Monday, 25 June 2012

Montelago 2012 - getting there

For those with their own means of transport

From the Adriatic coast
Get off the A14 motorway (autostrada) at the Macerata/Civitanova Marche exit
Follow the SS77 highway (superstrada) towards Macerata/Foligno until the end of the dual carriageway, then continue on the single-lane SS77 until the plain of Colfiorito, and follow the map below.

From the Tyrrhenian coast:
Find your way to Foligno in Umbria, then take the SS77 towards Macerata until the plain of Colfiorito, and follow the map below.

(Click on the map to expand)

For those looking for a lift

The dedicated Celtic bus from the Adriatic coast:
Two buses from Civitanova Marche on the Adriatic coast to the gates of the festival at €4,20 round trip according to the following schedules:

Going there (4th August):
Civitanova Marche (Piazzale Cristo Re)               15:00                 17:00
Piediripa (in front of the Banca delle Marche)      15:30                 17:30          
Tolentino (Motel 77)                                        16:00                 18:00
Taverne di Serravalle (festival entrance)             16:40                 18:40

Going home (5th August):
Taverne di Serravalle (festival entrance)            11:00                 15:00
Tolentino (Motel 77)                                       11:40                 15:40
Piediripa (in front of the Banca delle Marche)     12:15                 16:15
Civitanova Marche (Piazzale Cristo Re)              12:45                 16:45

Space is limited (50 people per bus) so reservations are essential. Send your request to by 18th July with your name and surname, point of embarkment, number of people, and time. Your reservation will be confirmed by email.

Please note also that luggage space on the buses is limited, so bulky bags and camping gear can not be accommodated.

For more details on the Celtic bus, go to (in Italian).

By bus from Florence, Siena, and Perugia:
The RomaMarche bus line offers fares to Colfiorito from Florence (€19 one-way, €35 return), Siena (€15 one-way, €28 return), and Perugia (€6 one-way, €11 return) on the following schedules -

Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th August: Florence 16:45, Siena 17:15, Perugia 18:45, all arriving at Colfiorito at 19:40.

On Sunday 5th, buses depart from Colfiorito at 9:20 (arriving in Perugia at 10:40, Siena at 11:50, and Florence at 12:40) and 20:10 (arriving in Perugia at 21:20, Siena at 22:20, and Florence at 23:30).

For more information, go to

By train:
Book your tickets to Foligno (Umbria), and in the square right in front of the station, buses depart at various times coordinated with the train arrival times. Closest stop for the festival is Fonte delle Mattinate, just 2 km from Taverne and the festival.

For more information, go to the festival's transport page (in Italian) at

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