22nd European Workshop on Computational Geometry
March 27-29 2006, Delphi, Greece






Conference hall "Apollo"



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Delphi, Greece, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassos, is one of the most scenic archeological sites throughout the world. The sanctuary and the oracle of the god Apollo was recognized throughout the Mediterranean, while Ancient Greeks held it to be the geometric ... oops, geographic centre, or navel, of the world.

Facilities

The workshop will be held at the European Cultural Center of Delphi, a modern conference facility, which is located in a unique natural setting and in close proximity to the Archaelogical Site and the town of Delphi.

Apollo Hall, the Conference hall, has a capacity of 250 persons and is fully equipped with audiovisual equipment.

A room with internet connection is available.

The map of Delphi

Travel

  • We have arranged for a shuttle bus for the conference participants. Bus capacity is about 50 people.
    • Departure from Athens Airport: Sunday, March 26, 2006 at 18:00.
      Meeting at 17.45: arrivals level, Information booth at Schengen arrivals. Christos Konaxis will meet you there. At 18.00, we shall go as a group to the bus, which will be parked past the end of the arrivals Building.
    • Departure from Delphi: Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 09:00. Arriving at Athens Airport at about 11.30.
  • Travel Tips
    • Saturday, March 25, 2006 is the Greek Independence Day, so stores are expected to be closed all day long. Moreover, in the morning, in most cities there will be army and/or student parades.
    • Summer Time begins on Sunday, March 26, 2006, at 1:00am Universal Time (Greenwich Mean Time) and clocks will be turned forward 1 hour (i.e., at 3:00 am Sunday morning local time in Greece, clocks will be turned forward to show 4:00am).
    • On Wednesday, March 29, 2006 a total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow corridor which traverses north Africa; see this NASA page. From Greece, an 86% partial eclipse will be seen; the eclipse will begin at 11:31, reach its peak at 12:48, and end at 14:04.
  • Travel VISA information for entering Greece.
  • Nearest airport: Athens International Airport (El. Venizelos), at 180 km. Most airlines serve Athens (ATH), including EasyJet to/from London and Berlin.
  • Regular bus service links Athens ("Liosion Bus Terminal") to Amfissa with an intermediate stop at Delphi. The ride lasts about 3 hours and costs 12 Euro. Approx. departure times: 7:30, 10:30, 13:00, 15:30, 17:30, 20:00. For more up to date information, check the Bus Service webpage (for Athens, select region=Attiki and city=Athens; for Amfissa, select region=Fokida and city=Amfissa).
  • Directions to go from the airport to "Liosion Intercity Bus Terminal".
  • Taxis from Athens or the Airport charge about 160 Euro (daytime price) and can take up to 4 people. Trip duration is about 2.5 hours.
  • Patras port at 100 km. For 2006, Patras is the European Capital of Culture.

Activities

Activities in Delphi and its vicinity.

Last modified: 3 May 2006