2024 - Rome - Italy

2024 - Rome - Italy

Thirty-second meeting, 26-28 June, 2024

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Rome is the capital of Italy, a large cosmopolitan city with an artistic, architectural and cultural history that has been influencing the whole world for almost 3000 years. It is dominated by ancient structures with an infinity of places to visit, covering over two millennia of history. It is known all over the world as the Eternal City, a synonym for everlasting beauty, history and spirituality.

Located in the centre of the Country and the Mediterranean Sea, it is an easy reach from travelers from all over the world. Rome is one of the preferred sites for millions of tourists and it hosted successfully various international congresses.

In addition to hotels and conference facilities, there are up-to-date exhibitions, art galleries, theatres, and cultural events which add a charming and relaxing flavor to participants’ stay in the city.

Modern Rome is also a major international business destination. It is the seat of the Italian government, and the economy is dominated by services, telecommunication companies, research, tourism, construction and banking.

Travelling to Rome

Rome can be easily reached thanks to its geographical position through the big airports, rail stations and roads links.

INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS

Rome is served by two international airports, well connected to the city centre: Airport Leonardo da Vinci (Fiumicino) and Airport G.B. Pastine (Ciampino). Both hubs are served by the major flight companies, including the low-cost ones. Particularly, the international hub Leonardo da Vinci Airport is located in the direct neighborhood of Rome and connected to downtown by fast railroad and direct train.

RAILWAY LINES

Rome has an important railway link connected with the rest of Italy and with Europe by high-speed trains which can offer the greatest efficiency at a low cost.

The central railway station, Termini, is in the heart of the historical centre and very close to many hotels.

How to get to the city center.

Visa

Participants coming from EU nations do not need Visa to enter Italy. Most non-EU citizens (and participants from other countries) will need a Visa.

We strongly recommend consulting the official website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs https://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en for updated and detailed information for foreigners regarding entrance Visas for Italy and permits of stay.

If an entry Visa is required, please allow sufficient time for this procedure.

If you do not need a Visa, you should register at ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System). ETIAS is a travel authorization for non-EU nationals who do not need a Visa for the Schengen Area. ETIAS is not a European Visa.

Climate

The temperature is usually mild the whole year round with heat rising during the months of July and August. Even during the winter the temperature is pleasant: there are only few really cold days and they are mainly concentrated between December and January ( the temperature however rarely drops below zero). Rainfalls, seldom heavy, are concentrated in the months of November and February.

Time Zone

Rome, Italy: Central European Time (CET), UTC +1.

Telephone

Country code in Spain: 0039 or +39

Foreign exchange, banking facilities

The Italian currency is the Euro (€). Most stores accept international credit and payment cards.

For more information click here https://turismoroma.it/en

Tours

Discover Rome and Italy with special rates for PAGE participants. Please visit the website www.ciaoflorence.it, choose the tours that fits your needs and apply the code AFEA5 to get the discounted rates.

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