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locationNaples as the location: excellent and affordable connections

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Naples has an airport which is situated only 2 km from the centre of the city. It is well connected with flights from all the main continents and is economical in that it is well served by many low cost companies. Moreover Naples has a high speed rail connection with Rome, a journey of about one and a half hours, a city which has two airports and many more flight connections. All of this makes Naples an excellent location, easily reachable at affordable prices.

Naples as a city: beautiful, yet inexpensive

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Undoubtedly Naples is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. It is famous all over the world for its extensive museums, historic monuments and artistic treasures and acts as a base for the exploration of many of the most spectacular sights in Italy (Capri, Ischia, Sorrento, Pompei, Herculaneum and the Amalfi coast).

Nonetheless accommodation in the city is very affordable, with prices at for example comfortable and convenient 3 star hotels starting from as little as 40 euros per day.

 

Additionally the city is well served by an excellent and economical transport system, including an underground railway, trams, funiculars, buses and taxis.

 

 

The City Of Science: the ideal venue 

The location we have chosen to host the Plone Conference 2007 is the City Of Science.

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This excellent conference centre will offer us three or four different halls for the seminars, able to accommodate from 300 to 900 participants.

The Newton Room, for example, is arranged in an amphitheatre on a lightly inclined floor and in steps; it is furnished with fixed pit-stalls and a foldaway desk.

There are three simultaneous translation rooms and one production room to control the equipment for the conference. The foyer, additionally, which includes the secretary’s office, is an area perfect for the registration of the participants and also possibly for small exhibitions. The Archimede Room, Averroè Room and Saffo Room will also be available for seminars which means that up to three seminars can take place at any one time.

All halls are superbly equipped with state-of-the–art technology including Internet connections, with a bandwidth of 20 MB, and the latest video projectors. The City of Science is moreover equipped with a series of multi-functional areas for assemblies, small meetings, a secretary's office, press office and poster sessions and the gallery, an area of more than 550 square metres, perfect for exhibitions and for catering.

 The Events Space of the City of Science could therefore offer a wide range of services to all participants to ensure a perfect conference experience.

Moreover the City of Science can provide us with an excellent catering service, including lunch and two coffee breaks.

The venue proposed is easy and convenient to reach. Indeed the City of Science is well connected to the airport, the railway station and the port of Naples.

 

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How to reach the conference

Have a look at the City of Science on google maps By car: From the highway, take the Naples ring road and then the exit at the "Naples Fuorigrotta" tollgate. Follow the signs for the City of Science. By public transport (in Naples): from Piazza Municipio (City hall square) take a bus heading for Piazza Vittoria (Vittoria square). Once there, take bus number C10 until the "City of Science" stop. From a hotel on the seafront walk to Piazza Vittoria and take bus number C10 until the "City of Science" stop. By plane: Naples - "Capodichino" Intl. Airport From Naples airport take a bus to the central railway station ("Stazione Centrale F.S.") and then take the subway line heading for "Campi Flegrei". By train: From the railway station or "Campi Flegrei" subway stop. Get off at "Campi Flegrei" or at the next stop "Cavalleggeri d’Aosta", then continue by catching bus number C10 until the "City of Science" stop.

 

Catering

We will be providing a coffee break in the morning and a snack in the afternoon each day.

At 1:00 P.M a buffet lunch will be served with a selection of delicious traditional neapolitan specialities.

 

Visa

Have a look at this web site http://www.esteri.it/visti/home_eng.asp. On that site you can find all the information you need to obtain a visa.

After you have registered for the conference we will send you a letter confirming this, which will be necessary for your visa application.

 

 

Accomodation

We have selected for you different hotels situated near the City of Science conference centre. At these hotels we have organized a special rate to ensure for all participants  at the conference excellent facilities and prices. From the table that follows you can select a hotel by clicking on the link "download" in the "booking form" column. You can download the booking form to send to the hotel.

Hotel   Stars      Email   Street   Rooms available  Price in euro per night   Booking Form 
Jolly Hotel 4 Email Via Medina 15
double and single 150
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Mercure Angioino 4 Email Via De Pretis 35
single                 
116
double use single
126
double
150
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Hotel S.Germano 4 Email  Via Beccadelli, 41 - 80125 - Napoli 25
double               
105
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Hotel Nesis 4 Email  Via Nuova Agnano 33
single                 
80
double use single
90
double
100
double suite
120
triple
130
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Suite & Residence Hotel 3 Email Via Antiniana, 19 80078 Napoli 20
double               
120
double use single
100
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American Hotel 3 Email Via Antiniana, 15 80078 Napoli 35
double              
110
single
85
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Hotel Montespina 4 Email Via Provinc. S. Gennaro 25
double              
150
single
115
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Hotel Serius 3 Email Viale Augusto 50
triple              
125
double              
105
single
95
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Hotel S.Paolo 3 Email Via Terracina 25
double              
80
single
75
triple
100
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Hotel Cesare Augusto 3 Email Viale Augusto 20
double              
80
single
60
triple
100
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Hotel Leopardi 3 Email p.zza Pilastri 15
double
110
double use single
90
single
70
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Hotel Europeo 1 Email Via Mezocannone 15
single                  
48
double use single
55
double
70
triple
85
four people
95
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Hotel Canada 3 Email Via mergellina 6
triple                 
100
double
95
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Hotel Il Convento 3 Email Via Speranzella 2
triple                 
110
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120
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Hotel Toledo 3 Email Via Monte Calvario 10
single                 
80
double use single
90
double
120
triple
145
four people
155
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Hotel Executive 3 Email Via del cerriglio 10, 80134 Napoli 10
double use single
85
double               
95
triple
120
four people
140
suite
155
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Esedra 3 Email Via Cantani 12, 80133 Napoli 10
double use single
85
double               
95
suite
155
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Hotel Villa Medici 3 Email Via Nuova Bagnoli 550, Napoli 8
doble use single
90
double              
110
triple
130
four people
155
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Hotel Solfatara 3 Email Via Solfatara, 163 30
single                 
60
double
70
four people
110
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