Accommodation Travel & Visa Information

Travel directions

Basic directions on how to reach the conference venue are available at the Congressi Stefano Franscini website.


The two closest international airports are Zurich (in Switzerland) and Milano Malpensa (in Italy).


From your landing airport, you can use public transportation to reach Monte Verita . The railway station closest to the meeting site is in the town of Locarno.


The trip from Zurich and Milano airport to Locarno takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours.

You can check train schedules here.

Basic directions by car are here.


Shuttle bus from Locarno station to Monte Verità


On Sunday 11. September there will be a 9-seats shuttle bus from Locarno railway station to Monte Verità. The transfer is free of charge and will work on first-come-first-serve basis. It will do 7 trips with the following departure times from Locarno:


14.05; 14.45; 15.35; 16.15; 17.05; 17.45; 18.35


The departure location at the station is described here (Check the map on the sidebar on the right side of the page).


For any further questions about your trip arrangements, you can contact us.



Accommodation for invited speakers will be booked by the organizers at the conference venue hotel.


All other participants will be responsible for booking their accommodation at the conference venue hotel (depending on availability) or in other hotels in Ascona. Full board packages (lunches, dinners and coffee breaks) at the conference venue’s restaurant must be booked as well, either with on-site or with off-site accommodation.


The booking procedure will be sent by us to all selected participant.


A link with up to date Covid-19 regulations for events attendance and for travelling into Switzerland will be posted here.












For questions please contact Paolo Demaria


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