Useful Information: Transfer, Travel, UNESCO World Heritage Sites & Lifestyle in Siena and Tuscany

1) Transfer

There will be a transfer from Pisa International Airport to Certosa di


  • From Pisa Int. Airport To Course Location (Certosa di Pontignano):
        • departure: 18:00 July 14, 2019
        • arrival: 20:00 July 14, 2019
  • From Course Location (Certosa di Pontignano) To Pisa Int. Airport:
        • departure:  9:00am July 20, 2019
        • arrival: 11:00am July 20, 2019

Please, do not hesitate to call (by phone or via email) Dr. Pasquinuzzi – Certosa di

Pontignano to book your transfer.

Loc. Pontignano, 5 – 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga (Siena) – Tuscany – Italy

phone: +39-0577-1521104



2) Travel

It follows a list of additional links and information

2.1) Travel Information at the ACDL 2019 web site:

2.2) From Siena Railway Station  to the Certosa di Pontiganno (the

Course venue) there are 15 minutes (about 10Km, that is, about 6 mi),

it costs about 20 Euro by taxi.

2.3) Directions from Siena Train Station to Certosa di Pontignano – Siena,+53100+Siena+SI,+Italia/Certosa+di+Pontignano+-+Siena,+Pontignano,+SI,+Italia/@43.3550219,11.3060271,13z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x132a2dc29c4415cf:0xdae9ad7800ae5970!2m2!1d11.3217065!2d43.3322873!1m5!1m1!1s0x132bd2a49e1d875b:0x4e184663b831d960!2m2!1d11.3597716!2d43.3688812!3e0?hl=en

2.4) From Florence to Siena, there is a direct Train (about 1h17  – 1h28).

2.5) For additional information about the transfer you can ask to

Dr. Pasquinuzzi – Certosa di Pontignano to book your transfer.

Loc. Pontignano, 5 – 53019, Castelnuovo Berardenga (Siena) – Tuscany – Italy

phone: +39-0577-1521104


How to get to Certosa di Pontignano (from Siena city center)

The Certosa di Pontignano is located just a few km from Siena, in the hills of Chianti and Tuscany, famous all over the world.

Once arrived in Siena, the easiest way to catch Certosa di Pontignano, where the Course is going to be held, is by taxi, it will take about 20 minutes. Telephone number of the radio taxi is: +39 (0)577 49222.

There is also a urban Bus from Siena – Piazza Gramsci to Pontignano (bus number 34), but there are only five daily trips. Here you can find the timetable to Pontignano and from Pontignano.

By bus

In Siena (Piazza Gramsci) take number 34 of the bus service (by TIEMME SPA). For schedules and more information, please visit

By taxi

For taxi service, use this phone number: (+39) 0577-49222.

3) The 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Tuscany

  1. Florence, the Cradle of Renaissance: the Core of Tuscany’s Cultural Identity
  2. The White Splendor Pisa’s Piazza dei Miracoli
  3. San Gimignano and its Medieval Towers
  4. Siena, the Beauty
  5. Pienza, the Ideal City for Man
  6. Val d’Orcia: greetings from Tuscany
  7. The Medici Villas and Gardens

4) Lifestyle in Siena and Tuscany

4.1) The Top  Experience in the World is  a Cooking Class and Lunch at a Tuscan Farmhouse with Local Market Tour from Florence, Florence, Italy

4.2) Rent a Bike in Siena


Bicycle tour friends association
Address: via Campaansi 32

Phone: 0577 45159 / Email:

Website – More info:

4.3) Excursions/Visits around Siena

5) Accommodation near the Course Venue

Near to the course venue, the Certosa di Pontignano, there  is the B&B Casa Certosa (, it is at walking distance from the Certosa di Pontignano, or if you want you can check Siena (, which is only 7 km from the course venue.

6) Wine & Food: an encyclopedia wouldn’t be enough …


Simply the best: Brunello, Chianti and Sassicaia “the Super Tuscan”.


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