Pre-Conference Activities

Please indicate you interest by June 11, 2023

“Enclose in your soul Greece and you shall feel every kind of grandeur.”
Dionysios Solomos (Greece's national poet, 1798 – 1857)

Take the time, when you visit Athens for the LMDE conference, to learn about the history of the country, and its amazing culture and civilization. Ancient Greek Civilization has left its profound legacy on Western culture and society and continues to be studied and celebrated around the world!

Democracy, the political debate and the rhetoric, architecture, Olympic Games, the Hippocratic oath, theater, drama, science literature and so many other ideas and achievements have their origins in Ancient Greeks heritage!

Discover with us the “kallos”, the ultimate beauty as perceived in ancient Greek philosophy and arts, in Athens, the capital of Greece! Immerse yourself in its history visiting Acropolis, Acropolis Museum and Plaka, with tailored guided tours!

To facilitate your planning, we have organized 3 tours that you can register to take during the weekend before the conference:

  • Acropolis Museum and Tour of Plaka – Saturday June 17, 2023 (5-8pm)
  • Acropolis and Acropolis Museum – Sunday June 18, 2023 (9am-12pm)
  • Acropolis and Acropolis Museum – Sunday June 18, 2023 (5-8pm)

Acropolis Museum & Plaka


This is guided visit of the Acropolis Museum, which exhibits all the significant findings from the Sacred Rock and its foothills, and the South Slope of Acropolis. You get a chance to see the theatre of Dionysus, regarded as the first sample of Greek theatres and the birthplace of the Greek drama and to walk through the picturesque alleys of Plaka, the old Athens.

June 17, 2023, 17:00 - 20:00
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: EUR 62 (includes VAT 24%)

Are you interested to join?
Please indicate you interest by June 11, 2023.

Acropolis & Acropolis Museum

This is a guided tour to the Acropolis, which symbolizes “…the idea of world heritage” (UNESCO, 2006). You get to see Propylaea, Temple of Nike, Erechtheion, with the sophisticated Porch of the Maidens, the Parthenon, the temple dedicated to Athena Parthenos, the patron goddess of the city of Athens and goddess of wisdom, recognized as the most iconic monument of the ancient Greek civilisation.) Visit also at the majestic  Acropolis Museum, one of the most significant museums in the world that hosts the  findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens.

June 18, 2023, 09:00 - 12:00
Duration: 3 hours
Cost: EUR 62 (includes VAT 24%)

Are you interested to join?
Please indicate you interest by June 11, 2023.


Odeon Herodes Atticus


While you are in Athens, we would strongly encourage you to attend a performance at the famous Odeon Herodes Atticus ancient theater, located just 750 meters away from the hotel (6 minutes walk).

Come and experience live concerts at one of the world’s oldest and finest open-air theatres! On Saturday June 17, you can enjoy the Opera Gala featuring internationally acclaimed tenor Roberto Alagna and famous soprano Aleksandra Kurzak. On Sunday June 18, you can enjoy a Stavros Xarchakos Concert, one of the great masters of Greek music.

Visit here to book your tickets!