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Specialised Training on the Regulation of Gas

19-23 March 2018

Event Venue 

Sala Europa | Villa Schifanoia | European University Institute

Via Boccaccio 121 | 50133 Firenze

How to reach the venue


Hotel de la Pace 

Via Alfonso Lamarmora, 28, 50121 Firenze, Italia  +39 055 577343

Event Activities

Monday 19 March | Welcome Cocktail 17h15-18h00 at Villa Schifanoia
Tuesday 20 March | Social Dinner  20h00 L’Osteria di Giovanni, address: Via del Moro, 22, 50123 Firenze FI. Please RSVP and inform us of any special dietary requirements you may have).

Wednesday 21 March | Guided Tour of Florence 17h45-19h30 (departure directly from the training venue at the EUI. The guide will provide information on the bus ride to town, and proceed with the walking tour from downtown Florence)

Shuttle buses Schedule:

19 March


08:30  Hotel de la Pace

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


18:00 Villa Schifanoia – Hotel de la Pace

20 March

08:15 Hotel de la Pace

Drop off:  Villa Schifanoia                                                                

17:45 Villa Schifanoia – Hotel de la Pace

21 March


08:15 Hotel de la Pace

Drop off: Villa Schifanoia                                                                

17:45 Villa Schifanoia   – Via della Dogana (city tour) / Hotel de la Pace

22 March                                                                                                              

08:15 Hotel de la Pace 

Drop off: Villa Schifanoia    

17:45 Villa Schifanoia – Hotel de la Pace

23 March                           

08:15 Hotel de la Pace

Drop off:  – Villa Schifanoia                                                                      

14:00 Villa Schifanoia – Hotel de la Pace / Train station

14:00 Villa Schifanoia – Florence  Airport

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