17-19 May 2023
UTAD, Vila Real
17-19 May 2023
UTAD, Vila Real

Conference Venue

The meeting will be held in Auditório Geociências - Edifício Geociências, at the main Campus of UTAD. 

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

Auditório Geociências, Edifício Geociências

Vila Real 5000-810 Vila Real



Discover Vila Real

Vila Real is located in the northern part of Portugal, in the province of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro. It is delimitated above by the Alvão and Marão mountain system and below by Serra of Montemuro. It encompasses an area of approximately 400  km², which is traversed by the Corgo and Cabril rivers. The city has a population of 52 000 habitants, proud of their roots, which can be easily appreciated in its sights and monuments.

For more information about the city, please click below: https://www.visitportugal.com/en/destinos/porto-e-norte/73739


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Vila Real has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate. May is an agreeable month in the city, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20°C. 


How to arrive?

By plain:

International flights: 

The nearest International airport is located at Oporto. You can also arrive from Lisbon airport.

Domestic flights:

To Vila Real airport (domestic flights from Bragança, Cascais and Portimão).

More information here: https://fly.sevenair.com/pt/.

By express Bus:

More information here or here.

By car: 

The main way to access Vila Real by road is to take A24 (from Viseu), A4 (from Porto and Bragança), A7 (from Braga).  Along the roads are signs giving the number of kilometers to the city.

To move around the city of Vila Real you can take a bus of the public urban transport (ticket is 1.10 €).

More information here.