The EAMT 2012 will take place in the FBK research center located in the suburban hills of Povo, few minutes from the Trento’s city center.
Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK)
Center for Scientific and Technological Research
Via Sommarive, 18
I-38123 Trento, Italy
tel. (+39) 0461 314 444
See here the bus stops closest to FBK.
Route 5. This is the quickest route up the hill from the city center. The trip takes about 10 minutes and leaves from Piazza Dante in front of the train station. Get off at the Povo-IRST or Povo-Fac. Scienze stops. Along this route, the buses are more and more crowded with students, therefore it is advisable to board at one of the first stops.
For downloading the timetable of route 5 in pdf format:
Route 13. Getting to FBK Science and Technology Hub from the city center takes much more time on this bus, but it might be useful if you are in the southern area of the city. Get off at the Povo–Piazza Manci stop and walk down the hill to get to the Foundation.
Route times are displayed at every stop. The stop names are shown on bus stop placards. Tickets (1.00 EUR) can be purchased at newsstands: get them before boarding. A vending machine is available at Piazza Dante stop; it only takes coins. Tickets must be stamped just boarded the bus, kept for the duration of the course, disclosed at the request of any staff or supervisors.
All timetables and itineraries are available online at the Trentino Trasporti web site. (in Italian only.)
From Piazza Venezia (190m asml) take Via Grazioli and follow the route shown on this map: the arrival (380m asml) is just in front of the entrance gate to FBK. The walk is about 2.2 km and up hill on this way, down hill in the opposite direction. Read here a description of this panoramic itinerary.
Find one just outside the train station at the taxi stand to the right as you exit (Tel. +39.0461.235383). Or call Radio Taxi at +39 0461 930002. The cost is 10 to 15 euros from downtown Trento to Povo.
See Travel Information.