A selection of accomodation and the related rates are reported here. Please note that the rooms at Costa Brada are limited: we suggest you to book as soon as possible.

Please note that:

-Transfer from Costa Brada Gallipoli to Gallipoli city center are available for € 12 euro up to 4 people (the cost is total). To reserve the transfer contact Mr Giuseppe at +39 3395209371

- Spacial rate (€ 60 daily )for Car rental are available. Please contact Ms. Paola (+39 3468324328) to book a car.

How to Reach Gallipoli

The conference will be held at the Grand Hotel Costa Brada, located along the sandy shores of Gallipoli (LE), Italy.The conference will be held at the Grand Hotel Costa Brada, set along the sandy shores of Gallipoli (Le), Italy

By Airplane

The closest airport to Gallipoli is Brindisi Airport, set about 80 Km away from Gallipoli. Please visit this map to see all the route to/from Brindisi here.

Alternatively, you can fly to the Bari Airport, set about 200 Km away from Gallipoli. Please visit this map to see all the route to/from Bari here.

We suggest, if you fly to both Bari or Brindisi, to reach at first Lecce and than to take a train or a bus from Lecce to Gallipoli. Otherwise you can rent a car from both the airports and reach Gallipoli following the next indications.

IWASI 2015 Shuttle Service

Please note that IWASI 2015 offers a complementary shuttle service from Bari and Brindisi airport to Gallipoli. For more details and to book your complementary shuttle click here. Furthermore, if the complementary shuttle does not satisfy your needs, you can benefit on special garanteed rate for private shuttle service. For more information and to book your private shuttle service click here. Please return the filled shuttle service module by email to

By car

Motorways A14 and A16 connect Bari to Rome (about 4 hours driving) and from Nothern Italy. From Bari to Gallipoli, take road 16 bis direction Lecce. This road goes South-East along the Adriatic cost. Before entering in Lecce (after about 150 km from Bari), follow the indications to Gallipoli, that is about 40 km from Lecce. To reach Costa Brada hotel, do not enter in Gallipoli but proceed further South for about 4 km and exit to “Li foggi/Alezio 5”. You will see Costa Brada hotel in front of you.

Bus Brindisi (Airport) - Lecce

There is a bus going from Brindisi airport to Lecce air terminal in connection to each flight arriving in Brindisi or departing from Brindisi. You can find timetables, costs and further details here. From the air terminal in Lecce it is possible to go by taxi to the Lecce train station from which there are trains going to Gallipoli. Ask the personnel at the air terminal to call the taxi. In Gallipoli train station is possible to take another taxi to Costa Brada Hotel (the distance is about 4 km).

Train Bari (Central Station) – Lecce

Please, note that there is not direct connection from Bari Airport to Lecce. If you fly to Bari Airport, we suggest to go in Bari Central Station (Shuttles and trains are available from Bari airtport to Bari Central Station). You can book a train from Bari to Lecce (and vice versa) here.

Lecce - Gallipoli Connections

Both Trains and Buses are available from/to Gallipoli to/from Lecce. You can find detailed information here. Please note that the Costa Brada Resort is set about 6 Km away from the Gallipoli train station. To reach the Costa Brada Resort you can decide upon local buses, or a (very) long walk !

Private Taxis

You can also find plenty of private drivers website to Gallipoli from Bari Airport, Brindisi airport or Lecce.