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Venue

The summer school will be held at Hotel Katane Palace, located in the historical center of Catania, which is one of the most attractive areas in Sicily between the sea and Etna. Catania has had a long and eventful history, having been founded in the 8th century BC. In the 14th century and the Renaissance, Catania was one of Italy's most important and flourishing cultural, artistic, and political centers. Today, Catania is one of the main economic, touristic, and educational centers in the island, being an important hub of industry, thus gaining the nickname, "Etna Valley".

Meeting RoomKatane Palace Meeting Room

Katane Meeting Room (Basement Level) - Katane Palace Hotel
Surface 158 m2
Length - 14 m
Width - 10 m
Height from the Ceiling - 3.5 m
Layout for max 50 person.

Equipment

Air conditioning, loudspeakers, screen, mineral water, wireless, video projector and flipchart, free wi-fi, desk for mineral water in room.

How to Get to Katane Palace Hotel

Catania Fontanarossa Vincenzo Bellini Airport is about 10 km far.

By Taxi

At your arrival to the airport, you can call either Taxi Caller Sicilia (+39 095 6188) or Radio Taxi Catania (+39 095330966) or reserve online using the web sites http://www.taxicallersicilia.it or http://www.radiotaxicatania.org/default.asp;
Price from the airport to the hotel is about 20€;
Note: It is not recommended to take other taxis available in front at the arrivals exit (More expensive!).

By Shuttle

On request shuttle service available (contact the hotel direction when booking your room or before your arrival)

By Bus – Local Public Transport:

At the arrivals exit take the Bus Line 457 (Alibus-orange color)
You need to buy your ticket before travelling and validate it on the vehicle. Tickets are sold inside the airport (one way ticket 1 €) or directly on the bus (one way ticket 1.60 €).
ATTENTION: Between 12 pm and 5 am there is no transport.
Timetable at http://www.amt.ct.it/blank.php?linea=457;
Closest bus stops to Katane Palace Hotel is Piazza Giovanni Verga.
Note: Service not very efficient especially in summer. Bus timetable can be subject to unexpected changes so consider more than half an hour of delay on the estimated time of travel.