VENUE & TRANSPORTATION

The new venue for the CAPE Forum is

Aula ZAFFIRO (Politecnico di Milano)

Via Giuseppe Colombo 81

I-20133 Milan, ITALY


With the historical campus located in a strategic and privileged position, close to the Center of Milano and few minutes far away from the Linate Airport, the Politecnico di Milano is the largest Italian technical university.
Close to the venue, many hotels offer amenities for people wishing to explore the city while staying in a cozy environment.
Well connected to public transport, the underground station (green line MM2) is only 500 meters from the venue
Guests may therefore easily have access to main points of interest in Milan and enjoy Milan's nightlife.


How to get to the Aula Zaffiro

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By plane
The nearest airport is Linate. (http://www.sea-aeroportimilano.it)

Taxi fare from Linate Airport to Politecnico is about Euro 25,00
RADIO TAXI NUMBERS 02-8585; 02-4040; 02-8383; 02-6969

Public Transportation: take bus nr. 73 (Linate-P.za San Babila) -
Departure from Linate: Arrivals floor
Timetable: from 06.05 a.m. to 00.55 a.m.
Every day, every 10 minutes
Price: 1.50
Tickets are available at bar, newspaper kiosks, and other authorised sales points

Departure from Milan: Piazza S.Babila
Timetable: from 05.35 a.m. to 00.35 a.m.
Every day, every 10 minutes

UNDERGROUND: From S. Babila to Loreto take the Underground MM1 (red Line 1) for 4 stops; direction Sesto F.S.
From Loreto take the Underground MM2 (Green Line 2) to Gessate or Cologno Nord or Cascina Gobba, and get off at PIOLA stop.
Take the left exit and follow via d'Ovidio to the intersection with via Spinoza; then turn left to Piazza Leonardo da Vinci.
Cross the square (keeping the main building of the Politecnico on your left), go straight crossing via Celoria and take via Giuseppe Colombo.
At number 81 - right side - there is a big building with a stairway; go up to the left side.

From Malpensa Airport
take the Malpensa Express train to Cadorna Station. http://www.malpensaexpress.it
Alternatively you can take the Malpensa Shuttle bus to the Central Station.
From Cadorna Station take the underground green line MM2, direction Gessate/Cologno and get off at PIOLA.

By train
From Central Station FS, Garibaldi FS, Cadorna FN, Porta Genova FS
Take the Underground MM2 (Green Line 2) to Gessate or Cologno Nord or Cascina Gobba, and get off at PIOLA stop.
Take the left exit and follow via d'Ovidio to the intersection with via Spinoza; then turn left to Piazza Leonardo da Vinci.
Cross the square (keeping the main building of the Politecnico on your left), go straight crossing via Celoria and take via Giuseppe Colombo.
At number 81 - right side - there is a big building with a stairway; go up to the left side.


From Lambrate FS take the Underground MM2 (Green Line 2) to Abbiategrasso, and get off at PIOLA stop.

By car
From outside Milano, the easiest way for reaching Politecnico by car is:
Follow the Tangenziale Est (A51) and take the Lambrate exit; follow indications to the Centre of Town up to the underpass below the Lambrate train station; continue straight in via Porpora. At the third traffic lights turn left to via Teodosio; continue straight to via Ponzio and at the fourth traffic light turn right in via Celoria; continue straight for 100 m to 32, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci.
Cross the square and take via Giuseppe Colombo


USEFUL LINKS

Transportation

http://www.sea-aeroportimilano.it

Malpensa Express

http://www.atm-mi.it/atm

http://www.trenitalia.it

Accommodation and City Guide
http://www.turismo.milano.it

http://www.milanofree.it

http://www.citylightsnews.com

http://www.visitamilano.it