13-18 September 2020
Hotel Hermitage, La Biodola Bay, Isola d'Elba, Italy
Europe/Rome timezone

Travel Information

eeFACT2020 workshop Bus will connect the conference site (la Biodola Bay, Elba Island, Italy) to Roma Airport - "Leonardo da Vinci" (FCO) on the dates of start and end of the Conference. A contribution of 100,00€ per participant will be required (round trip - 50,00€ per ride) for bus transportation. Ferry tickets are included in the rate, Conference Secretariat will buy them for reserved bus seats. Participants are kindly request to reserve bus seat/s through the Registration Form. Companions can use the conference bus for free.

You can reach the eeFACT2020 Workshop venue in the following ways:

  • By plane to Firenze, Pisa or Roma Fiumicino airport. The workshop bus provided only for Roma Fiumicino.
  • By train to Campiglia Marittima and/or Piombino Marittima, ferry-boat to Portoferraio. A meeting shuttle will be available upon request to connect participants to the meeting site from/to 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 workshop buse as much as possible. 

Conference Bus will connect the eeFACT2020 Workshop site to Roma Airport "Leonardo da Vinci" (FCO). Here is the final schedule:

Sunday, September 13: destination Hotel Hermitage (La Biodola Bay, Elba Island, Italy)

  • from Roma Fiumicino airport at 13:30
    The meeting point for participants is at the Arrivals area -Terminal 3 (after baggage claim) in front of the exit door Nr. 2, Meeting point Nr. 4;

There will be somebody of the Organizing Committee waiting for you at the meeting points about one hour before the conference bus departure (details on name and mobile phone numbers will be provided by e-mail).

Friday, September 18: origin Hotel Hermitage (La Biodola Bay, Elba Island, Italy)

  • to Roma Fiumicino airport at 7:00 a.m. (expected arrival at 13:00 p.m.)

The eeFACT2020 LoC strongly suggest to book a flight for your return from FCO airport with departure time after 3:30 p.m.

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:

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.


Companies operating from Piombino to Portoferraio:
Blu Navy
Corsica Ferries


Directions to reach Isola d'Elba from various locations:
Milan 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).