All events of the EMBO Course Mito2017, including lunches and dinners for the participants, will be held in Sierra Silvana Hotel. The hotel is located at Selva di Fasano approximately 55 km from Bari and Brindisi airports.
Registration fees include accommodation in double or single room only for the duration of the course which is 4 nights from 9 of October until 13 October 2017. Accommodation type is all inclusive.
Special Rates for extended stay or accompanying persons
Reduced hotel rates have been arranged with the hotel for your extended stay before or after the course and/or for accompanying persons. Please note that the hotel will accept such reservations at the special course rates, only if booked through the Course Secretariat.
The Course Secretariat should also be contacted for all kinds of special requests or arrangements.
Sierra Silvana Hotel Price List - All inclusive Basis
(valid for extended stay and/or accompanying persons)
Single Room 115 €
Double Room (two adults) 140 €
All trains from Italy stop in Bari. Then take a train to Fasano; the trip is about 45 min long. Fasano train station is about 10 Km from the hotel
In Italy: Highway A14 Milano-Bari / A16 Roma-Bari exit "Bari nord" direction Brindisi. / S.S. 16 Bari-Brindisi exit "Fasano - Taranto" direction "Selva di Fasano"
Airports in Bari and Brindisi are 55 km far.Services to those airports are operated by alitalia and by the major International compagnie (Ryanair, Easy Jet, Volotea, Air Dolomites etc.)
Transfers to/from the Bari airport will be provided by the organizers. The schedule will be announced in due time. People arriving to the Bari railway station should take a connecting train to the Bari airport.
Please be aware that no transfer service will be organized for those participants that choose to arrive or depart from the airport or railway station of Brindisi. In such a case participants should provide to the transportation on their own by using public or private services (see below).
In case you would prefer to arrange your own transport, we may arrange a payment pick up taxi service. If you wish to take advantage of the service you are kindly requested to send an e-mail to the Congress secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) indicating your name, your arrival flight number and your arrival date and time in Bari/Brindisi airport or Bari/Fasano railway station.
Citizens of the European Union or holders of a valid Schengen Visa do not need a visa to visit Italy
Citizens of the following countries do not require a visa to visit Italy:
Albania, Andorra, Antigua e Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia-Erzegovina, Brasil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Corea del Sud, Costa Rica, Croatia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Macedonia, United Arab Emirates, Japan, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Israel, Kiribati, Malesia, Macao, Nord Marianne, Marshall, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Samoa, San Marino, Santa Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, United States, St. Vincent e Grenadine, Switzerland, Taiwan, the Vatican, Timor Est, Tonga, Trinidad, Tobago, Tuvalu, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanatu, Venezuela.
Citizens of all other countries should contact their nearest Italian Embassy or Consulate in order to obtain information, a visa or other necessary documents for their travel.
The organizers will provide any required documents confirming participation to the summer school only after registration is confirmed by fee.
The hotel has a unique location with a breathtaking view situated on the hills (about 300m of altitude) in the middle of a Mediterranean forest known as Selva di Fasano. The hotel is very close to Fasano railway station (10 min drive) which can be easily reached by frequent bus connections.
The All-inclusive arrangement provided by the hotel provides an excellent opportunity for people to meet and discuss science in an informal setting. The hotel has top-quality dining services with the world famous Mediterranean cuisine. At lunch many choices from a very large buffet will be offered, while dinner will be served.
The hotel is built in the Mediterranean style. It has 120 spacious rooms organized in 5 mansions that are surrounded by a Mediterranean garden of incomparable beauty. Four trulli (traditional stone-built round houses) are also present for people wishing to stay in an apartment. All rooms include a bathroom, hairdryer, air conditioning or heating, mini-bar, satellite tv and wifi. Each room has also a balcony or a small garden. High class amenities including a swimming pool, sport facilities, bars and restaurants, rooms for resting and reading create a unique retreat-like atmosphere with all participants on the site.
The Hotel has excellent meeting facilities with one Auditorium for up to 400 people, air-conditioned and equipped with audiovisual equipment as well as dedicated space for posters that can stay mounted for the entire duration of the meeting. The hotel has also several smaller conference rooms that can be used for round table discussions etc. An AV technician is on-call for the duration of the meeting to solve any technical problems. The Hotel has extensive experience hosting international meetings of various sizes every year.
Invited speakers and organizers will stay in single rooms, whereas students and postdocs will stay in double rooms.
The course has an ambitious program, but in our previous experiences with conferences and lecture series in Aussois and in Fodele, informal interactions at the bar after the end of the sessions are key to the success of the meeting. For this reason we will allocate more time after lunch for free time informal discussion. An additional possibility to further forge many interactions (present and future) is the option for Friday morning trip. Selva di Fasano is on the hills that surround the famous Valle d’Itria. It is situated very close to beautiful natural and touristic attractions. They include the towns of Alberobello, well known for its famous Trulli, and Castellana where it is possible to visit the Spectacular Grotte, which is considered to be the largest and deepest cave in Italy. The city of Taranto is only one driving hour away; there one can visit the famous Archeological Museum, where golden crafts coming from prehistorical ages are exhibited. The place also offers walks in the surrounding Forest and a Zoo-Safari, where children and adults can come into close contacts with all sorts of animals. Beautiful sand beaches of the Adriatic Sea are only 15 min away from Selva di Fasano.
At the beginning of October the climate is one of the mildest and healthier in Europe. Average temperature ranges between 12-22 °C
Selva di Fasano is an ideal resort for extending your stay for holidays!
You may check the weather forecast here (http:///www.ilmeteo.it)