The EBA 2021 Congress will be held in the Lingotto Congress Centre, Turin, Italy.
A beautiful congress center located in the old Fiat car factory in the renewed industrial center very conveniently connected with two 4 star hotels. On request one can visit the spiral car ramp and the roof-top track with a panoramic terrace overlooking the city.
The Lingotto Congress Centre is 10 minutes from Turin city centre and the Porta Nuova train station.
Connections can be made by underground bus and tram. Turin’s Sandro Pertini airport is 16 km from the city centre.
Turin (Torino) is the capital of Italy’s Piemonte (Piedmont) region, in the far north-west of the country close to the Alps, and is famous for a curious assortment of things: including Fiat, chocolate, football and the Turin Shroud.
Turin does not have the political importance it once held before the parliament of a united Italy moved to Rome, but the city is famous for the attractive gracious city centre. The city is full of noble equestrian statues of Savoy princes and elegant arcaded streets for all-weather shopping and strolling, with an atmosphere that is calmer than most Italian cities. Turin’s tourist attractions include the Mole Antonelliana, a strange, spire-topped building which features on the Italian 2 euro-cent coin.
A good museum of cinema is housed in the building. Other Turin museums include the excellent Egyptian Museum.
Piazza Castello is the heart of Turin, home to grand palaces such as Palazzo Reale, the royal palace of the Savoy dynasty, and Palazzo Madama, previously a castle, prison, barracks and senate house.
Around the Piazza – and indeed throughout Turin – you will find elegant historic cafes; an important part of Turin life.Turin is home to football club Juventus. Juventus is one of the most successful clubs in Italy with a large fanbase through Italy and beyond. Turin was the base for the 2006 Winter Olympics.
Turin is also renowned as the setting for the original film of The Italian Job, starring Michael Caine, and fans can enjoy themselves spotting locations from the film.
For info on Turin please check: www.turismotorino.org
Weather in Turin
Turin features a European-humid subtropical climate, as does most of northern Italy.
Winters are moderately cold and dry, summers are mild in the hills and quite hot in the plains. Rain falls mostly during spring and autumn; during the hottest months, otherwise, rains are less frequent but heavier (thunderstorms are frequent). During the winter and autumn months banks of fog, which are sometimes very thick, form in the plains but rarely on the city because of its location at the end of the Susa Valley.
Its position on the east side of the Alps makes the weather drier than on the west side because of the föhn wind effect.
September, the first month of the autumn, in Turin, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average low of 12.7°C (54.9°F). In September, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from 27.1°C (80.8°F) in August, to a still warm 23°C (73.4°F).