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Where we are

OGS has four headquarters in the local territory

HEAD OFFICE

The Head Office hosts the Presidency, the Administrative and Technical Departments as well as the Scientific Sections of Oceanography, Geophysics and Infrastructures. The Head Office is located in the Municipality of Sgonigo, 12 Km away from the centre of Trieste.

Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/C

34010 Sgonico (TS)

Italy

Tel.+39 040 21401 Fax.+39 040 327307

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SANTA CROCE

The biochemistry and biology laboratories within the Oceanography Section are located at the  Santa Croce headquarters.

via Auguste Piccard, 54

34151 Trieste (TS)

Italy

Tel.+39 040 21401 Fax.+39 040 327307

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VIA BEIRUT

At OGS headquarters in via Beirut 2/4 (Miramare) are located different groups of the Oceanography Section. 

 

via Beirut 2/4 

34014 Trieste (TS)

Italy

Tel.+39 040 21401 Fax.+39 040 327307

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UDINE

The CRS Section (Seismology) is located in the city of Udine.

via Treviso, 55

3100 Udine (UD)

Italy

Tel.+39 0432 522433/52242 Fax.+39 0432 522474

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How to reach us

WGS84 System coordinates are:
N 45° 42.63'     E 13° 45.76'

BY CAR

From Venice/Udine, after paying the toll exiting the A4 motorway at the ‘Trieste Lisert’ final toll station, continue on the same road towards Trieste for about 20 minutes until you reach the SGONICO exit.  (Venice - 150 Km;  Marco Polo  Airport - 142 Km; Udine - 67 Km;  Ronchi dei Legionari Airport - 32 Km). Then follow directions to Grotta Gigante (tourist sign) and OGS.
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From Trieste/Ljubljana, through motorway to VENICE (Ljubljana - 100 Km, Brnik Airport - 115 Km), until you reach the  PROSECCO exit; after approximately 100 meters you will reach a crossroad (by the Centro Lanza), turn left and then left again, following directions to Grotta Gigante (tourist sing) and OGS.
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From the center of  Trieste, enter the state road direction Opicina  (Via Fabio Severo - Università - Strada Nuova per Opicina - SS14 - SS58), when on the Karst Plateau turn left at the first round-about towards  VENICE (SS 202), go ahead for approximately 5 Km; at the first crossroad (by the Centro Lanza) turn left and then again left, following directions to Grotta Gigante (tourist sign) and OGS.
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BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Bus n. 42 (Trieste, piazza Oberdan - Opicina) at bus-stop Borgo Grotta Gigante; warning: please verify timetable on website  www.triestetrasporti.it. Not all bus journeys pass through Borgo Grotta Gigante

By train: after reaching the Trieste train Station (Trieste Centrale) catch BUS 42 (end of the line piazza Oberdan, 800 metres away from the station); alternatively by BUS 4 (cend of the line piazza Oberdan) to Opicina and ahead for approximately 4 Km by BUS 42 or by taxi.