The IASI/ADONET Robust Optimization Summer School 2007 will take place in the worldwide renowned mountain resort Cortina d’Ampezzo,  in the heart of the most beautiful peaks of the Dolomiti with a simple and relaxing environment, and the opportunity to enjoy one of the most renowned and scenic mountain resort. Cortina is located near the world famous city of Venice, where participants can spend the weekend.

The school will be held at Collegio delle Orsoline, an ex private school completely renewed. The Collegio provides excellent school facilities and a simple and warm hospitality. It is located in the woods at few minutes walking from the center of Cortina, towered by the Faloria massif, and the peace and the view that can be enjoyed are just inspiring and unique.

How to get there

The closest airports are VENICE and TREVISO. They are well connected with most european airports by standard and low cost flights. Another option is VERONA. Some interesting low cost flights may  be available

Get to train station "Calalzo-Pieve Di Cadore-Cortina" or Dobbiaco. Calalzo to Cortina is 35km by taxi; Buses leave every hour. From Dobbiaco to Cortina is 30km but only 3 buses per day. Visit the italian railway site here to get more info.

From Venice on the highway to Belluno (90km) then Cortina through Dobbiaco (30km).Dobbiaco is 10km from the austrian border (Lienz) and 60km from the Brenner Pass (Passo del Brennero). You can create a customized map and itinerary here.

Arrived in Cortina, turn right before the first roundabout - a steep street named Via Faloria, where you can see the indications for Hotel Cristallo. Follow the road and pass Hotel Cristallo on your left; after Hotel Cristallo, turn right and continue to go uphill; after few hundred meters you will find the Collegio delle Orsoline on your right (via Faloria 104).

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