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Digital Age and European Energy Transition: the launch of a Knowledge Hub

10 May 2018, 16:45-18:15

Event Venue 

Cappella | Villa Schifanoia | European University Institute

Via Boccaccio 121 | 50133 Firenze

How to reach the venue

Suggested Hotel Accommodation

Any hotel/pension/B&B located near the shuttle bus departure point (Piazza Santa Maria Novella) will be fine. Here are some suggested hotels close to the shuttle buses stop:

Hotel Universo
Hotel Rosso 23
Hotel Garibaldi blu

Hotel Roma 

Hotel Rivoli

Post event shuttle bus Schedule:

From 19:00 a shuttle bus will connect Badia Fiesolana (parking area 3) to Piazza Santa Maria Novella every 30 minutes. Please reserve your seat and your participation in the event here

General information on local transport

From the airport:

Florence airport is located 8 km from the centre, approx. 30 minutes by taxi or bus. Taxis can normally be found outside the arrival terminal. The airport is also connected to the main railway station by a shuttle bus that leaves every 30 minutes (on the hour and half-hour) and takes 25 minutes. Tickets are available on board for € 6.00.

Taxis:   +39 055 4390 / +39 055 4242

  • From Florence Airport Peretola to downtown Firenze about 25/30 minutes (approx. 25-30 €)
  • From Florence central railway station Santa Maria Novella to the European University Institute: about 20-30  minutes (approx. 30-35 €)

Private car

From the A1 Milano-Napoli (Autostrada del Sole), take the Firenze Sud exit and follow directions to the centre of town/Stadio. Follow Stadio then Fiesole. San Domenico is on the main road to Fiesole.

Bus to the European University Institute

From Piazza San Marco, take bus no. 7 in the direction ‘Fiesole’ and get off at ‘San Domenico 1 – Università Europea’.  For bus routes and timetables consult:  http://goo.gl/Ydj8K


On arrival you will be provided with temporary wi-fi access for the duration of the event. This will allow you to connect