Practical information

Hotels

We made block bookings in a few hotels and B&Bs for the duration of the meeting.

When making reservations, please specify that you are attending the “Third METIS Science and Technical Meeting” at the Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte (it may be necessary to contact the hotel directly via telephone or e-mail).

The agreements with the hotels for the METIS meeting expire as early as September 27th, and at latest on October 4th, depending on the hotel. The agreement with Hotel Oriente for the METIS meeting has already expired.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner has been organized at the restaurant “La Bersagliera” on Wednesday, October 16th. Please use the registration form if you have any special menu requests.

Transportation

We have arranged for bus transportation from downtown (stop at Piazza Dante) to the Capodimonte Observatory and back for the meeting. There will be a stop also at the Grand Hotel Capodimonte on the way.

Timetable

October 15th: 19:00 Osservatorio to Piazza Dante (stop at Grand Hotel Capodimonte on the way).
October 16th: 8:00 from Piazza Dante (M1 station) to Osservatorio. At 8:15 the bus will stop in front of Grand Hotel Capodimonte.
– 18:00 Osservatorio to Piazza Dante (stop at Grand Hotel Capodimonte on the way).
October 17th: 8:00 from Piazza Dante (M1 station) to Osservatorio. At 8:15 the bus will stop in front of Grand Hotel Capodimonte.

N.B.
The bus used as shuttle is branded with the company name “De Angelis” and on the front glass
has an A4 size paper with the meeting title.

Alternatively, you can refer to this page for information about transportation to/from the Observatory.