exp.at’ 17 conference will take place on the Gambelas campus of the University of Algarve, Faro, a young state university located in the south-eastern part of Portugal.
The University has four campi but exp.at’17 will take place at Gambelas campus (GPS Coordinates: 37°02’34.9″N 7°58’15.6″W; Google Map Location), at “Green” Amphitheatre (basement, building #8).

Gambelas Campus

The university campus is located at a distance of about 7 km from the centre of Faro (12 minutes by car or 20 minutes by bus).
Information on special buses from Faro to the meeting venue (Gambelas Campus) will be available soon.
The city centre can be reached in about 10 minutes by taxi from the Faro International Airport.

Local Information
Located in South Portugal, the Algarve is a well-known touristic region. With a Mediterranean climate, it is perfect for summer holidays; some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the world can be found here, making the Algarve a favourite location for holiday makers.
See more information about Faro at the Municipality of Faro website and watch promotional film of the Algarve.

Social Activity with Welcome Snack (to be defined)
(Included in the Special Conference Registration Fees #1 and #3)

Visit to the historic centre of Faro and Welcome reception at Faro Municipal Museum.
(Included in the Basic and Special Conference Registration Fees #1, #2 and #3)

Cultural event at the Lethes Theatre in Faro.
(Included in the Basic and Special Conference Registration Fees #1, #2 and #3)

Gala Dinner.
(Included in the Basic and Special Conference Registration Fees #1, #2 and #3)

Visit to the "Ria Formosa" Nature Park.
(Included in the Special Conference Registration Fees #2 and #3)

You can travel to Faro by plane or by train or bus.
Faro International Airport is served by several major airlines. There are daily direct flights from Lisbon and from several European cities.
The distance between Faro International Airport and the city of Faro is about 6 km. The city can be accessed by taxi or by bus. Faro bus and railway stations are located 2-5 minutes walk from the city centre.

Faro has a wide choice of accommodation suitable for every budget, from 4-star hotels to hostels.

We strongly suggest Hotel Eva and Hotel Faro (both 4*), which are associated to this meeting offering a very special price for participants. The special prices are only available if booking is made through this ACCOMMODATION FORM and fully paid until March 21st (for more information, please contact geral@untappedevents.pt). After this date room availability and prices are subject to changes. These hotels are located in the city centre, 5-10 minutes away from Faro train and bus station.

Other accommodation options are (no special arrangements - book directly):