The symposium will take place at the Auditorium of San Sebastian Technology Park.
San Sebastian Technological Park Miramón
Paseo Mikeletegi 53, Central Building
20009 San Sebastian, Spain
How to arrive to Donostia/San Sebastian
Within a radius of barely 100 kilometres around San Sebastian there are 3 airports with international flights.
- San Sebastian Airport (EAS) – 20 km/30 min (in Hondarribia), has shuttle flights to the main Spanish cities, Madrid and Barcelona (Hourly shuttle service San Sebastian Airport – city centre, 25 min)
- Biarritz Airport (BIQ, France) – 40 km/45 min, international airport served by French, international and low-cost airlines (Biarritz Airport connections to San Sebastian)
- Bilbao Airport (BIO, also called Loiu) – 90 km/1h, international airport served by international and low-cost airlines (Hourly shuttle service Bilbao Airport – San Sebastian central bus station, 1 hour)
Situated right in the centre of the city, San Sebastian’s train station, known as Estación del Norte (Northern Station), is connected to a large number of Spanish cities, including Madrid (5h 18min) and Barcelona (5h 52min) (check schedules at www.renfe.es) and also international destinations, such as Paris and Lisbon. There is also a high-speed train connection (TGV) between Paris and Hendaye (check www.sncf.com, www.db.de), including also a good service from London St. Pancras. From Hendaye to San Sebastian take Eusko Tren (www.euskotren.es).
The city is connected to the rest of Spain and to France by National Road N1/AP1 (Madrid-Irún), the A-8 (Bilbao-Irún) and A-63 (Paris-Irún) motorways, and the A-15 trunk road (Pamplona-San Sebastian). Nearly all areas of the city can be accessed on one of these highways.
Donostia /San Sebastian
Donostia/San Sebastian is a small city located on the southern coast of the Bay of Biscay. Also known as the pearl of the Cantabrian Sea, it is said to be one of the most beautiful spots in the Iberian Peninsula. Its location facing the sea, against the backdrop of mountainous landscape, together with the jovial atmosphere and a wide range of gastronomical delights, make it a famous tourist destination within Europe.
Donostia/San Sebastian was a European Capital of Culture in 2016. Some of the highlights of cultural activities taking place here throughout the year are “Jazzaldia” the Jazz festival in July, the well-known International Film festival in September, and Horror & Fantasy film festival in November.
Its famous beach “La Concha” has received the prize for the Best European Beach and sixth-best beach in the world, as chosen by TripAdvisor travellers. Donostia/San Sebastián has also been awarded the expert prize for the Best European Destination 2018 by TripExpert in their Experts’ Choice Awards 2018.
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