Location and housing

The meeting will take place in the Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAC) conference center close to the beautiful village of Kolymbari, near Chania, Crete by the sea. http://www.oac.gr/en/contact-us/location-access/.

The rooms have their own bathroom and view to the sea or the mountains.  Most of the participants will also be accommodated  in OAC.  In case extra rooms are needed, a selection of nearby hotels of equal level will be used. Contributed participants will be allocated rooms at the OAC on a first come first served basis. In case of  numbers of participants  above the capacity of OAC,  the option to stay in nearby hotels will be offered where specific prices for meeting participants are arranged of similar total cost per day as staying at OAC (see below-participants staying outside are expected to have their meals at OAC). This will be payable upon arrival in registration at 50 Euros per day that includes all meals and coffee breaks and usage of OAC facilities. Participants families staying in the conference hotels will dine for free at OAC.

The subsidized housing cost in OAC will be as follows:

ACCOMMODATION IN SINGLE ROOM (per day/per person)

-full board-with breakfast and two meals  ……………………………….. 100.-€

ACCOMMODATION IN DOUBLE ROOM (per day/per person)

-full board with breakfast and two meals ……………………………….. 75.- €

Children (per day/per child)

(For accommodation in the same room as accompanying persons)

0-5 years …………………………………………………………….. free

5-12 years, with full board………………………………………… 30.- €

 

**Important**: Contributed participants should book and pay for their accommodation ONLY AFTER they receive the acceptance letter from the Scientific Committee, following the instructions that will accompany the letter.

 

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Transportation to and from the airport

The ORTHODOX ACADEMY OF CRETE (OAC) is situated on the northern coast of Crete, 22 kilometers from the city of Chania and 39 kilometers west of Chania International Airport (airport code CHQ). The conference center of the OAC is located about 10 minutes on foot outside the small fishing village of Kolymbari.

From the airport, delegates and visitors may reach the OAC:

  1. By taxi (35-40 minutes).
  2. By bus from the airport to the city of Chania and from there, by another bus, to Kolympari (tel. Public Bus Service [KTEL]of Chania: 0030-28210-93052). Buses run from the city of Chania to Kolympari almost every thirty minutes. The OAC is 1.5 km from the bus stop in the center of Kolympari

The organizing committee will  organize bus transfers for the first and the last day of the meeting from Chania Airport to the OAC. Information to be posted later.

 

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