Conference venue

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The conference will be held at the Department of Planning and Regional Development (DPRD) of University of Thessaly located in Volos (Greece). DPRD has developed a sound knowledge in the fields of urban and regional issues, along with experience of EU funded practices for urban sustainability. The faculty maintains close contacts with international organizations, national and local authorities as well as with various other local organizations.

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How to get there

 

  

  

 

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Volos, situated between the Pagasitikos Golf and the Pelion Mountain, is the capital of Magnesia with a population of 120.000 inhabitants. The city is located in an area of an approximately equal distance from the country's two main urban centres, Athens and Thessaloniki, offering a combination of outstanding landscapes for winter and summer tourism. Today the Municipality of Volos aims at preserving and developing new uses for the industrial or historic buildings while the centre of Volos, where many students live, is a thriving commercial area with a strong cultural community.

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How to get there

Through Athens (El. Venizelos Airport, ATH)

  • From El. Venizelos Airport to Volos by train with the Metro Line 3 from the Airport, stop at Syntagma Station, change to Metro Line 2 from Syntagma to Larisa Station and then the train from Larisa Railway Terminal to Volos.

NOTE: Must change trains in Larisa for Volos.

(Train schedule @ http://tickets.trainose.gr/dromologia/)

- Airport to Larisa Railway Terminal: approx. 1,5 hours

- Larisa Railway Terminal – Larisa Railway Station: approx. 3,5 hours

- Larisa Railway Station – Volos Railway Station: approx. 1 hour

  • From El. Venizelos Airport to Volos by bus, with the Bus Line X93 from the Airport to Liossion Bus Station.

- Airport – Liossion Bus Station: approx. 1 hour

- Liossion Bus Station – Volos Bus Station: approx. 4 hours

Through Thessaloniki (Makedonia Airport, SKG)

  • From Makedonia Airport to Volos by train, with the route bus No 78 (the bus departs every one hour and it is situated outside the Check-in Hall - info @ http://oasth.gr/) to the New Railway Station in the city of Thessaloniki. From there, with the train to Volos.

NOTE: Must change trains in Larisa.

(Train schedule @ http://tickets.trainose.gr/dromologia/)

- Airport – Railway Terminal: approx. 0,5 hours

- Thessaloniki New Railway Station – Larisa Railway Station: approx. 1,5 - 2 hours

- Larisa Railway Station – Volos Railway Station: approx. 1 hour

  • From Makedonia Airport to Volos by bus, with the route bus No 78 (the bus departs every one hour and it is situated outside the Check-in Hall - info @ http://oasth.gr/#en/) to the Central Bus Station.

- Airport – Central Bus Station: approx. 0,5 hours

- Bus Terminal – Volos Bus Station: approx. 2,5hours

Through Nea Anchialos (Volos-Nea Anchialos airport, VOL)

From Nea Anchialos Airport to Volos, take the bus (info @ http://ktelvolou.gr/en/routes/map/&map=airport) to Volos Bus Station.

- Airport – Volos Bus Station: approx. 0,5 hours

 

Accommodation

1. Domotel Xenia Hotel

1, Plastira Str.

Tel.: +30 24210 92700, Fax: +30 24210 92800

Info @ http://www.domotelxeniavolouhotel.com/en/index.html

Indicative Price ≈ 120€/night

30 minute walk to the venue

2. Volos Palace Hotel

Xenofontos Str. & Thrakon

Tel: +30 24210 76501-5, Fax: +30 24210 76507

Info @ http://www.volospalace.gr/en

Indicative Price ≈ 90€/night

10 minute walk to the venue

3. Aegli Hotel

24 Argonafton Str.

Tel: +30 24210 24471, Fax: +30 24210 33006

Info @ http://www.aegli.gr (under construction)

Indicative Price ≈ 80€/night

15 minute walk to the venue

4. Kipseli Hotel

1, Ag. Nikolaous Str.

Tel: +30 24210 24420, Fax: +30 24210 26020

Info @ http://www.hotelkipseli.gr/en/index.html

Indicative Price ≈ 70€/night

20 minute walk to the venue

5. Park Hotel

2, Deligiorgi Str.

Tel: +30 24210 36511-15, Fax: +30 24210 28645

Info @ http://www.parkhotel-volos.gr

Indicative Price ≈ 70€/night

25 minute walk to the venue

6. Elektra Hotel

24,Topali Str.

Tel: +30 24210 32671-2, Fax: +30 24210 32674

Info @ http://hotelelectra.webnode.com/

Indicative Price ≈ 35€/night

20 minute walk to the venue

7. Nefeli Hotel

10, Koumoundourou Str.

Tel: +30 24210 30211-3, Fax: +30 24210 35616

Info @ http://www.nefelivolos.gr/nefeli_english.html

Indicative Price ≈ 45€/night

20 minute walk to the venue

8. Filippos Hotel

9, Solonos Str.

Tel: +30 24210 37607-8, Fax: +30 24210 39550

Info @ http://www.philippos.gr/

Indicative Price ≈ 45€/night

12minute walk to the venue

9. Valis Resort Hotel

Agria Station

Tel: +30 24280 97260-5, Fax: +30 24280 97200

Info @ http://valisresort.gr/

Indicative Price ≈ 70€/night

33 minutes to the venue by bus