WHERE TO STAY?
The ELGS offers accommodation, meal and transfer packages for international or non-commuting participants. For students who require assistance with accommodation and transportation kindly contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the EPLO Guesthouse facilities. The EPLO Guesthouse, located at the EPLO in Sounion (Legraina area), is comprised of 11 double occupancy bedrooms with bathroom, a common usage fully equipped kitchen and open-air sports courts and gardens all facing the Aegean sea.
Students may nevertheless choose to make their own accommodation and transportation arrangements. A full list of real estate agencies in Athens is available at the Yellow Pages site www.xo.gr. Useful listings of apartments are the following:
Apart from the location, prices depend largely on the age of building and the floor (usually range between 3 and 7 storey buildings).
Students may also need to find short term accommodation in the center of Athens. Usually, most of them choose live in shared apartments, studios or hostels. Find hereafter some available options for you to start your search. The ELGS cannot be held responsible for the quality of the suggested options as these have not been examined:
With regards to hotels the EPLO normally cooperates with the following:
A list with various hotels cooperating with the EPLO can be provided upon request.
Access to the EPLO Premises
Transportation from and to the EPLO premise in Athens (Plaka or Kolonaki) will not be offered as it is within walking distance from any residence in the center of Athens and public transportation will facilitate any requirement. For the Sounion Premises transfers are included.
Some useful info:
The EPLO Kolonaki premises is located in the center of Athens, in the area of Kolonaki, a short walk from Evangelismos metro station.
The EPLO Plaka premises is just a few minutes’ walk from the Monastiraki metro station.
The EPLO premises in Sounion is located 64 km away from the Athens city center (an hour away by car), and 35 km away from Athens International Airport (half an hour away by car).
You can reach the Sounion premise with public transportation by taking the KTEL ATTIKIS bus line with direction to Sounion from a number of bus stops at the center of Athens. The bus is orange and the sign indicates “SOUNIO-ΣΟΥΝΙΟ”. Ask the bus driver to make a stop at “Legraina”. The bus stop is located near the entrance of the premises. The bus from Athens leaves on an hourly basis during the summer. Visit the website www.ktelattikis.gr for further information about the bus timetable.
DISCLAIMER: This information in this page is derived from the official site of the Greek National Tourist Organization http://www.visitgreece.gr/ , the official website of the Municipality of Athens for tourist information http://www.thisisathens.org/ and the website for Public Transport in Athens http://www.athenstransport.com/info/. The EPLO is just reproducing the information that appears in those sites. For more official and updated info please visit them accordingly.