EXCURSIONS

There will be two one-day excursions during the Congress which will visit some of the most spectacular Roman military sites on Bulgarian Danube limes:

Friday, 7th September 2012
Ruse (Roman Sexaginta Prista) – Transmarisca (Roman military camp, now Tutrakan) – Durostorum (Roman legionary camp, now Silistra) – Ruse

Programme of the Congress Excursion on 07.09.2012

 

Sunday, 9th September 2012
Ruse – Iatrus (late Roman military camp, by the village of Krivina, Ruse district) – Novae (Roman legionary camp and late Antiquity city, by the city of Svishtov) – Dimum (Roman customs and city, now Belene) – Ruse
 
Programme of the Congress Excursion on 09.09.2012

The cost of these two excursions is included in the Congress fee.

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There will be one three-day pre-Congress excursion from Monday, 3rd, till Wednesday, 5th September 2012:

Ruse – Cherven (late Antiquity and medieval fortress, by the village of Cherven, Ruse district) – Nicopolis ad Istrum (Roman city and late Antiquity fortress, by the village of Nikyup, Veliko Tarnovo district) – Veliko Tarnovo (late Antiquity Zikideva and Bulgarian medieval capital) – Sostra (Roman military camp, by the village of Lomets, Lovech district) – Oescus (Roman colony and legionary camp, by the village of Gigen, Pleven district) – Pleven (late Antiquity Storgosia) – Ruse.
 
Programme of the Pre-Congress Excursion on 03-05.09.2012

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There shall be also two post-Congress excursions:

– a three-day post-Congress excursion from Wednesday, 12th to Friday, 14th September 2012:
 

Ruse – Abritus (Roman military camp and city, Roman Emperor Decius met his end here, now Razgrad) – Madara (Roman and early medieval sanctuaries, Roman imperial villa, late Antiquity fortress, by the village of Madara, Shumen district) – Shumen (late Antiquity and medieval fortress)– the Black Sea cape of Kaliakra (Antiquity fortress of Tirizis-Acrae, medieval castle, by the city of Kavarna) – Dionysopolis (old Greek colony and Roman city on the Black Sea coast, now Balchik) – Odessos (Black sea old Greek colony and Roman city, now Varna) – Ruse

Programme of the Post-Congress Excursion on 12-14.09.2012
 

 – one-day post-Congress excursion on Saturday, 15th September 2012:

Ruse – Tropaeum Traiani (the famous Trajan's monument, now Adamclisi in Romanian Dobrudzha) – Ruse

Programme of the Post-Congress Excursion on 15.09.2012

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You can see photos of some of the sites to be visited.

Ruse / Roman Sexaginta Prista >>

  

 

Tutrakan / Roman Transmarisca >>

 

Roman Durostorum >>

 

Roman Iatrus >>



Roman Novae >>

 

Cherven Fortress >>

 

Roman Nicopolis ad Istrum >>

 

Veliko Tarnovo >>

 

Roman Sostra >>

 

Roman Oescus >>

 

Razgrad / Roman Abritus >>

 

Madara >>

 

Shumen Fortress >>

 

Kaliakra Cape >>