Venue and Accommodation

Course Location:


Lake Como School of Advanced Studies, Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy. Placed in a central position within Europe, close to four international airports, it is hosted in an outstanding old noble palace located on the shoreline of beautiful Lake Como. The Lake Como School is an international research facility running short term programmes on a wide range of interdisciplinary subjects, sharing a common focus on advanced scientific fields. To.Sca.Lake 3.0 intends to attract scholars in different fields including: chemistry, material science, physics, earth and environmental sciences. Beyond a number of lectures, attendees, in small teams, will benefit from tailored demo and tutorial sessions, as well as from a mutual interchange of ideas through dedicated discussion and round table sessions.

Venue The school will be held at Villa del Grumello, Via per Cernobbio 11, Como (Italy).



Villa del Grumello is less than 15 min on foot from Como city center – you can also take a bus, lines 6 and 11 (bus stop: “Como Via Regina Piscine Villa Olmo”, just after “Villa Olmo”). From the main Train Station (Como S. Giovanni), the nearest bus stop to catch line 6 and 11 is “Piazzale Rocchetto”.


Thanks to the generous help of our Sponsors, students receiving financial support will be hosted at no extra fee at the Villa del Grumello or nearby Guest Houses (“foresteria”), in 2- or 4-bed rooms with ensuite.

As Como is a highly touristic town, we recommend everybody else to reserve your accommodation in due time, taking advantage from direct contacts with the hotels or specific offers on the web. Feel free to contact the Organizers (specifically, for suggestions and details on the different accommodations.

Note that the International Cycling Tour (Giro d’Italia) will have a stage ending in Como on Sunday, May 26th, 2019, so reservation of accommodation should be made well in advance.

Important! For all school speakers and attendees!

We have learned that third part companies are contacting school speakers and attendees offering to make travel arrangements (hotel and flight bookings) on our behalf and asking for credit card details in order to proceed. PLEASE NOTE these agencies are not authorized by us, this is most likely a fraud.

For any doubt do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you!