ACROPOLIS & THE ACROPOLIS MUSEUM
As NORDSCI Conference attendee, you're invited to the visit of The Acropolis of Athens as it is the most striking and complete ancient Greek monumental complex still existing, together with the New Acropolis Museum.
Acropolis is a combination of two words, akron which means extremity and polis which means city. It is literally the edge of the city in ancient Athens. Situated on a hill of average height (156m) that rises in the basin of Athens. Its overall dimensions are approximately 170 by 350m. Strong fortification walls have surrounded the summit of the Acropolis for more than 3,300 years.
The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It also lies over the ruins of a part of Roman and early Byzantine Athens.
The SOCIAL PROGRAM is free for all conference participants.
› Greek dinner with 5-course menu and complimentary drinks
› Show kitchen and food presentation of typical meals
› Book for €49
ONE DAY THREE ISLAND CRUISE
› One day island guided trip to Hydra, Poros and Egina
› Visit of three islands
› Book for €79
ATHENS WALKING TOUR
At the first day of the conference you'll be invited to join a walking tour around charming Athens.
Explore the city that has over 4000 years of history and discover all the facts, myths and secrets that you won’t find in your guidebook.
English-speaking local experts will share their knowledge and passion for Athens with you. Get an inside look at the Cradle of Western Civilization on foot and discover many of the city’s hidden gems that tourist buses can’t reach.