DIDACTA FAIR ITALY – The Most Important Italian Event on Innovation in the School World

Having now reached its fourth edition, Didacta Fair Italy is set to take place at the Fortezza da Basso in Florence from 17th to 19th March 2021.
It is an annual unmissable event for all the industry professionals – school managers, managers of general and administrative services, teachers, educators, trainers, professionals and entrepreneurs.

What Is Its Target?

It is addressed to all the levels of education and training: kindergartens, primary schools, first and second degree secondary schools, professional institutes, universities, scientific research and professional training institutes, in addition to companies and industry professionals.
Didacta Italy Fair features a premium scientific programme of training and update for teachers, with over 760 events, including conventions, seminars and workshops, and +16,000 hours of certified training offered to teachers in 2019.

The scientific programme of this event is coordinated by the INDIRE Institute, the most important and prestigious research institution of the Italian Ministry of Education.

Opening Times

From 17th to 19th March 2021: from 9:00 to 18:00


Ticket valid for 1 day – 14 €

Ticket valid for 2 days – 20 €

Ticket valid for 3 days – 25 €

The Congress & Exhibition Centre

All You Have to Know

Visiting Didacta Fair is an opportunity to get to know Florence and its artistic beauties, starting right from the Fortezza da Basso, a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture.
Built in the first half of 16th century to ensure the control of the city to the Medici family, today it is the main venue of the Florence congress and exhibition centre.

A strategic location in the heart of Florence.

Extended entrances and strategic paths allow a quick access to pavilions, as well as smooth logistics for the internal movement of vehicles.

Access Gates to the Fortezza da Basso

Porta Faenza

Porta Soccorso alla Campagna

Porta alle Carra

Car Parks

The Fortezza da Basso has many car parks available nearby. It is just a few steps away from the main Santa Maria Novella railway station and it is well connected with the Florence Airport through public transport (taxis, buses and tramway).

Car parks nearby, open 24/24h:

Fortezza Fiera Car Park, Piazzale Caduti nei Lager
Santa Maria Novella Railway Station Car Park
Villa Costanza Car Park