How to reach the IQLA-GIAT Summer School

The Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology (Dipartimento FISPPA) is located in Padua (Padova in Italian), behind the Basilica of Saint Antony (Basilica del Santo) and a five-minute walk from Prato della Valle, one of the largest and most famous squares in Europe. To find the exact position digit “via Cesarotti 12, 35123 Padova” in GoogleMaps.

… by plane

The nearest international airport is Venice (Venezia):

  • Venice Airport “Marco Polo”

Other airports in the in the surroundings of Padua are:

All these airports are connected to Padua by train + bus (from the railway station from/to the airport).

Distances by train: Venezia-Mestre, 25 minutes; Verona, 45 min; Treviso, 40 min (but you have to change in Venezia-Mestre); Bologna, 1,30h (45 min by high speed trains “Freccia Argento”); Milano (3h by train, 2h by high speed trains “Freccia Bianca”).

Venice Marco Polo Airport is connected to Venezia-Mestre railway station by the local public service (bus ACTV, line 15), by taxi and shuttle. To get further info: http://www.veniceairport.it/en/.

Venice and Treviso airports are connected to Padua by bus. Two examples:

  • La Marca Bus (Bus No.101: Treviso-Scorzé-Noale-Padova)
  • BusItalia Veneto (Bus Padova autostazione – Venezia Marco Polo Tessera)

IMPORTANT:

From Venice, Treviso, Verona and Bologna airports to your hotel (and viceversa) you can book a “shuttle” (shared bus or shared car). It is not as cheap as public transportation, of course, but it is comfortable:

… by train

You can easily reach Padova by train, because trains from Venezia to Milano/Torino, from Venezia to Bologna/Firenze/Roma (and viceversa) stop in Padova railway station. You can buy both high-speed tickets (the high-speed trains are “frecce”: “Freccia Bianca”, “Freccia Argento”, …) and regular tickets (less expensive solution) and you can purchase them either online (Trenitalia website) or at the station.

Remember that all regular tickets need a stamp before getting in the train.

…by bus

From Padova railway station you can take a bus (“APS Mobilità” Public Service), e.g., No. 3 – 12 – 18. They leave from the third or fourth platform in front of the railway station. You must purchase your ticket before getting in the bus and you have to stamp your ticket on board. You can find bus-tickets either at the ticket office or at the newsstands (inside the railway station hall or around the city).

To reach the Department get off in Riviera Businello: at the end of the street turn left, move on until you can see the Basilica del Santo, then cross the street and walk in the pavement that walk alone the square. Continue on Via Cesarotti until you’ll find on your right the Department entrance at n.12. From Riviera Businello bus stop it is just a 5 min walk.

… by tram

From Padova railway station you can take the tram. Tram stop is on the right when you get out the station. You must purchase your ticket before getting in the tram and you have to stamp your ticket on board. You can find tram-tickets either at the ticket office or at the newsstands (inside the railway station hall or around the city). Tram-tickets are the same as those for bus service!

To reach the Department get off at the fifth stop: Santo.  Now you’re in Riviera Businello: at the end of the street turn left, move on until you can see Basilica del Santo, then cross the street and walk in the pavement that walk alone the square. Continue on Via Cesarotti until you’ll find on your right the Department entrance at n.12. From Riviera Businello it’s just a 5 min walk!

… by car

You can reach Padova by car driving along A4 highway (Trieste-Torino) and getting off in Padova Est (east) or Padova Ovest (west). Driving from Bologna, A13 highway, exit in Padova Sud (south). Follow the directions to Centro (city center) and Basilica del Santo / Sant’Antonio. The closest parking areas are in Prato della Valle or next to Basilica del Santo but remember that in the city center parking is never free of charge!

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Ciao Lorenzo…

Una pagina in onore del Prof. Lorenzo Bernardi (1943-2014).

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