Accommodation and Travel


Two nights' accommodation at Hotel dei Bizantini is included in the registration fees.

For people who would like to stay longer or arrive a day earlier, accommodation at Hotel dei Bizantini is also possible at a special price of 58€ per night, half-board. Please contact the Secretariat to coordinate booking.


Passport and Visa

A valid passport and/or identity card is required for entry to Italy. A visa may be required for residents of some countries. For specific information, please contact your local Italian Embassy as soon as possible.

Getting to San Pietro in Bevagna

Brindisi airport is located approximately 50 km from the meeting venue. A shuttle bus service from the airport to Hotel dei Bizzantini will be organized on the arrival and departure days, June 2nd and June 4th 2014 respectively (alternatively on 1st for those traveling that day and/or on 8th June for people attending the 3rd Workshop on "Emerging Oncogenic Viruses"). To facilitate the organization of the shuttle bus, all participants must send their travel plans to the meeting Secretariat beforehand.

Alternatively, there are many car rental agencies at Brindisi airport. Due to high demand for cars during the summer period, early reservation is strongly recommended.

Bari airport is located 140 km from the meeting venue. Participants arriving/departing at/from Bari Airport are strongly recommended to rent a car as public transport is only available a few times a day. For further information please contact the meeting Secretariat.

Please note that Brindisi and Bari are connected to a various European cities through 2 low cost companies, Ryanair and Easy Jet.

Getting around San Pietro in Bevagna and the Puglia region

The public transport company Sogin - Sita provides urban bus services within San Pietro in Bevagna, Manduria, Borraco and Torre Colimena.

The Ferrovie del Sud Est serves Manduria train station and provides both bus and train services. It connects the municipalities of Brindisi, Taranto and Lecce.