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 (m); generally used in navigation tools) are:
GPS coordinates In DMS (Degrees, Minutes, Seconds; used in Google Earth) are:
Latitude: 38* 47´ 46.40"
Longitude: -7* 41´ 39.82"
In case you arrive by plane in Lisbon and travel with public transport:
From Lisbon airport go to the Bus Station called: “Estaçao Rodoviaria SETE RIOS” easiest is to take a taxi (10 minutes, 9-13 €) that waits at the departure hall (the taxis at the arrival hall are more expensive). You can also take the metro (2 €, 40 minutes, with one stopover).
If you take the taxi, be aware that they start the meter!
At the bus station SETE RIOS buy a ticket at the counter to Estremoz (2,15 hrs, 16 €). The busses are convenient and have Wi-Fi. You can also book ahead through their website www.rede-expressos.pt. We pick you up with our private car at the bus station of Estremoz. From Estremoz to OBRAS is 13 km. The transfer is for free. If you want, we can first go to a supermarket for shopping.
The last bus to Estremoz goes at 7 pm. If you miss that one there may still be an option to go to Évora. For musicians with a big music instrument the train to Evora is an option.
For to pick you up in Evora we charge you 10 €.
Please call or app us ((00351) 968 547 771) as soon as you know which bus you take.
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.
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.