The 9th International UMHD Conference will be held in The Hotel La Palma in the center of the Island of Capri, in the Gulf of Naples, Italy. The Hotel is close to the famous square Umberto I (widely known as “Piazzetta”). It is in the perfect position to reach the incredible sites of the Island: i Giardini di Augusto, Via Krupp, La Certosa and the Faraglioni.
This location has an intimate, fun, informal environment often used for scientific meetings. Most importantly it is highly conducive to fostering interactions in it’s wonderful common spaces, including a terrace and a hall that has many sofas and armchairs.
Conference registration includes an evening Gala Dinner at the Hotel Miglio D’Oro in the historic city of Ercolano. Participants will be brought via boat to explore the city of Ercolano and to enjoy a premium dinner and an evening of dancing at the Hotel Miglio D’Oro.
Images taken from Hotel Miglio D’Oro website.
Naples Airport to Ferry Ports
There is an airport shuttle bus which connects the Naples Airport to the Naples Porta di Massa and Molo Beverello ferry ports. Tickets can be purchased on board (5 Euro) and are valid for 90 minutes for use on all local public transportation. Buses depart every 30 minutes from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm.Click here for the shuttle bus schedule.
The ports can also be reached from the airport by taxi.
Note: All taxi’s should display exact fare, those that do not should be avoided.
Ferry to Capri Marina Grande Port
The two major routes to Capri are from Porta di Massa (ferries) and Porto Molo Beverallo (aliscafi/high speed hydrofoils). All boats reach the Capri Marina Grande port. Click here for more information and schedules from both ferry ports (the schedule changes frequently, check shortly before travel dates). Tickets can be purchased at the port in advance.
Note: It may be advantageous to purchase tickets early to ensure a spot on the desired ferry.
Capri Marina to Hotel la Palma
Hotel La Palma, found in the centre of Capri, is a few minutes walk from the famous square Umberto I (well known as “Piazzetta”).
The Piazzetta can be reached from the Capri Marina Grande port by taxi, bus or funicular railway. The fastest method is the funicular, which climbs uphill through lemon groves and drops you directly in the Piazzetta. Click here for more information.