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Executive Course to master Electricity Markets

27 – 28 November 2017

Event Venue 

Sala Europa | Villa Schifanoia | European University Institute

Via Boccaccio 121 | 50133 Firenze

How to reach the venue

Hotel Accommodation

A room has been already booked for you at  Hotel de la Pace (check-in 26/11 – check-out 28/11)

Shuttle Buses Schedule

November 27:

08:00 Hotel de la Pace – Sala Europa (Villa Schifanoia)                           

18:30 Sala Europa (Villa Schifanoia) – Hotel de la Pace

November 28:

08:00  Hotel de la Pace – Sala Europa (Villa Schifanoia)   

17:15 Sala Europa (Villa Schifanoia)  – Train station (city centre)

17:15 Sala Europa (Villa Schfanoia) – Airport

Social Activities

  • Sunday, November 26 – 20:00, Welcome Dinner, Ristorante Terrazza Brunelleschi. The restaurant is located at the top floor of the Hotel Baglioni, Piazza dell’Unità Italiana 6, 50123 Firenze, click here for a map
  • Monday, November 27 – 20:00, Event Dinner, Ristorante Gastone, Via Matteo Palmieri 24-26 r, 50122 Firenze,  click here for a map

Important IT information

  • Bring your personal laptop or electronic device to access course platform (including power cables and plug adaptors)
  • If using your company laptop: please check with your company IT department regarding firewall protections prior to your departure. EUI uses a Captive Portal authentication to access the EUI WiFi network
  • EUI Green policy – No printing service is available for course materials

General Transport Information

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