International Review of Psychosis & Bipolarity
25 - 28 May 2014
Hilton Athens Hotel
46 Vassilissis Sofias Avenue
11528 Athens, Greece
Tel +30 210 7281000
Fax +30 210 7281111
The Hilton Athens Hotel conference venue features 22 meeting rooms with natural light, a 24-hour business centre and an executive lounge with a view of the Acropolis. This iconic venue is located in the centre of the city and boasts some of the best views available. Athens is a sprawling and vivacious metropolis, with plenty to do and see. Many of the most famous attractions are located within walking distance of the venue and a number of the most important cultural, social and business events take place in the Hilton Athens itself.
Hotel accommodation in Athens is limited during the time of the conference so Cortex has reserved enough rooms for conference delegates to book at preferential rates. To reserve hotel rooms please contact:
Global Events Ltd
Global Events can also offer services such as tours, transfers, excursions, dinner events, etc for groups - please contact Efi Kontodimou at email@example.com with your requirements.
This company is in no way associated with the IFPB Secretariat or the International Review of Psychosis & Bipolarity
Greece is a member of the EU and included in the Schengen area. Many visitors to Greece will not need a visa to visit Greece for up to 90 days, including citizens of EU countries, United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan, however you should always check this in advance with your local Greek Consulate.
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Athens International Airport (AIA) “Eleftherios Venizelos” has direct connections to about 65 International destinations, including all major cities around the world. Click here for a list of airlines serving Athens
The airport is located 33 km southeast of Athens and is easily accessible via the Athens City Ring Road as well as the Metro. Access to Athens and the Port of Piraeus is provided by express airport bus connections on a 24-hour basis, while a direct Metro line connects the airport with the city centre (Syntagma square) in 40 minutes. See www.aia.gr for more airport information.
Getting to the Conference Venue
The Hilton Athens hotel conference venue is located in the city centre, 30 km from the airport. It can be reached by car, taxi, bus or Metro.
Take Attiki Odos Avenue and follow the Y1 exit to Katechaki Avenue, which leads to Messogion Avenue. When you reach the end of Messogion Avenue, turn left to Vassilissis Sofias Avenue. Follow the road for roughly 1 km and the Hilton Athens hotel is on the left-hand side. The Hilton Athens hotel features an on-site parking lot, with secure, covered and self-parking facilities available.
Take Bus Route X95 and get off at "Ilissia" station, which is right opposite the hotel. The cost of the ticket is approx. 5 EUR per person.
Take the blue line towards Aigaleo and get off at "Evangelismos" station, which is situated at a 3-minute walk from the hotel. The cost of the ticket is approx. 8 EUR per person.
Tip: When travelling on the bus, metro, railway and tram, passengers are required to validate their tickets. The validation machines in the buses and trolleybuses are orange boxes inside the vehicles. In the metro, the boxes are in the station lobby, and on the tram there are beige boxes located on the platform.
The Hilton Athens hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the wonders of ancient Greece, from the Agora and the Parthenon to the nearby monuments of the Acropolis and some of the world’s finest museums.
Visit a fantastic array of local Athens attractions, including the imposing Lycabettus Hill, the incredible Benaki and Byzantine Museums, the New Acropolis Museum and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, which dates from 161 AD.
Athens is the capital of Greece.
The language of the conference is English.
English is widely spoken as a second language in Greece
2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time
7 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time
1 hour ahead of Central European Time
Greece is a full member of the European Union and its currency is the Euro (€)
All major credit cards are widely accepted in Greece