Getting to the Venues
Palazzo Vecchio is located in Piazza della Signoria, 15 minutes by feet from the Santa Maria Novella train station.
The Hard Rock Cafè (welcome cocktail) il located close to Piazza della Repubblica, 5 minutes by feet from Palazzo Vecchio and 10 minutes from Santa Maria Novella train station.
The Morgagni Teaching Center (University of Florence) is located in Viale Morgagni n. 44 (main entrance). The tramline T1 (direction Careggi Ospedale, Morgagni Università stop) links Santa Maria Novella train station with the venue.
Palazzo Borghese (Gala dinner) is placed in the city center, 15 minutes by feet from Santa Maria Novella train station and 5 minutes from Palazzo Vecchio.
The T1 tramiline is the main and fastest link between the city center and the University of Florence venue. More information here.
Travel to Florence
Travel to Florence is via several International Airports: Florence “Amerigo Vespucci”, Pisa “Galileo Galilei”, Bologna “Guglielmo Marconi”, Rome-Fiumicino “Leonardo da Vinci”, Milan Malpensa Airport, and more.
Measures Of Covid-19 Prevention
The diagnostic tests used to confirm a COVID-19 infection are now performed in several public laboratories and in private ones accredited, authorized, and coordinated by the Regional Welfare Authority.
The following test types are presently available to detect the SARS-CoV-2 infection:
Covid-19 PCR test that highlights the presence of the virus’s genetic material (RNA). It is performed on a nose and throat swab.
Antigen testing (rapid) that highlights the presence of virus components. It is performed on a nose and throat swab.
Serological testing (standard or rapid) that highlights the presence of antibodies against the virus. Serological tests are performed on blood samples taken from veins or on capillary blood.
Florence local time in June is GMT + 2 hour.
Euro (EUR) - All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) are accepted in most of the restaurants, shops etc.
The electric voltage supplied is 220 V. Round, two-pin plug points are available, as elsewhere in Europe. In case you have any devices from the USA or UK, please remember to bring a transformer/adapter.
Most Florence banks open between 08:30 and 13:30 and 14:45 to 15:45 Monday to Friday. They are closed on weekends and public holidays and most of them have a cash dispenser and a currency exchange service.
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