CGI’16 was held in the Aldemar Knossos Royal & Royal Mare Hotel (*****), Heraklion, Crete, Greece. The exact name of the area is called: Anissaras, Hersonissos, Crete and nearby village is called: Limenas Hersonissou, Hersonissos, Crete and the nearby town is Hersonissos, ca. 30 km east from Heraklion and its airport.

How to arrive to Alder Knossos Royal & Royal Mare

The easiest was is by taxi from the Heraklion Airport: It costs ~35 EUR for 1-4 persons, and ~20 minutes drive. Alternatively there is a bus from the airport directly to Anissaras every day at 13.45 (ticket 2.70 EUR). Last option, for the most adventurous, are the local buses (every 30 minutes) from the airport to the stop called: “Diastavrosi Lasithiou”  and from there the hotel is ~20 minutes walking distance.

 coming by car, the google maps link is:
 and here are the GPS coordinates:
Latitude: 36.39714024243693      
Longitude: 28.23011577129364

CGI’16 Special Hotel Rates and instructions on how to book your room

Special Rates for all conference participants were available for CGI’16 to be booked individually, directly with the specified hotels below, following only the dedicated links by clicking the hotel names specified in the next lists:

Aldemar Knossos & Royal Mare ***** (conference venue shared by both co-located hotels, prices provided per day):

  • Single Room: 140 EUR (half-board)
  • Double Room: 190 EUR (half-board)
  • Junior Suite: 390 EUR (breakfast included, up to 4 persons in the room)
  • Buffet lunch/dinner: 20 EUR per person/meal

Aldemar Cretan Village **** (~10-15 min walking distance from the conference venue, prices provided per day):

  • Single Room: 116 EUR (full-board, all-inclusive)
  • Double Room: 145 EUR (full-board, all-inclusive)

Furthermore, special pre-post conference excursions on the island and nearby islands were available individually via our in-collaboration official partner travel agency (Tourist Guides of Crete) here or here.



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