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Global Forum

25-28 March 2019

Event Venue 

Badia Fiesolana, European University Institute

Via dei Roccettini, 9 | 50014 San Domenico di Fiesole 

How to reach the venue


Suggested Hotel Accommodation

A block of rooms have been reserved/secured until 31 January 2019 in the following hotels.
When making your reservation by email, please refer to the FSR Global Forum 2019 (FSRGF2019).

(Please note: prices are per night and do not include VAT and City tax)

****Hotel Baglioni     contact:  booking@hotelbaglioni.it    (Dus room: Euro 187.00)

****Hotel Cellai     contact: info@hotelcellai.it    (Dus room: Euro 125.00)

****Hotel Garibaldi Blu     contact: info@hotelgaribaldiblu.com    (Dus room: Euro 140.00)

****Hotel L’Orologio     contact: info@hotelorologioflorence.com    (Dus room: Euro 156.00)

****Hotel Palazzo Ognissanti     contact:  info@ognissantihotel.it    (Dus room: Euro 90.00)

****Hotel Rosso 23     contact: info@hotelrosso23.com     (Dus room: Euro 110.00)

****Hotel Santa Maria Novella     contact: info@hotelsantamarianovella.it    (Dus room: Euro 156.00)

***Hotel Universo     contact: info@hoteluniversoflorence.com    (Dus room: Euro 85.00)


Welcome Dinner

A welcome dinner will take place on Monday 25 March at 19.00.

More details will follow.


Guided Tour

You are welcome to join a guided tour of Florence on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at 19.00.


Shuttle Bus Schedule

A shuttle bus service will be organised between the city center (close to the train station) and the Forum’s venue.

(Note: the precise pick-up point will be communicated soon)

datetimePick-upDrop off   
25-MarchTBCDowntown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)Dinner Venue   
25-MarchTBCDinner VenueDowntown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)   
26-MarchmorningDowntown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)EUI – Badia Fiesolana   
26-MarcheveningEUI – Badia FiesolanaDowntown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)   
27-MarchmorningDowntown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)EUI – Badia Fiesolana   
27-MarcheveningEUI – Badia FiesolanaDowntown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)   
28-MarchmorningDowntown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)EUI – Badia Fiesolana   
28-MarchafternoonEUI – Badia FiesolanaAirport of Florence   
28-MarchafternoonEUI – Badia FiesolanaTrain Station/ Downtown (piazza Santa Maria Novella)   

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