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Welcome Reception (Wednesday, 20th of June, 19:30 h)

Welcome reception, with Port of Honor, hosted by Dr. Manuel Martins, Mayor of Vila Real. The reception will take place at the Vila Real Theater.

Getting to the Theater:

  • From MIRACORGO and MIRANEVE it's a 15 min walk or take the bus line 4
  • From the University RESIDENCES is just a 200 meters walk
  • From QUINTA DO PAÇO ask for a transfer at the hotel reception

 

EUNIS'12 Gala Dinner (Thursday, 21th of June, 20:30 h)

The traditional EUNIS Gala Dinner will take place at the end of the second day of the Congress. It will be held at Estalagem Quinta do Paço.

Getting to Quinta do Paço:

  • 19:30 – 1 BUS DEPARTURE FROM THE UNIVERSITY
  • 19:30 – 1 BUS DEPARTURE FROM HOTEL MIRA CORGO
  • The buses will stop at University Residences on the way to the Gala Dinner
  • If necessary the Buses will return to the departure places
  • After the dinner the Buses will return to departure places

 

TOURS

SUGESTION 1 - DOURO VALLEY VISIT – HALF DAY

After lunch, departure from Vila Real in direction to Douro Valley, world wide known for the production of the famous Port Wine. The first stop will be at Lamego, an ancient city , whose origins date back, at least, to Roman Times. The first stop will be at the Cathedral, a gothic building from the XII Century. After this visit, it's now time to go to "Nossa Senhora dos Remédios" sanctuary, in rocaille style, made of granite and its grand staircase, built in a leafy hill. A hallmark of the city and one of the most popular Catholic centres in Portugal The tour continues to "Quinta do Seixo" for a visit and wine tasting in one of the most modern wine production farms, which offers a lovely view over the Douro River as we get an "explanation" of the history of wine and vine. After visiting the tour continues towards the town of Vila Real with passage by the city of Régua . Arrive in Vila Real, end of tour

 

 

 

Douro Tour (considering 4 hours service: 20th June - 2:30 pm or 21st June - 9:00 am

 

Price per person for a minimum of 40 participants per bus - € 28,00

Including

Transportation on deluxe motor coach with official guide assistance

Entrance at the mentioned monuments and visit to "Quinta do Seixo"

 

 

SUGESTTION 2 – VISIT TO BRAGA AND GUIMARÃES – FULL DAY

Departure from the conference venue, having as target the Minho region, one of the most beautiful and historical regions of Portugal. The first stop will be in the city of Guimaraes, the cradle of the nation and the European Capital of Culture 2012.

 

The first visits will be the Castle and the Palace of the Dukes. Then it is time to go through the historical center, famous for its ancient houses and narrow streets, classified by UNESCO as World Heritage. Free time before departure to Braga. Stop for lunch. After lunch it is time to visit the sanctuary of Bom Jesus, one of the most important pilgrimage centers of Portugal, very beautiful building witch offers a splendid view over the city of Braga.

The visit continues to the city center for a visit to the Cathedral and to the historical center where the traditional stores still remains active and give life to this part of the city.

Free time before departure to Vila Rela. Arrival at Vila Real end of the Tour.

 

Guimarães and Braga Tour (considering 8 hours service: 21st June - 9:00 am)

Price per person for a minimum of 40 participants per bus - € 77,00

Including

Transportation on deluxe motor coach with official guide assistance

Entrance at the mentioned monuments and lunch