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The conference will take place at the Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens.

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION ACADEMY OF ATHENS
4 Soranou Ephessiou St., 115 27 Athens, Greece

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DISCOVER ATHENS

Start your culture tour in Athens from the The Acropolis and the new Acropolis Museum located in the historical area of Makriyianni.

Continue by strolling around the Monastiraki area. Sited under the shadow of the Acropolis, Monastiraki is a unique neighborhood that has been inhabited for six thousand consecutive years! It is among the oldest, most historic and important neighborhoods in Western Culture.

Do not miss also the opportunity to visit the Panathenaic Stadium (the stadium that hosted the first modern Olympic Games) as well some of the top museums in Athens (such as the National Archaeological Museum , the National Gallery, the Museum of Cycladic Art and Benaki Museum of Greek Culture).

Visiting the islands near Athens

If visiting a Greek island is what you have your heart set on then you can easily combine it with your stay in Athens. You can spot some of the Saronic Gulf islands from the Athens coastline and there are island day-trips that take you to a selection Aegina, Hydra & Poros).

ATHENS VISITORS GUIDES

http://www.thisisathens.org
http://www.discovergreece.com/en/mainland/attica/athens

Useful Mobile Applications

  • FREENOW, an easy way to get a taxi wherever you are in Athens and reach your destination safely. Payments are made with card, no cash needed
  • Clio muse, shares the best cultural stories for indoor and outdoors tours
  • ATH Airport, is useful for checking your flight status, as well as any information that has to do with the Athens International Airport

TRANSPORTATION FROM AND TO ATHENS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (AIA) “ELEFTHERIOS VENIZELOS”

Athens International Airport services flights from all around the world as well as more than 30 domestic (island & mainland) destinations.

From the Airport get into the city center by:

Metro
Take Metro Line 3 (Agia Marina – Douk.Plakentias – Athens International Airport), which connects the Athens airport with the city centre (Syntagma Station). Trains run every 30 minutes, 7 days a week from 6:30 to 23:30. The trip between the Airport and Syntagma Station (Athens center) lasts approx. 40 minutes and costs 10 Euros. Tickets and passes (Ath.ena tickets) for public transport are sold at ticket booths and machines in all Athens Metro and tram stations.

Taxi
Taxis are available at the designated Taxi waiting area located at Exit 3 of Arrivals Level. A taxi from the airport to the city centre (inner ring) costs a flat rate of 38 EUR from 5:00 to midnight, and 54 EUR from midnight to 5:00. The charge is determined by the time of arrival at the destination and includes all applicable surcharges and extras.

https://www.athensairporttaxi.com/