The Power Challenges of Mega-Science Infrastructures: the example of SKA


Moura, Portugal and Sevilla, Spain
20th-21st June 2012

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For geographic reasons, workshop attendants may consider arrival to Lisbon and departure from Sevilla as a best option. Depending on the number of participants and travel plans, we will consider a bus transfer from the Lisbon airport to Moura by the 19th June.


Travel by COACH from Lisbon


The most direct travel from Lisbon to Moura is by Coach of the National Express Network (Rede Expressos) with a 3h ride. Timetable may be consulted at: Rede Expressos .
RNE- Rede Nacional Expressos, Lda
Praša Marechal Humberto Delgado, Estrada das Laranjeiras
1500-423 Lisboa
Telf.: 213 581 472; Fax: 213 529 883

Lisbon -> Moura: Everyday 17h15. Sundays and Monday when holidays: 15h00
Moura-> Lisbon: Everyday. 7h00 or 20h00 (Sundays and Monday when holidays).
Additionally, you may travel from Lisbon to Moura via ╔vora or Beja. Please consult the National Express Network (Rede Expressos).

From Lisbon to Moura by CAR:


Travel by car from Lisbon, Faro, Sevilla - Moura Coordinates are: 38║08'38.91''N; 7║26'57.80''O


1 - From Lisbon (airport) by ╔vora. Take Motorway A2, direction South/Algarve. Change to A6, direction Spain/╔vora. Exit in ╔vora and follow road N114 to ╔vora (about 10km). Follow IP2 BEJA/PORTEL direction. Enter this road (about 12Km). 30Km later, exit to PORTEL/Moura via N384 road. You'll cross in 25Km ALQUEVA DAM. 12Km to Moura.


2- From Lisbon (airport) by Beja. Take Motorway A2, direction South/Algarve. Exit at BEJA/FERREIRA. Take road IP8, direction BEJA/FERREIRA. From Beja, you have two options:
a: By Vidigueira. From Beja, take IP2 to Vidigueira (about 30km). Follow N258 indto PedrogŃo/Moura (about 30Km) e siga sempre a estrada atÚ Moura.
b: By Serpa. From Beja take N260 to Serpa (about 25km). Before Serpa, turn left to Pias/Moura (N255). Follow Pias and Moura.

Hotels Moura

The main lodging for the workshop will be the Hotel de Moura (a 17th century old building) and Hotel Passagem do Sol. A block booking for 45 persons was arranged for the 19th and 20th of June. Deadline for Block booking: 10th June; Please state in the reservation : "SKA Power Workshop LOGICA"

Hotel de Moura Homepage | Hotel de Moura E-mail
Praça Gago Coutinho, nº1, 7860-010 Moura
Block Booking: 12 Double rooms; 18 Twin Rooms.
Double: 38€, Twin: 38€, Single: 26€


Hotel Passagem do Sol Homepage | Hotel Passagem do Sol E-mail
Largo JosÚ Maria dos Santos, nº40, 7860-008 Moura,
Block Booking: 10 Twin Rooms
Double: 36€, Twin: 36€, Single: 26€


Hotel Santa Comba Homepage | Hotel Santa Comba Email
Praša Sacadura Cabral, nº 34, 7860-208 Moura;
Block Booking: 5 Double Rooms
Double: 35€, Twin: 35€, Single: 22€

Hotels Sevilla

We have made a block booking for 35 rooms at (5* Hotel, Special rate of 66€ + breakfast) for the night of the 21st June . Please confirm your reservation stating the code : "Power Workshop SKA".
Hotel Barcelˇ Renacimiento (Web page)|