Special prices were negotiated with the Grand Hotel San Michele for the time period from Monday 1 August 2022 (arrival) to Friday morning 5 August 2022 (departure). Additionally, if available, extension by one night can be done to leave on Saturday morning 6 August 2022 for those wishing to attend the excursion on Friday 5 August 2022 (at additional cost).
Attention: a company claiming being pretends to be associated with our symposium at Cetraro in August, which is, of cause, false. The hotel reservation needs to go via the managing society, European Physical Society and we have no intermediate between us and the hotel.

Comprised of 53 double-rooms and 6 single rooms, the Grand Hotel San Michele – in Cetraro, in the Province of Cosenza – is situated on a cliff top overhanging the Tyrrhenian Sea. Much appreciated by its clientele for the scrupulous attention to décor and helpful staff, the hotel is surrounded by 44 hectares of countryside, including a farm producing the fruit, vegetables and traditional local products served in the renowned restaurant.

A quota of rooms is reserved for the Third Generation Metamaterials Symposium participants. Reservation needs to be done by returning the filled out reservation form to the European Physical Society. In order to have the room reservation guaranteed, the deadline to return the filled-out form is Sunday 15 May 2022. Download hotel registration form (to be sent from the European Physical Society via email to all invited persons in April 2022). Return the filled out form to the European Physical Society ( The hotel will then directly send you the confirmation of your reservation.

Hotel cancellation policy:
– If cancelled up to 15 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
– If cancelled up to 10 days before date of arrival, 70 percent of the first night will be charged.
– If cancelled later, 50 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged.
– In case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.

The Grand Hotel San Michele is located 5 km from Cetraro on Calabria’s Tyrrhenian Coast. This wonderful old-fashioned hotel with fabulous views offers a daily buffet breakfast, a restaurant (full board given to the participants), an outside swimming pool, a private lift through the cliff to reach the private beach. Rooms are air-conditioned with satellite TV and free internet access. After a game of tennis or an afternoon spent snorkelling, guests can relax in the hot tub or the peaceful gardens.