Below is some useful information regarding recommended flights, check in/out times and airport transfers for our Italian retreat.

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Pisa or Florence (please note Pisa is the closest option of the two to the ferry port).

Check In

The course will officially start at 18:45 on the Saturday with check in to the fort no earlier than 14:30.

Check Out

The course will finish post breakfast on the Saturday, with check out no later than 10:30.

Recommended Flights

Our recommended arrival flight is BA departing London Heathrow at 06:55 on the Saturday, arriving into Pisa at 10:10 or EasyJet departing Gatwick at 06:00 on the Saturday, arriving into Pisa at 09:15.

Any other flight that lands around this time or before 13:00 will also work perfectly for the ferry (see below for details).

Regarding departure we recommend any flight departing from Pisa or Florence from 17:30 onwards on the Saturday evening (the ferry will get you into the mainland at 15:00).

If you decide to arrive early or extend your trip after the retreat on the mainland for ease of flight to ferry connection then we recommend checking out Pisa, Florence or Lucca.

Recommended Ferry

Our recommended arrival ferry is booked through Toremar (one of our team will send you the link upon booking the retreat), departing Livorno on the Saturday at 15:30 and arriving into Capraia at 18:15.

Regarding your departure ferry we recommend booking the ferry departing from Capraia at 12:15 on the Saturday and arriving into Livorno at 15:00.

Port Transfer

One of our team will be waiting for your arrival at the ferry port in Capraia ready to take you the short 10 minute car journey up to the fort.

If you cannot meet this time and have not made alternative arrangements with our team then please do let us know as soon as possible so that we can assist your arrival.