Euro-Par 2005 will be held in Monte de Caparica, Portugal,
and hosted by the Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT) of Universidade
Nova de Lisboa
E VII - conference building
The conference has reserved four rooms (rooms 2.2, 2.3, 3.2
and 3.3) in building E-VII having a total of 40 computers with internet access.
Wi-fi (wireless 802.11 b/g) internet access is also available in E-VII for
participants who bring wireless laptops, PDAs, and other similar devices.
The official conference hotel, Hotel Costa da Caparica, has
a room for internet access on the ground floor (15 minutes = €2,50). There
is also a phone line available in the room for modem access.
FCT Campus Map with the conference building
location (E VII - Dept. "Matemática" building)
Campus photo: conference building, students
residence, and public bus stops
How to reach the Conference Location
From the Airport
If you arrive by airplane, it is easier
to take a taxi to go to your hotel, in particular if you are going to Costa
It is safer to buy the Taxi Voucher (week days from 7:00 to 21:00=26.44€ ;
week days from 21:00 to 24:00 and weekends=31.72€) in the Airport Tourist
Information Office, located at the arrivals lounge and open from 7:00 to
The Taxi Voucher is a bit more expensive
than if you pay directly to the Taxi driver, but it is much safer.
The Taxi Voucher is valid only when
departing from the airport to anywhere (including Costa da Caparica) and
from 7:00 to 24:00. The justification is that, when you buy a Taxi Voucher,
a delegate from the Tourism Office will accpompain you to the taxi and register
its licence plate. NOTE: You cannot buy a Taxi Voucher for the way back
from Costa da Caparica to the Airport.
Phone numbers to call a Radio Taxi
(+351) 218 111 100
(+351) 218 119 000
If you come from Lisbon, you must take
the A2 highway to Sul. Take the first exit (to the right) after the
bridge "Ponte 25 de Abril", direction Caparica. You will enter IC20
(a mais road also called "via rápida da Costa da Caparica").
Follow the IC20 and leave at the second exit, direction "Universidade"
(click here to see a small
By public transport
If you come by bus, this area is covered
by Transportes Sul do Tejo - T.S.T. company. From Lisbon you can take the bus line
153 that starts at Praça de Espanha
and goes to Costa da Caparica , or the bus line 161 that starts at Praça do Areeiro.
On the road IC20 there is a bus stop almost under a bridge in Casas
Velhas, near the faculty campus.
If you come by train (Fertagus),
you must take the rail line that starts at Roma-Areeiro
and has stations at Entrecampos, Sete-Rios
and Campolide, and get out at Pragal station
(click here to see the fertagus network map). At Pragal
you must take one of the following bus lines 124, 125, 126 or 127 all of them have a bus stop in "Monte/Universidade",
at the Faculty campus entrance gate.
This map is also
available in PDF
From Costa da Caparica
Using the Conference Buses
There will be conference
buses each day, linking the Hotel Costa da Caparica to the conference
site in the morning and returning to the hotel in the evening. These buses
will stop at the entrance of the Conference building (Ed VII).
You must take the IC20 to Lisboa/Setúbal until the
exit "Universidade" at Casas-Velhas, you must take the road
that crosses IC20 over a bridge (click here to see a small map).
By public transport
If you come by bus, this area is covered by Transportes Sul
do Tejo - T.S.T. company. From Costa da Caparica
you can take the bus line 153 (that goes to Praça de Espanha),
161 (to Praça do Areeiro) or
135 (to Cacilhas) but you must get
out at the bus stop at Casas Velhas.You can also take the
bus line 194 to Pragal (Est.), this line has
a bus stop at "Monte/Universidade" just outside the Faculty campus main entrance
It's always possible to ask in the Hotel desk to call a taxi.
If you want to do it yourself, call one of the following numbers, which
serve Costa da Caparica as well as Almada: (+351) 212 947 070
/ (+351) 212 509 660 / (+351) 212 947 070.
- Taxi Voucher - on sale at Airport Arrivals, it's a pre-paid
transportation guaranteeing fixed taxi prices.
(Lisbon Bus Service) (in Portuguese)
(multimodal information system of the metropolitan area of Lisbon)
- Transportes Sul do Tejo (South Margin transports)
- Transtejo (ferries linking Lisbon and the South Margin)
- Fertagus (the
- Rede-expressos (national network of buses)
- CP (Portuguese
- TAP (Portuguese
- ANA (Portuguese airports)
- Radio Taxis (phone: (+351) 218 111 100 / (+351) 218 119 000)
- CCaparica/Almada Taxis (phone: (+351) 212 947 070 / (+351) 212 509 660
/ (+351) 212 947 070)