4th International Conference on
Natural Products Utilization

From Plants to Pharmacy Shelf

29 May - 01 June 2019
Albena resort, Bulgaria




The charming Bulgarian coastal resort Albena is one of the pearls of Bulgaria North Black Sea coast. It is located in a picturesque bay 30 km away from Varna city.

Albena is a unique blend of breathtaking sceneries, great atmosphere, a peculiar charm and magnetism. It’s interesting to know that Albena has an active eco policy, focused on the preservation of the environment. It has been awarded with the prestigious prize “Blue Flag” which is a testimonial for the clear waters of Albena’s coasts.

Albena disposes of first-rate hotels /3, 4 and 5 stars/. All rooms feature views of the sea or the Baltata National Reserve — a rare combination of dense wet forest and a seashore. The specific sea climate is mild and pleasant with clean air, rich in ozone and optimal humidity of 63-65%. The tourist season lasts from May till October, when the use of the sea and the beach is guaranteed. The resort offers visitors numerous sport & recreation activities including football pitches, multiple tennis courts, indoor stadium, golf courses, bowling, jet-ski, an equestrian base and many more.

Most of the hotels offer large conference halls, all with daylight and equipped with modern technical equipment for hosting conferences, congresses, business forums and discussions. Albena hosts many cultural events and conferences.

The 4th International Conference on Natural Products Utilization will be held in the halls of the recently opened Paradise Blue Hotel*****.


This is Bulgaria’s third largest city, a large port, and an important cultural, trade and industrial centre. Founded in the 6th century BC, the city boasts lots of remains from Roman and Byzantine times.

Varna is rightly known as the “capital city” of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Its location on the Northern shore of the Black Sea, along with its richness in natural resources make it one of the famous resorts Europewide, definitely the largest one in the Black Sea region.  The harbor is the largest in the country, there is an international airport, a railway station and active transport communication to the inner part of the country.
In Varna it is worth visiting the Archeological museum with one of the richest exhibits in Bulgaria and the oldest gold in the world, the Revival museum, where a valuable collection of icons is held, the Ethnographical museum located in a Revival period house. The Roman thermal baths (2nd - 3rd century) are the biggest ever found in Bulgaria. Also of interest could be vsiting the Revival clock tower of 1880, as well as the cathedral of the Assumption in the center of the town.
Well known as a resort for decades Varna offers excellent conditions for recreation, entertainment and sports.


Bulgaria is a part of the Balkan Peninsula in South Eastern Europe. The state of Bulgaria was founded in 681 AD and has a long and impressive history. Since January 2007 Bulgaria is a member of the European Union.

Here are some facts about Bulgaria:

  • The oldest crafted gold in the history of mankind is found here
  • Of the 300 cultural and natural sites in the UNESCO List of World Heritage, nine are in Bulgaria.
  • Bulgaria is the country of yoghourt – the food of the centenarians.
  • The world’s perfume and cosmetics industry could not do without the Bulgarian attar of roses – the Bulgarian oleaginous rose yields 80% of the world’s production.
  • Small Bulgaria is one of the world’s largest wine producers together with France, Spain, Italy and Greece.
Bulgaria is a beautiful mountainous country, with tourism opportunities being one of its biggest assets. Bulgaria possesses beautiful landscapes and beaches. The Black Sea Coast on its East border is famous for its fine sanded beaches, and perfect temperatures of water and air.