Venue & Accommodation






Villa del Grumello

Fondazione Alessandro Volta
Via per Cernobbio 11, 22100 Como, ITALY




To book a room via the Organizing Secretariat, please fill out the accommodation form before June 15th, 2017.  A PDF of the accommodation form can be downloaded from the link below.
Please send the accommodation form to Ms. Mariagiovanna Falasconi at Fondazione Alessandro Volta:


Villa del Grumello has a guest house (“foresteria”) with 2-bed or 4-bed rooms with space for 19 participants. The guest house rate is 33.00 euros per night (breakfast not included; a kitchen for self-preparing breakfast is available). Only shared accommodation is possible in the guest house.

There is no 24h-open reception at the guest house.

Check in:        Sunday 23 July from 17.00 to 20.00. *
Check out:     Saturday 29 July by 10.00. **

* If you arrive late please contact us to organize key pick up.

**The room has to be left and luggage has to be removed from the room by 10am. Luggage can be stored in the Villa until your departure if the school is not finished yet.

Additional rooms for participants have been blocked in 3-star hotels in Como, with rates 70 – 100 euros per night for single or double single rooms, and 112 – 120 euros per night for double rooms (breakfast included).    Link to the accommodation form is below.

Please download PDF of the accommodation form here.


How to get there
Click here for further information on how to reach Como.

Villa del Grumello is 20 min on foot from the city center – you can also take a bus, line 6 and line 11.

Download the timetable. Bus stop: “Como Via Regina Piscine Villa Olmo” (it is not indicated in the timetable, but it’s just after “Villa Olmo”).

From the main Train Station (Como S. Giovanni), the nearest bus stop to catch line 6 and 11 is “Piazzale Rocchetto”.