How to reach Florence
High speed trains link major Italian and European cities to Florence. The main station is Santa Maria Novella (S.M.N.) Trenitalia.
The A1 (E35- Milano-Roma/ E45 Roma-Napoli) is the main motorway linking Florence to northern and southern Italy. The A11 leads west to the Tirrenian coast and on to Genoa and the French border. Information is available at: http://www.autostrade.it.
In Florence taxis can be reserved by phone (055 4242 and 055 4390, from mobiles 055 4224242) or may be found at the official taxi stands. You cannot stop a taxi on the street.
How to reach the Conference venue
Conference Venue may be easily reached by walking or by short bus travels.
Florence and surroundings
For more information please visit the official website Firenzeturismo
Letter of Invitation
If requested, the Organising Committee will provide a personal letter of invitation to facilitate visa formalities, after your registration to the Conference. This letter should not be considered as commitment from the Organizing Committee to provide financial support.
Passport and Visa
For citizens of EU member countries, a valid identity card is sufficient. From other countries a valid passport is requested for entering Italy. A visa is required for many Eastern European, Asian and African countries. For more information, kindly contact the Italian Consulate in your home country or a local travel agency.
All suppliers are 220 volts, 50Hz AC.
Most major credit cards are accepted in restaurants and shops.
Currency and Exchange
The national currency of Italy is the Euro. Exchange can be secured from local and exchange offices, which usually charge a commission fee.