Raw materials exploitation in Prehistory:

Sourcing, processing and distribution

10-12 March 2016, Faro - Portugal


Book of Abstracts

Download here the Book of Abstracts of the congress.



General information

How to arrive

Faro has an international airport located just 3km from the Campus Gambelas. There, you can find taxis that will bring you to the Campus Gambelas or to Faro downtown in just a few minutes. In Faro downtown, you can find the train station and a bus stration, close to each other. They are aproximately 7km from the Campus and they both have taxis and bus stops that will bring you to the Campus. In both Sevilla and Lisbon you can find fast buses and trains to Faro. If you chose coming by car, it is also easy to arrive to Faro and the Campus because there highways all through the way. If you are coming from Spain, just follow the indications Portugal, Algarve, Faro and if you are coming from North, follow the indications Algarve Faro.


Where to stay

Faro has a wide range of possibilities where you can rest during your stay in Faro. Hotels and hostals are constantly being upgraded and new ones opening. They targuet from exquisite costumers to easygoing bagpackers. So the best option is to check for rooms in the Internet since the prices can vary considerably. 

Where to eat

The Campus Gambelas has several places, including a canteen, where you can lunch. In addition, there are also multiple places right next to to university entrance.


How to move

Campus Gambelas is approximately 7 km from Faro’s city center. You can rent a car or use the urban bus lines that cross the Campus every 20 minutes (see next pages). The university will not be able to provide any shutle service.



The congress will be host in the Faculty of Economy from the University of Algarve, located in Campus Gambelas. The bus stop is right in front of the building where the congress will take place. When you arrive just follow the indications for the congress room. A team of volunteers will be in the reception to give your documentation.