General informations

Useful information

Time Zone: The time zone in Portugal is GMT.
Climate: The temperature in Évora in early May is on average 20ºC, with some probability of rain.
Electricity: The voltage in Portugal is 220 AC and the connection is made by a two-pin plug.
Currency, Banks and Post Offices: The national currency in Portugal is Euro. Banks are open from Monday to Friday between 8.30 am and 3 pm. Portugal has a national network of cash machines (ATMs) identified by the symbol MB (Multibanco), from which you can withdraw cash 24 hours a day. Post offices are usually open between 8.30 am and 6 pm. Exchange houses operate everyday between 9 am and 1 pm and from 2 pm to 7 pm.
Insurance: The Quarries Alive Organizing Committee accepts no liability for personal accidents or damage to property and reserves the right to amend and/or alter the conference program without prior notice. All conference participants are advised to arrange private travel insurance.

Useful contacts

Emergency Phone Number: 112

Taxi / Cab: Rádio Táxi de Évora - Telephone: 00351266734734

Free Wi-fi:
Sertório Square
Public garden
Giraldo Square
Évora City Hall, Sertório Square
IPDJ - Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth, Rua da República, 119

Emergency Services:
Hospital do Espírito Santo
Address: Largo Senhor da Pobreza, Évora
Telephone: +351 266 740 100

Polícia de Segurança Pública (PSP)
Address: Rua Francisco S. Lusitano, Évora
Telephone: +351 266 702 022

Post office:
Address: Rua da Olivença
Telephone: +351266745480
Address: Rossio / Rua Gil Vicente
Telephone: +351266777510

See also: Interactive map

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Inside city walls there are several good restaurants. Here are some options to choose from. There are no reservations made for the venue in none of the suggested restaurants, it is just a suggestion for good food in a nice place.

¼ P’ras 9
5 Amêndoas Vitória Stone Hotel
A Choupana
Botequim da Mouraria
Café Alentejo
Dom Joaquim
Enoteca Cartuxa
Évora Taste
Luar de Janeiro
O Farol/Na Brasa
O Templo
Taberna Típica Quarta-Feira
Vinho e Noz