Conference venue

The conference will be held at the Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre. The hotel is located at Isola delle Femmine, about 15 minutes from the airport of Palermo "Falcone Borsellino", about 45 minutes from the Trapani Birgi airport and only 15 minutes from the city center of Palermo, one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean. Palermo is the Arab-Norman capital, cradle of many cultures with a priceless charm, and it is famous for its traditions and food.


The conference venue is only 15 minutes from Palermo airport "Punta Raisi".

The easiest way from the airport to the hotel is by taxi or transfer. You can call or send a WhatsApp message to the following number +39 349 561 9105 to reserve a private transfer with the company Autoservizi Tro├Ča Antonino. Please contact the transfer before leaving from your departure and once you arrive in Palermo. The fare is 35 Euro for rides with a single passenger, 40 Euro for rides with 2 up to 4 passengers, 70 Euro for rides with 5 up to 7 passengers.

It is also possible to take a train from the airport; the train runs every hour and it takes about 20 minutes to reach Capaci Train Station (the stop before Isola delle Femmine). The train station of Capaci is about 1 Km far from the hotel and hence from there one can either take a taxy or walk. If you want to reach the hotel from Palermo central train station, the train runs every hour and takes about 40 minutes.


All participants have the possibility to stay at the Saracen Sands Hotel & Congress Centre. Instructions to book your rooms can be found on the registration page. There is a limited number of blocked rooms, therefore booking as soon as possible is strongly advised, as well as sharing double rooms. Isola delle Femmine and the surrounding villages offer additional possibilities for accommodation, which are also advertised on the registration page.