How to reach us
International Workshop on
Dynamical Casimir Effect
Padova, June 22nd 23rd, 2004
Sala Rossini Caffè Pedrocchi - Piazzetta Pedrocchi Padova
to reach us
The workshop will be held at the Sala Rossini of Caffè Pedrocchi, which is situated in Piazzetta Pedrocchi (see number 6 in the Padova map) very
close to Palazzo Bò (Via VIII Febbraio) the main seat of the "Università degli Studi
di Padova" and will start at 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday
22dn June 2004. if you arrive by
train, you should walk from Corso del Popolo which is in front of
the railway station
(see number 7 in the
Padova map) then walk along Corso Garibaldi until Piazza Cavour, at the
end of it you will reach Piazzetta Pedrocchi.
Padova is both on the Venezia-Milano-Torino
and on the Venezia-Roma railways;many trains are available. For your information see
Trenitalia web site.
First and second class are available; for
fast trains a supplement is required, and in some cases a seat
reservation is mandatory: so, specify which train you are going
to board when asking for a ticket. All tickets (both round-trip
and one way) have a validity of 2 months; before boarding the
train, it is mandatory to validate them by using the yellow machines
located on the platforms and throughout the station: penalties
are applied to the infringes.
By car: Padova is linked by highways with Venezia, Milano and
Bologna.The typical ride time from downtown Roma to downtown Padova
(about 600 kilometers, or 375 miles) is of the order of 6-7 hours,
but has a large variation according to weather, peak hours, and
works on the highway. All the highways in Northern Italy require
a toll, paid when exiting; a ticket automatically issued to the
driver when entering the highway is required for payment.Please
note that the car parking area in the Physics Department cannot
The nearest airport is the "Marco Polo" Airport in
(Venice), 40 kilometers east of Padova; it is the third in importance
in Italy, and conveniently linked with all major
European airports. Other airports near Padova are in Verona and
Bologna but the transfer from there to Padova is not an easy one.
Those who wish to arrange the ride from the airport to Padova,
can find hereby some useful information:
From the Marco Polo Airport in Tessera (Venezia) to
reach Padova you can choose
or by phone +39-049-8808505)
Fare: 25,00 Euro per person it is reduced to 21,00 Euro
for a two person ride and to 18,00 Euro for a three person ride.
RadioTaxi/Air Service (Reservation via
e-mail or via
or by phone +39 049/8704425 from
7.00 to 21.00).
Fare: 21.50 Euro per person, it is reduced to 18.50 Euro for a two
person ride and to 16.00 Euro for a three person ride.
Please be informed that reduced fares are applied only if all
persons go to the same place.
The Limousine Service will pick you up at the airport at your
arrival and take you directly in Padova. Please note that the
reservation must be made at least 24 hours before your arrival,
indicating date, time and flight number.
BUS SERVICE:Frequent buses to the Venezia-Mestre railroad station (20 minutes
ride; tickets should be bought before boarding the bus).
Buses from Marco Polo Airport to Padova-Piazzale Boschetti (1.05
minutes ride; ticket fare about 3 Euros payable on the bus). Piazzale
Boschetti is 5 minutes walk from the Physics Department. See
MARCO POLO AIRPORT
P.LE BOSCHETTI (PADOVA)
BOSCHETTI (PADOVA) >>
MARCO POLO AIRPORT
6.35 TO 21.35: RIDE EVERY 30 MINUTES DEPARTURE AT 5' AND AT
5.25 TO 20.25: RIDE EVERY 30 MINUTES DEPARTURE AT 25' AND
21.35: RIDE AT 22.35 AND AT 00.10
20.25: RIDE AT 21.25 AND AT 22.25
6.35 TO 00.10: RIDE EVERY HOUR WITH DEPARTURE AT 35'
5.25 TO 22.25: RIDE EVERY HOUR WITH DEPARTURE AT 25'