19-24 May 2013
Europe/Rome timezone

Venue and Travel

Meeting venue

The Physics Week will take place in the Centro Culturale San Gaetano, in the city centre of Padova, via Altinate 71. The special session on Wednesday afternoon will be held in the Aula Magna of the University ancient building, via VIII febbraio 2, and the Analysis Tutorial session on Friday afternoon in the Aula "Rostagni" of the Physics and Astronomy Department, via Marzolo 8.

In this map of Padova, the location of the Cultural Centre, of the hotels and of the University are indicated.
 


























Travel Information

Airports

The Venice "Marco Polo" airport is the closest to Padova (45 km). This airport is connected to 93 international destinations, including some low-cost airlines. Airport sitehttp://www.veniceairport.it

The Treviso airport, 60 km to Padova, is served mainly by low-cost airlines and it is connected to 44 international destinations. Airport site: http://www.trevisoairport.it

Reaching Padova from the airports

From the Venice airport:
  • AIRSERVICE airport shuttle. A shuttle service can be booked to collect participants at the airport and drive them directly to their hotels. The price per person, one-way, is 29 (one person) to 23 euros (3 or more people to the same hotel). In order to book this service, please complete the corresponding part of the Registration Form, before the 10th of May.
  • Bus "SITA". The ticket costs 8 euros and can be bought at one of the desks located in the arrivals hall (on your left when you exit); the bus stop is located outside the arrivals hall, on the right side of the second lane; the travel time is 1 hour and 10 minutes; get off at "Padova Autostazione", the main stop in Padova. The bus runs every 60 minutes, at HH:40 from 7:40 to 21:40 (on the way back at HH:25 from "Padova Autostazione"). The timetable is available at this site (from "Tessera Aeroporto" to "Padova Autostazione") or as a pdf. From the bus station you can walk to the hotel (typically 20 minutes, see map), or take a taxi (about 10 euros) or a bus; see the page Accommodation for more details.
From the Treviso airport:
  • AIRSERVICE airport shuttle. See above ("From Venice airport"). The price per person, one-way, is 38 (one person) to 24 euros (3 or more people to the same hotel).
  • Bus "SITA" or "La Marca". The ticket costs about 10 euros and can be bought at the newspapers stand in the hall; the bus stop is located across the road in front of the airport, slightly on the right; the travel time is 1 hour; get off at "Padova Autostazione", the main stop in Padova. The bus runs approximately every 30 minutes. The timetable is available at this site (from "Treviso Aeroporto" to "Padova Autostazione") or as a pdf. From the bus station you can walk to the hotel (typically 20 minutes, see map), or take a taxi (about 10 euros) or a bus; see the page Accommodation for more details.