PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested in the Public Transportation facilities (ferries and buses) in the Urban Area of Venezia and Mestre, ACTV is offering conference participantsa special Event Card for 35 euros for 5 days (19th-23rd Sept). You need to book them at the Secretary (email@example.com)by the 11th of August!
The conference will be held in the IUAV area of Venice, which can be reached via multiple modes of transport.
By train: you find all information on Italian FS site. The Conference will be held within walking distance of the bus terminal Piazzale Roma and the train station “Venezia Santa Lucia”.
By airplane: it is best to fly to airport Venezia Marco Polo The ATVO Fly bus will take you to Venice (Piazzale Roma). You can buy the ticket at the vending machines at the airport.
Or you can get to Airport of Treviso: you can reach Venice via ATVO bus service.
The travel process can also be a great opportunity to reflect on and experience degrowth. We have created a slow travel route, including different types of ecological modes,on foot, by bike, and/or using regional trains and waterways. You can bring with you items to trade such as food or seeds from your home territory.
We have created a page on Roadsharing where you can search for travel company. It is a good way to decrease your travel costs and make new contacts!
Compagnia dei Cammini
The Compagnia dei cammini, a trekking association, will depart together with Movimentolento from Milan. They will travel by bike, and after 320 km they will arrive in Ferrara. Here on September 11 they will pass the baton on to the walkers. The walkers will be accompanied by donkeys. The trek will pass along the Po and Chioggia and has a duration of 120 km. The group will arrive just in time for the beginning of the Conference. The guides are Luca Gianotti, Alberto Conte and others. You can either join the wholetrip, or just take part in one of the sections of the trip. During the travel they will meet up with local initiatives that promote an alternative life style. Their stories will be collected and shared. Periods: September 4 – 10 biking from Milan to Ferrara and September 11 – 19 walking from Ferrara to Venice. Please click here for more information on the trekking.
The Ecotopia Biketour is a group of do-it-yourself eco-mobile activists who have cycled together for over 20 years. They are planning a bike tour from Barcelona to Venice with the aim to promote degrowth and an alternative ethic lifestyle which respects environmental values.
For more information and registration: Ecotopia Biketour page