Venue & Accommodation


Venue


Faculty of Biology (same building than faculty of Mathematics), University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).
Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain
Latitude: 42.874329
Longitude:-8.557338

42°52’26.5″N
8°33’28.3″W




Accommodation

Since Santiago is a highly touristic place, participants are required to book their room as soon as possible.

The hotel rooms are available through the web sites indicated below, as well as general sites such as Booking, Hotelius, Destinia, Trivago, etc.

Participants are required to book the accommodation by their own.

The list of available hotels in Santiago is wide. Some hotels located at walking distance from the conference center (Faculty of Biology) are the following:


Hotel

Indicative Rate per day

Walking distance

110-160 €

10 min

110-170 €

25 min

85-120 €

12 min

65-80 €

3 min

60-80 €

25 min

90-120 €

30 min

85-110 €

18 min

100-130 €

23 min

60-80 €

22 min

60-80 €

15 min

50-75 €

10 min

50-75 €

18 min

40-70 €

7 min

35-50 €

15 min


Travels


The international airport of Santiago de Compostela is located 15 kilometres from the city. It is the main airport in the province of Galicia. It is a new, modern and comfortable airport. The two boarding gates, the waiting areas and the shopping areas are well distributed with plenty of natural light.
The new terminal has significantly improved the number of flights, frequency of aircraft (flights to_from Santiago) and the service and comfort of passengers flying to Santiago.

To get to Santiago from the airport you can use the N-634a or take the A-54 motorways. A taxi from the airport to the centre of Santiago costs around 22 €. The bus service to and from Santiago is operated by Freire, with a one-way ticket costing 3€, and a return ticket costing 5€.

There are three stops in the city of Compostela: the bus station, train station and on the street Doutor Teixeiro. Buses leave every half hour from the airport, the first bus leaving at 6:45 am and the last at 00:45 am. It takes half an hour depending on your stop.

The Faculty of Biology is located in the South Campus (Campus Sur) at only 10 minutes walk from the old historic core.
Santiago is a small city where it is easy to move walking.
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Weather

The month of June is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing from 20°C to 26°C. Over the course of the month, exceeding 29°C or dropping below 15°C only one day in ten.

The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the month. Precipitation is most likely around June 3, occurring in 47% of days. Precipitation is least likely around June 30, occurring in 37% of days.

You will find all the weather forecast details at the following webpage: Meteo Galicia