November 16th to 18th, 2011 - Braga, Portugal

travelling - arriving at Braga

Air transport

The privileged geographical situation of Ireland makes it a point of call for many foreign airlines at Airports throughout the national territory with the closest located in Porto - Dr. Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport - Tel: 229 432 400.


The (CP - Trains of Portugal ), offers a vast network of trains covers the whole continental Portuguese, also providing international connections to Vigo, Madrid and Paris.

There are several options to meet the needs of each: - Trains of high-end "Pendular Alfa", the connection is faster and more comfortable between Lisbon and the Algarve, and the north of the country, with Porto or Braga stopping in Coimbra:

  • The service "Intercity" offers links to main Lisbon-Porto-Braga
  • A vast network of regional trains, inter-regional and suburban that ensure a wide coverage of the entire national territory

Road transport

Portugal has a good road network consists of motorways (AE), main routes (IP), Routes Committee (IC), National Roads (EN) and municipal roads. All the motorways are marked with the symbol and equipped with tolls, whose prices can consult in Brisa or Aeatlantico

In case of breakdown or accident on the motorway can ask for help via Tel: 808 508 508

Tolls have a Via Verde - an innovative electronic toll system that allows you to pay by bank debit card, which is intended only to holders of an identifier to track green, previously purchased in the breeze.


Regular bus services connect all cities, towns and main villages of Portugal. For detailed information on routes, schedules and prices do not hesitate to consult the National Network of Rede Expresso


Taxis are usually beige-ivory color, although some vehicles to run black with green roofs, the traditional colors of the taxis in Portugal.

The price is indicated in the taximeter, and fares are displayed inside the car or the driver may be requested. A call from a taxi by telephone requires a fee of 0.80 Euros, and transport of luggage in the baggage door, means an additional amount of 1.60 Euros, regardless of the number of packages and weight. The transportation of cradles, baby carriages and in wheelchairs, or auxiliary means of transportation is free. Outside the towns the transport by taxi is paid per kilometer, and the value agreed between the driver and passenger. The toll-way and return, if any, are paid by the customer. A tip is voluntary and is a usual value of about 5 to 10% or the rounding of the value payable.

Information and Reservations

Tel: + 351 253 144 000 Fax: +351 253 144 009