Gare Marítima de Alcântara
Many of the week’s core events will be held at the famous Gare Marítima de Alcântara, an architect-designed building located at the mouth of the Tagus River. Located in the parish of Alcântara in Lisbon, it was designed by the architect Pardal Monteiro and built in 1943 as part of the modernisation of the ports serving Lisbon.
All travellers are required to go through immigration clearance upon arrival. If you're coming from the European Union (EU) then you don't need a visa. All other visitors must satisfy the following basic entry requirements before they can be considered for entry:
- A passport with at least 6 months validity
- Valid visa, if applicable
- Sufficient funds to last for the intended period of stay
- Confirmed onward/return tickets
- Entry facilities to their onward destinations, e.g. visas.
The official language is Portuguese. However, English is widely spoken.
The currency is the Euro (€)
Major cards are widely accepted.
Lisbon and its metropolitan area has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate. Its average annual temperature is 21.5 °C (70.7 °F) during the day and 13.5 °C (56.3 °F) at night.