Pisa can be easily reached by plane or train. The Pisa International Airport (airport code PSA) is located a few kilometers from the city center (city bus connections available). Information on city bus lines can be found at http://www.cpt.pisa.it/
A searchable timetable for train connections within most
European countries can be found at http://www.sbb.ch/pv/index_e.htm
or in the web page of the Italian railways company,
Tourist information on the city of Pisa can be found in many web sites. Useful web addresses for a general overview of the city, including maps are:
Here you can download a useful map of Pisa.
News about the famous leaning tower are available on the web site: http://torre.duomo.pisa.it/
A special bus service will be offered to participants from Pisa to Volterra, on
Saturday 13 April, and from Volterra to Pisa (railway station and airport) on
Thursday 18 April.
A brief history and a short description of museums and historical places in Volterra and in the surrounding region can be found in: http://www.volterratur.it/
A useful web address for a general overview of the city, including maps is:
Interactive maps of Italian cities, which allows the user to locate a specific address, can be found at http://mappe.virgilio.it (page in Italian language only).