Residence Areas


Residence Areas – Rooms


The Residency program

The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture through  its operation in both the academic and artistic sector  is  committed  and thus  known for its  contribution to connecting  Greece and the islands Kefalonia-Ithaca   with the International Art’s Community through a cutting edge  innovative  and distinctive program in arts and related sciences as well in a program working on the sustainability and protection of the natural and cultural environment.

The residency program is open, international, running all year, supporting/advancing high level  artistic- scientific  research and creation projects. It is inviting  artists and scientists, curators, art factors , schools and institutions from around the world.

Aim is the exchange  of Knowledge , Creation , Artistic expertise ,innovative practices and performance. It is a program  establishing  bridges connecting the contemporary International Art- Sciences forums and Greece/Kefalonia –Ithaca.

The Center function as part of the Planetary Collegium  is offering  space for the advancement of  the works of the Artists and Scientists participating into its active network. The International academic community of the Planetary Collegium- Plymouth University  is one of the  consistently recognized  premier research platforms in the World, the 2012 recipient of the World Universities Forum for the Best Practice in Higher Education.

 Art Residencies and  Accommodation 

The  programs connected to the residencies  take place mainly at  the premises of the Center

All the areas of the complex are safe for children and people with special needs.

The accommodation areas are part of the building complex  but  keeping independence .In the cases of Artists – Scientists- Educators – Researchers is offered: A personal room + bathroom fully equipped, room service ,24 hours high speed internet access,  use of laundry , kitchen personal or shared [depend on the space preference ], garden access or balcony, studio for art creation and  personal support. Every day  is included as a standard offer full breakfast ( bread, butter, eggs, jams, honey, milk, cereals,  hams – cheese, fruits, tea, coffee, sweets and more, depend on the season of the year).During the day and night there are  always free and available in the kitchen snacks, sweets,  tea, coffee, milk, juices, fruits, pies, pizzas and basic goods [pastas, vegetables, sauces, oil, spices, and many other things for food preparation].

The Center is keeping a top level for its  activities and network, considering every artist, scientist, academic, educator  as special case, offering to him/her  all the opportunities to realize something exceptional,

In addition we are working beyond the material needs of the artists, trying to help them to establish  innovative advanced projects. This is demanding to connect them

  1. with the local community in the fields of their specific work and activities [artists, researchers, scientists, archaeologists,  architects, authors, educators  and so on]
  2. to connect them through our international network with our Academic team and the top academic program of the Planetary Collegium plus with the collaborating with the Center higher education institutions.

Under the above focus are transformed  specific programs and  art works  into international projects.


So it is clear that the  residencies  selection and acceptance is based on  the establishment of  strong international innovative  projects  with Global focus.

Time frame  for a residency:

There is no limit, starting from two weeks  are acceptable  short or  long term residencies.

All disciplines and multidisciplinary projects  are welcome.Creative activities and proposals in Art,Research or Education  are supported, promoted, enrolled to the Center’s program.

For the  involved  in Arts and related Sciences ,Education, Archaeology, History, Architecture, Environment:  Welcome to the Ionion Center’s for the Arts and Culture residence areas.

Every season of the year are offered fully equipped rooms, apartments , suites for short or long residence in the island. We address to interested  visitors, artists, scientists, researchers,students, art schools, art institutions, artists groups, visitors groups, students groups up to 20 persons. Under specific arrangement we acceptable groups up to 60 persons, with special hotel accommodation offers

Always visitors have included offer of basic goods as coffee, tea, drinking water, soft drinks, bread, biscuits,snacks. Under arrangement are offered programs of excellent local food, dinners or banquets, as well surprise events in cooperation with a  local catering, especially in cases of groups up to 15 persons.

We offer to our visitors-residents  the opportunity to live into a comfortable and friendly, as well alive, world of art, keeping their personal and artistic independence.

For residence are offered:

Into the Center:

  • Luxurious rooms for 1, 2, 3, 4 persons fully equipped, with kitchen.
  • Luxurious apartments for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 persons fully equipped, with kitchen.
  • Luxurious suite for one to four persons with autonomous bedroom, baths, kitchen, desk, dinning-living room, veranda with open view to the Ionian Sea and  daily care from experienced personnel.

Co-operating hotels:

  • Luxurious hotel rooms in great range, special hotel accommodation services.
  • For Children under 10 accommodation is offered under arrangement without cost, under the parents direct supervision.



Residencies price range depending on the season of the year and the type of the housing preferred ( accommodation into the Center, in a co-operating hotel, apartment, villa, swimming pool / tennis area or other offers  included, simple or complicated studio apartment ,choice of a very near the beach room-studio e.t.c) In cases of  prestigious  personalities are also available personal assistance- waiters , a personal driver, eventually a personal doctor- or other, that means  extra costs. All the cooperating with the Center accommodation facilities, hotels, villas, rooms, are offering reduced prices  to our visitors.

(The following price details concern  housing accommodation into the Center, prices  not changing  during  the year 2015.Non educational  programs , art projects,  tuition fees or specific equipment  and catering – presentation expenses are connected to the offers below).

Prices for accommodation facilities into the Center’s area vary:

One, two  or  three person’s room -bathroom-studio, full  breakfast and  snacks  included: 41 euro for a day – night. For a full month the fee is reduced, offered  in the amount of euro 1150.

One (or two) person’s room-studio, bathroom, kitchen, full breakfast included: 70 euro for a day – night. For a full month the fee  is  reduced, offered  in the amount  of euro 1950.

One (or two) person’s apartment, bathroom, studio, , kitchen, breakfast included: 80 euro for a day –night. For a full month the fee is reduced, offered  in the amount of 2200 euro.

Suite (for one to four persons),studio, kitchen, bathrooms, dining – living room, desk, balcony  with view to the Ionian Sea, breakfast and special daily service included: 150 euro for a day – night. Price for two weeks reduced, offered in the amount of euro 1950.



Special prices are offered for universities, colleges and schools,  school departments, artists or independent groups visiting  the Center. The offer includes :

1 week group arrangement: for a single person , full housing accommodation, food – two meals every day  and free the use of the exhibition areas and the theater of the Center for exhibitions, presentations, performances, lectures, educational or other use, catering for opening celebration/public event,  plus a day tour around  the island and delivery from and to the port /or/ airport, the cost is euro 980.

note: in all the above prices is not included the tax fee 23%, to be added upon official invoice .