Residential Center is located at
Via Frangipane, 6 in Bertinoro (Telephone: +39 0543
446500 Fax: +39 0543 446599).
Bertinoro lies approximately half-way between Bologna
and the Adriatic coast town of Rimini. Here is a
Google Earth place mark
to locate the BiCi complex in Bertinoro. If you are arriving by car, you can
obtain driving instructions from most starting points using
For those flying in, the nearest major airport is the
Guglielmo Marconi International Airport (BLQ) which
has good connectivity to many major European locations.
You may also want to check for flights to the
Federico Fellini Airport, reachable from several European cities via
low cost companies.
Another possibility, especially for those arriving from
North America, is to arrive at one of the two Milan
airports (which have direct flights from a number
North American cities) then proceed to the Milan Central
Train Station, take a train to Forlì, and from there
continue by taxi to Bertinoro. Train schedules can be
If you arrive at Rimini Airport, you should take a train
(direction Bologna or Milan), get off at Cesena (about a
20-minute trip), and then take a taxi to Bertinoro.
If you arrive at Forlì airport, probably the easiest
option for reaching Bertinoro is to hire a taxi. If you
arrive at Bologna airport or train station, proceed as
Bologna Airport or Train Station to Bertinoro by
TaxiThis is going to cost you about 140 EURO,
including highway tolls, but it becomes an affordable
option if you share it with a group of 3-4 people. For more
detailed information, consult or call
Bologna Airport to Bologna Center and Train
StationGuglielmo Marconi International Airport, which
serves Bologna, is about 10 km to the north-west of the
city center. From the airport, you have two options for
reaching the train station near the city center:
- Special "Aerobus" service. The bus runs from 06.00 to
23.35 and makes only 5 stops in the city, the last one
being the train station ("Stazione FS"). Tickets may be
purchased on board (4,50 EURO). The trip takes around 25
minutes. Between the hours 08.00 and 20.00, the frequency
of the bus is approximately once every 15 minutes.
- Taxi. The trip takes around 15 minutes (barring
traffic jams) and should cost less than 20 EURO.
Bologna Train Station to Forlì Train
StationNumerous trains run between Bologna and Forlì.
The trip takes 30-45 minutes depending on the train type.
Please make sure that you get off at Forlì station
and not Forlimpopoli (which is indeed closer to
Bertinoro but has no bus service for continuing your trip).
For complete train departure times and further information,
please consult the Italian
Railways web site.
Forlì Train Station to BertinoroThe simplest way
to reach Bertinoro from Forlì is to take a bus. The bus
station (located in "via Oriani") is about 200 mt. from the
train station. Buses run from 07.10 (09.10 on Sundays) to
19.35 (19.10 on Sundays). The trip takes around 25 minutes.
Another option for reaching Bertinoro from the Forlì train
station is to take a taxi. The trip should cost around 20
Spending the Night in BolognaIf you are lucky, you
can find a room in the very nice, wonderfully located and
Guest House. We highly recommend it. The only
problem is finding a room. Email bookings are possible
through the above site. Otherwise you have to resort
to a hotel. You may book
on-line in one of the hotels in the city center.
Try a 3-star hotel, for example Hotel Paradise.