The locations of the training courses are Piraeus (port of Athens), Athens, Chania (island of Creta) and Corinthia region (80 km from Athens airport).
Piraeus is the major port of Greece, proximate to Athens (10 km) with easy access through the El. Venizelos international airport of Athens. It is a sunny city rich in history and traditions and at the same time a city with intensive nightlife, beautiful places, large market and nice people. From Piraeus you can visit the main archaeological sites of Attica, a vast variety of museums and places of cultural interest and you can have easy reach to the Aegean islands.
For more information you can visit Destination Piraeus website and Discover Greece website.
Athens is the capital and the biggest city of Greece. A centre for the arts, learning and philosophy, it is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy. In modern times, Athens is a large cosmopolitan metropolis and central to economic, financial, industrial, maritime, political and cultural life in Greece. In Athens, you will find very interesting to visit the ancient monuments and the archaeological and modern art museums (e.g. the Acropolis, the ancient market Plaka, the famous archaeological museum of Athens, Benaki museum of modern art, Cultural Centre “Hellenic Cosmos” etc.).
For more information you can visit City of Athens Guide, Discover Greece website and Visit Greece website.
The city of Chania is situated in West Crete and it is the second largest city of the island. Chania international airport hosts frequent flights to more than 100 European cities. The city is also accessible through its port that is connected with Piraeus on a daily basis.
A beautiful city inhabited since the Neolithic era, one of the cities of Minoan civilisation and Classical times, Chania played an important role, throughout Greek history. The old town and the old port of Chania surrounded by the old Venetian fortifications are between the most picturesque places in Greece and attract a lot of locals and tourists. Worthwhile visiting are: the “Agora” (market square), the nautical museums and archaeological museums, the House and the Graves of El. Venizelos – the notable political figure of Greek history. Chania coastline includes a large number of beaches offering blue waters and fine sand, in close proximity to the city centre. Besides, the region of Chania includes some of the most beautiful beaches worldwide, such as Balos Lagoon, Falassarna, Elafonisi and exceptional natural parks, the most famous being the Samaria Gorge.
Isthmia / Loutraki / Xilokastro are summer resorts by the sea in the region of Corinth. They have easy access from Athens El. Venizelos international airport via suburban rail (airport – Corinth, approximate 1 hour).
The training courses take place in hotels by the beach, in order to enjoy the greek sun and sea while attending the training.
From Isthmia / Loutraki/ Xilokastro you can have nearby excursions to Ancient Corinth, Epidavros, Nafplion, Mycenae and other archaeological and touristic sites of Peloponissos.