The ice break party will be held inside the ancient Palazzo Murena, today the prestigious seat of the Rectorate of the Università degli Studi di Perugia. A virtual tour is available here! The party will be held on June 25th from 6 PM with deliceous treats and drinks from the region, don't miss it!

To reach the place of the icebreaker party (Palazzo Murena) from the Congress venue (Hotel Giò) you can either walk (1 km) or you can get a bus from nearby the Hotel.



The conference will be held at the Magnificent Hotel Giò in Perugia. See the 3D virtual tour of the Hotel here. The Hotel has reserved a number of rooms for the participants at a reduced price. See our accommodation section! To reach the congress venue (Hotel Giò) there is no shuttle service from the station but taxis are available (0755004888) or bus lines (TS line with stop in front of the hotel). Otherwise it is possible to use the minimetro getting off at the "Case Bruciate" station and walking approx. 500 meters to reach the Hotel.

Here some pictures of the venue:







How to reach Perugia:

  • By plane
    • Perugia has its own airport (S.Egidio) but with very limited flights.
    • For international travellers, best is to land at Rome Fiumicino FCO and then take a bus (3 to 4 hours journey) or a train to Perugia. check the national railway Trenitalia for connection between Rome airport (Fiumicino) and Perugia, there is a connection almost every hour. Direct Coaches to Perugia depart from FCO three times a day by Sulga. Other Coaches to Perugia depart from Roma Tiburtina train station. You can get to Tiburtina from FCO by using the Leonardo Express train. From Tiburtina train station there is a good selection of Flixbus coaches to Perugia.
  • By car
    • if you are coming from Florence, then exit at Betolle and continue toward Perugia
    • if you are coming from Venice, drive along the E45 until Perugia.
    • if you are coming from the south exit the E35/A1 at Orte and continue along the E45 toward Perugia.
  • By train
    • once in italy you can get everywhere by using the national railway system Trenitalia. This is possibly also the best solution for all those attending pre- and post conference field trips to get to Perugia and back to their respective destinations.


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