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Staying in Trieste



 Have a great stay in Trieste and enjoy PRION 2014!


Hotel cancellation policy:

Cancellations should be made by sending an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or a fax to +39 040 368808

- Before March 21, 2014: no penalty applied 
- Between March 22 and April 25, 2014: one night will be charged
- After April 25, 2014: the whole booked period will be charged

Changes to the hotel booking:

Changes should be made by sending a written notice by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by fax to +39 040 368808

- Before March 21, 2014: no penalty applied
- Between March 22 and April 25, 2014: EUR 20,00 will be charged for administrative procedures
- After April 25, 2014: any changes will be subject to the change/cancellation policy of the selected hotel


A magnificent 4-star hotel in the heart of Trieste with luxurious rooms and the most amazing view. The restaurant and bar facing the sea offer exclusive an exquisite food and a relaxing atmosphere. Completely refurbished only a few years ago, this hotel features 144 rooms and glorious suites.


Overlooking the fascinating Piazza Unità d’Italia, one of the largest seafront squares in Europe, the luxurious Grand Hotel Duchi d'Aosta offers guests a wonderful chance to enjoy the city of Trieste in the best possible way. With elegant rooms, a refined restaurant and a relaxing Thermarium, the Grand Hotel Duchi d'Aosta is a synonym for luxurious lifestyle and discreet elegance.


The NH Hotel Trieste is an ideal base for discovering the rich history and distinct character of Trieste, with its original mix of Central European and Mediterranean flair. Located in the historic heart of the city, the hotel is within walking distance from the railway station and the wonderful Piazza dell’Unità d’Italia, one of the largest squares overlooking the sea in Europe.


This boutique hotel is located in one of the most charming and central pedestrian areas of Trieste, close to the seafront, the historical city center and the main shopping streets. The hotel offers its guests a warm and intimate atmosphere with 47 exclusive rooms combining elegance, charm and comfort that will turn your stay in Trieste into a truly unique experience.


Palace Suite is one of the finest art nouveau buildings in Trieste. Blending classical style with the latest technologies, it is designed to offer a unique taste of the city’s welcome. Palace Suite is located at the crossroad of the two most elegant pedestrian streets of central Trieste, close to Piazza Unità d'Italia, the city's seafront promenade and main local sights.


Urban Hotel Design is a blend of history and contemporary design, ideal for guests who love art, design, comfort and technology. It offers the perfect environment, which will help you relax and fully enjoy your stay. With its contemporary interior design set into an 18th century palace, built on ancient Roman ruins, this hotel offers world-class hospitality in the captivating Old Town of Trieste.


The Hotel Coppe Trieste is a unique blend of style and modern design. It features an elegant yet informal atmosphere combining the neoclassical elegance of the exteriors with the modern comfort of its 36 rooms, including 6 exclusive suites, a restaurant, a comfy lounge with American bar and conference rooms. Set in the historical center of Trieste, it is ideal for both leisure and business.


Hotel Victoria was founded with the aim of paying homage to the cultural traditions of Trieste, by conveying the charm, history and elegance of this Middle-European city par excellence. Located in a historical building, once home to the famous Irish writer James Joyce, the hotel is furnished with meticulous attention to details and an unquestionable lean for elegance. The 44 rooms provide guests with the best comfort and quality of service.

Hotel filoxenia 3*

Hotel Filoxenia is located in the very center of Trieste, right by the sea, close to the beautiful Greek Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas and just a few steps from Piazza Unita d’Italia. The traditional Greek restaurant offers not only great food but also a very warm and friendly atmosphere.



Located in a renovated Neoclassical building, dating back to the days when Trieste was under the rule of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Novo Hotel Impero is just in front of the railway station and bus terminal in the very center of the city. It is perfect for both business and leisure travel.

hotel abbazia 3*

A family-run hotel located in the very heart of  Trieste within walking distance from the railway station. Classic style and elegance create a cozy and timeless atmosphere. Famous for its permanent and temporary exhibitions by local and international artists, it is definitely a great base for discovering the city.

PRION 2014


  • The event will be held on the premises of The International School for Advanced Studies. To reach the venue from downtown Trieste a free-of-charge shuttle bus will be available for the days of the Congress. The bus will leave from Piazza Oberdan (near the tramway number 2 stop, see the map) according to the following schedule:

    Downtowm Trieste - SISSA, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27: 16.15 – 18.30 (we recommend that you take an early bus to pick your badge and delegate bag on-site)
    May 28: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 29: 07.30 – 08.30
    May 30: 07.30 – 08.30

    SISSA - Downtown Trieste, departures every 10 minutes

    May 27:  20.30 – 22.30
    May 28:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 29:  17.00 – 18.45
    May 30:  17.00 – 18.45

    Poster viewing sessions

    The evening Poster viewing sessions will take place at the Magazzino 42, downtown Trieste.   

Important Dates

  • All deadlines are strictly enforced and expire at 23:59 Central European Time on the designated date

    Nov. 18, 2013 - Online registration starts 
    Jan. 10, 2014 - Early-bird fee deadline
    Apr. 25, 2014 - Regular fee deadline
    Nov. 18, 2013 - Abstract submission starts
    Feb. 24, 2014 - Abstract submission ends 
    Mar. 7, 2014 - Abstract notification 
    Mar. 20, 2014 - Hotel special rate deadline 


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