The 3rd European Congress of Medical Physics, organized by EFOMP and hosted by AIFM will be held in Torino, Italy at the Lingotto Congress Centre on September 24-26, 2020

 

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The Medieval village from the river Po

How to get to Torino

Torino lies in the centre of Europe and takes advantage of a well structured connection system by plane, train and car.

By air

Caselle International Airport (www.aeroportoditorino.it), 20 minutes away from the city centre, allows daily connections with the main European cities.

Moreover Malpensa International Airport (www.milanomalpensa1.eu/en), one of the main European hubs connected to more than 120 cities all over the world, is located only 60 minutes' drive from Torino.

By train

Torino has two main railway stations, Porta Nuova and Porta Susa, both in the city centre. They are connected, also with frequent high speed rail services, to the main destinations in Italy and France, and from there to the rest of Europe.

Lyon can be reached in 2.5 hours, Paris in about 5 hours and Milan in only 50 minutes.

More info at www.trenitalia.com

By car

Motorways A6 Torino-Savona, A4 Torino-Milan-Venice, A21 Torino-Piacenza-Bologna, A5 Torino-Aosta, A32 Torino-Bardonecchia connect Torino to most Italian cities, to France, Switzerland, Austria and the rest of Europe.

The recently fully renovated Porta Susa railway station

About Torino

Roman castrum, medieval town, first capital of Italy. Torino offers a lasting memory of castles, old beautiful palaces, royal residences, monuments. Torino is one of the cultural leading cities in Italy. The city’s lively cultural scene includes music, theatre, visual arts, photography, film, design, dance and heritage as well as a wide choice of museums, 46 in town, such as the world famous Egyptian Museum, the beautiful Galleria Sabauda with Italian and Flemish painting collections, the Automobile Museum, the Modern Art Gallery, the Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Cinema Museum with its unique interactive approach.

Around Torino thousands of excursion opportunities: the Alps, the lakes, the artistic cities and villages, the golf courses, the wine and food tours.

Shopping

Torino offers both luxury and characteristic shops. Most of the luxury shops are located in the city centre on via Roma: fashion boutiques, jewelry shops, perfume shops and food and wine stores which feature the best of the regional products. Then there are the characteristic shops in the little alleys of the inner city, full of cafes and craftshops. Torino has a little bit (or, as is often the case, a lot) of everything and for all budgets as well.

Eating

Torino is one of the undisputed world capital of taste. It has always boasted a renowned food and wine tradition. The region’s extraordinary cuisine can be enjoyed in over 600 city restaurants. Restaurants are usually open from 12.00 to 14.30 and from 19.30 to 22.30. For those who prefer something different to the classic menus, Torino proposes a most pleasant alternative: wine bars. Torino is also renowned for the ability of its pastrycooks.

Climate

Located in the north-west of Italy Torino has a continental weather, which is usually mild in September. Average temperatures range from 17°C to 27°C.

More info on Turin at www.turismotorino.org

A night view of Piazza Castello, the heart of the city

The Lingotto Conference Centre

The Lingotto Complex, located at a few minutes' distance by subway from the city centre, is a prestigious international centre for exhibitions and conference business. Renzo Piano’s design has made a modern centre of the building that once was Fiat’s first major car factory.

In short “Lingotto” means:

• Conference and Exhibition Centre

• 3 high-quality hotels

• 8 Gallery, a shopping centre with 90 shops, 20 restaurants and bars

• multiplex cinema with 11 theatres

• “Pinacoteca Agnelli”, an art gallery on the roof of the building with 25 masterpieces once belonged to the Agnelli’s family.

In particular, the Lingotto Conference Centre offers a wide range of technical and logistical facilities.

11 modern and comfortable meeting rooms from 50 to 1,900 seats plus several smaller meeting and board-style rooms, 1,070 sqm exhibition surface, adequate catering spaces, permanent secretariat desks and cloakrooms. Advanced AV equipment is available in every room.

The conference centre can be easily reached by subway or bus. An internal car parking space with thousands of places is also available.

The room 500 of the Lingotto Conference centre