Travels

Polo Scientifico Tecnologico "Fabio Ferrari"
The School will take place at the Polo Scientifico e Tecnologico “Fabio Ferrari” of the University of Trento (via Sommarive, 5 – 38123 Povo, Trento, Italy).
The Polo Scientifico e Tecnologico is located on the east hill of Trento, in the village of Povo (3 km from the centre of Trento).

 

 

Polo Scientifico e Tecnologico "Fabio Ferrari"

 

The city of Trento is situated at 190 metres altitude, in the autonomous Italian Region of Trentino-Alto Adige, close to the world-famous mountains called Dolomites. It has a rich history, dating back to Roman times, and nowadays it is an important town along the Venice-Verona and Bolzano-Innsbruck route. The country around Trento is of extraordinary beauty, with its unique mountains and lakes.

For further information about Trento and the Region of Trentino Alto-Adige, please visite the Trento Tourist Office website.

 

How to reach Trento

By car or coach
You can reach Trento by the following roads:
* Strada Statale dell'Abetone e del Brennero (SS12);
* Autostrada del Brennero from Modena to Brennero (A22 motorway), phone (+39) 0461 980085; if you travel on the A22, it is necessary to take the Trento Sud exit (Trento centro is closed) and follow the SS12 direction Trento centro;
* Superstrada della Valsugana for those coming from Venice (SS47);
* Strada Statale Gardesana Occidentale (SS45 bis) for those coming from Brescia.

By train
There are two main lines that reach Trento:
* the Brennero line (from Rome to Innsbruck);
* the Valsugana line (from Venice to Trento). From Venice it may be faster to take a train to Verona and then from Verona to Trento.

For further information on train connections, please visit the Ferrovie dello Stato website.

By plane
Verona Catullo Airport (90 km): this airport is the best option to reach Trento, having direct flight connections with the main European airports.
There are frequent connections to the railway station of Trento also from the following airports: Venezia Marco Polo (195 km), Milano Linate (245 km), Milano Malpensa (300 km).

Travel in the city (by bus or taxi)
Trento has an efficient urban travel system run by Trentino Trasporti Spa; to reach the village of Povo and the Polo Scientifico e Tecnologico building you can pick up the bus nr. 5 (every 20 minutes, departure in front of the railway station, 15 minutes trip). You must buy the ticket BEFORE getting on the bus.

Taxis can be caught anywhere in the city or booked on the phone number (+39) 0461 930002.