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Aveiro, 26-28 March 2007
The hotel for participants is Hotel Moliceiro (****), located in the city centre. The maps below show the location of train station and the campus of the University. The meeting will be in a room close to the entrance of the building of Rectory (Edificio da Reitoria) (see map of campus).
satelite map station - hotel
(from station to to hotel walking is around 20 min.). By taxi is less than 5 euro.
satelite map hotel- rectory building
(from hotel to campus walking is 15-20 min.)
FROM OPORTO AIRPORT TO AVEIRO:
(Porto-Campanha --> ... --> Ovar ... --> ... --> Aveiro)
* in order to buy the ticket for subway you have first to buy a pass (0,60 or 0,80 euro)called "andante", then you charge it with the number of trips you want, in the case, you can pay one or two (in case you plan in return use again subway). Keep this ticket with you. You can get it, pass and chrage in the automatic machines close to the entrace of station. The trip takes 33 minutes, runs every 20 minutes and the price is 1,35 euro (Z4 - four zones).
FROM LISBON AIRPORT TO AVEIRO:
Better take a taxi (price ~7 euro, 20 min.) from airport to trains station (Lisboa-Oriente), there take a train ALFA or Intercity to Aveiro, around 2:30 h, the price goes from 13 to 19 euro (schedule). (see map with airport and train station, 2.5 km distance)
(Lisboa-Oriente --> ... --> Coimbra ... --> ... --> Aveiro)
The weather in Portugal in March is unpredictable with an average day temperature of about 15.o C and an average night temperature of 8.o C. Rain and blue sky can follow many times a day.
Voltage: 220/380 volts at a frequency of 50 Hertz. All sockets follow European standards. To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with an adapter plug.
There will be wireless connection on meeting room and campus.
Credit Cards: Credit cards (such as American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard and Visa) are widely accepted in Portugal.
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