Cultural Trauma and National Identity in Greece and Israel - CuTrau2020

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES - Department of Sociology
20 Aug 2020 to 27 Aug 2020

The School will take place in the Public School of Hagia Paraskevi

Overnight stay: Hotel Pasiphae:

For the students of the summer school the daily cost is as follows: Single-bed room plus breakfast: 60eu. Double-bed room plus breakfast: 50eu.

There will be daily transportation of participants between the Hotel and the Public School (Skala Kallonis – Hagia Paraskevi), as well as between the airport and Hotel Pasiphae (19 August and 26-27 August).

Arriving in Lesvos

By Air

Lesvos is easily reached by plane or ferry. There are several flights from Athens.

The airport of Mytilene (named “Odysseas Elytis Airport”) is daily connected with flights from Athens and Thessaloniki by Aegean Airlines ( and Astra Airlines ( which cooperate with several European airlines. Flying time is 40 to 50 minutes. Check out their websites for special prices especially if you book early!

In addition, charters fly directly to Mytilene from the UK (London, Manchester), the Netherlands (Amsterdam), Germany (Berlin), Austria (Vienna), Italy (Roma) and other countries. However, there are only available on certain days of the week and months (e.g. June, July, August).

Find out more about charter flights at:

By Sea

During summer, there is a frequent daily schedule of ferries leaving from Piraeus (Athens) to Lesvos (Mytilene) as well as from Kavala on certain days of the week. Several companies go to Mytilene, the most known are Blue Star Ferries και Hellenic Seaways.

For more travel information about ferries you can visit:,,,

Transfer from Mytilene to Kalloni

Daily bus trips from Mytilene to Kalloni and back are available.

There will be a bus service for the students of the summer school from the airport to the hotel in the evening of August 19th, and from the hotel to the airport on August 26th and 27th.


Map of Lesvos. Our hotel is located in Skala Kallonis and the venue in Hagia Paraskevi. A municipality buss will transport the participants to and from Hagia Paraskevi every day.