The CBMS 2017 Organizing Committee invites you to its parallel social program!

[NB: Please note that the following events are not included in your registration fee. The price indicated is per person; the same price applies to conference participants and to accompanying persons.]


Thursday 22th of June 2017 Night cruise

The CBMS 2017 wine reception at the conference venue will finish around 8-9pm. For those who want to continue their summer evening and have a quick look at Thessaloniki night life, we suggest a …cruise! We haven’t rented a boat for conference attendants, however, bar boats are available already. We have organized a shuttle bus to pick us up from KEDEA, and leave us at the sea side. We will walk to the boat, hop on, have a 30 minute cruise and come back to the sea side. Participants may stay as long as they want to finish their drinks or order more!

Time: 8:30 pm the shuttle will leave from KEDEA (no return shuttle will be available)

Cost: 8 euros (includes shuttle to the sea side, and a beer, wine or soft drink)

You may register for this event at the Conference secretariat until 22.06.2017 and 4 pm. You will need to pre-pay in cash* until 4pm, and a receipt will be provided to you on the following day.

*No credit card payment will be available for this service


Sunday 25th of June 2017 Sightseeing at Vergina

The visitors who would like to experience the ancient and historic kingdom of Macedon will depart from the Thessaloniki city centre in the morning, and return in the afternoon around 4pm.

More details on the event, the prices and registration for this event will be available soon.


Sunday 25th of June 2017 Excursion to Chalkidiki (Vineyard & swimming)

The shuttle will leave from the White Tower at 10:15 am.

Following a short drive we will arrive at a vineyard outside Thessaloniki. A tour at the vineyard will start at 11 am and will last for 1 hour. It will include a tour in the wine-production area, the bottling area, ageing area and museum. Participants will be allowed to visit the wine-tasting rooms, and buy wine at their own cost if they wish.

The shuttle will continue to a beach on the way to Chalkidiki. We will visit a Beach Bar where participants will be able to swim and relax at the beach and enjoy coffee, soft drinks and snacks (at their own cost). By ordering any drink or snack, participants can benefit from the use of umbrellas, lounge chairs, WC, changing booth. Duration: 1 pm - 5 pm. The shuttle will leave at 5 pm and will return to the White Tower around 6 pm.

Time: 10:15 am – 6 pm

Cost: 25 euros (includes transfer by bus and entrance at the vineyard)

Participation is limited. You may pre-register for this event by sending an email at before 14.06.17 stating the names of participants. Payment will need to be made in cash* at the Conference secretariat until 22.06.2017 and 4 pm. A receipt will be provided to you on the day of the event.

*No credit card payment will be available for this service