Sorrento lies in one of the most beautiful parts of Italy, known throughout the world for both its natural and artistic beauty. One is spoilt for choice.

The accompanying persons will find difficult to choose among the selection of the possible excursions, detailed on the previous pages, which are proposed a with an eye to history, art, nature and…..food traditions.

A Welcome Cocktail will be offered Monday, June 12th from 6:30 p.m. till 8:00 p.m. in the Swimming pool Area Bar, on first floor after the registration time. Wine, soft drinks and snacks will be served. Everyone attending the conference, including registered companions, is welcome to attend.

Tuesday, June 13th – a classical music concert will be offered to the conference attendees and accompanying persons in the beautiful cloister of San Francesco.

The Cloister, part of the conventual complex of San Francesco d’Assisi, is a perfect fusion of different architectural styles: on two sides of the porch we find crossed tuff arches, stylistic expression of the late fourteenth century, whereas on the other two impressive round arches on octagonal pillars are erected.

The attentive eye can notice the presence of numerous elements of spoils coming from pagan temples, skilful and architecturally integrated and used as corner pillars.

The cloister is situated in Piazza Francesco Saverio Gargiulo, near Villa Comunale and one of the most beautiful terraces overlooking the gulf

The Conference Dinner of ISEC 2017 will take place in the historical restaurant on Wednesday, June 14th, starting at 8.00 pm. A shuttle service will take the participants from the Grand Hotel Vesuvio to the restaurant . around 7:00 pm, and back to the hotel around 11:00 pm.

The conference dinner is included in the registration fee for all the conference attendees and registered companions – except for the one-day pass holders. All participants are required to wear their badge, and bring the invitation for the event received upon registration.