Conference Venue

SYMPOSIUM WILL BE HELD AT THE CONFERENCE CENTRE OF HOTEL ASTORIA, BLED.

We are planning to hold the 16th International Symposium on Operations Research in Slovenia (SOR ’21) as live event. If we will have to organize the sympozium online due to COVID-19 restriction, we will inform the participants about that until July 17th, 2021.

You can book your room at Hotel Astoria through their web page.

Discount for SOR participants will be given. For reservations please contact
marketing.astoria@vgs-bled.si or +386 4 579 44 00 and

Parking options:

  • The hotel Astoria Bled has free parking and garage, with limited availability (50 parking places),
  • Free parking places for SOR’21 attendeces are also available  at Višja gostinska šola za gostinstvo in turizem Bled, Prešernova 32, Bled (3 minutes walk from the Hotel Astoria).
  • There are also available payable public parking places at IEDC Bled or TVD Partizan (nearby hotel).

 

BLED AND HOW TO GET THERE

Bled  lies in the extreme northwestern part of Slovenia, at the foot of the Julian Alps and between the Sava Bohinjka and Sava Dolinka rivers. It is accessible in all seasons.

By Car:
From Ljubljana take A2 highway northwest out of the city and follow the signs for Kranj or Jesenice. From Austria, pass Jesenice following signs for Ljubljana. Bled is well sign-posted.

By Plane:
The nearest international airport is Ljubljana Airport at Brnik only 36 km away.
Direct shuttle bus service and private transfers between the airport and Bled are organized throughout the year.

By Bus:
With regular bus routes Bled is connected with the surrounding area and all major towns in Slovenia.

By Train:
The Lesce-Bled railway station (4 km) lies on the Villach – Jesenice – Ljubljana – Belgrade – Istanbul – Athens railway line. It is approximately 45 km from the national borders with Austria (Wurzenpass – Korensko sedlo) and Italy (Fusine Laghi – Rateče). In addition, there are a few IC services a day. Buses connect the station with Bled every 30 minutes for €2. A taxi to/from the station costs €10. More info on Slovenian Railways.