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Guided tours for the public

In keeping with its mission and its desire to promote cultural, social, and economic growth through training and the transfer of knowledge, Elettra - Sincrotrone Trieste opens its doors and welcomes thousands of visitors each year. 

Guides are researchers, technicians, and administrative staff who take a couple of hours off their regular activities to dedicate themselves to visitors.


  V I S I T S     A R E      F R E E 

Should you want to visit Fondazione ITS A. Volta at Basovizza Campus, see the site: http://www.itsvolta.it
Only for classes IV and V of scientific or technical schools.


Duration: 1h and 30'
Time of visit: ON MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY: at 10.00am and 2.30pm          


Who can visit the Elettra - Sincrotrone Trieste research centre:
Groups can visit the Centre coming from:
  • Schools (universities and schools of all types and levels, beginning with primary schools)
  • Other laboratories
  • Industry
  • Institutions
  • Associations/Clubs
  • Private citizens
  • Others
Number of visitors:
The minimum number accepted is 10 people.
If the number of visitors is large, it will be divided into more groups.


How to book a visit: Please fill the online form
You will receive an automatic notification e-mail to confirm the reservation of your visit.
Changes: Write to visits@elettra.eu 



In October and November 2018, the visitors at Elettra may take the chance to take pictures of the laboratories and apply to the CERIC Science Picture Contest, the photo competition organized by CERIC-ERIC, which foresees prizes to the authors of the three best pictures. Please find more information at this link: https://www.ceric-eric.eu/project/science-picture-contest-2018/


Other information: Rules of conduct for visitors
Educational materials:



Head of Communications:
Andrea Lausi
+ 39 040 3758493

Caterina Tabacco
+ 39 040 3758057 / +39 335 7781688

Francesca Lisjak

How to reach us: more info
Food service:
In the campus of Basovizza you can access in the cafeteria and in the canteen of Elior Ristorazione S.p.A. CANTEEN'S LUNCH TIME FOR VISITORS: at 12:00 am and 1:30 pm
Should you want to reserve it, please contact ristorazione@areasciencepark.it or +39040/3755255.
Drinks or food consuming at Elettra is not granted.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2018 15:07