IRDBF programme

Denmark, June 28 – July 1, 2023

June 28

Arriving to Billund airport. Bus to Aiden by Western Herning https://www.bestwestern.dk/booking-path/hotel-details/aiden-by-best-western-herning-herning-96102 , where there is an overnight stay.

June 29

09.00                Arrives at the National Show and follows the ratings in Hall Q

15.30                Social interaction in the RDM stand

18.00                Communal dining and socializing with other guests at the National Show; held in “Nature”

Return to the hotel

June 30

08.00                Picked up by bus after which the trip goes to Funen where there are two crew visits

20.00                Expected to arrive in The Square, Copenhagen, https://www.thesquare.dk/

July 1

After breakfast, it is possible to explore Copenhagen yourself before heading to the airport. Easiest

transportation to the airport is either the train or the subway

Estonia, July 1-6, 2023

July 1

Arrival to Estonia

Accommodation in hotel Sokos Hotel Viru, https://www.sokoshotels.fi/fi/tallinna/sokos-hotel-viru

From airport it is possible to take a taxi (~10€) or tram No. 4 to the stop Viru (11 stops in total, 1,5€)

No organized activities, free evening.

July 2

Arrival to Estonia. Accommodation in Sokos Hotel Viru, https://www.sokoshotels.fi/fi/tallinna/sokos-hotel-viru

10:00                Morning city tour

12:00                Lunch in the conference centre

13:00                ERDB meeting in Sokos hotel Viru

14:00                Business meeting of IRDBF in Sokos Hotel Viru

13:00                City tour for those who will not attend the Business and ERDB Meetings

19:00                Welcome Reception in the hotel (with meal)

July 3

09:00                Conference in the hotel Sokos Hotel Viru (programme)

20:00                Galadinner in the hotel

July 4

Check out from the hotel

07:30                Transfer to the biggest island Saaremaa

11:30                Jurna talu farm visit

14:00                Lunch and tour at Angla Windmill park

16:00                Karja OÜ farm visit

18:15                Arrival to hotel Gospa

19:00                Bishop´s dinner in Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

July 5

Check out from the hotel GoSpa

07:30                Transfer to the farm

08:00                Kõljala POÜ farm visit

10:50                Ferry to the mainland

12:30                Lunch in Pärnu

14:30                Kõpu PM OÜ farm visit

16:30                Transfer to the hotel Dorpat in Tartu

19:00                Walking to the Gunpowder Cellar for dinner

July 6

Check out of the hotel Dorpat

09:00                Transfer to the farm

09:30                Tartu Agro farm visit

12:00                Lunch on the river

Transfer to Latvia, hotel Radisson Blu Ridzene 3,5 hours

Latvia, July 6-7, 2023

July 6

18:00                Dinner in the hotel

20:00                Sightseeing in Riga for those who would like to participate

July 7

08:00                departure from hotel and trip to farm by bus

09:15                Latvian brown (new generation) cows demonstration, discussions

12:15                arriving in farm Vecauce, Latvian brown cows demonstration (conservation animals)

14:15                lunch

15:15                culture program

18:30                departure from Latvia and trip to Lithuania

19:00                accommodation and dinner in Hotel Saulys for one night,

https://www.saulys.lt/en-gb/contacts

Lithuania, July 8, 2023

July 8

09:00                departure for Cross Hill sightseeing,

10:00                departure for the 1st farm visit near Pakruojis

11:30                departure for the 2nd farm visit near Panevezys

14:00                departure for hotel Courtyard Vilnius City Center, 150 km (2 h) to drive. https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/vnocy-courtyard-vilnius-city-center/rooms/

17:00                tour to Gediminas Castle

20:00                dinner

July 9

departure from Vilnius Airport.