International SPAD Sensor Workshop at Grand hotel Trento

The International SPAD Sensor Workshop will be held in the Trento city centre, at the Grand Hotel Trento in Piazza Dante 20, 38122 Trento.

The SPAD sensor school will be held in the Trento city centre, at the Humanities Hub of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Via Santa Croce 77, 38122 Trento.


Lying at the heart of the Dolomite Mountains, near Lake Garda, Trento offers a delightful sample of Italy's best: magnificent nature, rich cultural heritage, fantastic food and wine. Trento is also a cosmopolitan city, at the crossroads of the contrasting cultures of Italy and Northern Europe; it is the home of a prestigious university where the conference will take place.

Capital of Trentino, not far from the Dolomites and the numerous lakes that can be found nearby, Trento is a city of art that has a strong Renaissance mark, which characterizes it for its colors, its buildings and make it unique in the entire Alpine arc.

Alps can be reached quickly by even the hardest-working conference attendee.

Known as the “painted city”, Trento offers many beautiful buildings within its compact historical center. Some of these were built to accommodate delegates to the Council of Trent (1545–1563). Most of the historical center has little or no traffic. Even brief walks during breaks from the conference are enjoyable. Culinary delights ranging from an cone of Italian ice cream to a multi-course meal can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors.


By plane 

The nearest major airport is Verona Valerio Catullo (90 km). Traveling from the Verona airport to Trento is easy, via shuttle bus to the Verona train station (runs every 20 minutes) and train from Verona train station to Trento (about one hour). Other airports include:

Brescia Montichiari (160 Km) | Venezia Marco Polo (173 Km) | Innsbruck (176 km) | Bergamo Orio al Serio (180 Km) | Milano - Linate airport (226 Km) | Milano - Malpensa airport (264 Km) | Munich (335 km)

By train

Two main train lines reach Trento: the Brennero line (connecting to Rome to the south, and Innsbruck and northern Europe to the north) and the Valsugana line to Venice. Timetable details from Trenitalia website.

By bus

FLIXBUS offers low-cost bus connections with Bergamo, Bologna, Bolzano, Innsbruck, Munich, Rome, Turin, Milan, Florence, Verona and other cities.

By car

The address to enter in your navigator is: Via S.Croce 77 - 38122 Trento. Please note that there is no possibility to park at the conference venue. You can park your car in the underground car park in Piazza Fiera (on payment).

Here's how to reach the Humanities Hub from Trento Nord and Trento Sud


The city of Trento has a small center, and if you are staying downtown you can probably walk to the conference venue.

The FBK Humanities Hub is located at 5' walking distance from Piazza Fiera, one of the main historical squares in Trento. Piazza Fiera is frequently served by buses (for example, lines number 3 and 8 run every 15'), and you can use Google Maps to plan your journey. Use one of the suggested apps to buy tickets. Alternatively, you can buy tickets with cash from any news kiosk. You cannot buy it on the bus.