QSCP VIII travel suggestions and costs

Participants are expected to make reservations and pay for their trip to and from the island. A standard trip would include:

Instead of flying into Athens, one can:

If you wish to arrive on the island before the start of the workshop and would like to stay at Lefka Palace Hotel, the organizing committee can make a reservation on your behalf. The cost, to be paid directly to the hotel, is estimated at 90 for a room single occupancy and 100 for double occupancy per night with breakfast.

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Approximate location of Athens Airport.











Map of boat or road trip to Spetses. The island can be seen at the bottom of the map.
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Local travel and entertainment

Swimming and hiking are the main outdoors attractions of the island. Swimming facilities by the workshop grounds are more than adequate (both beach and swimming pool being available), but other beaches can be reached by bus or boat taxis at moderate prices.

A large variety of eating facilities are available near the workshop premises, in Spetses town and at the most popular remote beaches (Logoneri, Zogeria, Agia Marina, Agii Anargiri).

Bars and dancing clubs are also available, mostly in Spetses town.

Further travel and entertainment

A major attraction of the summer in Greece is the Hellenic Festival with performances mainly in Athens, at the Herodes Atticus open air theater, and in Epidaurus, another ancient theater not far from Spetses.


Some reservation services for Sofitel Hotel at the Athens International Airport:
hotels-greece-athens, all-hotels-greece, orbitz, hotels-nb, bestlodging, allrez, southtravels, usahotelguide
Sofitel telephone: +30-210-3544000

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