Coimbra is known as A cidade dos estudantes (the city of the students) located in the center of Portugal. It has the oldest University in Portugal and of Portuguese language, the University of Coimbra.

ICPE will be held in the historical hotel Quinta das Lágrimas.

How to get to Coimbra

Coimbra is close to the main cities of Portugal, Lisbon and Porto. Both of them have airports, and you can arrive in Portugal through any of these cities.

To get to Coimbra, you can either get a train or bus (either Rede Expressos or FlixBus). Alternatively, you can also get a shuttle.

Local Accommodations

Coimbra has a vast selection of hotels. Besides Quinta das Lágrimas (venue of ICPE), other options include:


Coimbra and the center of Portugal offer a plethora of options to visit. You can check some of the options here and here.