The school will be hosted in the olympic village, in Bardonecchia.

The village was built for the winter olympic games Torino 2006, and is now used to host events, schools and conventions. It has 300 rooms, and is able to host as much as 900 people.

A theater for the conferences and room for demonstrations are available, as wella as leaisure facilities like fitness room and swimminig pool.

Besides it is located in the mountainside, in winter season it is skying location, and, in summer a place to start for walking in the mountainside.

Once you are in Bardonecchia, the olympic village is easily found. From the Bardonecchia railway station it is at 800 m bound to Melezet, in the Viale della Vittoria road, close to the winter ski resort. Here is a map of Bardonecchia.

minewa venue
minewa venue map

Bardonecchia is in the Valle di Susa in north west Piedmont on the border with France.

It is well connected via road, train (both national and international connections) and airport (Milan, Turin, Chambery and Geneva are all within easy reach of Bardonecchia)

Bardonecchia is about 50 minutes away from Turin by motorway, by train it is 1 hour from Turin and 2 hours from Milan.

The international airport of Turin Caselle is about 1 hour away.

By car

From Milan: take the A4 motorway towards Turin, continue on the A32 towards Bardonecchia.

From Turin: take the A32 Turin-Bardonecchia motorway and take the Bardonecchia exit or the highway (SS24 and 335 that goes through the Valle di Susa to Bardonecchia).

From Lyon: take the A43 motorway towards the Frejus tunnel. The first exit immediately after the tunnel is Bardonecchia.

By train

The international Paris (Gare de Lyon) to Milan (Stazione Porta Garibaldi) train goes through Bardonecchia.

There are direct trains from Turin (1 hr), Milan (2hr) Lyon (2hr 42 min) and Paris (4hr 15 min).

For further information on trains go to: Trenitalia or Sncf Connect

By plane

Turin (1hr from the airport to Bardonecchia): Torino Caselle airport

Milan (2hr from the airport to Bardonecchia): Linate and Malpensa airports

Chambery (1hr 15 mins from the airport to Bardonecchia): Chambery airport

Geneva (2hr from the airport to Bardonecchia): Ginevra airport