Meeting Location, lunches and dinner

The conference location will be in University of Messina, Piazza Pugliatti, 1 – 98122 Messina.

Lunches will be provided on Tuesday and coffee break will be provided between sessions at the meeting. The dinner on Monday and Tuesday is being arranged; more information will follow.

Transportation from/to Catania airport

Catania Fontanarossa “Vincenzo Bellini” International airport is the nearest and most convenient airport at about 100km from Messina. It features several flights from the major Italian cities such as Milan, Rome, Naples and Venice (Alitalia, Meridiana,…) and many international direct flights from important European cities such as London (British Airways), Paris (EasyJet), Berlin, Stuttgart, Zurich (Air Berlin), Munich (Lufthansa), Malta (Air Malta) and many more. Lots of charter flights from all over the world land to Catania too. From Catania airport you can reach Messina in two hours drive by very convenient direct highway A18 (direction Messina). Rental companies are available at the airport. Direct buses from the airport to Messina town centre are available every day. Check the timetable on

For more information visit the websites: and One can also travel to Reggio Calabria Airport but the logistic to arrive in Messina is complicated. You need to take a taxi from the airport to the ferryboat station ( From the arrival the garibaldi R&B will be at walking distance.