GES 2017 Gaia-ESO Survey Fourth Science Meeting

4-8 September 2017

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Catania, Italy

GES 2017 Gaia-ESO Survey Fourth Science Meeting

4-8 September 2017

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Catania, Italy

GES 2017 Gaia-ESO Survey Fourth Science Meeting

4-8 September 2017

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Catania, Italy

GES 2017 Gaia-ESO Survey Fourth Science Meeting

4-8 September 2017
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Catania, Italy

Venue

The fourth science meeting of the Gaia-ESO Survey is hosted by the Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia (DFA), Università di Catania.

Traveling to Catania

The Catania airport is connected to most European destinations. The ALIBUS line connects the airport to the city center.

You can look at the AMT interactive map (in italian) to locate the ALIBUS bus stop nearer to your hotel. Select the ALIBUS line, then click on Visualizza percorsi and look at the map produced. Most of suggested hotels are close to stop 113 (via Etnea 213), stop 114 (via Etnea 143), and stop 147 (via Vittorio Emanuele 104).

Getting to the DFA

The DFA is located in the University campus, the Cittadella Universitaria (see map below).

There are two options for reaching the DFA from the city center by public transport:

FCE Metro stations can be easily located on GoogleMaps. To locate the BRT1 stops you can look at the AMT interactive map (in italian). Select the BRT1 line, then click on Visualizza percorsi and look at the map produced.

From DFA to the city center
Accommodation

We recommend booking accommodations in the city center, which is conveninetly connected to the University campus and plenty of restaurants and pubs. Early booking is recommended. We have block bookings at several hotel. See the Shougun Travel registration and accommodation page (This page contains flash plugins that can be ignored).

Tourism

Sicily hosts seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and another four tentative sites. Sicily has a huge variety of archaeological sites, including some of the most notable and best preserved temples and other structures of the Greek world, picturesque towns and castles, breathtaking landscapes, and beautiful nature reserves. See, e.g., the Sicily wiki page for more information and citymapsicilia for some tour suggesitons.