How to reach the GSSI (position)
by airplane + busThe closest airports are located in Rome (Fiumicino Airport - Ciampino Airport).
Gaspari bus company provides direct bus runs everyday from Ciampino and Fiumicino to L’Aquila. You can find timetable and fare info on gasparionline.it. When in L'Aquila, Gaspari buses stop at Hotel Amiternum. From there you can take any bus going towards the city center and get off at Collemaggio Terminal Bus. Also taxi cabs are normally available at Hotel Amiternum. You can also call radio-taxi company (+39 0862 25165 - www.radiotaxilaquila.it).
by carDrivers can take highway A24 from Rome and take the exit L'Aquila Ovest; then, follow the road signs to the city center and those with the logo of the GSSI.
by train + busYou can check the website of Trenitalia national railway company (www.trenitalia.com) where you can find trains to Rome Tiburtina.
The Freccialink service provides combinations of trains to Rome and Freccialink buses to L’Aquila. The meeting point for the Freccialink buses in Rome is just in front of the exit of Tiburtina train station; in L'Aquila the stop is in front of the train station, about 2 km from the GSSI (you can reach GSSI by taxi).
There are also daily buses running from Rome Tiburtina railway station to L’Aquila (bus parking lot is in front of station main entrance). ARPA buses final stop in L'Aquila is the bus terminal, located in the "Collemaggio" Park. From there, GSSI is at walk distance (600 mt).
Gaspari buses also connect Rome Tiburtina with L'Aquila (for more information see the instructions for airplane).
Suggested accommodation (deadline for pre-reserved rooms is the 28th of February)
Hotel San Michele (webpage, 350 mt from GSSI)22 rooms are pre-reserved with discounted rate (60 €/night for a single room or 80 €/night for a double room). Breakfast is included.
To reserve a room you can mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (+39 0862 420260) directly to the hotel, specifying you are attending a conference at GSSI.
Hotel Castello (webpage, 1.2 km from GSSI)25 rooms are pre-reserved with discounted rate (65 €/night for a single room or 80 €/night for a double room). Breakfast is included.
The mail address to reserve a room at the special price for GSSI guests is email@example.com (phone number +39 0862 419147)
Other hotels with discounted price for GSSI guests