Palazzone - rules cortona2004

Use of the Palazzone

The meeting at Villa Passerini ("Il Palazzone") in Cortona, promoted by INdAM (Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica) is possible thanks to the existence of an agreement between Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa and INdAM. The agreement establishes rules about the use of the Palazzone, in particular concerning the persons hosted in the Villa.

The Palazzone has 11+1 spacious double-rooms. All but two rooms have private bathroom (but no TV; a TV set is located in the breakfast room). The phone you will find in your room can only receive calls. A daily room-service and breakfast is provided by a catering&cleaning company. Accompanying persons can be hosted at the Palazzone, but children are not allowed. The common lunch is not included for accompanying persons but can be taken with the conference participants at the price of 18 Euro upon signing in the secretary's office before on the previous day. For the first day, please kindly send an email to regarding the lunch of accompanying persons.

ARRIVAL (Default: Sunday 13 June; the rooms are NOT available on Saturday): in order to obtain the key and the entrance pass, people hosted at the Palazzone who arrive on Sunday are required to check-in during the opening hours of the porter's lodge between 2 pm and 8 pm.
The entrance-gate of the Palazzone will be closed at 8 pm. Please try to avoid late arrrival; if it is absolutely impossible that you come before 8pm on Sunday, please inform us in advance by email, and phone Tullio Ceccherini-Silberstein (+39 328 1051937) or Maura Salvatori (+39 340 2921034) at their mobile phones upon arrival in town.

Breakfast room

DURING THE WEEK: The Palazzone has great artistic, architectural and cultural value, and therefore it is protected by official institutions.
The breakfast room cannot be used for other activities. In particular it is forbidden to use it as a dining room (even for a quick lunch or dinner) or as a room for parties. Other activities are allowed in another dining room on the ground floor. Please do not make noise after 10.00 p.m. both outside and inside the Palazzone.
Only guests will receive a key for the small night door. A form available at the secretary's office should be signed at check-in. All guests must personally make sure they have closed the night door when they return to the Palace at night.
You should not allow strangers or persons that have nothing to do with the conference to enter the Palazzone.
The phone you will find in your room can only receive calls.

DEPARTURE: Guests hosted at thel Palazzone are required to check-out at the latest on Saturday, 19 June before 10 am. Guests who would like to have breakfast on Saturday should sign the respective form at the secretary's office by Friday. The entrance-gate of the Palazzone will be closed on Saturday at 2pm. Before leaving, please do not forget to return the key, and sign the respective form.

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Last modified on May 28, 2004