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IASPR Conference Venue

The IASPR Conference Venue is the five star hotel Makedonia Palace. The hotel is ideally located right on the seafront, with breathtaking views of the City’s White Tower and Thermaikos Gulf. Makedonia Palace hotel is regarded as one of Greece’s most famous and prestigious hotels and a major venue for both domestic and international congresses and conferences. It is 13 km from Thessaloniki International Airport “Makedonia” (SKG) and within walking distance from the city center. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout. It features two restaurants of high taste, swimming pool, fitness center-sauna and free private parking.

MAKEDONIA PALACE
2, Megalou Alexandrou Avenue GR-54640, Thessaloniki Greece
Tel: (+30) 2310 897197
Fax: (+30) 2310 897211

The conference rate for single or double rooms is €90 per night. In order to get the conference rate, please email
reservations@makedoniapalace.gr
with “IASPR 2014″ in the subject line.

Transportation to IASPR Conference Venue

Public transport in Thessaloniki is served by buses. The bus company operating in the city is the Thessaloniki Urban Transport Organization (OASTH) and is the only public means of transport in Thessaloniki at the moment.
Standard bus fares:
- 0.80€ (purchased at a point of sale) or 0.90€ (when issued by ticket vending machines on the bus) – Valid for a single trip
- 0.90€ (purchased at a point of sale) or 1.00€ (when issued by ticket vending machines on the bus) – Valid for up to two (2) trips made within seventy (70) minutes from the time of issue
24-hour tickets: 4.00€ – Valid for 24 hours and are to be validated only upon first and last use.
Detailed information on ticket options, bus routes and timetables is available at: www.oasth.gr

Taxis in Greece are economic. As a rough guide a taxi within the city will cost you approximately 5€. Between 24:00 and 05:00 a double fare will be applicable.

From Makedonia International Airport
If you are reaching the Makedonia Palace Hotel from Makedonia International Airport (13 km)
By bus: Faliro bus stop of line 78 (Airport – Bus Station) is less than 150 m away from the hotel.
By car: You follow Georgikis Scholis Avenue towards west. At some point, its name changes to Ethnikis Antistaseos, Vas. Olgas Avenue and then Vas. Georgiou Avenue. In the lights of City Hall of Thessaloniki, the left turn will lead you to Meg. Alexandrou Ave, and after approx. 400 m you will find the hotel on your right.
By taxi: There is a taxi rank at the Airport (16-20€ from Makedonia International Airport to SPEA8 Venue – Makedonia Palace Hotel)

From the Train Station
If you are reaching the Makedonia Palace hotel from the Train Station (4 km)
By bus: Faliro bus stop of line 8 (New Train Station – IKEA East Terminal Station) is less than 150 m away from the hotel.
By car: You follow Monastiriou street towards east, and right after Dimokratias square you take a right to Dodekanisou street (Salaminos street at a later point) to reach the entrance of the Port’s Passenger Terminal entrance. Then you take a left to Kountouriotou Street (Nikis Ave at a later point) until you reach the White Tower. Then you follow Meg. Alexandrou Ave, and after approx. 400 m you will find the hotel on your right.
By taxi: There is a taxi rank at the Train Station (8-10€ from Train Station to SPEA8 Venue – Makedonia Palace Hotel)

From Thessaloniki City Center
If you are reaching the Makedonia Palace hotel from the center of the city (3 km)
By bus: Faliro bus stop of line 8 (New Train Station – IKEA East Terminal Station) is less than 150 m away from the hotel.
Faliro bus stop of line 5 (Nea Krini – IKEA Venizelou) is less than 150 m away from the hotel.
Faliro bus stop of line 6 (Kalamaria – Venizelou) is less than 150 m away from the hotel.
By car: You follow Kountouriotou street (Nikis Ave at a later point) towards west, until you reach the White Tower. Then you follow Meg. Alexandrou Ave, and after approx. 400 m you will find the hotel on your right.
By taxi: Cost is approx. 4 euro.

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