SWS Sessions Event Location
Auditorium al Duomo, Centro Congressi al Duomo, Firenze
The Auditorium al Duomo is situated in a building in the heart of the city of Florence (historic Via de’ Cerretani) which has maintained its function as an area for the city's use down the centuries - only a few steps from the Duomo and the S. M. Novella railway station.
The Auditorium al Duomo extends on two levels, namely:
- on the 1st level, Amphitheatre Room“Andrzej Tomaszewski”;
- on the 2nd level (ground floor), the Giuliano Borselli Room.
The Congress Centre also offers the Foyer inside the Auditorium al Duomo, a space dedicated to exhibitions of young international artists in the framework of the orientation.
If you arrive in Florence by car, you can use one of the many public parking garages in the old town. One of the nearest parking places to Auditorium al Duomo is the Garage Giglio Firenze.
From Rome: take the Firenze Sud exit off the motorway and head towards the centre. At the traffic light at the end of Lungarno del Tempio, head towards Piazza Beccaria, then along Viale Antonio Gramsci and Viale Giacomo Matteotti until you reach Piazza della Libertà. Take Via Lorenzo il Magnifico and, at the first traffic light, turn left onto Via Poliziano. Go straight down Via Santa Caterina to Santa Maria Novella station, passing through Piazza Indipendenza. After about two minutes, you will arrive in Piazza dell’Unità Italiana, where you will find the Auditorium al Duomo just a few steps ahead.
From Milan: take the Firenze Nord exit off the motorway and head towards the centre. Once you get to the end of Viale Francesco Redi, turn right and then left into Via Guido Monaco. Drive all the way to the end, then turn left onto Via Fratelli Rosselli. After the railway underpass, follow the ring road (marked ‘Circonvallazione’), going around the Fortezza da Basso and taking Viale Spartaco Lavagnini. At the first traffic light, turn right into Via Santa Caterina and continue until you reach the station, passing through Piazza Indipendenza: after about two minutes, you will arrive in Piazza dell’Unità Italiana, where you will find the Auditorium al Duomo just a few steps ahead.
By trainThe Santa Maria Novella train station is only 200 meters from the Auditorium al Duomo. The famous Piazza Duomo, Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore, is event closer to the Auditorium al Duomo, Centro Congressi al Duomo - 100 meters East direction.