The symposium will take place in Hotel Tryp Coimbra.
Address: Avenida Armando Gonçalves, Lote 20, 3000-059 Coimbra
GPS: 40º12'57.00''N 8º24'49.23''W
Location: yellow pin in map below.
With the exception of a few budget hotels, hotels in Coimbra are not close to the Symposium venue (average distance from downtown hotels to the symposium venue: 2 Km, uphill). A bus or a taxi should be used to get to the venue.
Taxis can be taken at taxi stands (for a list, please click here; in Portuguese only), on the street or can be called by phone (PoliTáxis, phone no. +351 239499090). All taxis are equipped with a meter and the fare charged is limited to the amount displayed on the meter. Please be aware that the price of a taxi journey is based on 4 passengers and that there will be extra charges for the following: (i) taxis called by phone (0.80 EUR), (ii) luggage exceeding 55x35x20cm (1.60 EUR), and (iii) a 20% surcharge for service at night (from 21H00 to 6H00) and on weekends/bank holidays. The transportation of prams and wheelchairs is free of charge. Any tipping is left to the passenger's discretion. Passengers must be given a receipt (compulsory).
Bus/trolley car itineraries, timetables and a global Coimbra bus map are available at the SMTUC web site (in Portuguese only). Bus trips can be paid to the bus driver (1.50 EUR; small change will be required) or packs of tickets (with a discount) can be bought at SMTUC shops and at several newsstands (please inquire at your hotel for the location of the nearest shop/newsstand; for a list, please click here; in Portuguese only).
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