The MT Marathon 2011 will take place in the FBK research center located in the suburban hills of Povo, few minutes from the Trento’s city center.
Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK)
Center for Scientific and Technological Research
Via Sommarive, 18
I-38123 Trento, Italy
tel. (+39) 0461 314 444
(see also the Travel Information)
Exit the motorway at TRENTO CENTRO. Take the bypass road toward PADOVA. Follow the signs to TN EST (S. Dona, etc.). You will pass through a short tunnel. Just after it, turn left, then immediately to the right and down a steep hill that passes through the S. Dona neighborhood. Shortly you will come to a roundabout. Cross over the bridge to go toward POVO. Follow the road for about 2km until the next roundabout. Take the street at the far left, and go about 200 meters. FBK-irst is the building inside the blue fence. You enter by foot to the right. To the left is the entrance to the parking lot.
Route 5. This is the quickest route up the hill from the city center. The trip takes about 10 minutes. Board at the “Piazza Dante” stop in front of the train station or at the “Piazza Venezia” stop. Get off at the “Povo – Facolta di Scienze” stop just after the blue sign for “Povo”.
View the stops close to the venue - Bus stop at FBK map
Route times are displayed at every stop. The stop names are shown on bus stop placards. Tickets can be purchased at newsstands. Get them before boarding.
Route 13. Getting to FBK Science and Technology Hub from the city center takes much more time on this bus, but it might be useful if you are in the southern area of the city. Get off at the “Povo – Piazza Manci” stop and walk down the hill to get to the Foundation. Route times are displayed at every stop. The stop names are shown on stop placards. Tickets can be purchased at newsstands. Get them before boarding.
Timetables and itineraries are available online at the Trentino Trasporti web site. (in Italian only).
Find one just outside the train station at the taxi stand to the right as you exit (Tel. +39.0461.235383). Or call Radio Taxi at +39 0461 930002. The cost is 10 to 15 euros from downtown Trento to Povo