VENUE - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania MAICh

The Conference Center of MAICh is situated in a picturesque, typical Mediterranean pine-tree forest, about 3 km south-east of the city of Chania, 13 km from Chania international airport and 1 km from the port of Chania.

Since 1990 MAICh accommodates academic and research conferences, workshops, seminars, summer schools.

It is recommended to arrange your travel right away as flights to Crete are limited and usually in great demand during summer.

How to get there

Chania, Crete

By plane

Chania International Airport is the closest airport. There are direct charter and scheduled flights connecting Chania with many European cities carried out by Ryanair, Easyjet and others. Domestic flights from the Athens International Airport are also frequent and are carried out by Olympics and Aegean Airlines.

How to reach MAICh from Chania airport

The best way to reach MAICh from Chania airport is to take a taxi. There is no direct bus line connecting MAICh with the airport. The taxi costs approximately 30€. There is a taxi station just across the exit of arrivals at the airport so you don’t have to book a taxi ahead.

There is a local bus that can take you to the Central Bus Station in the city center (KTEL) from the airport. Bus tickets from airport to Chania city centre cost about 2.50€. Then you can take a taxi from the city center and come to MAICh. The cost is approximately 10€. There is a taxi station at the 1866 square about 30 meters away from the exit gate at the bus station (KTEL) on your right. In general, the timetable that connects MAICh with the city center (AGORA-the terminal stop as well as the departure stop from the city center to MAICh, bus No13 also departs from square 1866 which is closer to the KTEL bus station than AGORA terminal station) can be found in the Chania City Bus website.

How to reach MAICh from Heraklion airport

Heraklion might be an alternative destination. Heraklion is about 140km away from Chania. Regular bus shuttles from Heraklion to Chania are available (once per hour; about 2:45h) - see also public bus service KTE. Rental of a car might be also an option.