Venue and Accomodation

The conference will be held in the University of Bergamo, in the Faculty of Humanities, in via Pignolo, Bergamo. All plenary and regular talks will be given there. The lunch and coffee breaks will be in the garden in the same buildings.

Accommodation and meals

Participants are invited to make their own accommodation arrangements. Both in the Lower Town and in the Upper Town various hotels are available, from relatively inexpensive to luxury: below you will find a list of possible contacts. Early booking is highly recommended, as Bergamo is a popular tourist destination throughout the year.

As for meals, many restaurants and bars are located in the neighbourhood of the Conference venue.


Upper Town

***** Relais San Lorenzo,

**** Gombithotel,

**** Piazza Vecchia,

*** La Valletta,

** Agnello d’Oro,

** Sole,

Lower Town

  • City centre

**** Cappello d’Oro,

**** Excelsior S. Marco,

**** NH Hotel,

**** Mercure Bergamo,

**** Petronilla,

**** Best Western Piemontese,

*** Arli,

*** B&B Hotel,

*** Città dei Mille,

*** San Giorgio,

Further details about hotels can be found here or here:[]=alberghi

Bed & breakfast

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Upper Town

La Valletta,

Villa Luna,

Lower Town


L’Angolo del Poeta,


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Budget accommodation is available at the local Youth Hostel

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Further details about accommodation are online at

Travel information

Bergamo is in Northern Italy, 50 kms north-east of Milan, on the way to Lake Garda and Venice. Thanks to its international airport (sometimes advertised as ‘Milan-Orio al Serio’, or Milan-BGY), Bergamo can be reached by plane from many European cities; alternatively, participants may fly to Milan and take a train to Bergamo. For more detailed information download the file "How to get to Bergamo" below.

How to get to Bergamo