• Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
  • Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
  • Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
  • Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

    InBIO Associate Laboratory

    Research Center in  Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
 
 

 

CIBIO-InBIO has a privileged location on some of Portugal’s major cities (or close to) (Porto, Lisbon, Évora, Ponta Delgada) benefiting from efficient transportation networks and rich cultural and outdoor activities. CIBIO-InBIO’s pole in Angola, CEBEA-CIBIO TwinLab, is located in Lubango, close to the Namib Desert, a region of exceeding beauty and outstanding biodiversity features.

 

CIBIO-InBIO’s headquarters are based in Vairão, a quiet rural village quite close to a a stunning city: Porto and a very charming costal town: Vila do Conde. Here you can enjoy the calm and relaxing atmosphere of the countryside, while at the same time being just a few minutes away from various lovely beaches on the Northern seashore as well as from the lively environment and agitation of the second largest city in the country. And if this is not alluring enough, keep in mind that Porto's downtown is a UNESCO World-Heritage place, full of wonderful old streets and houses, and the capital of Porto wine.

 

During your stay at CIBIO-InBIO, do not miss out the chance to explore all the wonderful places and initiatives that these regions have to offer. Here are some suggestions for what to see and do when you are out and about in any one of them.

 

Here are some places to visit while you are at CIBIO-InBIO:

 

Porto

 

 

MONUMENTS & MUSEUMS
- Tower of Clerics
- Portuguese Center of Photography
- The Cellars
- Casa da Música
- Casa do Infante
- Soares dos Reis National Museum
- Natural History Museum of the University of Porto
- Other museums

 

NATURE
- Serralves Foundation and Gardens
- City Park
- Botanical Garden
- Gardens of Palácio de Cristal

 

RIVER AND SEA
- River Side and Douro River
- Beaches

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
Porto Tourism

 

 

Vila do Conde

 

- Archeological Heritage of Vila do Conde (Dolmen, Tumulus, Hill Forts, Roman Villas)
- Built Heritage (Churches, Monasteries, Chapels, Aqueducts)
- Replica of a 16th Century Ship
- Casa José Régio
- Museum Center of Vilar - PT Foundation
- Museum of the Fire Department
- Museum of Agriculture Cooperative

 

 

Vairão

 

- Saint John Chapel and São Salvador de Vairão Monastery
- Agricultural Museum of Entre o Douro e Minho

 

 

Lisbon

 

- Visit Lisbon
- Tourism in Lisbon and Tagus Valley

 

 

Évora

 

- Visit Alentejo
- Visit Évora

 

 

 Azores

 

 

- Visit Azores
- Azores Guide for Tourists

 

 

 

If you are a foreign citizen planning to come to Portugal, you may find useful information about visa, permits and related procedures on the following links:

National Center for Immigrants Support (CNAI) - Porto

National Center for Immigrants Support (CNAI) - Lisbon

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