The main office of Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche is located on the premises of CNR’s Genoa Research Area, 15th floor of the Torre di Francia building.

  • Address: Via de Marini 6 - 16149 Genova, Italy
  • Phone: 0106475303
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Getting to CNR-ITD

Due to present COVID-19 restrictions, it is not currently possibile for visitors to access CNR-ITD premises. We'll post any updates affecting the situation when these are issued by the relevant authorities

By car

After the toll-gate at the GENOVA OVEST motorway exit, keep to the right and continue straight on towards the traffic lights. Turn left here into Via Cantore, in the direction of Genova city centre. Continue on for about 750 metres. As you go down the hill towards the large roundabout at the bottom, shift into the right-hand lane, following the sign for SAVONA. Turn right into Via di Francia and after 350 metres turn left at the roundabout into Via de Marini.

Local buses

The local public bus service (AMT) stops right near the Torre di Francia building where CNR-ITD is located. 

If you’re heading west to CNR-ITD from the centre of town, take bus no. 1, 7 or 20 and get off at FRANCIA 3/STAZIONE FS (stop code 0010) opposite the Torre di Francia building.

If you’re heading towards town from CNR-ITD, take bus no. 3 at FRANCIA 1 / WTC (stop code 0110) right in front of Torre di Francia.

You can buy bus tickets from tobacconists’, newsstands, or at ticket machines located at underground train stations (Metro).

Local underground train

Get off at DINEGRO / METRO station (stop code MM02) and then take bus no. 1, 7 or 20 at the BUOZZI 2 / METRO DINEGRO stop (stop code 0008) right outside the underground exit and get off at FRANCIA 3/STAZIONE FS (stop code 0010).

You can buy tickets at the ticket machines located in underground stations. The ticket is valid for 90 minutes’ travel on the underground and on local buses.

By train

Get off at GENOVA PIAZZA PRINCIPE station and then take bus no. 20 from the PRINCIPE FS stop (stop code 0433) right outside the exit of the railway station. Alternatively, take the underground (Metro) towards BRIN and follow the instructions above.

By plane

Genova Cristoforo Colombo Airport has a public shuttle bus service called VOLABUS, which departs right outside Airport Arrivals (stop code 1718). Tickets can be purchased on board and are valid for the entire journey to CNR-ITD. Get off the bus at the PACINOTTI / FIUMARA stop (stop code 0084), then from the same stop take bus no. 3 and get off at FRANCIA 1 / WTC (stop code 0110). Alternatively, get off at GENOVA PIAZZA PRINCIPE station and follow the instructions above. In addition to the VOLABUS, there are always plenty of taxis at the taxi rank outside Airport Arrivals. A fixed fare applies for Airport-City Centre transit.