The Symposium will be held in the amazing Castle of Santa Severa, on the Tyrrhenian Sea, 60 km North of Rome.

There is a train connection from Rome Central Station (Roma Termini) every hour: it takes only 58 minutes and the price is 4,10 eur (one way). First train departs at 5:26; last train departs at 23:27.

If you arrive by plane at Rome Fiumicino, there is a train every hour to Rome Trastevere, where you will find your connection to Santa Severa: it will take 1 hour and 35 min., and it will be 11 eur.

You can reserve your trip and buy your ticket in advance on

The train station of Santa Severa is very close to the Castle. Here you can find a map of the itinerary here.

If you need any support for the transfer, just send us a mail.


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There is a hostel recently refurbished with amazing individual, double and shared rooms inside the Castle. Every room is equipped with private bathroom and some of them have a stunning seaview.

You can reserve your room at this link: Please, remember to indicate during your booking process that you are registered speakers of the Congress (all the hostel is reserved for SOMA). If you need any support for the reservation, just let us know in order to help you.

If you prefer to choose another accommodation, there is plenty of possibilities in Santa Severa, Santa Marinella, Civitavecchia and surroundings. Just take in account that connections can be a little difficult during the low season: check the trains in advance ( or consider renting a car.

You can also decide to stay in Rome, where you will easily find several different options.

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