Social Events

Reception – Oct 24

Monday 24 October, 19:30
Maretsch/Mareccio castle
Via Claudia-de-Medici 12, 39100 Bolzano

The ICPM welcome reception will be held in the Mareccio/Maretsch Castle, a medieval castle in the center of Bolzano, in the vineyards, with a view on the Dolomite mountains. It is located within walking distance (10min) from the conference venue.

At 20:30, we also expect a local folk band to give us a show.

Wine Tasting – Oct 25

Tuesday 25 October, 18:00 – shuttles will leave at 17:30 from KolpingHaus (Largo Adolph Kolping, 3, Bolzano) and come back at 20:00
Kettmeir Caldaro/Kaltern
Via Cantine 4, 39052 Caldaro/Kaltern

As an optional activity, on Tuesday afternoon we organize a tour through a traditional winery, including wine tasting. Kettmeir is a historic winery nestled amongst the vineyards that surround the scenic Lake Caldaro. By exploring sips and bites of South Tyrol, participants can experience the intense notes of local wines and the distinctive flavours of traditional South Tyrolean food. Note that the number of places are limited for this activity.

UPDATE: this event is currently booked out, although we are attempting to organize a second wine tasting event to be held in parallel – more info TBA.

Student Party – Oct 25

Tuesday 25 October, 19:30 – shuttles leaving at 19:00 and coming back at 23:30
15 Palle bar
Via Bruno Buozzi 12, 39100 Bolzano

A party for students will be held in a dedicated room at the “15 Palle” pool table lounge: drinks, snacks, pool table, darts and table football.

ICPM Social Dinner – Oct 26

Wednesday 26 October, 19:30 – getting into the first bus at 17:45.
Freudenstein castle, Appiano/Eppan
Strada Masaccio 6/Matschatscherweg 6, 39057 Appiano/Eppan

The ICPM social dinner will be held in the picturesque Freudenstein castle, whose origins date back to the 13th century. Located on the scenic plateau of Appiano overlooking the valley and the mountains, it combines a panoramic location with historic flair, thanks to its ancient banquet halls, charming courtyard, and the enchanting Mediterranean garden with its orangery. Shuttle service from the center of Bolzano will be provided to reach the place.

Sightseeing Tours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoon, 15:15-17:15 we will organize guided walking tours through the old town of Bolzano. Each tour can take up to 25 participants. Registration for the tours will be possible on-site (first come first serve).