COCOA

International School on Computer Algebra

Corte Rosada Hotel
Porto Conte, Italy
23-26 May, 2005

Travel Hints

Sardina - North
Sardina - North West

Hotel Corte Rosada, the conference site, is a beach front hotel near Porto Conte in a natural park 10 KM from Alghero, a small walled town in the north-western coast of the island of Sardinia. Shuttle will be available from Alghero Airport to the Hotel. Click here for a detailed map of Sardinia.
Near Alghero
Porto Conte





By Plane

Alghero has an international airport, served by low cost airlines, and connected to Milan, Rome, London, Hahn-Frankfurt and Girona-Barcelona. Another possibility is Olbia airport
Some useful airline links

Air-one www.flyairone.it
Alitalia www.alitalia.it 
Meridiana www.meridiana.it 
Ryanair www.ryanair.com

By Ship

From Genova (Grimaldi or Tirrenia companies), overnight trip to Porto Torres, a harbour 40 km from Alghero .From Leghorn (Livorno) to Olbia, a harbour on the Northeast side of Sardinia, with Moby Line or Corsica Ferries - Sardinia Ferries.
From Civitavecchia (Rome) with Tirrenia and Ferrovie dello Stato ships to Olbia.
From Marseilles (France) to Porto Torres, overnight trip with Mediterranean Company if you travel from France.
Some useful ferry links
Grimaldi lines  www1.grimaldi.it
Corsica-Sardinia Ferries www.corsicaferries.com  
Moby Line www.mobylines.it  
Tirrenia www.tirrenia.it  
SNCM Ferriterranée www.sncm.fr/it


Weather

Late May - early June is reasonably pleasant in Porto Conte, on the average temperature is between 23°C and 13°C.
Rain is unlikely (once every eight days on average). For last minute info, weather.yahoo.com .

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