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FSR Policy Advisory Council

24-25 April 2017

Event Venue 

Sala Europa | Villa Schifanoia | European University Institute

Via Boccaccio 121 | 50133 Firenze

How to reach the venue

Suggested Hotel Accommodation

Suggested hotels close to the shuttle bus stops:

Hotel Palazzo Ricasoli
Hotel de la Pace
Hotel Cellai
Hotel Guelfo Bianco
Hotel Athenaeum


DateTimePick upDrop off
24 April 201711:30Hotel Athenaeum: Via Cavour 88, 50129 FlorenceVilla Schifanoia
24 April 201716:30Villa SchifanoiaHotel Athenaeum / Via dell Dogana
25 November 201608:30Hotel Athenaeum: Via Cavour 88, 50129 FlorenceVilla Schifanoia
25 November 201613:00Villa SchifanoiaHotel Athenaeum / Via dell Dogana

Shuttle Bus Schedule


From the airport:
General information on local transport

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