The meeting will take place at the Grand Hotel Baglioni
The hotel is perfectly situated in the heart of Florence (just in front of the Santa Maria Novella railway station and a couple of minutes walk from the Duomo).
To reach the Meeting venue
Grand Hotel Baglioni is located 5km from Florence airport (FLR), and about 85km from Pisa airport (PSA). From Florence
airport there is a regular shuttle service to Santa Maria Novella train station (300 meter from the Hotel), or a short
taxi ride (about 20 min). Pisa airport is regularly connected to Florence Santa Maria Novella train station by bus.
for the timetable).
Florence is also accessible through an excellent Eurostar train service to and from Milan, Rome, Napoli and many other Italian main cities. Between the smaller towns there are regular trains that offer a very economical option for touring within Tuscany and the surrounding regions. (see http://www.trenitalia.com/en/index.html for the timetable).
If you are traveling by car, all main cities to the North and South are accessible along the A1 motorway. To reach Grand Hotel Baglioni take the exit Firenze Nord, and follow signs for Firenze Centro, Santa Maria Novella train station. If you are arriving from Pisa airport, take the Florence-Pisa-Livorno motorway (toll-free) towards Florence. Once in town, follow signs for Firenze Centro, Santa Maria Novella train station.
Please note that, as the centre of Florence is closed to private traffic, it is advisable to check with the hotel about how to reach the place and about parking facilities available in the area.