Thursday, June 24th
||The pre-seminar event on Thursday, June 24th will take place in the Reading Society of Corfu.
The Reading Society of Corfu was founded in 1836 and its first President was Petros Vrailas-Armenis, a professor of the Ionian Academy. It has got a historic library (7.000 volumes) with rare manuscripts, engravings, photographs, old documents, old maps and paintings, as well as a general library (50.000 volumes), which also serves as a reading room.
It is situated at Mouragia region, Kapodistriou street, next to the Kapodistrias Palace. (Source: www.corfuvisit.net)
Friday, June 25th and Saturday, June 26th
||The seminar on Friday, June 25th and Saturday, June 26th will take place in the old (restored) Venetian arsenali, known as “Ionian Academy” that is placed in one of the most picturesque areas of Corfu.
The Ionian Academy was the first Greek University of modern times that was in operation in Corfu for forty years, from 1824 to 1864, that is up to the Union of the Ionian Islands with the Greek State.
Read more about the University history.
Transportation to Corfu
By plane: Aegean Airlines, Olympic Airlines
By ferry boat from Igoumenitsa in 1 hour and 45 minutes
By boat from Patras in 6-7 hours
Useful phone numbers
Kapodistrias airport: 26610 89600
Aegean Airlines: 801-11-20000, 2109988300, 26610 27008
Olympic Airlines: 26610 22963, 210 9666666
Port authority (Corfu): 26610 32655
Port authority (Igoumenitsa): 26650 22235, (Patras): 2610 341002
Local buses: 26610 31595
Intercity buses: 2661039985 (Corfu) and 2105125954, 2105129443, 2105124914 (Athens)
Taxi: 26610 33811
Marina: 26610 91475, 26610 91376
Greek National Tourism Organisation: 26610 37638
Police: 2661039509, 30188
Tourist police: 26610 30265
Hospital: 26610 45811-5