Travel Information

The Lisbon 2013 FIRST/TF-CSIRT Technical Colloquium will take place at LNEC - FCCN, Av do Brasil, 101, Lisbon - Portugal.

Local Host - FCCN

Fundação para a Computação Científica Nacional (FCCN)
Av. do Brasil, 1011700-066 Lisboa
GPS Coordinates:
N - 38.75907º
W - 9.14235º

How to get to the venue

From the airport

From South to North

Transport nearby

Network Access

Eduroam Wireless Lan access will be provided at the venue during the meeting.



The Airport is just 3km/1.8 miles away from the meeting venue and 5km/3 miles from the Hotel Lutécia and Hotel Roma and 2Km from Radisson Hotel.

Additional information:

Meeting Venue

If you stay at Hotel Lutécia or Hotel Roma you can take the Underground at "Roma Station" (green line) to "Alvalade Station" (green line), it is just one stop - ticket rate: 0.85 euro. Then you can walk along Av. do Brasil  for 10 minutes and then follow the instructions below:



The ticket may be purchased from the driver as you board the bus. Ticket: 1.60€. Router planner and more information:


Outside the city limits, fare rates must be calculated based on the number of kilometres travelled and the established price per kilometre. The transport of baggage or animals implies a surcharge. When you decide to take a taxi, get prior information about the prices. You may get information and obtain a Taxi Voucher at the Tourism Information Counter in the atrium of the Arrivals Hall. An additional 20% is charged for services on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays and for night service from the hours of 09:00pm to 06:00am.

Taxi Voucher

Service at the Lisboa Airport - courtesy, friendliness, and safe driving. This service is available to passengers arriving at Lisboa Airport who wish to travel by taxi. The service operates with vouchers on sale at the Turismo de Lisboa counter, located in the Arrivals Hall. The price of the voucher depends on the distance of the trip and on the type of service required: normal or personalized (in the former, the driver is trained to speak foreign languages and acts as tourist guide).

Geographical Situation

Lisboa is the capital of Portugal and lies on the north bank of the Tagus Estuary, on the European Atlantic coast. It is the westernmost city in continental Europe. Greater Lisboa has an area of approximately 1,000 km2. The city lies more or less in the centre of the country, approximately 300 km from the Algarve in the south and 400 km from the northern border with Spain.

Lisboa offers a wide variety of options to the visitor, including beaches, countryside, mountains and areas of historical interest only a few kilometres away from the city centre.


Portuguese is Latin in origin and the third most widely spoken European language in the world. It is the mother tongue of about 200 million people. Portuguese is the official language in several countries: Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé e Príncipe in Africa, and Brazil in South America. In Portugal itself a considerable number of people can understand and communicate in foreign languages.

Demographical Information

Approximately 600,000 people live in Lisboa. However, if one includes the various satellite towns, the population of Greater Lisboa rises to approximately 1.9 million people.


Portuguese culture is greatly influenced by religion. Although Catholicism predominates, other religions may be freely practiced.


Voltage: 220/380 volts at a frequency of 50 Hertz. All sockets follow European standards. To use American-type plugs, a 220-volt transformer should be used together with an adapter plug.


The unit of currency in Portugal is the Euro €.


In terms of telecommunications, Lisboa offers state-of-the-art technology and can supply a large number of phone lines and other communication equipment in the shortest possible time. Portugal Telecom, the Portuguese telecommunications group, operates with a wide range of technological networks for telephone services, data communications, international and satellite connections, mobile communications and cable TV, thus ensuring ease of contact with the rest of the world.


Opening hours in Portugal are similar to those in the rest of Europe.

The visitor has access to all normal services at any time of the day and on all days of the week - not only in Lisboa, but also in the rest of the country.

Pharmacies keep the same opening hours as the rest of the shops but, in order to guarantee 24-hour service, some stay open after 7 p.m. Generally speaking, restaurants are open for lunch from 12 mid-day to 3.p.m and for dinner from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Cinema showings begin at around lunch-time, and at some cinemas there are sessions until 2a.m.

Theatres and other shows usually start between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m

Working Hours

PSP - Tourism Police

Palácio Foz - Praça dos Restauradores
Tel.: +351 213 421 634 / +351 213 421 623

Time Zones

(GMT/UTC GMT/UTC +1 in Summer)
Austrália Camberra +10h
Brazil Brasília -3h
France Paris +1h
Germany Bona +1h
Holland Amsterdam +1h
Italy Rome +1h
Japan Tokyo +9h
Norway Oslo +1h
South Africa Cape Town +2h
Spain Madrid +1h
Sweden Stockholm +1h
UK London =
USA Chicago -6h
USA Los Angeles -8h
USA New York -5h
USA Washington -5h


Due to the influence of the Atlantic Ocean, Lisboa has a pleasant climate throughout the year. The agreeable temperatures in the summer months are an open invitation for a walk by the river, or to spend an afternoon in one of the many street cafés to be found all over the city. Although the temperatures may fall somewhat in the autumn and winter months, sunshine is almost always a constant feature.

By Air

Lisboa International Airport, 7 km from the city centre, has daily flights to and from the major cities in Europe and the world. The Portuguese airline TAP - Air Portugal, as well as major international airlines, fly to and from Lisboa.

By Road

Arriving in Lisboa by road is a pleasant experience, as the visitor can enjoy the beautiful countryside along the way. The city has good road accesses and the most frequently used routes are: the A1 motorway. the 25th April Bridge, the new Vasco da Gama Bridge, and the CREL, the outer ring-road for the Lisboa region.

By Rail

Scores of national and international trains arrive in Lisboa every day. In addition to Santa Apolónia terminal station, the city now has the new Gare do Oriente, which opened in 1998 adjacent to the Parque das Nações. Both stations have direct bus or underground connections to the city centre.

Getting into the City

Public Transports

An extensive network of 90 bus routes covers the entire city and outskirts. One of the quickest ways to travel in Lisboa is by Metro. It covers almost the whole city and next to most hotels you will find a metro station. Besides the confort, you will be surprised when admiring true chefs d’oeuvre in each station. You cannot speak about public transportation in Lisboa without mentioning the Tram. Having lost the importance of old times, it keeps the same fascination and goes on being a symbol of the city. In the region of Lisboa, one of the most common means of transportation is the ferry-boat (Cacilheiro), mainly to connect both sides of the river.

Taxi Voucher Service

This service is available to passengers arriving at Lisboa Airport who wish to travel by taxi. The service operates with vouchers on sale at the Turismo de Lisboa counter, located in the airport termina . The price of the voucher depends on the distance of the trip or length of time, as well as on the type of service required: normal or personalized (in the former, the driver is trained to speak foreign languages and acts as tourist guide).

Lisboa Card

A visitor's card for Lisboa is, in fact, the easiest and most convenient way of getting to know the city of Lisboa, in an autonomous way. It is a card which, in general terms, allows free and illimited travel in the underground, on Carris buses, trams, lifts, and on CP trains between Cais do Sodré and Belém, as well as free admission to 26 museums, historic buildings and other places of interest.

The Aerobus is the best way to travel from and to the airport. With regular daily departures, this service provides the connection between the main spots of the city, Parque das Nações, Oriente coach terminals, and the railway station of Entrecampos, Cais do Sodré and the city center.

Weather forecast

Lisbon weather forecast