Portugal has two major Internationals Airports:
The Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is located in the heart of the industrial north of the country, 11km from the city of Oporto, making it a privileged access point to this valuable commercial area. Connection to city centre and interface with Railway Stations by METRO, AEROBUS.
GPS: N 41º 14' 19'', W 8º 40' 14'' (N 41.238611, W 8.670556)
The Lisbon Airport, providing service to the capital of Portugal, is the busiest and most important airport in the country. The principal point of entry for travellers arriving in Portugal. Connection to city centre and interface with Railway Stations by AEROSHUTTLE and BUS.
GPS: N 38º 46' 12'', W 9º 07' 41'' (N 38.77 W -9.128056)
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The event will take place in Esposende and Viana Do Castelo.
Esposende is a strip of the Portuguese coastline, situated between Vigo and Porto and, has to offer extensive sand dunes, pine forests and woodlands, hills and cliffs, rivers and sea, all framed in a dynamic equilibrium that allow us to say: "Esposende, a privilege of nature". The Ofir Beach is located in the town of Fao. Extensive beach, is framed within the North Coast Natural Park. It has easy access and, from the Ofir pine forest has access walkways.
Viana do Castelo is the Atlantic city further north of Portugal. The presence of the river, the mountain and the sea, rendered the city the qualities of excellence that delight the senses and, are conducive to a healthy and pleasant leisure time. The unparalleled richness of Vianesa ethnography, originality and functionality of its crafts and, the cultural activities are other attributes that make Viana do Castelo an extremely attractive city for all aspects of tourism.
The official Hotel for the event is Axir Ofir Beach Resort Hotel, a 4 star hotel situated in Ofir Beach, next to the river Cávado, one of the most beautiful tourist regions of Portugal.
Axis Ofir Beach Resort Hotel will be the event's headquarter. It's a family friendly Hotel, ideally located directly on a long sandy beach, with a protected landscape surrounding the mouth of the river Cávado. The Hotel rooms are equipped with a complete bathroom, air conditioning, satellite TV, direct dial phone, minibar and balcony.
We will provide specific meals for the participants (half board).
All meals will be in buffet style (in the hotel as well as in the race venue on the race day).
Axir Ofir Beach Resort Hotel