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Practical Information

The conference will be held at the Grand Hotel de Rose in Scalea. All participants will be lodged in this hotel where we have prebooked 50 rooms with full-board (breakfast, lunch and dinner): Check-in Sunday August 31st, check-out Saturday September 6. Room with full board costs about 80 euros per person per day.

Scalea is a village located in Calabria, Southern Italy, on the Tyrrhenian coast. (See Google map.)

How to get to Scalea?

The most convenient way to arrive to Scalea from abroad is to fly to Napoli or Roma and then ride a train. It is also possible to fly to Lamezia Terme (South of Scalea).

From Napoli Capodichino airport you can easily get to the Napoli Centrale station by taking a bus of the company Alibus. The bus stop is located in front of the main entrance of the airport, near the McCafe. The airport is quite small you will have no problem in finding the Alibus. Buses depart every 20 minutes from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm daily. The ride costs 4 euros and tickets can be bought on board. It takes about 20 minutes to reach the station.
If you take a taxi from the airport to Napoli station there is a flat rate of 16 euros. You should tell the driver that you want the flat rate ("tariffa predeterminata" in Italian) before you enter the taxi and make sure the taxi driver in NOT using the taximeter. There are charges for piece of luggage put in the trunk.

The timetable for trains from Napoli to Scalea can be consulted on the web site of the Ferrovie dello Stato. Use preferably an IC train if possible, as they are faster and more comfortable. Notice that the official name of Scalea station is Scalea - San Domenica Talao.

From Scalea station to the hotel.

The hotel is about 2km from the station, see Google map. (On this map, pin A denotes Scalea station and pin B the hotel.) We are planning to organize transfer from the station to the hotel.

A few links on Scalea and the Riviera dei Cedri.

Welcome to Calabria
Riviera dei Cedri