
of Grado with its beautiful white sand shores. This is a bewitchingly fantastic world of
land and water. The hub of life in Grado in every season is the busy harbour canal,
embraced by the picturesque houses of the old town.
Wednesday 6 October
> Excursion to the surrounding countryside -
9:00 - 13:00
Visit of the Carsic hills surrounding Trieste and the "Grotta Gigante", one of Europe's largest caves.
> Art lessons - 15:00 - 17:00
Introduction to Italian Renaissance art: the most important museums and art works hosted in Tuscany will be described. The paintings and painters of Museo degli Uffizi will be specially dealt with.
Thursday 7 October
> Tour of Venice - 8:00 - 19:30
A one-day guided tour to Venice will be organised for registered participants. Should the accompanying person wish to join the tour, a fee of ITL 100,000 should be paid. Please use the Registration Form to do this. The visit will include Piazza S. Marco, the Cathedral, Palazzo Ducale and a walk along the picturesque canals. A packed lunch will be provided. To facilitate the organisation of the tour, participants are kindly asked to register before the 3rd September.
Friday 8 October
> Italian cuisine lessons and tasting of local wines - 18:00 - 23:00
The lessons will be held in one of the most famous restaurants of the town of Trieste.
Photo by Ugo Borsatti, Archivio Storico "Foto Omnia"