Important Dates

The venue

The "Micro&Nano 2015" Conference will be held at the Fenix Hotel, in Glyfada, Athens, Greece.

The Best Western Hotel Fenix is conveniently located in Glyfada, an attractive resort in the south coast of Athens.

Fenix Hotel is perfectly equipped to accommodate conferences and seminars. The participant's can have free Wi-Fi access, free parking and can also use the large swimming pool of the hotel.

How to reach the venue?

  • There is a 24-hour bus service X96 between the hotel and the Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos, situated 24.1 km away. The name of the bus stop is "2nd GLYFADAS", the ticket costs 5€ and the timetable of the bus can be found here.

  • Traveling from Athens International Airport Eleftherios Venizelos by taxi during the day costs 40.00€

  • The venue is also connected to the Athens center by Tram (stop "Plateia Vergioti") and other bus lines

  • More information about public transportation are available in Athens Public Tranport (OASA) and in Google Maps

Information About Glyfada

The municipality of Glyfada, in antiquity was called "Aixone". Recently the town was renamed as "Glyfada", a name that comes from the local wells that give brackish water. Today, Glyfada is one of the heartiest municipalities of Athens with significant growth in restaurants and bars that make the area a destination for fun and entertainment. The ideal location of Best Western Hotel Fenix allows easy access to activities both inside and outside the Municipality of Glyfada.

Glyfada offers countless entertainment options. From small taverns with traditional food to luxury restaurants with gourmet dishes and from small cafes to well-known clubs and live music stages, visitors of Glyfada can surely find a place that will best suit their taste and mood.

Nearby Glyfada (9.5 km) there is a small lake, called "Vouliagmeni Lake", an imposing landscape with labyrinths of underground caves and underwater tunnels

Nearby Beaches

Whether you want a cosmopolitan sandy beach or wish to isolate yourself and enjoy the sun and sea, Glyfada is the ideal destination that gives you access to the best beaches of Attica. To name but a few:

  • Asteras Glyfada: The beach starts behind the old "Asteria" club and extends along the entire length of the small peninsula to the south of Glyfada, less than 2km from Best Western Hotel Fenix and only 5 stops away by tram.

  • Akti Vouliagmeni: Approximately 8km from Best Western Hotel Fenix, is the large, popular and organized sandy beach. With cosmopolitan surroundings, but still maintaining its rural character of old-times, this is a spectacular sandy beach with many trees.

  • Akti tou Iliou (Sun Coast) in Alimos: Meets all the requirements of an organized beach. Indeed, according to laboratory tests performed in 2013 by the Panhellenic Center of Environmental Studies, Akti tou Iliou is one of the cleanest beaches in Attica. (Take the tram to Zefiros stop)

  • Kavouri: Just 7km from Best Western Hotel Fenix in Vouliagmeni, lies the picturesque beach of Kavouri. Many people prefer this beach as it is free and picturesque. Appropriate for night swimming.

Single-Day trips to Islands

Around the venue there are several islands that you can visit with single-day trips. Click the links for ferry tickets and other info on Greek ferry schedules