Celebrating Claude Levesque's, Damien Roy's and Michel Waldschmidt's birthdays
May 16-21, 2022, Marina di San Gregorio, Patù (Lecce), Italy
Location and conference information

The conference will take place in the town of Patù in the Salento region, south east Italy. Patù is the smallest municipality of the province of Lecce. It is located at 4Kms from the Adriatic sea, 3kms from the Ionian sea and 3kms from southernmost point in Puglia, the city of Leuca. The exact location is San Gregorio, the marina of Patù on the Ionian sea.

The conference will be held at the Hotel Monte Callini which is a four star Hotel located 400 metres from the sea. The Monte Callini has about 43 rooms that will be all reserved for the conference and in total can host around 90 guest between single, double and triples.

Marini beach Hotel Monte CalliniSan Gregorio Bay Pescoluse Beach

Getting to Patù
  1. By air: The Airport of Salento in Brindisi is located 128Kms away from Patù. It is reached with direct flights from major European cities:
    • Ryan Air flies to Brindisi from Bologna, Bruxelles Charleroi, Eindhoven, Girona Barcelona, London Stansted, Milano Bergamo, Parigi Beauvais, Pisa, Roma Ciampino, Stockholm Skavsta, Turin and Venice Treviso
    • EasyJet flies to Brindisi from Basel-Mulhouse-Friburg , Geneve, Milano Malpensa and Paris Orly.
    • Alitalia flies to Brindisi from Milano Linate and Rome Fiumicino.
    • Air Berlin flies to Brindisi from Munich and Zürich.
    • German Wings flies to Brindisi from Stuttgart.
    • Helvetic airways flies to Brindisi from Bern and Zürich.
    • Vueling flies to Brindisi from Rome Fiumicino and Barcelona.
    Moreover new flights are added every year. A second option is to fly to Bari which is 246Kms far from Patù.
  2. By train: Fast train reach Lecce Station from Rome, Milan, Bologna, Venice and other Italian cities. From Lecce one can either arrange for pick up or can take a train to Gagliano-Leuca with the Ferrovie del Sud Est. Once you are in Gagliano-Leuca taxis can be use to get to San Gregorio.
  3. By car: Roads are very good in Puglia and in particular Patù can be reached from Salento Airport in approximately 75 minutes. At the airport all major car rentals have their outlets and special deals will be organized for the conference.