At the conference center

There are possibilities for walks and the village of Kolympari is nearby. A small beach is accessible just across the road from the center and a larger beachcan be found at the village.
The Orthodox Academy also has a library and a plant museum open to conferees in the daytime.

In the surrounding area

Built on the ancient city of Kydonia, the old city of Chania has preserved entire Venetian, Turkish and Jewish quarters. Places worth a visit are the Public Market, the church of AghiosFrankiskos (which houses the Archeological Museum), the renovated Fort Firkas and its lighthouse (built in the 16th century).


An early afternoon boat trip or excursion to an area of interest on the island will be included in the workshop schedule and the cost is included in the registration fee. A small additional fee will be assessed on site for guests who would like to join the excursion.