NECA Study Abroad Italy Programs
Useful links

It is the policy of NECA to abide by and follow Italian and European Union laws. The web pages below are provided for students' information and do not necessarily reflect the policies of NECA. NECA is not responsible for the contents of these pages or any links that you may follow from this web page.


On this web page:


:: To call the U.S. (cell phones or calling cards)

:: For Emergencies, basic needs and pharmacists on duty

 

:: The City of Florence


:: Tuscany Region

:: Leisure Time & Shows

:: Hostels

:: Hotels

:: Transportation Bus (ATAF)


:: Italian Railway (FS) and Eurail passes (Trains in Italy and Trains in Europe)

:: What's the weather like?

:: Florence Airport (code FLR) and Pisa Airport (code PSA)


:: Low-cost airline companies in Europe


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To call the U.S.


Students can rent a cell phone in Florence at special conditions for students. NECA will give all the necessary information. A good rate is €10 a month plus traffic of 30cents/minute to call the U.S. and about 15cents/minute to call other Italian cell phones.
To rent cell phones in Florence is the most convenient way to make phone calls.

U.S. cell phones do not work in Italy unless they are tri-band.

Phone cards bought in the U.S., cell phones rented in the U.S., and U.S. phones are more expensive.

You can find useful information in the following website:
www.countrycallingcodes.com



For emergencies, basic needs
and pharmacists on duty


click here

 


The City of Florence

 

You can contact NECA for customized Educational Guided Tours in 'Florence' with Licensed Tour Guides and/or NECA Professors.



Tuscany Region


You can contact NECA for customized Educational Guided Tours in 'Tuscany' with Licensed Tour Guides and/or NECA Professors.



Hostels


hostels.bootsnall.com



Hotels

You can contact NECA for special prices of recommended hotels near the NECA facilities, clean, in a safe area, and at a reasonable cost. NECA is available to assist you.



Transportation Bus (ATAF)


ATAF website



Italian Railway (FS) and European Railway


Trains in Italy


For more details about Eurail passes

Trains in Europe



What's the weather like?


www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/italy/firenze



Florence Airport (code FLR) and Pisa Airport (code PSA)

 

Florence Airport
Well known as Peretola, but named after Amerigo Vespucci, the great Florentine navigator from whomAmerica took its name.

There is another airport in the town of Pisa, well known as Galileo Galilei. In the U.S. it is usually considered the second Florence airport.

 

Pisa Airport
The Pisa airport is about 50-55 minutes west from Florence, connected by train every hour to the central train station of Florence, well known as Firenze Santa Maria Novella
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Low-cost airline companies in Europe

Students can purchase airline tickets at a low cost to travel throughout Europe (London, Amsterdam, Prague, Glasgow, Paris, Dublin, Brussels, Sevilla, Manchester, Stockholm, Barcelona, amongst other beautiful cities) with European low-cost airline companies. Students have found tickets Pisa-London at 48cents plus taxes.


Low cost airlines in EUROPE - Complete listing

These companies make very special offers, some of them leave from Pisa, Bologna, others from Rome or Milan.





 






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