The Workshop will be held at the Social Sciences Campus which gathers the three faculties of Economics, Political Sciences and Law.
The Polo is located in the Novoli district, north-west of the city centre in a newly built area at the corner between Viale Guidoni and Via Forlanini (see map below).
The conference buffet dinner will be held (on Friday, May 3, 8:00 pm) at Villa Bardini, a renaissance villa with a nice view of the city centre. Villa Bardini is located south of the Arno river at a 15 minute walk from Piazza della Repubblica. See details below.
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How to reach the Social Sciences Campus
From Firenze Santa Maria Novella Railway Station
Take numbers 22, 23 or 57 from the "FS SMN scalette" stop in Piazza della Stazione and get off near the campus after a 15 minutes trip (see the map below for details).
Check ATAF web page to find more details about your itinerary:
By taxi: ask for the "Polo delle Scienze Sociali" at "Novoli"
From Firenze Rifredi Railway Station:
On foot: walking distance (10-15 minutes)
Exit from Via Vasco de Gama side and follow --> Via Panciatichi --> Via Antognoli --> Via Caboto --> Via Dei --> Via del Prete --> Via Pionieri dell'Aviazione (see map below).
By car - From the Motorway
A1 - Exit at "Firenze Nord", follow the signs to the city centre, and you will soon find yourself in Viale Guidoni where the Polo delle Scienze Sociali is.
A11 - At the end of the motorway follow the same indications as before.
From Amerigo Vespucci Airport
There is a bus service to Piazza Stazione. Then follow the above instructions. Otherwise take a taxi to the Polo delle Scienze Sociali in Novoli (about 1Km trip).
How to reach Villa Bardini
From the city centre (Piazza della Repubblica):
On foot: walking distance (15 minutes)
From Piazza della Repubblica go south in Via Calimala --> Via Por Santa Maria --> cross the Old Bridge--> turn left in Piazza Santa Felicita --> take Costa San Giorgio uphill --> after about 500 meters you will find the entrance of Villa Bardini on the left (see map below).
Villa Bardini is in the No Traffic Zone so you will not be able to reach it unless you have a special pass. Outside of the No Traffic Zone, the private parking of Forte Belvedere (200 meters from Villa Bardini) is at your disposal. To reach the parking, from Ponte San Niccolò (2nd bridge on the Arno river east of the Old Bridge) follow --> Piazza Ferrucci --> Viale Michelangelo --> turn right in Via dei Bastioni --> right again in Via di Belvedere --> and you will arrive at Forte Belvedere. For the return trip, take Via di San Leonardo and then Viale Galilei to the city centre (right to go west or left to go east of the city centre). See map below for details.
By taxi: ask for "Villa Bardini". The address (if required) is Costa San Giorgio 2.
20 minutes trip. From Santa Maria Novella railway station get the bus nr. 23 (direction Sorgane or Nave a Rovezzano - get off in Lungarno Torrigiani) or the electric bus D (get off in Via dei Bardi) (see map below).
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