How to reach Urbino

By car:

Coming from the North leave the motorway A14 at the Pesaro exit (via Milano-Bologna-Rimini-Pesaro).

Coming from the South (Bari) exit at Fano

By Airplane:
The nearest airports are: Rimini-Miramare, Ancona-Falconara, Bologna, Milano and Rome.
The Rome-Urbino bus leaves Rome, Piazza Tiburtina, at 7:30 and 16:00: arrival 12:40 and 20:40 (only Mon.-Sat.).

By Train:

Milano-Bologna-Ancona-Lecce line, get off at Pesaro and take the bus for Urbino in front of the station (only the buses marked * run on Sundays):


Arrival at Urbino, Piazza Mercatale, after 50

N.B.: if you let us know at which airport you will arrive we can find out about train connections, however, not before the end of May when train schedules will change.

Sojourn at the Collegio del Colle and the Collegio dell'Aquilone

Participants are asked to go directly to the Collegio assigned upon arrival. The Collegio del Colle (Colle dei Cappuccini, tel.: ++39.722. 30 22 00, single rooms), as well as the Collegio dell'Aquilone (same area, tel.: ++39.722. 30 24 00, double rooms), the Collegio della Vela (seat of the conference) and the Collegio del Tridente (Seat of the University Restaurant) all close together-, are at about 1 km from the historical center of Urbino.


How to reach the Collegi

Those arriving by bus (Piazza Mercatale) may take the city bus (for Mazzaferro-every 20-min), get off at the crossing Colle dei Cappuccini: from here go to the Collegio chosen (10-min. on foot). The first time it is advisable to take a taxi (10-min. from Piazza Mercatale). Schedules of the bus connections to Urbino town center will be on the Collegio notice board.
Those arriving by car should not enter the center of Urbino but follow the indications for the Collegi Universitari (strada Nazionale 73bis for Arezzo-Firenze). Parking is available at the Collegi.
Opening hours

Porter's lodge at the Collegi

Closed only from 1 am to 6 am. Guests arriving during the night should ring for the porter.

Secretariat of the Centro di Semiotica at the Collegio del Colle

ore 8:15 13:30 ore 16:00 18:00 ore 19:00 20:30

Library of the Centro di Semiotica (Piazza Rinascimento, 7, in the historical center of Urbino, in front of the Ducal Palace): 10:00 12:30

University Restaurant at the Collegio del Tridente

Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m.

Lunch: 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m.

Supper: 7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.