The Solutrean 2017 Conference will be held at the Campus de Gambelas, Universidade do Algarve, located near the city of Faro, Algarve, Southern Portugal. The campus is located between the city and the airport. All sessions will be held at the Faculdade de Economia (Edifício 9) building that is located near the Nascent gate of the campus (see map).
Getting to Campus de Gambelas
Exit Faro by EN125, on the Airport direction. Turn to the Airport (EN125-10) and, after ca. 500 meters, turn right on the exit to Montenegro/Gambelas/Universidade. At the roundabout turn right and follow the Rua (street) Abel Viana. After ca. 700 meters turn left to Rua das Margaridas. Turn on the second street right, Rua das Violetas, and then on the second street left, Rua dos Malmequeres. The Nascente (East) Entrance of the Campus is just in front and there is parking inside and outside the facilities.
There are two bus lines connecting Faro (Terminal Rodoviário) and the Campus de Gambelas: Line 18 and Line 19. The trip price is 2.22 euros (one-way). The bus has two stops inside the Campus. The first one is right in front of the building where the Conference will be held.
Taxis are available at the city center. Trips will cost you around 15 euros.
Getting to Faro
Faro has an international airport located around 8km from the city center and around 3km from Campus de Gambelas. The airport receives daily flights from the main European cities.
Taxis are also available and it will cost you around 15 euros.
Trains and bus are avalaible from Lisbon and Seville. Tickets vary from 20 to 30 euros (one-way). Please check the following websites for more information on prices and schedules of bus and trains:
If you are coming from Lisbon: get the 25 de Abril Bridge or the Vasco da Gama Bridge directed to A2. By the end of A2 turn east to Via do Infante highway (A22/E1) on Faro’s direction and follow the signs (Exit 13 > EN125/Faro/Airport direction).
If you are coming from Spain: cross the border and enter the to Via do Infante highway (E1/A22). Follow it to Faro (Exit 14 > N2/Faro direction).
Faro has a wide range of possibilities where you can rest during your stay in Faro. Hotels and hostals are constantly being upgraded and new ones opening. Here are some options that you might want to consider: