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26th Annual CIDOC Conference of the International Council of Museums 2018

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Conference Registration

Registration Options

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  • ICOM Members 250.00 €
  • Non ICOM Members 280.00 €
  • Student 130.00 €
  • Members of Local Organizing Committee 115.00 €
  • Accompanying Person 45.00 €
  • Day Pass 90.00 €
  • 0.00 €

Extra options

  • Friday, October 5th - Gortyn & Phaistos Tour #1 - Adult cost 50 €
  • Friday, October 5th - Gortyn & Phaistos Tour #1 - Child cost (5 to 12 years old) 25 €
  • Friday, October 5th - Palace of Malia & Spinaloga Tour #2 - Adult cost 50 €
  • Friday, October 5th - Palace of Malia & Spinaloga Tour #2 - Child cost (5 to 12 years old) 25 €
  • Friday, October 5th - Ancient Eleftherna Tour #3 - Adult cost 50 €
  • Friday, October 5th - Ancient Eleftherna Tour #3 - Child cost (5 to 12 years old) 25 €
  • Friday, October 5th - Archanes Tour #4 - Adult cost 30 €
  • Friday, October 5th - Archanes Tour #4 - Child cost (5 to 12 years old) 15 €
  • Friday, October 5th - ZominthosTour #5 - Adult cost 35 €
  • Friday, October 5th - ZominthosTour #5 - Child cost (5 to 12 years old) 17 €
  • Please indicate in the Conference Remarks field below, a second alternative excursion in case your first tour choice is cancelled or fully booked €

Conference information and cancellation policy

Registation Information:

  1. Full Registration for any type of participant except accompanying person includes: conference bag,  access to all workshops, tutorials, Conference sessions,  Daily Coffee Breaks, Daily Lunches, Welcome reception, daily afternoon visits to Knossos, Archaelogical Museum of Heraklion and Historical Museum of Crete, FORTH
  2. Student Registration requires documentation proving registered Student status (student's ID or a letter from the Head of Department/Director of Doctoral School prepared on the notepaper of the institution) should be send to . Please indicate "CIDOC 2018, STUDENT STATUS DOCUMENTATION" in the subject field.
  3. Accompanying person registration includes access to Welcome reception, daily afternoon visits to Knossos, Archaelogical Museum of Heraklion, Historical Museum of Crete, FORTH. Please note that this type of registration is only allowed for persons accompanying participants with full registration
  4. Extra Daily Coffee Breaks-Lunches, Voucher will be available at reduced price for accompanying persons at conference venue
  5. Day pass fee includes conference bag,  access to workshop/s, tutorial/s, Conference sessions,  Daily Coffee Break/ Lunch and social activity of the day 

Cancellation Policy: 

Please note any cancellations MUST BE RECEIVED by email  or fax  +30 2810 330606

  1. A cancellation fee of €30 applies for any cancellations before 31/5/2018.
  2. A cancellation fee of €50 applies for any cancellations before 31/8/2018.
  3.  Cancellations after 31/8/2018 will not be refunded. If you cannot attend, you may transfer the registration to another person.

Friday, October 5th Optional Tour Information:

On The final day of the conference (Friday, October 5th), participants and the accompanying persons will have the opportunity to go on a day trip to an archaeological site and museums.

Please choose the tour that you want and indicate in the Conference Remarks field a second choice of tour in the event that your first tour choice is cancelled or fully booked.

The cost per person for the optional tours on Friday, October 5th includes: A/C Bus, Profesional English Speaking Guide, Lunch, Entrance fees for participants with full registration


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Aquila Atlantis Hotel *****

Aquila Atlantis outside    Aquila Atlantis Room

In Aquila Atlantis Hotel, we know the importance of feeling every moment welcome

The objective was the harmonious combination of discreet luxury and unique comfort.

The public spaces are decorated with extraordinary artworks of high aesthetics.

The rooms are quiet for undisturbed work and substantial relaxation in large beds and mattresses that offer a truly restful sleep

Comfort City View Room

Galaxy Hotel*****


Located in Heraklion's elegant district, this 5-star hotel offers 2 gourmet restaurants, a free wellness centre and a large freshwater pool. Luxurious rooms feature balconies with pool and city views.

All accommodation in Galaxy Iraklio offers work desks, satellite LCD TV and free Wi-Fi access. Air-conditioned rooms are equipped with pure Egyptian cotton linen and hypoallergenic rooms are available. Some units feature whirlpools.

Vetri Restaurant serves an American buffet breakfast prepared with fresh, local ingredients and Cretan cuisine. Per Se Lounge offers casual meals, wines and cocktails. The Pool Deck serves light meals and drinks. 24-hour room service is available with additional in-room dishes. Galaxy also includes a state-of-the-art conference centre, with 9 fully equipped halls and a total capacity of 800 persons.

Galaxy Hotel’s Wellness Club is open 24 hours a day and its use is free to all guests. It includes a state-of-the-art gym and an all-marble steam room.

Guests of Galaxy Iraklio Hotel are within a 10-minute walk from the city centre and shopping and historic attractions. Knossos archaeological site is a 10-minute drive. Heraklion International Airport is at 5 km. Staff at the 24-hour reception can arrange tickets and car rentals. Free public parking is possible on site.

Superior room

Capsis Astoria Hotel ****


Outside view    Room view


Capsis Astoria Heraklion hotel is situated in the heart of Heraklion town, in the city that balances between two civilizations rich in culture: ancient Minoan and contemporary Cretan civilization.

Astoria is a four-star hotel in Heraklion with over forty years of tradition in hospitality, built in a spot of great cultural significance next to the worldwide known Archaeological Museum of Heraklion.

One of the best Heraklion hotels, Capsis Astoria represents the milestone of Cretan capital, having all its facilities fully renovated and decorated with a touch of modernity that creates luxurious and relaxing ambience. Built in 1966 in the heart of the city, our hotel completed the renovation of its premises in April 2007, in cooperation with eminent architects and innovative interior designers.

Capsis Astoria Heraklion hotel offers 131 luxurious rooms and suites, all renovated and decorated with respect to the needs of contemporary travelers.

Superior room

Olive Green Hotel ****


In the heart of Heraklion city, Olive Green Hotel stands out with a distinct character. 

The name consists of two nodal words for the interpretation of its philosophy and personality that lies beyond. The Olive stands as a symbol of power, eternity, tranquility and prosperity. The Olive is embedded in the entity of Crete, through its purity and wildness.                

On the other side, the color Green represents the ecological and contemporary character of the hotel which implements international sustainability criteria. Olive Green is an intelligent, conscious, eco-friendly hotel, a prototype for citizens and travelers of the world. With modern infrastructures it combines the cutting-edge technology with the glory of Cretan culture while it gives prominence to all these elements that create eternal values. Its Philosophy is inculcated by the logotype which is inspired from the Minoan icons. The spiral, a symbol of birth, continuity and a universal imprint surrounded by olive leaves. Olive Green is a hotel with a very distinctive character of its own. It has cultivated a sui generis style through simplicity and individuality aiming to change the way of living in a city hotel.

Popular room

Ibis Styles Heraklion Central ****


Ibis Styles Heraklion Central is located right in the heart of Heraklion in Crete. Boasting magnificent sea or city views from their balcony or window, all rooms at Ibis Styles Heraklion Central are spacious newly built and modern with comfortable beds and equipped with all the amenities necessary for a pleasant and relaxing stay

The hotel is just a short stroll from major touristic sights and lively areas of the town such as the world-renowned Archeological and Historical Museums, the Venetian Walls, the Fortress and the Morosini Fountain.Knossos Palace is 5 km away. Heraklion Airport is just 4 km away

Classic Room

Castello City ***


Part of the Castello Hotels Group , the Castello City Hotel stands close by the majestic Venetian walls that encircle the old city of Heraklion.

The 68-room hotel, which was fully renovated in 2017, is open throughout the year and provides ideal accommodation for business people, holidaymakers, and travellers.

The hotel is located at the Chanioporta area which is the main entrance to the city's historic centre that you can easily visit on foot. With direct access to a taxi station and to bus stops towards all major destinations, that are located just outside the hotel, the Castello City is the perfect starting point for travellers wishing to explore not only Heraklion but the whole island of Crete.

Deluxe Room

Kastro Hotel ***

kastro hotel outside view    

Kastro Hotel embodies the rich Cretan tradition of warm hospitality. 

Our guests enjoy a unique combination of high quality services in a friendly, comfortable, modern and luxurious environment. We make sure you have everything you need to meet your vacation needs.

Whether you travel for business, romance, or on your family vacation, our hotel promises you a most pleasant stay.

Standard Room

Lato Hotel***


Lato Boutique Hotel is the perfect starting point to explore Crete and its fascinating capital.

After you take in the breathtaking views over the Old Port, you can discover the historic center of the city, and its most remarkable attractions of Heraklion, or visit some of our most important museums, which are all within walking distance of our front doors. The liveliest shopping, dining, and nightlife venues in Heraklion are nearby as well. Plus, if you want to enjoy the freshest, most creative Cretan cuisine, you never need to leave the hotel, as Lato's internationally-acclaimed restaurants are always ready to woo you.

Lato Boutique Hotel is the most welcoming establishment in this part of the city, a magnet for romantic couples, but also for families, and business travelers.

Comfy room No View

Accommodation Information:

We have established special rates for the CIDOC 2018  conference participants in hotels within 10-15 minute walking distance from the venue in Heraklion City 

All rates are in EURO Per Room per Night on Bed & Breakfast Basis.

Rates are valid during the conference dates, however extension of stay is possible with the same rate if arranged by our agency CCBS Greece P.C

Please note that September in Crete is high in the tourist season and availability is limited. 

You are encouraged to make your hotel bookings at your earliest convenience.

Your accommodation is considered as confirmed ONLY when accommodation fees are deposited in full and you have received and email with availability confirmation. 

All rooms are on full prepayment basis.

For further arrangements, please contact Ms Katerina Koronaiou at : Tel: +30 2810 255 552, Fax: +30 2810 33 06 06, e-mail: 

Hotel Accommodation Cancellation Policy

Please note any changes or cancellations MUST BE RECEIVED by email  or fax  +30 2810 330606

For any cancellations received

By the 1st of July 2018   :                                                             Full refund (minus 30€ Handling Fees)

From the 1st until the 31st of August 2018:                                20% Cancellation Fee of the total of accommodation cost 

From the 1st until the 14th of September 2018:                         50% Cancellation Fee of the total of accommodation cost

From the 15th of September 2018:                                              NO REFUND of money

Important Noitice:

As of 1 January 2018, an additional Overnight Stay Tax applies, payable locally by the individual guest on checking in to accommodation in Greece and varies according to the official rating of the accommodation as follows:

  •          5 Star: 4.00€ per room per night
  •          4 Star: 3.00€ per room per night
  •          3 Star: 1.50€ per room per night