Visitor Information

ACMAC is located in the new campus of the University of Crete at Voutes, seven kilometers southwest of Heraklion, next to the University Hospital. The area can be reached from downtown Heraklion in ~20min by taxi (typical fare ~15 Euros) or by regular city buses (ticket price ~2 Euro).

Reimbursement Information

If you are an invited visitor of ACMAC please read carefully the Reimbursement Information in order to avoid any delays in the processing of the paperwork as well as an incomplete package.

Getting to Heraklion

By Air

Heraklion can be reached from the mainland Greece by plane with direct flights from Athens in ~40min or from Thessaloniki in ~50min. Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air, offer a number of flights daily. Direct charter flights from various cities of northern europe are also available, especially during the tourist season (April - October). Nikos Kazantzakis airport (airport code: HER) is serving the city of heraklion.

By Sea

One can also reach Heraklion by boat from Athens daily, in approximately 7hrs. There are 3 daily trips from Heraklion to Pireaus (Athens). For more information on prices and schedule check the web page of Minoan Lines, ANEK Lines or Superfast Ferries.

Heraklion Info

To discover Heraklion please visit the site of municipality of Heraklion.
Furthermore, in the following link you can find a more general interactive map of the city, on which useful points of interest have been marked already.

In addition, information about getting around in Heraklion can be found in the following links:


Long Term Accommodation


Local Transportation