The Workshop will be held at the Hotel Mistral 2 in Oristano (Sardinia, Italy). It is located in the Oristano city centre and 5 km from the beach of Torregrande and the headquarters of the IMC. The hotel is equipped with good conference facilities and it is envisaged that all participants will be accommodated there. The Organising Committee has negotiated a special price on accommodation at the hotel for participants of MSW 2015.
Oristano is located in the centre of Western Mediterranean along the west coast of Sardinia in the province of Oristano. Oristano has a nice and lively medieval city centre. Visitors are attracted to its beautiful landscapes and seascapes just a few kilometres away, with white beaches, coastal lagoons with rich bird fauna and flora, important archaeological sites, and historical monuments and traditional food.
How to Get There
Oristano is equidistant with respect to the main airports and ports of Sardinia; Cagliari the main city of Sardinia is less than one hour away by car/bus/train. Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 90 km and Cagliari city centre and the main port are 95 km from Oristano. Cagliari airport is very well connected with domestic and international flights through several low cost airlines (from Rome, Milan, Marseille, Barcelona and Madrid). The train station is just outside the terminal.
The port of Cagliari is connected with ferries to Civitavecchia (Rome), Naples, Palermo and Trapani. Oristano is located 148 km from Alghero Airport (AHO) and 180 km from Olbia Airport (OLB) also well connected with domestic and international flights through several low cost airlines.
Oristano is located 143 km from the port of Porto Torres (Civitavecchia/Rome, Genova, Marseille/Propriano, Barcelona) and 182 km from the port of Olbia (Civitavecchia/Rome, Genova, Piombino, Livorno).
Most of you will fly to Cagliari Elmas Airport (CAG). It is very well connected with domestic and international flights, also through several low cost airlines (from Rome, Milan, Marseille, Barcelona, Madrid…).
You are asked to come to Oristano by train. Cagliari Airport is 90 km to from Oristano that means less than 1 hour by train and less than €6. The train station is just outside the terminal and you can buy your ticket there.
We will wait at the station of Oristano to lead you right away to the hotel. Please, let us know the dates and the exact times of your flights (arrival to / departure from Cagliari).
Please find attached the train timetables to/from Oristano. As you can see the last train is about 8 pm. Let us know if your flight is late and you cannot catch the last train on time. We will deal with your safe arrival in Oristano.
Also, let us know if you arrive in another place in Sardinia (airports of Olbia and Alghero, ports of Cagliari, Olbia, Porto Torres).