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= Workshop Venue =
 
= Workshop Venue =
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The 10th OPTICON Gaia Science Alerts Workshop will be held in Catania (Sicily - Italy) at the INAF Astrophysical Observatory of Catania. Workshop activities will take place in the “Aula Ovest” (West Hall), located on the ground floor of the Astrophysical Observatory.
  
Catania Astrophysical Observatory / INAF- Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania <br />
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'''INAF - Astrophysical Observatory of Catania | INAF- Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania''' <br />
 
Via S.Sofia 78, 95123 <br />
 
Via S.Sofia 78, 95123 <br />
 
Catania, ITALY
 
Catania, ITALY
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LINKS: [https://goo.gl/maps/yRUF8s5J3NfExugs7 Position on Google Maps] | [http://www.oact.inaf.it/ INAF Astrophysical Observatory website]
 
LINKS: [https://goo.gl/maps/yRUF8s5J3NfExugs7 Position on Google Maps] | [http://www.oact.inaf.it/ INAF Astrophysical Observatory website]
  
 
Workshop activities will take place in the “Aula Ovest” (West Hall), located on the ground floor of the Astrophysical Observatory.
 
  
 
= Travel Information =
 
= Travel Information =
 
The best way to reach Catania is by plane and public transport. Otherwise, other means of transport could be a good option too. Here follows a wide overview of the possible ways to travel to Catania.
 
The best way to reach Catania is by plane and public transport. Otherwise, other means of transport could be a good option too. Here follows a wide overview of the possible ways to travel to Catania.
  
== By Air ==
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== By Airplane ==
 
Here there are information about the main airports of the area and the distance by car/bus from the city center.
 
Here there are information about the main airports of the area and the distance by car/bus from the city center.
  
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*'''COMISO AIRPORT''' | +1h 40min <br /> Comiso Airport is a small airport located in Comiso (Ragusa), mainly connected by Ryanair flights. From Comiso Airport there is a bus (Autolinee Giamporcaro) every few hours to get to Catania Central Station. <br />LINKS: [http://iltakkuino.altervista.org/inbus/autolineegiamporcaro/AeroportoCatania-AeroportoComiso-Vittoria.htm= Bus timetable (Autolinee Giamporcaro)] | [https://goo.gl/maps/h72FV7Y9vqrJkvyX7 Position on Google Maps] | [http://www.aeroportodicomiso.eu/en/ Airport Website]
 
*'''COMISO AIRPORT''' | +1h 40min <br /> Comiso Airport is a small airport located in Comiso (Ragusa), mainly connected by Ryanair flights. From Comiso Airport there is a bus (Autolinee Giamporcaro) every few hours to get to Catania Central Station. <br />LINKS: [http://iltakkuino.altervista.org/inbus/autolineegiamporcaro/AeroportoCatania-AeroportoComiso-Vittoria.htm= Bus timetable (Autolinee Giamporcaro)] | [https://goo.gl/maps/h72FV7Y9vqrJkvyX7 Position on Google Maps] | [http://www.aeroportodicomiso.eu/en/ Airport Website]
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== By Train ==
 
== By Train ==
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[https://goo.gl/maps/ZvXNRTdsLSNYAcTP9 Position on Google Maps of the Central Railway Station]
 
[https://goo.gl/maps/ZvXNRTdsLSNYAcTP9 Position on Google Maps of the Central Railway Station]
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== By Bus ==
 
== By Bus ==
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[https://goo.gl/maps/Jo46WBbfkSmnxfe4A= Position on Google Maps of the Terminal Bus]
 
[https://goo.gl/maps/Jo46WBbfkSmnxfe4A= Position on Google Maps of the Terminal Bus]
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== By Ferry ==
 
== By Ferry ==

Revision as of 17:17, 26 September 2019

Workshop Venue

The 10th OPTICON Gaia Science Alerts Workshop will be held in Catania (Sicily - Italy) at the INAF Astrophysical Observatory of Catania. Workshop activities will take place in the “Aula Ovest” (West Hall), located on the ground floor of the Astrophysical Observatory.


INAF - Astrophysical Observatory of Catania | INAF- Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania
Via S.Sofia 78, 95123
Catania, ITALY

LINKS: Position on Google Maps | INAF Astrophysical Observatory website


Travel Information

The best way to reach Catania is by plane and public transport. Otherwise, other means of transport could be a good option too. Here follows a wide overview of the possible ways to travel to Catania.

By Airplane

Here there are information about the main airports of the area and the distance by car/bus from the city center.

  • CATANIA FONTANAROSSA AIRPORT | +15min
    The Fontanarossa International Airport is the closest airport to Catania. Several airlines offer flights to many national and international destinations. From Fontanarossa Airport is it possible to reach the City Center by Taxi or by Public transport.
    LINKS: Position on Google Maps | Airport Website


By Train

Catania Central Station is situated 1.4 km from the main squares of Catania. Trenitalia offers connections from other cities in Italy and European countries.

LINKS: Position on Google Maps of the Central Railway Station


By Bus

Bus service companies, such as https://www.eurolines.de/ Eurolines], Sais Autolinee and Flixbus, offers routes from other Italian cities and European countries to Catania. They usually stop at the Terminal Bus, near the Central Railway Station. Companies such as AST and AMT offer services for local transfers.

LINKS: Position on Google Maps of the Terminal Bus


By Ferry

Catania can be also reached by ferry from Salerno, Naples and Malta. It is also possible to arrive in other Sicilian ports, such as Messina, Milazzo and Palermo, and then move to Catania.

LINKS: Traghettilines | Grimaldi Lines | Virtu Ferries | Position on Google Maps of the Port | Port website


Accommodation

Social Program