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FSR Summer School on EU Energy Law & Policy

25-27 May 2017 

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 area (Piazza San Marco) will be fine.

Here are some suggested hotels close to the shuttle bus stop:

Hotel de la Pace
Hotel Cellai
Hotel Guelfo Bianco
Hotel Athenaeum
Hotel Firenze Capitale


Shuttle buses Schedule:

25 May


08:30  Via Della Dogana

Drop off:  Training Venue – Sala Europa (Villa Schifanoia, Via Boccaccio 121, 50133 Firenze)


18:30 Villa Schifanoia – Via della Dogana


26 May


08:30 Via Della Dogana  

Drop off:   Training Venue – Sala Europa (Villa Schifanoia)


17:00 Villa Schifanoia – Via della Dogana


27 May

09:00 Via Della Dogana 

Drop off:  Training Venue – Sala Europa (Villa Schifanoia)


16:00 Villa Schifanoia – Via della Dogana

16:00 Villa Schifanoia – Florence  Airport

 Social Activities: 

  • 25 May– 17h30, Welcome cocktail (Villa Schifanoia) and event dinner, (20h00), venue: Ristorante La Cucina del Garga, Via san Zanobi 33-R, Firenze
  • 26 May – 18h00, Florence City Tour 

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 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