Travel info for Foundation OBRAS Portugal
The Centre of Foundation OBRAS is on the national road N18, between Evoramonte (5 km) and Estremoz (12 km). The University town Évora is 35 km away.
Below the map are travel directions.
GPS coordinates In DD (Decimal Degrees; generally used in navigation tools) are:
GPS coordinates In DMS (Degrees, Minutes, Seconds; used in Google Earth) are:
Latitude: 38* 47´ 46.403"
Longitude: -7* -41´ -38.95"
If you come by private car from Lisbon:
Take the highway IP7 direction the bridge “Vasco da Gama” direction ESPANHA / ÉVORA over de prachtige brug van “Vasco da Gama” and follow ÉVORA (A6). After about 150 you see the exit Évora, but neglect this one: you have to continue 15 km and take exit nr 6 (EVORA, EVORAMONTE). Leave the highway and go left on the N18, direction Evoramonte, Estremoz. Follow the N18. About 5 km after Evoramonte you see a camping on your right and on the left side of the street a white-blue gate indicating "Herdade da Marmeleira". Enter that gate and follow the path (on the T junction left) and after 500m: there you are.
If you come by private car from Spain:
Several options exist to enter Portugal. In all cases follow “Estremoz” , then the N4, direction Évora and then the N18, direction Évora, Évoramonte. On the N18, after about 7 km you cross a little bridge. One km later on your left side you see a camping and on the right side a white-blue gate indicating Herdade da Marmeleira. Enter tate gate and follow the path (on the T junction left) and after 500m: there you are.
In case you arrive by plane in Lisbon and go with public transport:
From Lisbon airport take the metro, shuttle bus or taxi to the Bus Station “SETE RIOS”. Metro is the best choice if you have not too much luggage. The Shuttle bus goes every half hour, takes 20-30 minutes and costs 3,50 €. The taxi is a 7-minutes drive and costs around 7 or 14 € (+ a luggage rate). The 14 € fee is for taxis at the arrival hall. Better to take a taxi from the departure side as their fares are 7 € only.
From SETE RIOS take the express bus to Évora or Estremoz.
Estremoz is the better choice. Busses go about five times per day (the last one at 7 pm). The price and travel time is 15,50€ and two hours and 15 minutes. From Estremoz to our Centre (13 km) we will bring you for free by private car (15 minutes).
From Lisbon to Évora busses go about twelve times per day (the last one at 10 pm). Price and duration is 13 € and 1 hour and 45 minutes. From Évora to our Centre is 35km (35 minutes). We can pick you up by private car for 7,50€.
Lisbon – Evora can also be done with the train for the same price and time, but it is going only thee times a day.
If you have a students card: busses may give discount.
Arriving at Faro, Madrid or Seville is also possible and sometimes cheaper, but connections can by time consuming and a bit complicated.