Travel & Acommodation

Here you can find usefull information about how to get to the EWRS Workshop, where to stay for the duration of the workshop and other valuable insight about the workshop surroundings.

INIAV - National Institute for Agrarian and Veterinary Research

Av. da República, Quinta do Marquês, 2784-505 Oeiras, Portugal.                                           GPS: 38°41'42.6"N 9°19'04.4"W                                                                                                     (Location of INIAV at Oeiras is about 20 Km from the center of Lisbon)                        

Details about VISA - Who needs a VISA to enter Portugal?

To enter Portugal, you may need a Passport and/or a Visa, depending on the country you live in. Citizens from the European Community don't need a Visa for entering Portugal. Portugal is also a signatory to the 1995 Schengen Agreement. Passports must be valid for up to six months (depending on your nationality) and are required by all, except by European Union nationals and nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Malta, Norway and Switzerland holding valid national ID cards. British, Australian, Canadian, American and Japanese need a valid passport.

Although it is not obligatory to have a return ticket, it is advisable to have one because, if you don't, you may have to prove sufficient means of financial support to return. Visas are required by all for stays of up to 90 days, with the exception of:

- The above mentioned; nationals

- Nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Hungary, Israel, Korea (Rep. of), Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, San Marino, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City and Venezuela.



Participants from abroad will arrive at Lisbon Airport (Humberto Delgado) situated in the northeast part of Lisbon. Oeiras and the Estação Agronómica Nacional is situated in the southwestern part of Lisbon, near the village of Cascais.  See image below for details.

The fastest way to get to the EWRS Workshop place in Oeiras using public transportation is by using the Subway; Red line from the Airport to Alameda station, then the green line from Alameda Station to Cais do Sodré Terminal station. There you should proceed to the Train station of Cais do Sodré and take a train to Oeiras.

There are plenty of trains during day and night untill about 01:00 am. After this time, the best way to get to the Hotel from the airport should be by taxi.

Subway (Metro):

The most practical and fastest public transportation in Lisbon is the Subway (also Known as "Metro" by locals). Click in the picture below for information about routes and schedules.       You can also download some usefull App´s for you mobile phone with schedules here.

Cais do Sodré:

The Cais do Sodré train station will be another place of passage during your visit here. Please click the image below for more information about trains and schedules. 


Other means of transport are also available, like buses, trams, and of course, taxis. For scheduling and general information from "Carris" please click here.

Another usefull APP for the local transport company "Carris" can be downloaded here.

Public Taxi:

There is licensed airport taxi service available at the taxi desk. A taxi from the airport to Carcavelos shall be between 45€ to 70€ depending if day or night.

From the Hotel Praiamar Carcavelos to INIAV / from INIAV to the hotel shall be around 6€ to 10€ (depending if day or night).


Here you can find the accommodation we suggest. These hotels are the closest to the EWRS Workshop place.

Please make sure you book your room as soon as possible indicating that you are attending the EWRS Workshop for Weed Management in INIAV, Oeiras. There are rooms reserved for the participants so please check your acommodation as soon as possible.

Hotel Praia Mar Carcavelos:                           Rua do Gurué, 16 - 2775-581 Carcavelos,     Lisbon, Portugal 

 Standard single room - 65,00€             Standard twin room - 75,00€

Prices displayed above are for each room, each night. Breakfast buffet is included. All taxes and fees also included. Please use the following email adress for booking at Hotel Praiamar - reduced prices for the EWRS workshop participants:  antonio.romeiro@almeidahotels  (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)

Hotel Holiday Inn Express Lisbon Oeiras:

Av. D. Félix Niza Ribeiro, Porto Salvo - Oeiras 2740-314 Lisbon, Portugal


Please check hotel policies and regulations by clicking in the picture on the left.

INATEL Oeiras:

Alto da Barra, Estrada Marginal - 2780-267 Oeiras, Lisbon, Portugal


Please check hotel policies and regulations by clicking in the picture on the left.

Seminar Torre da Aguilha:

Quinta da Torre d'Aguilha , 2785-599 São Domingos de Rana, Portugal


Please check hotel policies and regulations by clicking in the picture on the left.