The Venue

The ART2019 Summer School will be held in “Plesso Didattico Capponi” of the University of Florence which is inside the Orto Botanico (Giardino dei Semplici) garden. 

Plesso Didattico Gino Capponi

This building, with its recently renewed classrooms, is located in the very city centre of Florence (Via Gino Capponi 11), within a few steps from the “Galleria dell’Accademia” that houses the original David by Michelangelo, and from the main attractions of Florence: the Cathedral of “Santa Maria del Fiore”, with Brunelleschi’s dome and Giotto’s bell-tower, the “Piazza della Signoria” heart of the city, the scenic bridge “Ponte Vecchio” as well as any corner of this unique downtown.

How to get to the Venue

Via Gino Capponi, 11 Florence 


By bus:

A shuttle bus runs from the airport to the railway station every 30 minutes  (from 6.00am  to 20.30pm) and every 60 minutes  (from 20.30 pm to 23.00pm).

Duration of the journey: 30 minutes

Shuttle stop: next to the Terminal

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By taxi:

Fixed fare from airport to downtown : 22€ + 1,00€ (supplement for each luggage)

Taxy stop : in front of the Terminal

Duration of the journey : 15 minutes

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By car:

The  Conference Site is located within  the historical center of Florence .

For this reason  some restrictions do apply to limit the traffic: : transit of vehicles is not allowed from 7.30 am to 7.30 pm.

In order for you to avoid severe fines we suggest that you should contact the Hotel you booked in order to submit an inquiry of  a ZTL temporary permission and request for parking availability.

By train:

Via Gino Capponi building is 1,5 km far from Santa Maria Novella train station.

It can be reached by foot through the beautiful centre of Florence, or by Taxi as well


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