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Alghero (Sardinia), may be reached either by air or by sea transportation.

The closest port is Porto Torres, which is connected daily by ferry-boat lines from Genova (Tirrenia or Grimaldi Lines).

The Alghero Airport (Fertilia, AHO) is connected by daily AirOne flights from Torino, Milano, Bologna, and Roma, or by daily RyanAir flights from Barcelona, Bremen, Dublin, Düsseldorf, East Midlands, Frankfurt Hahn, Liverpool, London Stansted, Bergamo, Pisa, Stockholm (as from 2007 schedule).

Alternatively, you can reach the city of Olbia (which is located at 150 km from Alghero), and get to Alghero by car, by train, or by bus. However, please consider that public transportation between Olbia and Alghero may not ensure a frequent and easy connection.


From the airport to the hotels
Arriving at the Alghero Airport you may take a bus AA (ticket: 1 €; departure time upon arrival of AirOne flights from Roma, Milano and Torino) to Fertilia village and to Alghero. The bus stops in Alghero are indicated in the map with the letter “B” (you must ask the bus driver which is the nearest stop to your hotel).
Alternatively, you can get or share a taxi to reach your hotel (taxi fare: approximately 20 €).

Participants arriving at the Alghero railway station (from Sassari or Porto Torres) may reach the city center by local bus (AP).

Please note that no shuttle service will be provided from the hotels to the Congress venue (Hotel Carlos V). We strongly suggest checking the precise location of each hotel before making your reservation.


ACCOMMODATION:

Alghero is a touristic resort, well-known for its ancient history and for the enchanting beaches. It will be advisable to reserve your travel and accommodation as soon as you can, since August falls within the pick season. A list of hotels, including the indicative prices (2007 rates) is attached. 


Last Modified: 1/11/2008