GENERAL INFORMATION

Congress Venue

The 28th European Symposium on Urogenital Radiology will be held from the 13th to 16th of October 2022 in Divani Caravel Hotel 5*, in Athens, Greece, a stunning hotel located in one of the city’s most vibrant neighbourhoods.

Location
Divani Caravel Hotel 5*

2 Vassileos Alexandrou ave. 16121, Athens, Greece.

Athens International Airport is 33 km from the hotel and easily accessible, with direct trains from Evangelismos station on metro M3. The trip takes about 50 minutes by public transport, 30 minutes by car without traffic.

Visa

Passport, Visa or other identity documetns are required to travel to Greece depending on your nationality.

Most European participants will requiere only ID or Passport.

Find your country and exactly requierements in the following list updated by the Greek Ministry of Foreing Affairs:

Countries requiring or not requiring a Visa – Visas for Foreigners traveling to Greece (mfa.gr)

In case you requiere a Visa, we reccommend to visit the Greek Embassy in your country and apply for the document and other procedures in advance. A refused Visa is no reason for a registration congress refund.

About Athens

Current local time

Greece is in the Eastern European Time (EET) time zone. The current offset is UTC/GMT +3hours. 

Currency

The official currency in Greece is the Euro.

Electricity and plugs

The power sockets used are type C and F, like in most of Europe. You will need an adaptor if you are travelling from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia or New Zealand. The standard voltage is 230 V.

Climate

Athens has a mild Mediterranean climate. Temperatures in October are between 23º / 15º Celsius degrees.

Tourism

Some leisure proposals:

Acropolis

(2 km from the hotel, 8 minutes by car or taxi depending on traffic, or metro M3 from Evangelismos station to Syntagma Square then bus 230 – 30 minutes)

The Acropolis is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens.

It contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historical significance, with the most famous being the Parthenon, UNESCO world Heritage.

Just 300m from the Acropolis, you can find the New Acropolis Museum, wich houses every artifact found on the Parthenon and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to the Roman and Byzantine Greece.

Panathenaic Stadium

(1.2 km from the hotel, a 16-minute walk)

The Panathenaic Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium used for several events and athletics in Athens, even it hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

Reconstructed from the remains of an ancient Greek stadium, the Panathenaic is the only stadium in the world built entirely by marble and is one of the oldest in the world.

Temple of Olympian Zeus

(2.6 km from the hotel, bus 214 – 23 minutes)

The Temple of Olympian Zeus has unusually tall columns made the temple the largest one in Athens and one of the largest ever built in the ancient world.

National Archaeological Museum

(2.4 km from the hotel, bus 224 – 40 minutes)

The National Archaeological Museum houses some of the most important artifacts from a variety of archaeological locations around Greece from prehistory to late antiquity.

It is considered one of the greatest museums in the world.

Stroll around the streets of Monastiraki

(2.4 km from the hotel, 10 minutes by car or taxi depending on traffic, or M3 from Evangelismos station to Monastiraki – 14 minutes)

Monastiraki is one of the best places to go shopping about anything: clothing boutiques, souvenir shops, and specialty stores…

Contact us

Organising Secretariat

info@esur2022.org

+34 960 72 82 12

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