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ICVSS 2012 will be hosted by Hotel Village Baia Samuele in Punta Sampieri - Scicli (Ragusa), Sicily from 15-21 July 2012. Sicily is one of the most beautiful islands of the Mediterranean. The island is very rich in archeological sites from various Ancient Civilizations. The sea, weather, food and the wine are excellent.
In particular Punta Sampieri - Scicli (RG) is located in the south east of Sicily in a late Baroque area called Val di Noto. The Val di Noto area is included in the Unesco World Heritage List and includes eight nearby towns: Caltagirone, Militello Val di Catania, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli.
The location of the school rises in the middle of an ample bay delimited on the west from Sampieri and on the east from a cliff, on which is founded an ancient furnace, rare example of industrial archaeology. The Hotel Village “Baia Samuele” stretches in a gentle slant to the beach: 120 thousand square meters delimited from rows of secular cypresses. An ultramodern village with an original architecture, pleasant design and all comforts you can imagine. The frame of plants and flowers, typical of this angle of Sicily, in front of the island of Malta, completes this gilded dream of the Mediterranean.

ICVSS participants will be hosted at Hotel Village
Baia Samuele (school location) at very special rates. ICVSS participants must make reservations for accommodation no later than 15 April 2012, using the accommodation reservation form (Accommodation Reservation Module) to be sent by email directly to Baia Samuele reception (Mrs. Stefania Di Stefano: baiasamueleicvss@baiasamuele.it). After 15 April 2012 there is no guarantee for reservations in Hotel Village Baia Samuele.

The prices for ICVSS participants are the following:

Accommodation from 15 (in) to 21 (out) Price
Single Room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner € 750 per pax
Double room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner € 650 per pax
Triple room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner € 550 per pax
Quadruple room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner € 425 per pax
Reductions for children sleeping in parents room are:  
Children from 0 to 2 years € 130 per pax
Children from 2 to 6 years € 325 per pax
Children from 6 to 12 years € 455 per pax

The following bus service will be provided by the school (without charge):

FROM TO DEPARTURE - Sunday 15 July 2012 ARRIVAL - Sunday 15 July 2012
Catania Airport School Location 12.00 14.00
Catania Airport School Location 18.30 20.30

FROM TO DEPARTURE - Saturday 21 July 2012 ARRIVAL - Saturday 21 July 2012
School Location Siracusa 8.30 9.30
School Location Catania Airport 8.30 10.30
School Location Catania 8.30 10.45
School Location Taormina 8.30 11.30

A shuttle service is available provided by Eraclea Travels Staff:

  • Taxi max 4 passengers - about 176 Euro
  • Mini Bus max 8 passengers - about 209Euro

Reservation can be done directly on site during the school or by email to: info@eracletravels.it (Dr. Barbara Iurato)

Route 1 (From Catania to School Location through Ragusa):

Catania - Ragusa (SS 194), go on in direction Marina di Modica, go out at the exit for Sampieri-Marina di Modica. 2 Km after Marina di Modica you arrive to the village.
Get Detailed map on Route 1

Route 2 (From Catania to School Location through Siracusa):
Catania - Siracusa (SS 114), Siracusa-Gela (A18), go on in direction Pozzallo (SS 115), go on direction Sampieri-Marina di Modica. 2 Km after Marina di Modica you arrive to the village.
Get Detailed map on Route 2

Route 3 (From Palermo to School Location through Caltanissetta):
Palermo - Caltanissetta (A 19), Exit SS 626 Caltanissetta/Gela/Agrigento, go on in direction Modica by SS 115, go on direction Sampieri-Marina di Modica. 2 Km after Marina di Modica you arrive to the village.
Get Detailed map on Route 3

Useful informations on Flights and Car Rental can be found here.

Red markers indicate Catania Airport and the School Location.

For more information, send an email to: icvss@dmi.unict.it