Bus excursion (Wednesday, July 10th)
13:30 departure from University of Latvia
1. Riga sightseeing by bus: showing the most important historical landmarks of the center of the city, including The monument of Freedom, Town hall square and Art-Nouveau buildings.
(Bus tour with guide + small walks to major sites)
Riga has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site thanks to the collection of Art-Nouveau buildings that is one of the largest in the world, as well as a city in whose architecture the entire history from 1201 to the present day is reflected.
2. The main exhibition of Riga Motor Museum: dedicated to the historical development of cars, motorbikes and bicycles over the first century of its mass production from the last decade of 19th to the end of 20th century.
(Guided tour + time for exploring on your own)
3. Museum of the River Daugava: represents an unique history of culture on it’s banks, starting from 8000 BC till nowadays. The building of the Museum is a former dwelling house of the Dole estate, and it was constructed in 1898.
(Guided tour of manor and park + time to explore park + quick snack)
18:30 arrive to University of Latvia
EATCS General Assembly
The General Assembly of the EATCS will start after the excursion.
At the end of the excursion, everybody will be delivered to the main building and offered a snack for participating in the General Assembly.