Entry formalities

A valid passport for no less than 90 days after the intended visit is required for entry into Italy. Delegates are invited to contact the nearest Italian Consulate in their country for visa requirements applicable to them and start their application as early as possible. If a letter of invitation is needed, please contact the IFA Secretariat.

Additional information on visa exemptions can be found on:


Average temperature in January:
3°C / 37°F – 12° C / 54°F

Airport transfer

The Leonardo da Vinci International Airport at Fiumicino is 30 km away from the hotel (approximately 45 mins).

The actual fee depends on traffic conditions. Night time/holiday supplements apply.

Rome licensed taxis stop at ranks located at airports, railway stations and in several areas of the city. Taxis in Rome are white, have an identification name and number on the front door and show a taximeter inside. 

Please be aware of and do not accept unsolicited offers for taxi rides.

You can also take the “Leonardo Express” non-stop train that departs every 30 minutes and arrives in the center of Rome in only half an hour. The train arrives and departs from platform 24 in Termini Station. When you arrive, follow the indication along the rails for platform 25 to platform 27; in front of it, go down the stairs on the left, cross the street and you will arrive at the hotel. The cost of a one way ticket is EUR 14 per person.

Web site

For further information on Rome and Italy, you may wish to visit the following official travel information site: