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Venue

The 6th Symposium on Quantitative Finance and Risk Analysis will be held at Grecotel Club Marine Palace & Suites, Crete Island, Greece.

This all-inclusive resort offers the best of both worlds with a world-class resort next to the idyllic traditional fishing village of Panormo. The hotel is organised like a typical Cretan village. Clusters of lemon, tangerine, strawberry, and vanilla-coloured bungalows surround the large swimming pools. A winding path meanders between the main building, the cluster of bungalows on the upper level and the seafront bungalow village.

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Location

  • Travel and Accomodation

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  • Gala Dinner

    The gala dinner will be held at Agreco Farm. Grecotel’s Agreco Traditional Farm is a unique experience in an ark of Cretan life.

  • The Island of Crete

    Discover the attractions of the largest island in Greece - wild natural beauty and thousands of years of culture, history and exquisite cuisine.

Activities

The modern city of Rethymnon is the third largest city in Crete. The economy of the city is based its university and on tourism. The city is built in the same place as ancient Rithymna or Rhythmna or Rithymnia. Evidence of the city’s existence dates back to the 5th-4th c. B.C. Read more about the attractions and monuments of Rethymnon below.

  • Museums in Rethymno

    Archaeological Museum of Rethymnowhich is housed in the Venetian church of Agios Frangiskos and exhibits findings from the Neopthic era to the years of Roman rule.

    Museum of contemporary art of Crete. It is located in the heart of the old historic city, beneath the Venetian wall and the Archaeological Museum. It has a permanent collection of about 680 works of modern Greek artists covering a wide range of modern Greek visual arts from 1950 until today.

    Palaeontological Museum of Rethymnon. The palaeontological collection presents an important part of the evolutionary course of Crete and its geological and paleontological changes over 300 million years.

  • Monuments in Rethymno

    The Venetian Fortress of Fortezza is built on the hill of Paleokastro, west of the present city. Fortezza fortress was built between 1573-1580 by the Venetians in order to protect the inhabitants from the Turkish threat.

    Ancient Eleftherna: Ancient Eleftherna is an archaeological site located about 25 kilometers southeast of Rethymno and about 12 kilometers from the Monastery of Arkadi. Excavations in Ancient Eleftherna have brought to light extraordinary finds of various chronological phases, from the sub-neopthic period to the late Roman and Byzantine years.

    Monastery of Arkadi: It is 23 km from the city of Rethymnon. The highest offer of the Monastery is its self-sacrifice, heroism and pious altruism. It is the Holocaust of November 8th 1866. The Monastery gave its fights against slavery. It managed to shake off the traces that the enemy fiercely desired to settle and succeeded in changing the course of the Cretan history.

  • Other activities in Rethymno

    Beaches in/near Rethymno: The beaches on the north of prefecture of Rethymno, are more organized and popular. On the other hand, the beaches on the southern side of the prefecture remain largely untouched by the tourist infrastructure.

    Bicycle: Rethymno offers plenty of space for cyclists and non-cyclists. Rent a bicycle and explore the new and the Old Town and go cozy and relaxed on all of their sights.

  • Important sightseeings in Crete

    Samaria national Park: A unique opportunity to cross Samaria Gorge – the largest of Europe (Regional Unit: Chania)

    The Palace of Knossos. It is the largest of the preserved Minoan palatial centres (Regional Unit: Heraklion)

    Spinalonga. Known as  Leper Island, as that is where lepers from Crete and the rest of Greece were quarantined until 1957 (Regional Unit: Lasithi)