Getting to and around Lisbon
Whether you are arriving by plane or by train, the subway system is the most convenient and quick means of transportation to get to the city center. Click here for the network diagram.
The workshop will take place at the Academia de Ciências de Lisboa (the Lisbon Academy of Sciences), which is located on a historic building in the center of town. Until 1834, when it became the home of the Academy of Sciences, the building housed the Convent of Our Lady of Jesus (the Third Order of Saint Francis). Today, along with a museum, the academy is home to one the most imposing and beautiful libraries in Portugal. Its collection of manuscripts dates back to the 12th century, and includes historic editions of scientific works by Kepler, Newton, Linnaeus Buffon and many others. The surrounding area has many points of interest ranging from museums, to restaurants, and shops of every kind, and it is perfect for sightseeing. The Lisbon Academy of Sciences can be easily reached by public transportation. Below you’ll find some of these options:
Buses: 706, 727, 758, 773
Trams: 24 e 28
Subway: Rato Station (Yellow line) / Baixa-Chiado Station (Blue line)
Rua da Academia das Ciências, 19
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Tourism information can be easily found over the internet. Below we list a few useful websites:
- LisbonLUX city guide
- goLisbon top 10
- Lisbon official tourism website
- Portugal official tourism website
Whatever you do, do not leave without tasting some “pastéis de nata” .