How to get to the school
The Course will be held from the early morning of Monday July 8th to Thursday July 17th, 2019 at the Conference Center in the Grand Hotel in Ceresole Reale (Piedmont, Italy) in the Gran Paradiso National Park, Piemonte, Italy. Participants will be lodged in the Grand Hotel and other close hotels in Ceresole. Transportation will be arranged from Torino to the school and back on July 7th and on July 18th respectively. (MAP).
There will be a shuttle bus organized by the school to pick you up on Sunday, July 7th 2019: The bus will leave from the "Torino Porta Susa" train station at 18,00 and from the Torino "Caselle" international airport at 18,40. The meeting point will be outside the train station at "Exit A", and outside the arrivals terminal at the airport. Please inform the Scientific Secretary of the school if you plan using this service.
If you do not use the bus provided by the school, you will have to arrange your own travel.
Return from the school to Caselle airport and to Torino Porta Susa train station will be organized in the early morning of July 18th.
Other details, relevant links and timetables are provided below.
If you arrive by train:
There are two important train stations in Torino, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Nuova. The bus provided by the school will pick you up at Torino Porta Susa. In order to go from Porta Nuova station to Porta Susa station, take the Metro line 1.
From Torino Porta Susa, take the metropolitan train (GTT Servizio Ferroviario) line SFM1 canavesana, Pont - Rivarolo - Torino - Chieri to RIVAROLO CANAVESE (timetable); from here the arrival to Ceresole Reale is served with public bus line 137 Rivarolo-Pont-Ceresole.
For information on the train timetable, the Italian Railways (FS) website provides information on national connections and tickets.
If you arrive by plane:
At the Torino "Caselle" Airport
If you arrive on Sunday, July 7th at the "Torino Caselle" Airport, you may take the shuttle bus provided by the school. If you arrive with a different schedule, there are regular buses from the airport to the "Porta Susa" train station in Torino (schedule). From there you may take the train to Rivarolo and then bus to Ceresole Reale.
At the Milano "Malpensa" Airport
From the "Milano Malpensa" Airport there are buses to Torino ( info ). If you wish to take a train, you may take the train Malpensa Express or the bus to Milano, or, even better, Novara, and from there catch a train to Torino. There is no direct bus or train connection between Malpensa and Rivarolo Canavese. If possible, we suggest you to fly to Torino rather than to Milano.
If you arrive by car:
From Torino, take the Orco Valley Road (SS 460), turn right at Pont Canavese towards until Ceresole Reale. From Ivrea (link with the Milan highway) follow Castellamonte Road (SS 565) and take Road 460 in Rivarolo Canavese.
(Updated: Feb 2019 by JvH)