Located inside the 18th century Villa Vittoria, Palazzo dei Congressi boasts a prestigious auditorium which can host up to 1,000 people. There is also an exhibiting area of 920 square meters, along with other halls which can host 50, 80 (Sala Onice -Onyx Hall) and 200 people (Sala Verde - Green Hall) respectively, and which are positioned within the 4 floors of the villa. Surrounded by a centuries-old garden, Palazzo dei Congressi and its adjacent Lemon House are located in front of Palazzo degli Affari and are connected to the Fortezza da Basso through a pedestrian square, thus forming a congress and exhibition area which is completely accessible on foot, in the heart of the city. Near the historic center of Pisa, the Palazzo dei Congressi was opened in 1984 and until change in management in 2001; the management of the University of Pisa guaranteed professional continuity and content that made the structure a reference point of the area. The entire area around Palazzo dei Congrezzi is filled with old Italian buildings that will take your breath away. Next to these, the winding streets of Florence will keep you amazed for many hours while you soak up the culture and taste the typical Italian cuisine in the authentic restaurants that are still housed in the city of Florence.