Persons entering Greece should possess a valid passport and/or identification card (except for members of the Euro zone and Swiss). Citizens of some countries require a visa. Please contact the nearest Greek Embassy or Consulate to your home for further information. You may find detailed information on the web site of the Hellenic Republic-Ministry of Foreign Affairs at: http://www.mfa.gr/en/visas/
Applicants for visas must be registered participants and must have paid their registration fee before requesting an application letter. If the visa is refused, the registration fee will be refunded.
Forum opening hours
|Thursday, November 2, 2017||Friday November 3, 2017||Saturday,, November 4, 2017|
|10:00am-12:00am (Preconference Workshop in Greek)||09:00am (Sessions)||09:00am (Sessions)|
|14:00pm (Opening registration)|
|15.30pm (Opening ceremony)|
|20:00pm (Rural dinner)|
Access and transportation
By air: There are daily scheduled flights from “El. Venizelos” Athens International Airport to “Nikos Kazantzakis” Heraklion International Airport (55klm) and “Ioannis Daskalogiannis” Chania International Airport (86klm). Charter flights from most European destinations arrive from April to November to both airports of the island.
By Sea: Daily itineraries link the port of Rethymnon and Heraklion with the port of Piraeus (Athens). There are also daily or weekly connections with islands of the Aegean Sea (Santorini, Milos, Ios etc).
To the hotel (from ports and airports)
By Taxi & Luxury Car Service
Available on request from the hotel or at the ports and airports.
Through Bus Services
Regular public bus services run from a bus stop just 300m from the resort to Heraklion, Rethymnon & Chania and vise versa.
Rent a car services upon request at the hotel.
We strongly recommend to book a hotel as soon as possible to assure room availability. In addition, due to the conference dates the only hotel that offers a high number of rooms and variety of services in the “Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa”[Venue]. This is our best recommendation, but the choice is yours.
“Sensimar Royal Blue Resort & Spa” (http://www.royalblueresort.co
To book a room in this hotel press here: https://royalblueresort.
If you wish more information about accommodation, please contact the conference secretariat (info @euripaforum2017.eu).
The currency of Greece is Euro.
Banks are open from Monday to Thursday, 08:00 – 14:00 & Friday, 08:00 – 13:30. Nearest banks to the hotel are located at the village of Perama, ~7 km from the hotel and nearest ATM is located 500 m from the hotel.
Τime Zone & Dialling Code
Local time is GMT +2 hours.
International Dialling Code: +30
The voltage in Greece and throughout the resort is 220V
For tourist information:
or call: +30 210 3310392, +30 210 3310716
Tourist Protection Line: 1572 (valid number in Greece)
Other useful telephone numbers, in case of emergency:
Emergency ambulance service: 166
On-duty hospitals, clinics, doctors & pharmacies: 1434
Police (Emergency number): 100
Regional Police Departments: 1033
To be announced
Congress organizer and registration contacts
For all enquiries concerning logistical information & registration: info(@)euripaforum2017.eu
Clinic of Social and Family Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Crete (http://www.fammed.uoc.gr)
Address and contact details:
University of Crete – School of Medicine – Department of Social Medicine,
P.O. Box: 2208, 71003 Iraklion, Crete, Greece
Tel.: +30 2810 394614 (Mrs. Dimitra Sifaki-Pistolla)
Fax: +30 2810 394614
to info (@ )euripaforum2017.eu