Tenth International Conference on Iranian Linguistics
(ICIL 10)
13-15 January 2025


University of Tuscia (Viterbo)



How to reach Viterbo:



• Travelling by train:


Viterbo has two railway stations: Viterbo Porta Fiorentina and Viterbo Porta Romana. Viterbo Porta Romana is the closest to the conference venue, only some 5-minute walk to the Santa Maria in Gradi complex of the University of Tuscia. Porta Fiorentina is about 1.5 km far from the venue.


Viterbo stations are connected to the city of Rome by direct regional trains from Roma Ostiense (line FL3; main stops after Roma Ostiense: Roma Trastevere, Roma San Pietro, Valle Aurelia, Gemelli, Roma Monte Mario; at Roma Ostiense and Valle Aurelia stations interchange with the metro system). Your journey from Roma Ostiense to Viterbo will last approximately 2 hours.


Alternatively, you can take a fast regional train from Rome (various stations) to Orte (journey time ca. 40 minutes) and then a bus from Orte Scalo to Viterbo (journey time ca. 30 minutes).


Check out train schedules at: https://www.trenitalia.com/


Check out Orte Scalo-Viterbo bus connections at: https://servizi.cotralspa.it/Orari or http://www.gruppovitertur.it/ (private service)



• Travelling by plane (and train) from Rome Fiumicino airport:


From Rome Fiumicino (Leonardo da Vinci) airport you can take:

• The Leonardo Express train to Roma Termini. From there, take the fast regional train to Orte, and then the bus Orte Scalo-Viterbo;

• The regional train directly to Orte, and then the bus Orte Scalo-Viterbo;

• The regional train to Roma Trastevere. From there, take the regional train to Viterbo Porta Romana or Porta Fiorentina.



• Travelling by bus:


There is a direct bus service run by the company Cotral Lazio from the bus station of Rome (Saxa Rubra) to / from Viterbo. Check out Roma Saxa Rubra-Viterbo bus connections at: https://servizi.cotralspa.it/Orari



• Travelling by car:


From Rome: SS Cassia/Cassia bis; or highway A1, exit ‘Orte’, then Superstrada Orte-Viterbo.

From Florence: highway A1, exit ‘Orte’, then Superstrada Orte-Viterbo.

From Siena: SS Cassia.

From Terni/Perugia: Superstrada E45.

From Orvieto: SS Umbro Casentinese to Montefiascone, SS Cassia to Viterbo.

From Civitavecchia: highway A12, exit ‘Tarquinia’, then SS1bis via Monte Romano.



• Local transport in Viterbo:


Information on local transport in Viterbo can be found at: Trasporto Pubblico Francigena





The following hotels reserved rooms for the participants to the Conference. Please contact the Hotel of your choice before booking, and specify that you will be attending the ICIL 10 at the University of Tuscia.





Price range per day
(€/single-double room)
Mini Palace Hotel www.minipalacehotel.com/ 80-110
Residenza Nazareth www.nazarethresidence.com/ 45-80
Tuscia Hotel www.tusciahotel.com/ 55-80
Balletti Palace Hotel www.balletti.com/balletti-palace/ 60-80




For those who cannot find a suitable accommodation in these Hotels or prefer other accommodation types, we recommend searching for B&B options within and around the city centre.



Eating in Viterbo:


The University cafeteria offers a variety of snacks, pastries, as well as hot dishes at lunchtime. Along the streets of the city centre you will find a variety of restaurants, pizzerias, bars, and eating places serving Italian and world cuisine. If you are interested in trying some typical Viterbese dishes, we recommend the following restaurants:



Website/Facebook page
Ristorante Tre Re http://www.ristorantetrere.com/
Trattoria l’Archetto http://bit.ly/ArchettoTrattoriaViterbo
Ristorante Pizzeria Taverna Etrusca http://www.tavernaetrusca.it/



A shopping centre with supermarket and pharmacy can be found at Largo Africa (Google maps here), within walking distance (about 10 minutes) from the Santa Maria in Gradi complex.



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