Venue and Accommodation

About Leiria

Leiria is located in the Centro Region and sub region of Pinhal Litoral, about halfway between Lisbon and Porto. The distance to Lisbon is 137 kilometres (85 miles), to Coimbra 70 kilometres (43 miles) and to Porto 177 kilometres (110 miles). The historic city centre spreads between the castle hill and the river Lis.

Leiria is also included in the Região de Leiria. As the main city in this community, the area of influence of Leiria spreads over the cities of Marinha Grande, Ourém, Fátima, Pombal as well the municipalities/town seats of Batalha and Porto de Mós located nearby.

May is still a great time to visit Centre of Portugal. The temperature is quite mild and is the most flowery season of the year, which is very pleasant for walks and hikes outdoors. You can enjoy the delicious food, taste the great wines, visit the religious area of Fatima, the area of Big Waves in Nazaré, the highest mountain range in Continental Portugal and make a pleasant visit to a splendid region with a great heritage buildings and History.

Due to the pandemic context, the conference will be held in a mix modality: in-person and on-line. Please feel free to choose what is more advantageous for you, when registering here.


How to Arrive to Leiria

Here you can find our suggestions for you to arrive in Leiria.

How to arrive in Leiria from Lisbon Airport?

You may catch the metro subway at Lisbon Airport and go to Oriente or Sete Rios (with a line change) to pick an express bus to Leiria.
See the city map of Lisbon here.
Check the bus tickets here.

How to arrive in Leiria from Oporto Airport?

You may catch the metro subway at Porto Airport and Campo 24 de Agosto to pick an express bus to Leiria.
See the city map of Oporto here.
Check the bus tickets here.


Accomodations

The ICoWEFS International Conference suggests the following hotels for the participants:

Eurosol Residence – Hotel Apartamento ****
T +351 244 860 460 | residence@eurosol.pt
Mobilis stop: Lg José Lúcio (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Hotel Tryp Leiria ****
T +351 244 249 900 | tryp.leiria@meliaportugal.com
Mobilis stop: Almoínha Grande or Bairro das Almoínhas (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Hotel Eurosol Jardim***
T +351 244 849 849 | leiria@eurosol.pt
Mobilis stop: Câmara Municipal/ESEL (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Hotel São Luis***
T +351 244 848 370 | hotelsluis@gmail.com
Mobilis stop: Av. Marquês de Pombal (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Hotel Casa da Nora **
T/F +351 244 891 189 | geral@casadanora.com
Mobilis stop: Junta de Freguesia. Rua Helena Aboim L. Vieira. Rua Santa Maria (Line 8/Yellow)

Hotel D. Dinis**
T +351 244 815 342 / 3 | info@hotelddinis.pt
Mobilis stop: Bombeiros Municipais (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Hotel Ibis Leiria-Fátima **
T +351 244 816 700 | h3340@accor.com
Mobilis stop: Av. N. S. Fátima (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Hotel Leiriense**
T +351 244 823 054 | info@hotelleiriense.com
Mobilis stop: Jardim Luís de Camões (Line 1/Green); Fonte das 3 Bicas or Largo Cónego Maia Sé (Line 2/Red)

Hotel Leiria Classic *
T +351 244 812 802 | geral@hotelleiriaclassic.pt
Mobilis stop: Fonte das 3 Bicas (Line 2/Red)

Hotel São Francisco *
T +351 244 823 110 | geral@hotelsfrancisco.net
Mobilis stop: Lg José Lúcio (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Atlas Hostel
T +351 917460810 | tlasleiria@gmail.com
Mobilis stop: Jardim Luís de Camões (Line 1/Green); Fonte das 3 Bicas or Largo Cónego Maia Sé (Line 2/Red)

Casulo
Low-cost stay over
T +351 917 661 744 | geral@casulo.pt

La Palma Hostel Leiria
T +351 917460810
Mobilis stop: Jardim Luís de Camões (Line 1/Green); Fonte das 3 Bicas or Largo Cónego Maia Sé (Line 2/Red) Maia Sé (Line 2/Red)

Mostart Boutique Hostel
T +351 913860575
Mobilis stop: Av. N. S. Fátima. Sra. da Encarnação (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)

Porta 20 Boutique Guesthouse
T: +351 962 343 463 | ola@porta20leiria.com
Mobilis stop: Av. Marquês de Pombal (Line 1/Green and Line 2/Red)