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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

By plane

Within a radius of barely 100 kilometres around San Sebastian there are 3 airports with international flights.

For those attending the ICS2018, TAP Air Portugal offers daily direct flights (2 hours) from Bilbao airport to Lisbon

By Train

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 and also international destinations, such as Paris and Lisbon. There is also a high-speed train connection (TGV) between Paris and Hendaye (check,, including also a good service from London St. Pancras. From Hendaye to San Sebastian take Eusko Tren (

By car

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.



The following links may be helpful:

San Sebastian Tourist Office
What San Sebastian
Explore San Sebastian Region

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