Welcome to LIP Lisbon
LIP, Laboratory of Instrumentation and Experimental Particle Physics, is the reference institution for experimental particle physics and associated technologies in Portugal. Researchers at LIP participate in experiments addressing some of the most compelling questions in science today: study of the properties of the Higgs boson and search for new particles at the LHC, investigate of the nature of dark matter, neutrinos and very-high-energy cosmic rays.
ISCTE, Building 2 ("Edifício 2")
Av. Prof. Aníbal Bettencourt 9,
At ISCTE, you can connect to the WiFi network eduroam (check connection details with your home institute before traveling). There is also a "ISCTE-IUL GUEST" network (that may work better), and the password will be sent to the participants by email.
How to reach ISCTE
Arriving on foot
If you're staying in one of the suggested hotels, you easily get to ISCTE Edifício 2 on foot, it's 550 m (~7 min) from the ENTRECAMPOS subway ("Metro") station. From Entrecampos, go towards Hotel NH Campo Grande, continue along and turn left at Avenida Professor Aníbal Bettencourt. The venue is on that street, a few hundred meters up.
View of the building's entrance: Edificio 2
When you enter through that door, Auditorium C1.03 is very close by, on your left after the elevators. But don't worry, there will be posted arrows...
Arriving by plane
From the airport take the subway/Metro (Red line - Linha Vermelha) and change at SALDANHA for the Yellow line (Linha Amarela) direction ODIVELAS (or CAMPO GRANDE) and get off at ENTRECAMPOS station (~25min). Then follow the instruction on arriving on foot.
Taxi is also a good option (takes 15-20 minutes).
Arriving by train
If you arrive by train, you will get off at GARE DO ORIENTE station. There take the Red Metro line (Linha Vermelha) and change at SALDANHA for the Yellow line (Linha Amarela) direction ODIVELAS (or CAMPO GRANDE) and get off at ENTRE CAMPOS station (~25min). Then follow the instruction on arriving on foot.
Public transport in Lisbon
There are 4 subway lines in Lisbon. Information about the Metro (Subway) can be found here. The subway operates from 6:30 am to 1:00 am
There are several bus lines in Lisbon, some of them operating also at late hours (all hours). You can find information about the bus lines here.
It is quite convenient to move around Lisbon with public transportation. Daily tickets are available and allows to use subway, buses and trams (Metro and Carris lines). It is also very convenient to apply for a viva viagem card. The card costs 50 cents and can be purchased at any of any ticket vending machines and Tickets Offices available in the subway stations. You can recharge your card with Zapping credit (minimum of 3 euros), which will allow you to pay as you go in Carris, Metro, Transtejo, CP (train) and Fertagus (ferry). More information about the viva viagem can be found here.
Lisbon is a very popular tourist destination. Although it is a very safe city, you must be aware of pickpockets, particularly if you plan to take the famous Tram 28. As a general rule, always keep an eye on your belongings and carry your backpack/wallet/computer bag in front of you.