TRAVEL INFORMATION

HOW TO GET TO THE VENUE?

How to get to the CCU from the Airport

The best way to get to the CCU from the airport is by taxi and it should cost between 12-17€ * .

Ask for “Fundação Champalimaud”(foon-DA-sow cham-PAL-ee-mow) or “Doca Pesca” (Doka Pesh-ka).

How to go from the airport to downtown Lisbon 

By Taxi (10 to 15 min depending on traffic)

With luggage, it should cost you between 10 and 15 € .

By Metro (underground, 15 to 20 min)

The station at the airport, on the red line, quickly takes you to the centre of the city, reaching the final station of São Sebastião in about 20 minutes.

By AeroBus

The airport special bus runs between the airport and the city centre. A ticket may be purchased directly from the driver and currently stands at 3.50€. They run every 20 or 30 min. and stop at important points in the city, such as Marquês de Pombal, Avenida da Liberdade, Restauradores, Rossio, Praça do Comércio and Cais do Sodré. On board, there are screens showing each stop as the bus approaches the area.

How to get to the CCU from downtown Lisbon

By Taxi (10 to 15 min)

Ask for “Fundação Champalimaud”(foon-DA-sow cham-PAL-ee-mow) or “Doca Pesca” (Doka Pesh-ka).The ride should cost around 10€.

By Train (10 min + 10 min walk)

Take the train (direction Cascais) from Cais do Sodré station (Metro: “Cais do Sodré” green line). Exit in Algés. When exiting Algés train station, go down and then to your right, towards the river.

By Tram (45 min + 10 min walk)

Take the 15 tram from Praça da Figueira. Exit in Largo da Princesa. Cross the bridge to the other side of the train tracks (on the same side of “Vela Latina” Restaurant) and walk through the Belém Tower park to the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (river will be on your left).

 

Taxi Apps

A táxi ride from downtown Lisbon should cost between around 10 €. Tell the driver to take you to the Centro Champalimaud, em Belém, at Av. Brasília, Doca de Pedrouços.

MyTaxi

Coop Taxis

Cabify

Uber

You can find us on Google Maps

Or using our GPS coordinates : 38.6935° N, 9.2215° W

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown

 

 

WHERE TO STAY?

Lisbon has a varied selection of places for you to stay comfortably accommodated. With all types of prices, you can find unique and excellent options. Hostels and B&Bs, private accommodation (e.g. AirBnB), or a great variety of different hotels.

We have managed to offer discounts in three different hotels, located nearby the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown; close to the beach or in downtown Lisbon.

 

Hotel Jerónimos 8 – 10% discount

Rua dos Jerónimos, 8

1400-211 Lisboa – Portugal

T: (+351) 213 600 900

jeronimos8@almeidahotels.pt

For Reservations with a 10% discount please send an email to jeronimos8@almeidahotels.pt and mention Champalimaud Research Symposium 2017 in the subject field. You can also contact them by telephone +351 21 3600 900.

Hotel Praia Mar– 10% discount

Rua do Gurué, 16

2775-581 Carcavelos

T: (+351) 214 585 100

praiamar@almeidahotels.pt

For Reservations with a 10% discount please send an email to praiamar@almeidahotels.pt and mention Champalimaud Research Symposium 2017 in the subject field. You can also contact them by telephone +351 21 3600 900.

Lisb’on Hostel – 10% discount

Rua do Ataíde, Nº7A

1200-034 Chiado|Lisboa

T +351 21 346 70 85

For Reservations with a 10% discount please send an email to lourenco.pinto@lisb-onhostel.com and mention Champalimaud Research Symposium 2017 in the subject field. You can also contact them by telephone +351 21 346 70 85.

WHERE TO GO?

Bairro Alto – On the other side of downtown, the hill where Bairro Alto is located is full of restaurants, bars, and hip shops; A great place to get to know Lisbon’s nightlife.

Take the train, direction Lisbon to Cais do Sodré, walk up the hill until you find a square (largo Camões) on your left hand side, north of this square is Bairro alto.

Belém – Very close the Champalimaud Foundation, you can find a beautiful monastery from the 16th and 17th century, and a cultural center (CCB) with exhibits of contemporary art and design. Also, be sure to enjoy the famous “pastéis de Belém”.

Take the tram towards Lisbon (one or two stops), or walk 20 min east.

Docas – Marinas in Alcântara, which have several restaurants and bars and lots of front water sitting.

From the CCU, take the train, direction Lisbon, to the Alcântara station. Walk towards the river and you will find the marina towards your right, west.

RESTAURANTS

Eating outside = Ar livre

Darwin’s Café

Avenida Brasília, alaB, Algés

Phone 21 048 0222 Open 12.30-3pm, 7.30-11pm daily

Pateo 13

Calçadinha de Santo Estêvão Alfama

Phone 21 888 2325 Open 10am-3pm, 7-11.30pm Tue-Sun

A Travessa

Travessa do Convento das Bernardas 12, Santos Phone

21 390 2034 Open 12.30-3pm, 8-midnight Tue-Fri 8pm-midnight Sat

 

Eating at the counter = Petiscos

Guarda-Mor

Rua do Guarda-Mor 8, Madragoa

Phone 21 397 8663 Open 12.30-3pm, 7.30-11pm Tue- Fri 7.30-11pm Sat-Sun

Average snack price 7.80€ each

Merendinha do Arco

Rua dos Sapateiros, 230 Baixa

Phone 21 342 5135 Open 8am-8pm Mon-Fri

Average Snack prince: 0.90€ each

Pinóquio

Praça dos Restauradores 79

Phone 21 346 5106 Open noon-midnight daily

Average Snack prince: 20.50€

 

Best Vegetarian Restaurants

Terra

Rua da Palmeira 15, Bairro Alto-Príncipe Real

Phone 21 342 1407 Open 12.30-3.30pm, 7.30-10.30pm Tue-Sun

Average price 15-30€ person

Os Tibetanos

Rua do Salitre 117, Avenida da Liberdade

Phone 21 314 2038 Open 12.15-2.15pm, 7.30-10pm Mon-Fri 12.45-3pm, 8-10.30pm Sat

Average price 15€ person (no credit card)

Jardim dos Sentidos

Rua da Mãe d’Água 3, Avenida da Liberdade

Phone 21 342 3670 Open noon-3pm, 7-10.30pm Mon-Thu, 7-11pm Fri-Sat

Average price 15€ person

Best Ethnic Restaurants

Dervixe (Turkish)

Avenida 24 de Julho 84A, Santos-Belém

Phone 21 809 5031 Open 10.30am-3.30pm, 7.30pm-midnight Tue-Fri, 11.30am-3.30pm, 7.30pm-midnight Sat-Sun Average price 15€ person

Ibo (Oriental, African)

Armazém A- compartimento 2, Cais do Sodré Phone 21 342 3611 / 96 133 2024

Open 12.30-3.30pm, 7.30-11pm Tue-Thu, 12.30-3.30pm, 7.30-midnight Fri-Sat, 12.30-3.30pm Sun

Average price 15-30€ person

Tamarind (Indian)

Rua da Glória 43, Avenida da Liberdade

Phone 21 346 6080 Open noon-3pm Mon-Sat, 7-11.30pm Sun-Thu 7-11.30pm Fri-Sat

Average price 15-30€ person

 

LISTEN TO FADO

Fado Houses

Clube de Fado

Rua São João da Praça 86-94, Sé Phone 21 885 2740

Open 8pm-2am daily

Senhor Vinho

Rua do Meio à Lapa 18 Phone 21 397 2681

Open 8pm-2am daily

Mesa de Frades

Rua dos Remédios 139A, Alfama Phone 91 702 9436

Open 8pm-2am Mon-Sat

Casa de Linhares

Beco Armazém do Linho 2, Alfama Phone 21 886 5088

Open 8pm-1am daily

 

 

A Baiúca

Rua São Miguel 20, Alfama Phone 21 886 7284

Open 8pm-mid Mon, Wed-Sun

Tasca Bela

Rua dos Remédios 190, Alfama Phone 96 467 0964

Fado from 9pm Sun

Restaurante Bar ANini

Rua Francisco Manuel de Melo 36A Phone 21 387 0041

Fado from 7.30pm Thu

Tasca do Chico

Rua Diário de Notícias 39, Bairro Alto Phone 21 343 1040

Fado from 8pm-4am Mon & Wed

Fado Vadio

A Baiúca

Rua São Miguel 20, Alfama Phone 21 886 7284

Open 8pm-mid Mon, Wed-Sun

Tasca Bela

Rua dos Remédios 190, Alfama Phone 96 467 0964

Fado from 9pm Sun

Restaurante bar ANini

Rua Francisco Manuel de Melo 36A Phone 21 387 0041

Fado from 7.30pm Thu

Tasca do Chico

Rua Diário de Notícias 39, Bairro Alto Phone 21 343 1040

Fado from 8pm-4am Mon & Wed

NIGHT LIFE

Lounge

Rua da Moeda 1, Cais do Sodré

Open 10pm-4am Tue-Sat

Pensão do Amor

Rua Nova do Carvalho 36,Cais do Sodré Phone 21 314 3399

Open noon-2am Mon-Wed, noon-4am Thu-Fri, 6pm-4am Sat

Music Box

Rua Nova do Carvalho 24, Cais do Sodré Phone 21 343 0107

Open 10pm-7am Wed-Thu, 11pm-7am Fri-Sat

Clube Ferroviário

Rua de Santa Apolónia 59 Phone 21 815 3196

Open 6pm-midnight Wed, 6pm- 2am Thu-Fri, noon-2am Sat, Noon-midnight Sun

O Bar da Velha Senhora

Rua Nova do Carvalho 32, Cais do Sodré Phone 21 347 3403

Open 6pm-4am Tue-Sun

Sol e Pesca

Rua Nova do Carvalho 44, Cais do Sodré Phone 21 346 7203

Open noon-2am Tue-Wed, noon-4am Thu-Sat

Pavilhão Chinês

Rua D. Pedro V 89, Príncipe Real

Open 6pm-2am Mon-Sat, 9pm-2am Sun

Restaurante O Povo

Rua Nova do Carvalho 32, Cais do Sodré Phone 21 347 3403

Open 6pm-4am Tue-Sun

Bartô do Chapitô

Rua Costa do Castelo 1/7 Phone 21 886 7334

Open 10pm-2am Tue-Sun

 

Bicaense

Rua da Bica de Duarte Belo 42A, Baixa-Chiado Phone 21 325 7940

Open noon-2am Wed-Sun

Incógnito

Rua dos Poiais de S. Bento 37, Santos Phone 21 390 8755

Open 11pm-4am Wed-Sat

Tokyo

Rua Nova do Carvalho 12, Cais do Sodré Phone 21 342 1419

Open 11pm-4am Tue-Sat

Europa

Rua Nova do Carvalho 18, Cais do Sodré Phone 21 342 1848

Open midnight-5am Wed- Thur, midnight-4.30, 6-10am Fri-Sat

Lux

Av Infante D Henrique Cais da Pedra Armazém A Santa Apolónia

Phone 21 882 0890 Open 11pm-6am Thu-Sat