The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center is fully accessible to the public, always striving to ensure that everyone is welcome and has access to the programs and services offered.
At the entrances of the premises, there are automatic doors that open at the push of a button to facilitate wheelchair access.
Open entrances for the visitors:
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Stavros Niarchos Park
The hill of the Park, which is the largest part of the entire Park, is accessible to everyone. The ascent to the top of the hill is made through the paths of the Park and through the planted roofs of the buildings, reaching 32 meters
The paving material of the paths (stabilized ceramic floor) and the slope of the Park, which is about 3-5%, allows all visitors to move comfortably and makes the whole Park accessible to parents with strollers and people with mobility difficulties or users of wheelchairs. It is also non-slip.
In the Lighthouse, there are two workstations with more than 543 audiobooks for visually impaired people.
Elevators are accessible to all visitors. They also feature Braille markings and voice warnings.
Within the SNFCC buildings, in the Visitors Centre, Pine Grove and Park Kiosk there are accessible restrooms with an emergency button, located respectively according to gender.
The SNFCC offers 20 parking spaces for people with disabilities on the ground floor of the Car Park Building. These can be accessed via 1 Peisistratou street. The Parking has ramps and crossings for people with mobility disabilities and golf carts with a boarding ramp, a protective strap and a wheelchair parking space.
Stavros Niarchos Hall, GNO
In the Stavros Niarchos Hall at the Greek National Opera, there are places for wheelchairs and special lifts for their access.
Wheelchair rental service
Wheelchairs are available by scheduling via phone.
The SNFCC shuttle bus is accessible to wheelchair users, following prior scheduling via phone. To best accommodate visitors that would like to make use of this service, we kindly ask that they let us know in advance via phone (216 8091000) about the time and stop of interest according to the monthly timetable.
Blind and visually impaired visitors
Guiding paths exist at all pathways leading to the SNFCC premises (Not available for the Stavros Niarchos Park).
Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome at the SNFCC.
The map of the SNFCC in braille is now available at the Lobby of the SNFCC and the Visitor Center.
In addition, haikus in braille are available at the Lighthouse and the Channel of the SNFCC, dedicated to the alternations of the four seasons.
Guide dogs and emotional support dogs are welcome in all SNFCC areas.
Hard of hearing
Assistive devices with a loop system are available at 44 points throughout the premises.
People on the Autism spectrum
See the Sensory Accessibility Guide for people on the Autism spectrum here.
In the context of accessibility of visitors to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, the SNFCC offers guided tours of Stavros Niarchos Park in the Greek sign language and Multi-Sensory Tour of the SNFCC and Stavros Niarchos Park for visually impaired visitors and companions.
The organized tours offered in the buildings of the GNO and the NLG are accessible to people with disabilities. For more information and to participate in a guided tour, call +30 2168091000 (09.00-21.00).
For the Multi-sensory tour, escorts are provided by arrangement.
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To submit your comments or complaint in regard to the SNFCC Accessibility services please send your message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information please call +30 2168091000 (09.00-21.00).