Travel & Venue

Travel and Venue

SMLMS 2024, an exciting conference for researchers and professionals in super-resolution microscopy and related fields, will take place at the prestigious Reitoria da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, situated in the vibrant heart of Lisbon, Portugal. This central location offers convenient access to the city's diverse cultural and historical landmarks and efficient connectivity to major public transportation systems.

Venue Location and Features

Reitoria da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa stands as a beacon of academic excellence and innovation in Lisbon. The venue, known for its modern facilities and accommodating spaces, is ideally positioned for both academic collaborations and social interactions, making it a perfect setting for SMLMS 2024.

How to get to the conference

Address: Campus de Campolide, 1099-085 Lisboa. Portugal.

From Lisbon Airport

Lisbon Airport (Humberto Delgado Airport) is well-connected to the city centre. There are several convenient transportation options available:

  • Metro: The Red Line connects the airport to São Sebastião station, just about 10 minutes walking from the venue.
  • Aerobus: Aerobus services provide direct connections from the airport to key locations in the city, including train stations and hotels.
  • Taxi: Taxi are available at the airport and offer a direct, albeit more expensive, way to reach the venue. Ensure the meter runs or agree on a fare before starting the journey.
  • Ride-Sharing Services: Apps like Uber and Bolt operate in Lisbon, providing an alternative to traditional taxis.

For more detailed information on airport transfers, please visit the Lisbon Airport Website.


We recommend the following hotels for SMLMS 2024 attendees. These establishments provide a variety of amenities and services to ensure your comfort throughout the conference. We encourage you to book your accommodation early to secure your preferred room type and rate. The links below will direct you to the hotel booking pages with a discount code already applied. If prompted for a discount code, please use SMLMS05.

Additionally, our partner travel agency for SMLMS 2024, Viagens Abreu, has reserved a number of rooms at select hotels. Please note that accommodation booking through Viagens Abreu is subject to availability, and rooms are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. This partnership aims to facilitate your visit to Portugal. SMLMS24 does not receive any financial benefit or participate in any transactions between participants and the Abreu travel agency. The rates are quoted in Euros per room and per night, and they include a buffet breakfast. A city tax supplement of 2€ per person per night applies, up to a maximum of 14€ per person, payable directly to the hotel.

    • For hotel descriptions via Viagens Abreu, click here
    • To book your hotel via Viagens Abreu, click here

Exploring Lisbon and Oeiras

Lisbon, the picturesque capital of Portugal, is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. As the host city for SMLMS 2024, it offers attendees the opportunity to explore its unique charm, from the historic Belem Tower to the lively streets of Bairro Alto. For more information about Lisbon visit Lisbon's Official Tourism Website.

Oeiras, a neighbouring town of Lisbon, is also worth exploring. Located along the coast, Oeiras offers beautiful beaches, charming promenades, and historical sites. It is the home town of both the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência and the Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB), the two institutions organising SMLMS 2024. To learn more about Oeiras, visit Oeiras Tourism Website.

Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of their time in Lisbon and Oeiras to experience their renowned culinary delights, traditional Fado music, and scenic views. The friendly atmosphere and diverse attractions of these cities make them ideal destinations for both academic and leisure pursuits.