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.
In September, daily average temperatures range from 17°C to 25°C, and the monthly precipitation average is around 90 mm.
How to get there
Please use the route simulator of CARRIS, the local transit company. The nearest bus stop is Cantina da Universidade.
To go to IGOT, when you exit the Cidade Universitária Metro Station, turn right and you will see the IGOT building (2 min walk).
To go to the Auditorium 1 of the Faculty of Arts, when you exit the Cidade Universitária Metro Station, go straight ahead, crossing the road at the traffic lights. On the other side of the road, turn right and follow until the end of the building on your left. Then, turn left and you will already see the Faculty of Arts straight ahead. (5 min walk).