2-6 September 2024
Forum Braga, Portugal
2-6 September 2024
Forum Braga, Portugal


Conference Venue

The upcoming conference, CMD31, hosted by the Condensed Matter Divisions of the Portuguese Physical Society and of the European Physical Society, will take place in Braga, Portugal, from September 2 to September 6, 2024.

Conference Location: Forum Braga and IPCA

Description: Forum Braga is a versatile facility located in the heart of Braga and easily accessible (just a few minutes' walk from the city center), Forum Braga offers a restaurant, a cafeteria, and car parking facilities. IPCA is located across the street from Forum Braga and will host some of the parallel sessions.



Av. Dr. Francisco Pires Gonçalves, 4715-558 Braga

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Forum Braga presentation:


Before you start

Before you embark on your journey, if you are arriving from a foreign country, please familiarize yourself with the Portuguese rules concerning visas. You can find all the necessary information here: https://vistos.mne.gov.pt/en/

Venue Location: Braga, Portugal

  • Braga is a city situated in the north of Portugal.

  • Founded as Bracara Augusta in Roman times.

  • It has 2000 years of rich history, visible in the splendor of its monuments, museums and churches.

  • It has around 190,000 habitants.

  • Typical sunny weather of 23-25°C in late September.

  • Best European Destination Award in 2021.

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How to arrive:

via Porto Airport

website: https://www.aeroportoporto.pt/

  • Connection from airport to Braga by Bus – 50 minutes non-stop: The company Get Bus provides a direct transportation service between the cities of Braga and Porto Airport. In the city of Braga, you can access these services at the Central Bus Station, which serves as the departure point (the journey is non-stop and takes approximately 50 minutes). More information about bus travel here: https://www.getbus.eu/

  • Connection from airport to Braga by Metro + Train: 40 min metro connection to city center Campanhã train station, then 1 hour by train to Braga (20-30 min in Alpha Trains). More information about train travel here: https://www.cp.pt/ . Braga Train Station is located a 5-minute walk from the city's historic center and a 20-minute walk from Altice Forum Braga. At the exit of Braga Train Station, you will find a bus stop.

The routes with the closest stops from the train station to Altice Forum Braga are:

Route: 74

Stop: Monsenhor Airosa

Distance: 60m | 1-minute walk

 Route: 43

Stop: Imaculada Conceição (Fujacal)

Distance: 550m | 7-minute walk

More information about bus travel here: https://tub.pt/

·   Connection to Braga by Car: from the airport take CREP (A41) + A3 highways, about 40 min.


via Lisbon Airport

website: https://www.lisbonairport.pt/en/lis/home

  • Connection to Braga by Bus, from Lisbon city center: about 4:30 hours traveling time.

  • Connection to Braga by Train: about 4:00 hours from Oriente train station in Alpha and Intercity Trains.

  • Connection from Lisbon to Braga by Car: via A1 + A3 highways.

Transportation in Braga

Tub - Transportes Urbanos de Braga (Braga’s Urban Transportation) This company provides a service of urban passenger transportation in the municipality of Braga.


Braga Bus

Terminal Station

Praça da Galiza, 4704-510 Braga

CP - Train Station

Largo da Estação, 4700-223 Braga