Social Programme [included in the registration fee]

Welcome reception (14 Sept 19h:00) - S. Domingos Church

The Church of Santa Cruz of the São Domingos Convent was built during the XVI century (1566-1576)


Gala Dinner (15 Sept 20h.00): Quinta da Presa
Located in Viana do Castelo the Quinta da Presa is a space of excellence for holding different events and services as private parties or business meetings. It has stunning views of Viana do Castelo, the river Lima, the mountain of Santa Luzia and the sea. (Rua da Presa 73 Meadela, Portugal. GPS: 41°42'42.4"N 8°48'25.0"W)

Cost: Included in the full registration and accompanying members. Extra tickets for guests can be purchased.


Gil Eannes Ship Museum Visit 14, 15 and 16 Sept.
The Hospital-Ship Gil Eannes was built in Viana do Castelo shipyards and began operating as an hospital ship in 1955, particularly in support of the Portuguese cod fishing fleet in Greenland. With the deactivation off the cod fleet, the ship was rotting on the Lisbon docks until, in 1998, it was bought by Fundação Gil Eannes. Once cleaned and restored, it was opened to the public as museum space taking as cultural attractiveness pole of Viana do Castelo.Social Evening