7th Virtual Cities and Territories

Lisbon, October 11th & 14th 2011


The city of Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal and the westernmost capital city in continental Europe, is a sunny and historic city, located on the shores of the river Tagus’ large estuary, close to the Atlantic Ocean and to the touristic areas of Cascais and Estoril, Serra da Arrábida, or Sintra. With around 600 thousand inhabitants, Lisbon is the center of a metropolitan area with approximately 2 million people. The city has a vibrant cultural life enriched by many museums and heritage sites. Lisbon is also close to a number of natural sites located within a half-hour drive from the city center, such as long sand beaches, a wonderful and typical countryside, or mountains covered by the original Mediterranean maquis. On a one-hour drive distance it is possible to reach the magnificent monasteries and castles in Oeste region or the important catholic sanctuary of Fátima. In October, daily average temperatures range from 14°C to 22°C, and the monthly precipitation average is around 90 mm.


There are two hotels associated with the conference, Sana Executive Hotel and Sana Malhoa Hotel. Details on how to book your hotel with the special conference rate can be find in here. We also present a list of other hotels that are not associated to the conference.

How to get there


Take the Metropolitano de Lisboa to São Sebastião station on the Blue line or the Red line. Please use the network diagram and click on the name of a station to obtain all the information.


Please use the route simulator of CARRIS, the local transit company


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