WENZHOU INFORMATION

THE CITY

Wenzhou is an urban district in Zhejiang Province of the People’s Republic of China. The city was built in 323 year. It is located near the cities of Lishui and Taizhou, and on the east side it is washed by the East China Sea. Wenzhou is considered the most populous city in the province. According to statistics, at the end of 2014, 8 million people lived in the city. There are many well-known industrial cities around Wenzhou: Rui’an, Yongkang, Taizhou, Yuhuang, Lishui, Lushi, Eqing. The distance to Shanghai is 450 km.

This city is recognized as one of the fastest growing and progressive centers of China. In 2002, the UN organized a competition among the “most progressive cities” and from all of China, only Wenzhou was included in the list of contestants.

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CLIMATE AND NATURE

Wenzhou has a humid subtropical climate with monsoon features. There is no clearly expressed wet and dry season, although precipitation falls much more in summer. It often snows in winter, some winters in Shanghai are especially snowy.

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VISA APPLICATION

To the attention of participants and guests: a visa is required for visiting China. For questions regarding visa advice, please contact brwag2019@icasworld.org.

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TRANSPORT: HOW TO COME

There are no direct flights to Wenzhou from Russia, the countries of Central Asia and Europe. If you have a flight with a transfer, you can fly through the cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Ningbo, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and others.

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HOTELS: THE PACKAGES FOR STAY

According to the General Provisions of the Games, each athlete would be admitted to the competitions only in case of booking the accommodations proposed by the Packages for Stay. The service of Packages must be paied in advance before the Games.

Packages to stay in Wenzhou during the period of the competition include the following services:

1. meeting and seeing off (transfer) at the airport and at the Wenzhou railway station;
2. Accommodation 8 days / 7 nights from 13.10 to 20.10. 2019 in a hotel with breakfast and dinner;
3. hot meals during the competition at lunch;
4. use of sports facilities and their amenities;
5. transfers from the hotel to the sports facility and back;
6. information and tourist support;
7. Participation in general events of the Games (Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Games) one-day out-of-city bus tour of the sights of the province and Wenzhou.

Airfare, visa, medical insurance are not included in the package price and are paid independently.

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CULTURAL PROGRAM

  1. OPENING CEREMONY
  2. ONE DAY EXCURSION

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SHANGHAI AND HANGZHOU

Participants and guests of the Games can seize the opportunity and visit the interesting places of Zhejiang Province. We highly recommend spending time in Shanghai, which can be done if you organize your flight through this city. From Shanghai you can also go to Hangzhou (200km by high-speed train) – one of the most beautiful historical cities in the world.

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Games Program (eng)

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