Venue and local transport

Bookings for the conference hotel “Cherno more” via the RANLP registration form are now CLOSED.

In the next few days a limited amount of rooms will be available for RANLP participants (please contact We advise those who wish to attend but who are too late to secure a room in hotel Cherno More, to check nearby hotels – there are plenty in Varna.

All prepaid lunches will be ogranised in Panorama restaurant, Cherno more hotel, floor 14.

RANLP 2023 will be held in Varna, the largest city on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast, in Hotel “Cherno More” ( The event venue is centrally located at the entrance of the Sea Garden and offers excellent conference facilities. The city is a major tourist destination with flights to/from the Varna International Airport. It is also known for its Archaeological Museum, which features the oldest gold treasure in the world (

How to get to Cherno more hotel

You can use the information from the Airport Varna site:

If you take the bus No 409, get off at the bus stop SEVASTOPOL. The ticket can be purchased inside the bus with card or cash, the price is 2 leva (about 1 euro). The duration of the travel is about 25 minutes (but it depends on the traffic)

USE ONLY Triumf taxi!!! 24-hour taxi service is available at the Airport. You may find the yellow taxi cabs of Triumf Taxi in front of Terminal 2.

The taxi price from Airport Varna to Cherno more hotel is around 12 euro (daily 6am-8pm) and 15 euro (at night 8pm-6am). We recommend to use this service.

Local currency, Exchange

A 24/7 Exchange desk is located in the Arrivals hall of Varna Airport. You can exchange 20 euro there just to pay the taxi. In the city you may find a better exchange ratio. The Bulgarian currency LEV (BGN) has a fixed exchange rate according to the euro: 1 euro = 1,95583 levs. Exchange offices and banks operate at similar rates with certain taxes.