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Trieste is one of the most beautiful – and unsung, according to Lonely Planet – cities in the world. A Central European city, where you will breathe a multicultural atmosphere, which will charm you with historic cafés, art, heterogeneous architecture and enchanting sea. «The Triestini embrace life with a passion that is palpable and infectious», says The Telegraph. You can discover it on Turismo FVG, the site of the tourism promotion agency of Friuli Venezia Giulia.

Where to stay

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How to get

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BY CAR. Trieste lays in the very North East of Italy, at the end of the A4 Torino-Trieste highway. After the paytoll in Monfalcone/Lisert, take the Sistiana exit, then proceed on route SS14, a panoramic drive on the sea gulf which lead directly into town. Follow the main street until piazza Duca degli Abruzzi, where you can find Molo 4 and its wide carpark (one of the cheapest in Trieste). Geographical coordinates are 45.65424815059826, 13.767070770263672 .

BY TRAIN. Trieste is connected to main national and international railway routes through Venezia, Udine and Villa Opicina. The train station, Trieste Centrale, is less than a 10 minutes walk from the location of the conference, on the way to central Piazza Unità d’Italia.

BY AIRPLANE. The closest airport is Trieste Pietro Savorgnan di Brazzà (TRS), which is 40 km far from the city center. It provides daily direct flights to Rome, Milan Linate, Naples, Munich, London Stansted. Line bus 51 or taxy (60€ fare) are the most direct way to get to town center. The closest international hub is Venezia Marco Polo (VCE), 150 km far from Trieste.


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