May 24 – 28, 2017
La Biodola - Isola d'Elba
Europe/Rome timezone

Travel Information

You can reach the Workshop venue in the following ways:


  • By train to Piombino Marittima, ferry-boat to Portoferraio. A meeting shuttle will be available upon request to connect participants to the meeting site from the Portoferraio harbour.

  • By car to Piombino, ferry-boat to Portoferraio, a short drive to La Biodola (10km). Since parking is limited at the Hotel Hermitage, we encourage participants to use the meeting buses as much as possible. 

General Travel Information
For general information on Isola d'Elba, you can consult
Elbalink. A map is also available (click here for a zoom).

Useful links to the main airports to reach Isola d'Elba:
Elba airport (
Silver Air has weekly flight connections with Pisa airport on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday)
Pisa "Galileo Galilei"
Firenze "A. Vespucci" (Peretola)
Roma "Leonardo da Vinci" (Fiumicino)

Italian Railways
Piombino Marittima station is located just across the road from the harbor so you can easily transfer to the ferry-boat.

To reach Piombino Marittima station from Fiumicino Airport in Rome : 

you can take the “Leonardo Express” to Termini train station (a direct train which takes about 30 min).  Then from Roma Termini  take a first  train to “Campiglia Marittima”  (regional train takes about 3 h, “Frecciabianca” takes about 2h) and then a second train to “Piombino Marittima” (about 30 min). 
13:08  Fiumicino Aeroporto  
13:40  Roma Termini  (00:32 Leonardo Express 3285)
13:57  Roma Termini 
16:04  Campiglia Marittima  (02:07 Frecciabianca 8620)
16:40 Campiglia Marittima 
17:08  Piombino Marittima  (00:28 Regionale 11891)

Companies operating from Piombino to Portoferraio:
Blu Navy
Corsica Ferries

Directions to reach Isola d'Elba from various locations:
static version - Google Maps version
Florence static version - Google Maps version
Rome static version - Google Maps version

How to reach la Biodola by car from Portoferraio (click here
for the Google Maps version).