The 4th Workshop on New Aspects and Perspectives in Nuclear Physics (HINPW4) will be hosted in the «Karolos Papoulias» Conference Center, University of Ioannina.
Ioannina is the capital and largest city of Epirus and the north-western Greece. It lies at an elevation of approximately 480 meters above sea level, on the western shore of lake Pamvotis.
How to reach Ioannina
Ioannina is connected by air with the Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos” International Airport. There are two daily flights from Athens International Airport to Ioannina operated by Aegean Airlines (https://en.aegeanair.com/). The duration of the flight is 55-60 minutes. The city is served by the Ioannina “King Pyrros” Airport, 5 km away from the city centre and 10 km from the «Karolos Papoulias» Conference Center. The flights are scheduled according to the following program:
From Athens airport to Ioannina airport: 08:50, 20:15
From Ioannina airport to Athens airport: 10:20, 21:50
For those participants who will decide to travel to Ioannina by bus, there are frequent itineraries from Athens and Thessaloniki. Buses are in general modern and comfortable.
Athens (approx. 6 hours and 30 minutes, one-way ticket price: 42.50 €)
From Athens Bus Station “Kifisos” to Ioannina Bus station:
06:30 (except Sunday), 08:30, 11:00, 13:00, 18:00, 22:30
From Ioannina Bus station to Athens Bus Station “Kifisos”:
08:00, 11:00, 13:00, 15:15 (except Saturday), 17:30, 24:00
Thessaloniki (approx. 4 hours and 15 minutes, one-way ticket price: 30.50 €)
From Thessaloniki Bus station to Ioannina Bus station:
08:00, 11:30, 14:00, 15:45, 18:30 (except Saturday), 20:30
From Ioannina Bus station to Thessaloniki Bus station:
07:00, 11:30, 14:15, 16:00, 18:30 (except Saturday), 20:30.
Ioannina city is approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes (420 km) distance drive from Athens, via Corinth-Rio-Antirrio Bridge-Arta.
Ioannina city is approximately 3 hours (260 km) distance drive from Thessaloniki airport via the Egnatia Motorway.
How to reach the «Karolos Papoulias» Conference Center
From the “King Pyrros” Ioannina Airport
You can take a taxi to the «Karolos Papoulias» Conference Center, University of Ioannina, which will cost you around 13 €. There are taxis waiting outside the airport. In case that there are no taxis waiting, you may reserve a taxi by phone no.: 0030 26510 46777.
From the Bus Station of Ioannina
Usually there are taxis waiting outside the Ioannina bus station. The taxi fare from the station to the University will be around 11 €. In case that there are no taxis waiting, you may call for a taxi at the phone no.: 0030 26510 46777. Otherwise, you can walk 15 minutes to the city center and take a taxi or the city bus to the University from there (bus numbers 16 or 17 to ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ).
From the city center of Ioannina
You can take the city bus (number 16 or number 17 to ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ) every 20 minutes from the Central Square, opposite the Court House. One-way bus tickets cost 1.70 € and can be purchased from kiosks (ask for the «yellow» ticket). You can also purchase the ticket from the driver at the price of 2 €. Otherwise, you may take a taxi (approximately 8 €).
The «Karolos Papoulias» Conference Center is situated at the center of the University campus, close to the Department of Medicine and close to the University Central Library.
The following map will be useful for those traveling by car or by bus from the city center.
HINPW4 participants should arrange their own accommodation.
A list of hotels is indicated below (the prices are indicative values including breakfast):
*** Hotel Galaxy (http://www.hotelgalaxyioannina.gr/)
Special offers will be available for Invited speakers and/or big number of reservations. Reservations will be available by phone (phone no.: 0030 26510 25432, 0030 26510 25032, 0030 26510 25056). City center – 6 km from the University.
**** Hotel Olympic (http://hotelolymp.gr/en/)
Reservations will be available by phone (phone no.: 0030 26510 22233 , 0030 26510 25888 , 0030 26510 25147) or e-mail (email@example.com). City center – 6 km from the University
*** Hotel Kastro (http://www.hotelkastro.gr/en/)
Reservations will be available by web or by phone (phone no.: 0030 26510 22866). Near the city center (1300 meters), inside the Ioannina castle – 8 km from the University
*** Hotel Palladion (http://www.palladionhotel.gr/)
Online reservations available. Near the city center (500 meters) – 7 km from the University
** Hotel Byzantio (https://www.byzantio-hotel.gr/en/)
Reservations will be available by phone (phone no.: 0030 26510 40453) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). 2 km from the city center – 4.5 km far from the University.
***** Grand Serai Congress and Spa (https://grandserai.reserve-online.net/about)
Online reservations available. City center – 5.5 km from the University
***** Epirus Palace (http://www.epiruspalace.gr/homepage-eng_4644.htm)
Online reservations available. 9 km from the city center – 5.5 km from the University
The above information is available in pdf format here