Venue and how to arrive

The School will take place at the Serra degli Alimini 1 resort, at close distance from Otranto, at the South-Eastern tip of Italy, attached to one of the best preserved stretches of beach in Italy. 


A shuttle bus service connecting the railway station and the Airport City Terminal of Lecce with the Serra degli Alimini resort is foreseen at the beginning and the end of the School.

Important: those who plan to take the shuttle bus at their arrival are kindly asked to report, in a timely manner, their travel plan to the Secretariat of the School.


The closest airport is at Brindisi Papola Casale (BDS), about 45 km NW of Lecce and about 80 km away from Otranto. Connections are operated daily with many Italian (including Bologna, Milano, Rome, Pisa, Turin and Venice) and foreign cities. 

A complete list of the flights reaching or leaving from the airport of Brindisi can be found at:

You may book a shuttle bus from the airport directly to the resort Serra degli Alimini 1 by e-mailing (or by means of the dedicated link), providing: your name, your telephone number, the flight number, the date and time of your arrival/departure. The ticket costs €40. The service to the Airport City Terminal of Lecce costs €20.

If you want to take the shuttle bus of the School, you will have to reach Lecce. To this purpose, the cheapest solution is to take the regular shuttle bus service which connects the airport of Brindisi to the Airport City Terminal of Lecce:
timetable and information. The trip lasts about 45 minutes; the ticket costs €6 and can be purchased on the bus.