SAT 2007 - Tenth
International Conference on
Lisbon airport is quite close to the city centre. The airport is only 7.5 km from the hotel. You may either take a taxi or public transports (there is no direct one) to the hotel (either SANA Malhoa or IBIS). Going from the airport to the hotel may take from 15 minutes to 1 hour (on rush hours and/or public transport).
TAXIThe best option is to go to the Tourism information office at arrivals (open daily 7h-24h) and buy a taxi voucher. Payment is accepted with cash and all major credit cards and the receipt will be given before you are taken to the taxi. The cost is the following (luggage included):
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION1st: Take bus 22, 44, 45 or 83 (fare onboard 1.30 EUR) at the arrivals CARRIS bus station and exit at Marques de Pombal (ask the driver to let you know)
2nd: Take the underground (fare 0.75 EUR) in Marques de Pombal metro station. Take the blue line, direction Amadora Este (NOT Baixa-Chiado), and exit at Praca de Espanha station. Local map available here.
The date and times to pick up the conference pack are as follows:
Social Programme - Excursion
The social programme includes an excursion to Sintra and Cascais on Tuesday, May 29, afternoon. In Sintra, there will be a visit to Palacio Real de Sintra, the residence of several Portuguese Kings.
Afterwards, there will be a visit to Sintra Mountain Range, to Cape Roca, Europe's most occidental point, and Guincho Beach.
The excursion also includes a visit to Cascais, a fishing village, which in the 40s was the residence of a number of exiled royal European royal families.
A few photos are available below.
Social Programme - Banquet
The conference banquet will be held at Estufa Real (Macromedia Flash plugin required), on Wednesday, May 30, evening. The programme includes a visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens. Please note that vegetarian menu is available on request.
In case you do not have the required plugin, a few photos of Estufa Real are available below.