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Workshop Venue

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

LINKS: Position on Google Maps | 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

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

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

    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 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


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