< Azores2016

Summer course
"Volcanism, Plate Tectonics, Hydrothermal Vents and Life"
Angra do Heroismo, Azores, Portugal, 23 August - 1 September 2016


Breakfasts and dinners (if not specified otherwise in the programme) will be served in the restaurant at the Terceira Mar Hotel, both for those staying and those not staying. Lunches and coffee breaks will take place at the course venue. Pick-nick or packed lunches at excursions can happen. Participants are kindly asked to communicate any dietary requirements to the course organisers.

Participants will have the choice between accommodation in

  • shared double rooms at a student hostel with shared facilities (EUR 550,- for meals and accommodation)
  • shared double rooms at Terceira Mar Hotel with en-suite facilities (EUR 800,- for meals and accommodation)
  • single rooms at Terceira Mar Hotel with en-suite facilities (EUR 1150,- for meals and accommodation)
It should be noted that facilities in the students hostel are basic. Accommodation an meals will have to be paid by bank transfer to the University of Tartu (which administers the grant) before before the event.

Directions from the hotel and hostel to the venue

From the hotel
Walk out from the hotel onto the main road. Turn right. After 150m turn left on a roundabout onto Rua Capitão João d'Ávlia. After 150 m turn left again. You will see the building with the lecture hall on the right. Total walking time 10 minutes.

Bem-vindos à Terceira !

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