Practical information

ARRIVAL IN  MILAN, ITALY

Milan, the capital of Lombardy, has a population of 1.3 million people. It is the biggest industrial city of Italy with many different industrial sectors. Milan has an ancient city centre with high and interesting buildings and palazzos, which is why so many people from all over the world want to see the city of glamour.

Airports

Milan has two main international air gateways, Linate Airport and Malpensa Airport. Sometimes referred to as Milan's additional airports, Bergamo's Orio al Serio airport (45km East) and Parma airport (100km South) mostly host budget airlines.

Please note that participants are responsible for their own transfer from the airport to the city and subsequently to and from their hotels. 

Malpensa Airport

The main international airport is Malpensa (Milan Malpensa, IATA: MXP). The airport has two terminals, with Terminal 1 being the largest (international and intercontinental flights). Getting to Milan Malpensa airport is really easy! The most important international airport in northern Italy is easily accessible by car, bus or train.

For more information please access http://www.milanomalpensa-airport.com/en/directions-and-parking

Linate Airport

Some European or national flights arrive at Linate Airport (IATA: LIN). This small but rather efficient one-runway airport is very close to the city centre (7 km). It is mostly serviced by airlines to domestic destinations and some European destinations. You can reach by car, by bus from and to Milan, by coach from and to Milan Central Station, Expo Fiera Milano City, Malpensa both terminals, Brescia and Monza. This section will help you to plan your airport journey. Please find more information at the following link: http://www.milanolinate-airport.com/en/directions-and-parking

 

ACCOMMODATION

Here is a list of hotels close to the meeting venue having an agreement in force with UNIMI. In order to obtain the UNIMI discout, please use the code "SPHERE STUDY VISIT AT UNIMI" at your reservation.  All rates include the cost of room per night and buffet breakfast. City tax, which is 5€ per night, is not included in the rates.

 

UPTOWN PALACE****

Address: Via Santa Sofia, 10 - 20122 Milano
Tel. 02305113658-  Fax 02 30513333, website: www.uptownpalace.com
750m from the meeting venue

 

 Room

UNIMI rates

 (oneperson)

 DOUBLE ROOM

€ 170,00

 SINGLE ROOM

€ 160,00

Rates valid from April 27th 2017

 

HOTEL BRUNELLESCHI ****
Address: Via F. Baracchini, 12 – 20123 Milano
Tel. 02/88431,  Fax 02/804924,  website: http://www.brunelleschihotel.it/
300m from the meeting venue

 

 

Officialrates

UNIMI rates

UNIMI rates during exhibitions/special events

Standard single room

€ 520,00

€ 181,00

€ 195,00

Double room

€ 580,00

€ 205,00

€ 235,00

Double room used as single room

€ 580,00

€ 195,00

€ 215,00

Double room “Superior”

€ 650,00

€ 220,00

€ 250,00

Triple room

€ 650,00

€ 220,00

€ 250,00

Double room used as single room “Superior”

€ 600,00

€ 205,00

€ 235,00

 

Rates valid from April 27th 2017

HOTEL GALILEO****
Address: C.so Europa, 9 – 20122 Milano
Tel. 02/77431,  Fax 02/76020584,  website: http://www.galileohotelmilan.com/index.php

E-mail: galileo@milanhotel.it 

650m from the meeting venue

 

 

 

Officialrates

UNIMI rates*

UNIMI rates during

exhibitions/special events*

 Single room

€ 450,00

€ 180,00

€ 200,00

 Double room

€ 500,00

€ 210,00

€ 240,00

 Double room used as single

€ 475,00

€ 195,00

€ 225,00

 

Rates valid from April 27th 2017

HOTEL CANADA***
Via Santa Sofia, 16 – 20122 Milano
Tel. 02/58304844,  Fax 02/58300282,   sito: http://www.canadahotel.it/

E-mail: info@canadahotel.it
750m from the meeting venue

 

Officialrates

UNIMI rates

Diamond Room

€ 198,00

€ 137,00

Ruby room

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€ 155,00

Platinum room

€ 360,00

€ 184,00

 

Rates valid from April 27th 2017

 

STARHOTEL ROSA GRAND **** (Please note that this hotel requires a special booking form – see below)
Address: Piazza Fontana, 3 – 20122 Milano
Tel. 02/88311,  Fax 02/8057964, 

Website: http://www.starhotels.com/en/our-hotels/rosa-grand-milan/

Email: reservations.rosa.mi@starhotels.it

650m from the meeting venue

 
 
Double Room used as single
and Double Room
 
Superior
€ 216
Deluxe
 
€ 252
Executive
€ 276

 

Rates valid from April 27th 2017

 

HOTEL ASCOT ****

Address: Via Lentasio, 3, 20122 Milano

Tel. 02 5830 3300

Website: http://www.hotelascotmilano.it/

Email: reservation@hotelascotmilano.it

400m from the meeting venue

 

 

 

               UNIMI Rates

Single Room

€ 105,00

Double Room used as Single

€ 135,00

Double Room

€ 150,00

Rates valid from April 27th 2017

 

VENUE

 

Address: Via Festa del Perdono, 7, 20122 Milano, Italia

 

General information
 
  • Climate and Weather
Milan has a humid continental climate with hot summers, no real dry season, and significant rainfall throughout the year. IMilan enjoys a great deal of sunshine (6 to 9 hours a day) between April and September.
 
May
Min. Average Temperature (°C/F°): 11/52
Max. Average Temperature (°C/F°): 22/72
 
June 
Min. Average Temperature (°C/F°): 15/59
Max. Average Temperature (°C/F°): 26/79
 
  • Dialing code: +39
  • Electricity: Electrical current in Italy is 230 volts, 50Hz. A variety of plugs are in use, including the European-style two-pin plug.
  • Emergency number:  Emergencies: 113 (Police); 118 (Ambulance)

Useful Weblinks
General Milan: http://www.worldtravelguide.net/milan
Public Transport: http://www.atm.it/en/Pages/default.aspx