Conference Venue

Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES)

XV Annual International Conference

Borovets, Bulgaria, 20 - 23 June 2017

Festa Winter Palace Hotel Photos:

Conference Venue

Borovets is one of the largest Bulgarian mountain resorts. It is situated in the Eastern part of the Rila Mountain. The base altitude of the resort is 1300 m. Located among the century old pine forests, Borovets is an excellent place for relaxation, holiday, and tourism.


The distance from Sofia to Borovets is 65 kilometers.

The bus/car trip takes 1 hour and 15 minutes.


The Conference Venue is Festa Winter Palace Hotel, which is part of Festa Hotels chain.


Festa Winter Palace Hotel prices (full board):

  • single room - 48 euro
  • double room - 68 euro


Participants, who would like to stay in Sofia before or after the Conference in Borovets, may reserve rooms at Festa Sofia Hotel.


Festa Sofia Hotel prices (breakfast incl):

  • single room - 41 euro (80 BG lev)
  • double room - 52 euro (100 BG lev)


Hotel reservation deadline: 15 May 2017

Participants directly contact Festa Hotels as to book their rooms.


While making your reservations, please indicate that you are participants in the BCES Conference, June 2017.


For reservations at Festa Winter Palace Hotel in Borovets or Festa Sofia Hotel in Sofia please contact:


Alena Stoineva

Manager Corporate Clients and Sales

Festa Hotels


Tel. + 359 2 818 96 16 | Tel. + 359 700 144 22

Conference e-mail: