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GETTING TO GUIMARÃES

The closest airport to GUIMARÃES is the Sá Carneiro International Airport in Porto, some 50 km away.
Sá Carneiro is served by regular flights from Faro and Lisbon, in Portugal, as well as direct flights
from several cities around the world.

Guimarães from Porto

By bus from Porto Airport (recommended): there is a regular coach service between Porto airport
and the Guimarães coach station. The journey takes 50 min. and has no stops.
Further information about the schedule and prices can be found here. To ensure seat availability
it is advisable to buy the ticket on-line.

By train from Porto Airport: take the subway from Porto Airport to Campanhã Railway Station:
40 minutes (direct journey, line E, check the metro map). Cost of 1,95€ for a single journey
(+0,5€ for a reusable card). Further information about the schedule and prices can be found here.
Get to Campanhã railway station take the train to Guimarães (see point below).

By train from Porto: There are regular train services between "São Bento" (the railway station
in the center of O’Porto), "Campanhã" station and Guimarães (schedule here.).
The journey to Guimarães takes 75 minutes, and the average cost is 3,15€ for a commuter train
(+0,5€ for a reusable card). There are also intercity services by a price of nearly 14,2€
(AP - Alfa Pendular and IC - Intercidades). Pay attention to the schedule as these trains are less
frequent on weekends.

By car from Porto Airport: take highway A3 and then highway A7 to reach Guimarães in
about 40 minutes, with highway tolls in place.

By taxi from Porto Airport: taxis are widely available at the airport and the journey takes
about 40 minutes.

Guimarães from Lisbon

From Lisbon Airport
: take the subway to Oriente (cost 1,25 €
for a single journey + 0,50 € for a reusable card - more info here) Otherwise take bus
number 705 or Aerobus number 2 to "Estação Oriente". There you can take a train (see next).

By train: You can get trains at "Santa Apolónia" or "Oriente" railway stations. There is one single
direct train from Lisbon to Guimarães per day, but there is roughly one train per hour to
Porto - Campanhã (schedule here.). At Porto – Campanhã you can find a connection to
Guimarães (see details above).

By car from Lisbon Airport: about 4 hours by Highway.


Accommodation

Guimarães offers a wide range of hotels of different styles and prices. Most of the hotels are
in the city center and will be in walking distance of the workshop venue.
A selection of hotels in Guimarães is given:

HOTEL GUIMARÃES
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 290 meters
Walking distance - 5 minutes

HOTEL TOURAL
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 600 meters
Walking distance - 8 minutes 

STAY HOTEL GUIMARÃES CENTRO
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 600 meters
Walking distance - 8 minutes


HOTEL FUNDADOR
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 150 meters
Walking distance - 3 minutes


HOTEL IBIS
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 1.3KM
Walking distance - 15 minutes


HOTEL da OLIVEIRA
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 800 meters
Walking distance - 10 minutes

 
POUSADA MOSTEIRO DE GUIMARÃES
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 2.4 KM
Walking distance - 38 minutes


HOTEL SAO MAMEDE
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 800 meters
Walking distance - 10 minutes
 
 
GUIMARÃES HISTORICAL CENTER APARTMENTS
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 1.8 KM
Walking distance - 23 minutes

 
HOSTEL PRIME GUIMARAES
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 650 meters
Walking distance - 9 minutes

 
HOTEL CASA DO JUNCAL
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 600 meters
Walking distance - 8 minutes

 
HOTEL MESTRE DE AVIS
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 750 meters
Walking distance - 10 minutes

 
RESIDENCIAL DAS TRINAS
Distance to the Vila Flor Cultural Centre (Venue) - 1KM
Walking distance - 13 minutes