Local Information

These set of integrated events will take place in Faro, the administrative, social and commercial capital of the Algarve.

Located in South Portugal, the Algarve is a well-known touristic region. With a Mediterranean climate, it is perfect for summer holidays; some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world can be found here, making the Algarve a favourite for holiday makers. 

See the official brochure here.



You can travel to Faro by plane, train or bus. 

Faro International Airport is served by several major airlines. The distance between Faro International Airport and the city of Faro is about 5 km. The city can be accessed by taxi or by bus. Faro bus and railway stations are located 2-5-minute walk from the city centre.



Faro has a wide choice of accommodation suitable for every budget, from 4-star hotels to hostels.

We strongly recommend Hotel Eva and Hotel Faro (both 4*), which are associated to this meeting offering a very special price for participants. The special prices are only available if booking is made through this FORM. These hotels are located 5-10 mins away from Faro train and bus station.

Information on special buses for both meetings from Faro to the meeting venue (Gambelas Campus) will be available soon.


Poster printing

 If you wish to print here your poster (in paper or canvas), we suggest Print&Walk, a local business 5 minutes from Gambelas Campus. See Print&Walk price_table.pdf. Please note that May 1st is a national bank holiday in Portugal.