October 9-11, 2011
Palazzo Feltrinelli, Gargnano (Brescia), Italy


Workshop on the Popularization of Informatics as a Science


The workshop will be held in Palazzo Feltrinelli, Via Castello 3, Gargnano (BS). See the map, marker B. This beautiful historical Villa is now owned by the Università degli Studi di Milano and is dedicated to Workshop and Meeting activities. Gargnano is a small resort village on Lake Garda, about 150 km east of Milano.

How to reach Palazzo Feltrinelli

Foreign participants are advised to travel to Milano, which can be reached by plane from most countries or directly by train from european countries.
  • by train or plane: from Milano Centrale Railway Station, or from any airport around Milano, one should reach Brescia:
    • from Milano Centrale Railway Station: by train (about one hour, see trenitalia)
    • from Orio al Serio airport: by bus (about one hour, see timetable)
    • from Malpensa airport: take the train or the bus to Milano Centrale Railway Station (about 50 minutes) and then take a train to Brescia (about one hour, see trenitalia)
    • from Linate airport: take the bus to Milano Centrale Railway Station (about 30 minutes, see timetable) and then take a train to Brescia (about one hour, see trenitalia)
    From Brescia a bus should be taken to Gargnano (1h30). The bus station in Brescia is just outside Brescia Railway Station (on the left). Buses leave Brescia for Gargnano about every hour, see timetable. Palazzo Feltrinelli is 700 meters far from the bus stop in Piazzale Boldini (see the map, marker A).
  • by car from Milano (2h): motorway Milano - Venezia, exit Brescia Est, follow the signs for Salò and then for Riva del Garda. After about 15 km, you reach Bogliaco, then Villa, and then Gargnano Centro. Take the only road that goes into town.

Visualizzazione ingrandita della mappa

One can find other suggestions and updated timetables on the website Trasporti Regione Lombardia, click on "collegamenti turistici fra i principali centri turistici della Lombardia".

We are organizing a direct bus connection from Malpensa airport to Gargnano, passing by Linate and Orio al Serio airports. Please let us know if you are interested, and in this case specify the airport you are landing and the expected time of arrival.