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The conference will be held at Villa Finaly, Florence, Italy.

The Villa Finaly is located 3 km from the historic centre of Florence, on the hills of Fiesole and 7 km from Florence airport.

How to come to the Villa Finaly

  • From the Central Station "Santa Maria Novella" (about 2.5 km from the Villa): Take a taxi, or bus n 25/25A - to the "Villa Finaly" stop.

  • From the "Campo di Marte" station (about 2 km from the Villa): Take a taxi or the n12 bus to the Pascoli stop. At this same stop (Pascoli) take the No 25/25A bus to the " Villa Finaly " stop.

  • From Florence airport: Take a taxi or bus n 62 to the Central Station ("SANTA MARIA NOVELLA") then the n 25/25A bus to the "Villa Finaly" stop.

  • From Pisa airport (80 km from Florence): Take the Terravision coach (facing the "Arrivals" exit, to the central station ("SANTA MARIA NOVELLA"), then a taxi or the 25/25A bus. Or: take the train (at the airport station) to the central station ("SANTA MARIA NOVELLA"), then the n 25/25A bus to the "Villa Finaly" stop.

  • Small map (partly in French)

Extensive practical informations can be found on the Villa Finaly website.

The City of Florence and activities

The City of Florence has a large spectrum of artistic, cultural and historical points of interest, see Wikipedia page.

Information on museums of Florence can be found on

Tickets for the Uffizi Gallery shall be booked in advance either online using or through Villa Finaly. In the latter case, the reservation shall be made by writing to Mrs Benali-Ristori and indicating what day and time the visit shall be made (please make sure the reservations are compatible with the conference schedule together with the opening hours of the museum).  |  |  ©IMA5