26 April 2018 to 29 April 2018

Porto’s artistic heritage, Port wine, open-air leisure spaces and rich cultural life are just some of the reasons to visit Portugal’s second largest urban centre.

The city unfolds along the river bank and the sea shore, to reveal charming vistas, inviting esplanades and all the pleasures of the outdoors, framed by its green spaces. But setting out to discover Porto means bumping into surprise after surprise. Whilst maintaining its welcoming and conservative nature, the city is, at the same time, contemporary and creative. For more information about the city click here.

Main meeting venues

Teatro Municipal do Porto – Rivoli
Praça D. João I, 4000-440 Porto
Metro line D (Aliados station)
+351 22 339 2200
Teatro Municipal do Porto, through its two hubs - Rivoli and Campo Alegre - presents a multidisciplinary programme open to a wide range of latitudes and different kinds of audiences, carrying out the strategy laid by the Culture Department since its reopening in September 2014. The balance between what is done in this city, what is presented around the country and the international programme that we present in Porto, makes this theatre a venue for discovery and artistic confirmations. It’s a place where different approaches are programmed and presented on different scales.
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Mosteiro de São Bento da Vitória
Rua de São Bento da Vitória 45, 4050-139 Porto
Metro line D (São Bento station)
+351 22 340 1900
At the very heart of old Porto, in Vitória parish, the São Bento da Vitória Monastery – a classified National Monument since 1977 – is one of the municipality’s most important religious buildings. It used to stand behind the city’s walls, by Porta do Olival, occupying a part of the old Jewish quarter. Currently, it is part of Cordoaria, close to the former Cadeia da Relação, an old prison building that now hosts Centro Português de Fotografia. In 2007, the Portuguese State conceded the Teatro Nacional de São João an important part of the building – its eastern wing, part of the southern wing and the Major Cloister, which now hosts theatre shows, concerts and special events in the TNSJ’s programming, besides various events organised by outside institutions.
The ground floor of this venue, where the hall and Claustro are located, is fully accessible. However, the first floor, where Sala de Ensaios and Sala do Tribunal are located, is not accessible.
The accessible toilet is located in a private area of the building and the volunteers at the info desk will be ready to guide participants there at all times. Moreover, volunteers will be available to guide wheelchair users through the most convenient path inside the building.

Reitoria da Universidade do Porto
Praça de Gomes Teixeira, 4099-002 Porto
Metro line D (São Bento station)
+351 22 040 8000
The Rectory is the core of the organisation of the University of Porto, dedicated to the central support of the University's governance, ensuring the regular functioning of the University and its organic units.
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Palacete dos Viscondes de Balsemão
Praça de Carlos Alberto 71, 4050-157 Porto
Metro line D (Aliados station)
+351 223 393 480
Remarkable noble house of the eighteenth century, built by the noble family Alvo Brandão Perestrello Godinho, it currently houses the Municipal Directorate of Culture and the Numismatic Office, which has one of the most complete and important collections of coins of the country.
This venue is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Centro Português de Fotografia
Campo Mártires da Pátria, 4050-368 Porto
Metro line D (São Bento station)
+351 22 004 6300
The Centro Português de Fotografia (C.P.F.) exists since 1997 as a public service created by the Ministry of Culture to implement a national policy for photography. Currently, it is supervised by the General Direction of Literature, Archives and Libraries, and its mission is to safeguard, value and promote the photographic heritage.
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Miradouro da Vitória (Street food point)
Rua de São Bento da Vitória 11, 4050-253 Porto
This square is not fully accessible for wheelchair users. Although there are ramps in the premises, the ground is not leveled. Participants with reduced mobility will be able to order their lunch at the info desk.

Pérola Negra (Closing party)
Rua de Gonçalo Cristóvão 284, 4000-265 Porto
This venue is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Artistic programme venues

Teatro Municipal do Porto – Rivoli
Praça D. João I, 4000-440 Porto
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Teatro Municipal do Porto – Campo Alegre
Rua das Estrelas, 4150-762 Porto
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Teatro Nacional de São João
Praça da Batalha, 4000-102 Porto
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users. Tickets for accessible seats can be purchased via the booking system.

Teatro Carlos Alberto
Rua das Oliveiras 43, 4050-449 Porto
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Teatro Helena Sá e Costa
Rua da Escola Normal 39, 4000-045 Porto
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Fundação José Rodrigues
Rua da Fábrica Social 42, 4000-201 Porto
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Mala Voadora
Rua do Almada 277, 4050-038 Porto
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Auditório Municipal de Gaia
Rua Moçambique 183, 4430-999 Vila Nova de Gaia
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Cineteatro Constantino Nery
Avenida Serpa Pinto 242, 4450-263 Matosinhos
This venue is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

©Francisco Oliveira

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