Travel Information


At this link is available a map with all locations of the Meeting and the Ph.D. School.

How to arrive

Cagliari is connected to several national and international destinations by its international airport. The many destinations in Europe and Italy can be found on the airport’s site. From the airport, the city can be reached by train (around 6 minutes, €1.25, arrives in Piazza Matteotti which is at the center of most connections by bus to the rest of the city, a trip each 20 minutes), taxi (about 10 minutes, around €20), shuttle (about 10 minutes, €4, arrives in Piazza Matteotti, a trip each 30 minutes).

The city can be reached also by ferry, it is directly connected to Civitavecchia, Palermo and Napoli; otherwise, there are ferries connections to Porto Torres (Civitavecchia, Genova), Arbatax (Civitavecchia, Genova, Livorno), Golfo Aranci (Livorno), Olbia (Civitavecchia, Genova, Livorno, Piombino).


Cagliari, and in particular the Castello and  Marina districts, offers many accommodations with different prices and services, from luxury hotels to B&Bs. The Meeting will take place in the district of Castello, in particular in “Cittadella dei Musei” in Piazza Arsenale (“Aula Rossa” and “Aula Coroneo”, also venue of the School) and in “Aula Magna Architettura”, in via Corte d’Appello.
Concerning quality and position, the best choices as hotels are Hotel Italia and Hotel Regina Margherita, but there are also many other choices. Another 4-star hotel, slightly farther, is T Hotel.

The above mentioned hotels have reserved a number of rooms at a discounted rate for GE2014 participants:

HotelSingola (single room)Doppia uso singola (double room, single occupancy)Doppia (double room)Scadenza prenotazione (deadline for guaranteed reservation)
Hotel Regina Margherita (****)€ 95€ 110€ 140Fino ad esaurimento camere (check availability)
T Hotel (****)€ 129€ 1495/6/2014 (even further if still available)
Hotel Italia (***)€ 68€ 72€ 8530/5/2014 (even further if still available)

For what concerns Hotel Regina Margherita and Hotel Italia, the discounted rates can be requested directly to the hotel in the booking procedure. As for T Hotel, to obtain the discounted rates the booking should be made through this form. Participants having already booked a room at the above mentioned hotels can still ask the application of discounted rates, even if there could be a problem if they have booked through a third-party booking service.

In addition to such hotels there are many other opportunities, here are two lists obtained from the main hotel ooking services:

List of accommodations in the Castello district (via
List of accommodations nearby the conference (via

To better evaluate the position of the accommodation of your choice with respect to the places where the Meeting and the School will take place, at this link you will find the GE2014 map. Participants are suggested NOT to book in 4-star hotels such as Hotel Sardegna and Holiday Inn which are quite distant and not very well connected to the location of the conference, at least by public transportation.

Tourist information

Tourist information from local government website (Regione Sardegna)
Tourist information from the website of Provincia di Cagliari (in Italian)
Tourist infomation form the website of City Council

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